Sam Cooke

17 results

Russain Dolls

Paddleton February 22nd Paddleton Alex Lehmann’s Netflix film Blue Jay was a small but beautifully formed indie-flick about intimacy (...)

“In the words of that great Northern Irish singer Van Morrison, it is time we all moved from the dark end of the street to the bright side of the road(...)

In this November 2017 photo, Aretha Franklin attends the Elton John Aids Foundation’s 25th Anniversary Gala in New York. Photograph:  Andy Kropa/Invision/AP

Named the “Queen of Soul” in a mock coronation on a Chicago stage in 1967, Aretha Franklin – who has died aged 76 – reigned majestically until her dea(...)

What Classic soul updated for the modern era. Where Fort Worth, Texas Why Leon Bridges’s debut album, Coming Home, from 2015, was filled with tasteful(...)

Denis Sulta: techno-leaning beats and high-tempo disco-soul vocals

New artist of the week: Denis Sulta What: UK house music’s young leader Where: Scotland Why: The generational difference on the dancefloor was rece(...)

Charles Bradley performing in Atlanta, Georgia, in 2014. the singer dies on Saturday aged 68. Photograph: Ron Harris/AP

Fame came late to the soul singer Charles Bradley, who died on Saturday of cancer aged 68. He did not record his first single until 2002, and made his(...)

At 72 Van Morrison shows no sign of curtailing his musical output – nor, indeed, its quality. His 37th studio album treads a similar line in blues, so(...)

There’s considerable heft on display throughout this Icelandic singer-songwriter’s debut album. Meyvant’s voice comes at you wrapped in warm, soulful(...)

After plying his trade as a folk-rock merchant under the Nathaniel Rateliff & the Wheel banner, this Missouri-born musician decided to tur(...)

Ringo Starr points a gun at Allen Klein. Photograph: ABKCO Archive

There have always been rock and pop managers who hogged the limelight as much as their charges: Col Parker, Peter Grant, Albert Grossman, Malcolm M(...)

  • 1
  • 2
  • Next
  • Last »