Bonnie Pointer, Founding Member Of The Pointer Sisters, Dead At 69Bonnie Pointer, who in 1969 convinced three of her church-singing siblings to form the Pointer Sisters, which would become one of the biggest acts of the next two decades, died Monday.
The Foote Files: The Beatles And 'Kansas City'The Fab Four performed the song frequently when they performed in Hamburg, Germany. It was part of “Beatles VI,” their seventh album for Capitol Records.
The Foote Files: The Wicked PickettWilson Pickett (1941-2006) was a top R&B/soul artist from 1965-1972. Born in Prattville, Alabama, he charted 16 times on Billboard with two in the top 10: “Funky Broadway” and “Land Of 1000 Dances.”
The Foote Files: RIP Robert ParkerRobert Parker, who passed away on Sunday, January 19, 2020, in Roseland, Louisiana at age 89, was an American R&B singer and musician.
The Foote Files: The UndertakersThe Undertakers were a British pop/rock group during the early to mid 1960’s, with that early R&B and Merseybeat/Liverpool sound that was prevalent during the late 1950’s and 1960’s.
WATCH LIVE: Funeral Service For Queen Of Soul Aretha FranklinAretha Franklin’s funeral is underway in Detroit. The service will include performances by Stevie Wonder and Faith Hill and remarks from former President Bill Clinton and Potter’s House Bishop T.D. Jakes.
Fans Mourn Aretha Franklin At Gospel-Infused Public ViewingThousands of mourners poured into Detroit's Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History to pay their final respects to Aretha Franklin.
Detroit Saying Farewell In Royal Fashion To Queen Of SoulHere are some of the events and ways in which Detroit is paying respect to the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, who died Aug. 16 of pancreatic cancer.
Stevie Wonder, Faith Hill Among All-Star Lineup For Aretha FranklinAn all-star lineup that includes Stevie Wonder, Faith Hill, Jennifer Hudson, Fantasia, Shirley Caesar and many more will perform at Aretha Franklin's funeral next week.
The Queen Of Soul Aretha Franklin Dead At 76Publicist for Aretha Franklin says the Queen of Soul died Thursday at her home in Detroit.
Beyoncé Honors Ailing Aretha Franklin At Detroit ConcertQueen Bey dedicated her performance with husband, Jay Z, to the Queen of Soul drawing a thunderous roar from Aretha Franklin's hometown of Detroit.
"Queen Of Soul" Aretha Franklin Reportedly Gravely IllLegendary singer Aretha Franklin is in a Detroit hospital and is said to be gravely ill.
Homegrown Grammy Nominee Leon Bridges Opens UpBridges is working on his sophomore record after selling nearly half-of-a-million copies of his debut album, "Coming Home."
The Foote Files: Billy Ward & His DominoesIn the early 1950’s, one of the first R&B groups emerged on the music scene. Formed by a guy named Billy Ward (born Robert L. Williams), his plan was to ride the wave on the emerging vocal trends of R&B music.
Sharon Jones, Soul Singer With Dap-Kings, Dead at 60Funk, soul and R&B singer Sharon Jones died on Friday of pancreatic cancer. She was 60.