40 Years Ago: The Ohio Players Start a 'Fire'
Some groups make it look easy. Join up, record a record, score a big hit: hello, overnight success. The Ohio Players are not one of those groups. We take a look back at the road they traveled to finally earn their first No. 1 song, 'Fire.'
55 Years Ago: Stax Records Releases Its First R&B Song
Stax Records is synonymous with deep, gritty soul music. The Memphis-based studio and record label was responsible for countless titans of R&B, including Otis Redding, Isaac Hayes, Sam & Dave, the Staple Singers and Carla Thomas. It’s funny to think that the label known as Soulsville,…
The T.A.M.I. Show 50 Years Later
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.

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