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Etta James was a well-established R&B singer by the time of her 1973 solo album. She started having hits at 16 after she was discovered by Johnny Otis in 1954. When the ’70s arrived she worked with famous rock producer Gabriel Mekler and took a different musical direction. “All TheContinue Reading

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Adi Oasis

Adi Oasis reveals the arrival date of her Lotus Glow debut album and shares the single “Multiply. The singer/songwriter/ bass player changed her name in 2022 as she was formerly known as Adeline. The name change and the new album represent a peaceful place the artist has found after goingContinue Reading

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Amp Fiddler

Detroit soul ambassador Amp Fiddler has a GoFundMe page to raise money for medical costs. Fiddler is an independent artist who has graced albums by Prince, Parliament-Funkadelic, Maxwell, Fishbone, Jamiroquai and others. In addition to being a sought-after musician of the past three decades, his own discography of music includesContinue Reading

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Fishbone covered Curtis Mayfield’s “Freddie’s Dead” from the Super Fly soundtrack for their 1988 sophomore album Truth and Soul. Their funk-rock version was a change from their roots in ska and punk and it introduced the album as it was their first single. The video for “Freddie’s Dead” managed toContinue Reading

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