35 Years Ago: James Brown, Aretha Franklin and Ray Charles Star in ‘The Blues Brothers’
The success of 'The Blues Brothers,' the film comedy that opened on June 20, 1980, helped re-energize the careers of three giants of soul and R&B: Aretha Franklin, James Brown and Ray Charles.
The T.A.M.I. Show: Soul Superstars Shatter Race Barriers 50 Years Ago
50 years ago the Teenage Awards Music International show brought together black and white artists like James Brown and the Rolling Stones in an unprecedented display of racial integration in entertainment.
‘Pure Agony': Al Green Scalded by Hot Grits 40 Years Ago
On Oct. 18, 1974, Al Green was scalded by hot grits while showering.