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Jackie Wilson

PHOTOS: 15 Stars Who Started Their Careers At The Apollo

Posted 02.10.2014 | Black Voices

The world famous Apollo Theater is an iconic landmark that has been credited with launching a plethora of black entertainers' careers through the year...

Dog Ears Music: Volume 304

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week's playlist includes music by Dorothy Love Coates, Joan As Police Woman, Jeremy Enigk, Jack Beaver, and more.

Dog Ears Music: Born in June Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 06.07.2013 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week's playlist includes music by Joséphine Baker, Ray LaMontagne, Howlin' Wolf, Les Paul, and more.

First Nighter: Motown: The Musical Gives the Customers What They Came For

David Finkle | Posted 06.15.2013 | Arts
David Finkle

Maybe Motown: The Musical would have been best off not as part reality-show Dreamgirls but as a straight-out Motortown Revue 2013, which it almost is anyway.

Brennan Williams

Award-Winning Stage Actor Brings Music Legend Back To Life

HuffingtonPost.com | Brennan Williams | Posted 03.06.2013 | Black Voices

After stepping foot on the music scene in the late 1950s as a solo artist, Jackie Wilson forever changed the face of Pop Culture. The late music icon,...

Dog Ears Music: Volume 231

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 08.08.2012 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week we review music by Pyyramids, Jackie Wilson, Papa Wemba, Jimmie Driftwood, Van She and Micachu & The Shapes.

Dog Ears Music: Born in June Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 08.01.2012 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week our playlist includes music by Stanley Clarke, Mark Wahlberg (Marky Mark and The Funky Bunch), Gretchen Wilson and more.

Under the Covers: A Musical Parlor Game

Michael Sigman | Posted 06.10.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Sigman

Most of these interpretations do the material proud, though some may leave you wanting to, well, hide under the covers. Making up your own lists and sharing with friends might make for a more soul-satisfying parlor game than, say, Geography.

Brennan Williams

Chester Gregory Crosses Over With New Music And Mobile App

HuffingtonPost.com | Brennan Williams | Posted 12.15.2011 | Black Voices

Chester Gregory has that ability of the truly talented to repeatedly eclipse his own success. The award-winning stage actor has appeared in some of th...

Rate The All-Time Best Soul Singers

Linnie Frank Bailey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Linnie Frank Bailey

Here are some of the best, along with their qualifying songs. Rate them. Who did we forget?

My "Detroit Medley": A Playlist for Our Motor City

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

I forever owe Detroit a huge debt of gratitude, as does anybody who's loved contemporary music this past half century. Before we bailed Detroit out, Detroit bailed us out of a lot of boredom and bad moods.

Michael's Magic

Hermene Hartman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Hermene Hartman

I came in contact with the Jackson 5 in 1971. Berry Gordy insisted that we take this new group -- these kids out of Gary. But Rev. Jackson didn't want these "kids" interfering with the main show.