Music

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One More Time: the chess yearsAn Original Soul Singer

Singer Billy Stewart had chart success during the 1960's with hits like Fat Boy, Summertime, Sitting in the Park, Secret Love, and You Reap What You Sow and while he's not as well-known as the Motown label singers or James Brown, Stewart possessed and original style all his own that's worth checking out if you're a fan of old school rhythm and blues. His signature trademarks were improvising, scatting and rolling his tongue, all of which provided his vocal interpretations with a unique vitality. Tragically, Stewart died at 33 from an auto accident in 1970. For those new to his sound, try this excellent compilation that includes Stewart's recordings on the famous Chess Records label. ...

 

New Music »

St. Vincent by St. Vincent Solaris by Cliff MartinezNow That's What I Call Country Ballads 2 by  Chopin: The Complete Preludes by Rafal  Blechacz

New Classical »

Pianos in the Kitchen by  Pavarotti The 50 Greatest Tracks by  PavarottiSymphonie Nr. 9 by Ludwig Van BeethovenA Single Noon by Gregg Kallor

Oldies But Goodies »

The Essential Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble by Stevie Ray VaughanDuke Meets Coltrane and Hawk by Duke EllingtonThe Pretender by Jackson BrowneUprising by Bob Marley

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Choice Cuts »

I Learned the Hard Way by Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain by Pavement Hummingbird by Local Natives Live, Volume 3 by Avett Brothers Walkin On a Pretty Daze by Kurt VileAstro Coast by Surfer Blood

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