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    Black church music has been around for centuries, but gospel only became codified as a genre about a century ago, as this jubilant film reveal…

      Jazz giants (Dizzy Gillespie, Art Blakey, Thelonious Monk, Charles Mingus, Coleman Hawkins) gathered for a group portrait in 1958. Jean Bach’s…

        Shot in 1972, when Aretha Franklin was at the height of her powers, the film was not released for decades because of litigation and production…

          Even if you’re not nuts about the music of Joan Baez, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young and others (I’m not), the film is worth watching for it…

            Jonathan Demme’s work seems simple: a concert film so narrowly focused that we rarely even see the audience. But Demme and Talking Heads struc…

              Their names were unknown outside the music biz, but the backup singers here — mostly Black, mostly female — demonstrate plenty of star quality…

                Every playlist should include some TLC, right? So, we will, with this R&B smash hit from “CrazySexyCool.”.

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