Elmore James (1918-1963) was a highly influential American blues guitarist, singer, and songwriter. He is often referred to as the “King of the Slide Guitar” due to his mastery of the slide technique, which involves playing the guitar with a smooth, sliding motion of a glass or metal cylinder (slide) across the strings. James was
The Robert Cray Band is an American blues rock group led by the acclaimed guitarist and vocalist Robert Cray. Formed in the 1970s, the band has been a prominent force in the contemporary blues scene, blending elements of soul, R&B, and rock into their music. Robert Cray’s distinctive guitar style, characterized by its clean, sharp
The Box Tops were an American rock band formed in Memphis, Tennessee, in 1967. They are best known for their hit song “The Letter,” which became a chart-topping success in the United States. “The Letter,” released in 1967, featured Alex Chilton as the lead vocalist. The song’s catchy melody and Chilton’s soulful vocals propelled it
Usher is on the grind. After topping another radio chart, the R&B mainstay visited BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge and delivered a beautiful rendition of “Best Part” by H.E.R. and Daniel Caesar. Usher’s silky vocals, backed by an incredible band and UK vocalists Serena Prince and Teni Tinks, create an irresistible urge for him to
Genre-bending sibling group Infinity Song has returned with their new EP, Metamorphosis, via Roc Nation Records. The seven-track offering includes the single, “Hater’s Anthem,” which has surpassed 1.3 million streams on Spotify. All songs, with the exception of their cover of Fleetwood Mac’s “Dream,” were written by Infinity Song. “Slow Burn” is among the EP’s highlights.
Mary J. Blige is set to release her new single “Still Believe In Love” featuring her artist and emerging rapper Vado, this Friday, Oct. 27. The Queen of Hip-Hop Soul announced the forthcoming track by sharing the official artwork. In the cover art, Blige is seen wearing big chains and a sexy bathing suit. “Still
Usher stakes his claim atop another radio chart. His single “Good Good,” featuring Summer Walker and 21 Savage, slides from No. 2 to No. 1 on rhythmic radio. The Mel & Mus-produced track is Usher’s first time topping this format since 2016 when he was featured on Chris Brown’s hit “Party” with Gucci Mane. That
The Biden administration has suggested that more time is needed for hostage negotiations, the delivery of aid to Palestinians and mapping out ways to avoid more civilian casualties.
A senior Hamas official says “nothing is left” of the munition that hit the Ahli Arab hospital in Gaza City last week, killing hundreds. Israel says the explosion was caused by a misfired Palestinian rocket.
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