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The Top Ten Oldies of 1960
The oldies.about.com guide to the best oldies of 1960 -- the smash hits, the important singles, and the historical artifacts. Complete with music reviews, information, trivia, sound samples, and more.

The Top Ten Oldies of 1959
The oldies.about.com guide to the best oldies of 1959 -- the smash hits, the important singles, and the historical artifacts. Complete with music reviews, information, trivia, sound samples, and more.

Oldies Music News: August 2015
The latest news for rock and roll, soul, pop and R&B artists of the '50s, '60s, and '70s, compiled here by your Oldies Expert at About.com.

Today in Oldies Music History - August 19 - This Day in Oldies History - August 19 in Music
Births, deaths, events, charts, recordings, concerts, and more on August 19 in oldies rock and roll music history. From your Expert at oldies.about.com.

Today in Oldies Music History - August 12 - This Day in Oldies History - August 12 in Music
Births, deaths, events, charts, recordings, concerts, and more on August 12 in oldies rock and roll music history. From your Expert at oldies.about.com.

Today in Oldies Music History - May 10 - This Day in Oldies History - May 10 in Music
Births, deaths, events, charts, recordings, concerts, and more on May 10 in oldies rock and roll music history. From your Expert at oldies.about.com.

Today in Oldies Music History - August 26 - This Day in Oldies History - August 26 in Music
Births, deaths, events, charts, recordings, concerts, and more on August 26 in oldies rock and roll music history. From your Expert at oldies.about.com.

Today in Oldies Music History - August 15 - This Day in Oldies History - August 15 in Music
Births, deaths, events, charts, recordings, concerts, and more on August 15 in oldies rock and roll music history. From your Expert at oldies.about.com.

Today in Oldies Music History - August 16 - This Day in Oldies History - August 16 in Music
Births, deaths, events, charts, recordings, concerts, and more on August 16 in oldies rock and roll music history. From your Expert at oldies.about.com.

The Beatles - Birthday - History and Information on the Beatles song Birthday
The history and story behind the Beatles song

The Beatles - Helter Skelter - History and Information on the Beatles song Helter Skelter
The history and story behind the Beatles song

The Beatles - I'm So Tired - The story of the classic "White Album" song
The history of the Beatles song

The Beatles - Piggies - The story of the classic "White Album" song
The history of the Beatles song

The Beatles - Rocky Raccoon - The story of the classic "White Album" song
The history of the Beatles song

The Beatles - Yer Blues - The story of the classic "White Album" song
The history of the Beatles song

The Beatles - Martha My Dear - The story of the classic "White Album" song
The history of the Beatles song

The Beatles - Good Night - The story of the classic "White Album" song
The history of the classic Beatles song

The Top Ten Oldies of 1957
The oldies.about.com guide to the best oldies of 1957 -- the smash hits, the important singles, and the historical artifacts. Complete with music reviews, information, trivia, sound samples, and more.

The Top Ten Oldies of 1956
The oldies.about.com guide to the best oldies of 1956 -- the smash hits, the important singles, and the historical artifacts. Complete with music reviews, information, trivia, sound samples, and more.

Top Ten Oldies Music of 1955 - Smash Hits and Singles
The best oldies of 1955 - the smash hits, the important singles, and the historical artifacts of the year. Complete with music reviews, information, trivia, sound samples, and more.

Top 10 Michael Jackson Songs of the 70s
A list of ten musical milestones in the Seventies career of Michael Jackson, both as a solo artist and a member of the Jackson 5, as compiled and written by your Oldies Guide at About.com.

Jackson 5 / Jacksons Profile
A profile of the Jackson 5, the legendary Motown quintet who scored the Number One classics

Bobby Keys and the "best sax solo ever"
Bobby Keys was the sideman that might as well have been a full-fledged rock star, not just a sax player as necessary to the Stones and the ex-Beatles as any true band member, but a true friend who lived the lifestyle of his more famous mates. And his instrumental innovations may have produced the greatest rock sax solo of all time. Check out the history of Bobby Keys in this appreciation, complete with a clickable, listenable list of his most famous songs.

The Raspberries -- Biography, Music, and History
The Raspberries were the first band to combine the power chords of arena rockers like the Who with the songwriting of the Beatles and the harmonies of the Beach Boys. In the process, they created an entire new genre of music -- and ensured that Cleveland rocked once and for all. Learn all about the lives, music and career of The Raspberries in my latest profile.

Nat "King" Cole -- Biography, Music, and History
He was the epitome of the West Coast Jazz pianist, and he broke down barriers merely by being black in a white industry, but Nat

How and When Did Elvis Presley Die?
The true facts of Elvis Presley's death, including the role drugs may have played in his passing, from the Oldies Expert at About.com.

Elvis Presley Timeline 1963 - Elvis Presley History - 1963
A historical Elvis Presley timeline of dates and important events in the life of the King, focusing on the year 1963, from your Oldies Expert at About.com.

Elvis Presley Timeline and History - 1962
Contrary to popular opinion, Elvis Presley was still making good music in 1962 -- in fact, he'd recorded a very solid album of material.

10 Oldies Songs About School
Songs about going to school, getting out of school, cutting up in class and falling in love at the sock hop... Your Guide's picks for the best

Elvis Presley Timeline 1960 - Elvis Presley History - 1960
A historical Elvis Presley timeline of dates and important events in the life of the King, focusing on the year 1960, from your Oldies Expert at About.com.

Elvis Presley Timeline 1956 - Elvis Presley History - 1956
A historical Elvis Presley timeline of dates and important events in the life of the King, focusing on the year 1956, from your oldies guide at About.com.

Other 50s Music - Oldies Music
The music of the 50s that wasn't rock, pop, or R&B, including country, jazz, exotica and more, from your Oldies guide at About.com.

Oldies Music News: July 2015
The latest news for rock and roll, soul, pop and R&B artists of the '50s, '60s, and '70s, compiled here by your Oldies Expert at About.com.

Linda Ronstadt - History, Songs and Biography
The story of Linda Ronstadt, the country-pop siren of the '70s whose operatic voice transformed such hits as

Elvis Presley History 1954
The history of Elvis Presley in 1954, including Elvis singles, concerts, important dates and more. A historical Elvis Presley timeline courtesy of your oldies music guide at About.com.

Today in Oldies Music History -- July 28 -- This Day in Oldies History -- July 28 in Music History
Births, deaths, events, charts, recordings, concerts, and more on July 28 in oldies rock and roll music history. From your Oldies Expert at About.com.

Today in Oldies Music History -- July 22 -- This Day in Oldies History -- July 22 in Music History
Births, deaths, events, charts, recordings, concerts, and more on July 22 in oldies rock and roll music history. From your Expert at oldies.about.com.

"Tell Me Something Good," Rufus
1974 was the year funk music shook up America, creating a sharp dividing line once and for all between those R&B artists who wanted to court the pop mainstream and those who realized that -- finally! -- they didn't need it. But it was also the moment where several of soul's leading '60s lights took their last gasp, unwilling or unable to translate their style into a funk or disco groove. Read all about the greatest R&B hits of 1974 here.

"The Payback, Pt. 1," James Brown
1974 was the year funk music shook up America, creating a sharp dividing line once and for all between those R&B artists who wanted to court the pop mainstream and those who realized that -- finally! -- they didn't need it. But it was also the moment where several of soul's leading '60s lights took their last gasp, unwilling or unable to translate their style into a funk or disco groove. Read all about the greatest R&B hits of 1974 here.

"Until You Come Back to Me (That's What I'm Gonna Do)," Aretha Franklin
1974 was the year funk music shook up America, creating a sharp dividing line once and for all between those R&B artists who wanted to court the pop mainstream and those who realized that -- finally! -- they didn't need it. But it was also the moment where several of soul's leading '60s lights took their last gasp, unwilling or unable to translate their style into a funk or disco groove. Read all about the greatest R&B hits of 1974 here.

"Can't Get Enough of Your Love, Babe," Barry White
1974 was the year funk music shook up America, creating a sharp dividing line once and for all between those R&B artists who wanted to court the pop mainstream and those who realized that -- finally! -- they didn't need it. But it was also the moment where several of soul's leading '60s lights took their last gasp, unwilling or unable to translate their style into a funk or disco groove. Read all about the greatest R&B hits of 1974 here.

"Be Thankful for What You've Got," William
1974 was the year funk music shook up America, creating a sharp dividing line once and for all between those R&B artists who wanted to court the pop mainstream and those who realized that -- finally! -- they didn't need it. But it was also the moment where several of soul's leading '60s lights took their last gasp, unwilling or unable to translate their style into a funk or disco groove. Read all about the greatest R&B hits of 1974 here.

"Jungle Boogie," Kool and the Gang
1974 was the year funk music shook up America, creating a sharp dividing line once and for all between those R&B artists who wanted to court the pop mainstream and those who realized that -- finally! -- they didn't need it. But it was also the moment where several of soul's leading '60s lights took their last gasp, unwilling or unable to translate their style into a funk or disco groove. Read all about the greatest R&B hits of 1974 here.

"Up for the Down Stroke," Parliament
1974 was the year funk music shook up America, creating a sharp dividing line once and for all between those R&B artists who wanted to court the pop mainstream and those who realized that -- finally! -- they didn't need it. But it was also the moment where several of soul's leading '60s lights took their last gasp, unwilling or unable to translate their style into a funk or disco groove. Read all about the greatest R&B hits of 1974 here.

"Show and Tell," Al Wilson
1974 was the year funk music shook up America, creating a sharp dividing line once and for all between those R&B artists who wanted to court the pop mainstream and those who realized that -- finally! -- they didn't need it. But it was also the moment where several of soul's leading '60s lights took their last gasp, unwilling or unable to translate their style into a funk or disco groove. Read all about the greatest R&B hits of 1974 here.

"TSOP (The Sound of Philadelphia)," MFSB
1974 was the year funk music shook up America, creating a sharp dividing line once and for all between those R&B artists who wanted to court the pop mainstream and those who realized that -- finally! -- they didn't need it. But it was also the moment where several of soul's leading '60s lights took their last gasp, unwilling or unable to translate their style into a funk or disco groove. Read all about the greatest R&B hits of 1974 here.

"You Haven't Done Nothin'," Stevie Wonder
1974 was the year funk music shook up America, creating a sharp dividing line once and for all between those R&B artists who wanted to court the pop mainstream and those who realized that -- finally! -- they didn't need it. But it was also the moment where several of soul's leading '60s lights took their last gasp, unwilling or unable to translate their style into a funk or disco groove. Read all about the greatest R&B hits of 1974 here.

The R&B Songs That Ruled 1974
1974 was the year funk music shook up America, creating a sharp dividing line once and for all between those R&B artists who wanted to court the pop mainstream and those who realized that -- finally! -- they didn't need it. But it was also the moment where several of soul's leading '60s lights took their last gasp, unwilling or unable to translate their style into a funk or disco groove. Read all about the greatest R&B hits of 1974 here.

The Chi-Lites Songs, History, and Biography
The story of The Chi-Lites, Chicago's answer to Philly and Memphis Soul who graced the charts in the early 70s with smooth, anguished classics like

The Doobie Brothers Songs, Members and Biography
The story of the Doobie Brothers, the huge revolving group of rockers who split the difference between biker tough and hippie cool with the hits

The Bee Gees songs, biography, history and trivia
A profile of The Bee Gees, the trio of brothers who began as Australia's answer to the Beatles and eventually kicked a flagging disco scene straight into the heart of American culture with the soundtrack to the Saturday Night Fever film. This Bee Gees profile is one of a series on music's most important artists of the rock and roll oldies era, written and compiled by your Oldies Expert here at About.com.

Today in Oldies Music History - June 28 - This Day in Oldies History - June 27 in Music
Births, deaths, events, charts, recordings, concerts, and more on June 28 in oldies rock and roll music history. From your Oldies Expert at About.com.

Today in Oldies Music History - June 26 - This Day in Oldies History - June 26 in Music
Births, deaths, events, charts, recordings, concerts, and more on June 26 in oldies rock and roll music history. From your Oldies Expert at About.com.

Oldies Summer of Love Songs (1967)
The all time greatest oldies songs and music from 1967 that deal with the Summer of Love or which merely espouse its philosophy... a list of the summer of '67's greatest peace-and-love classics, handpicked by your Oldies guide at About.com.

The Beatles - Maxwell's Silver Hammer - The story of the classic "Abbey Road" song
The history of the Beatles track

Today in Oldies Music History - June 25 - This Day in Oldies History - June 25 in Music
Births, deaths, events, charts, recordings, concerts, and more on June 25 in oldies rock and roll music history. From your Expert at oldies.about.com.

Blood, Sweat & Tears -- Biography, Music and History
The group behind

Melvin Bliss -- Synthetic Substitution -- Famous Hip-Hop Samples
It's the story of a desperate musician trying to jumpstart his career, and failing -- then, years later, succeeding with the help of a famous sessionman, a girl-group vet, and a restless new style of black music. Read all about Melvin Bliss and the legacy of

Motown bassist James Jamerson -- Funk Brothers -- Oldies Music
He was arguably the engine that drove the Motown machine, but the greatest musician to be a part of the label's famed

Beatles 1969: Saying Goodbye
A timeline of Beatles history, covering the tumultuous year of 1969, where the Beatles fractured right along with the rest of society. Written and compiled by your Oldies Expert at About.com.

T. Rex -- Biography, Music, and History
He was perhaps destined to be a rock star, but he lost his way along the way... until Marc Bolan reinvented himself for the last time, dabbed glitter on his cheeks, and decided to revisit the power of pure rock and roll. He became the biggest thing Britain had seen since the Beatles -- but his star fell much faster. Learn all about the life, music and career of Marc Bolan and T. Rex in my latest profile.

Beatles 1963: Beatlemania Begins
A timeline of Beatles history in 1963, following the band from virtual unknowns outside Britain to their emergence as the force that changed American rock and roll forever. Written and compiled by the Oldies Expert at About.com.

Apache - The Incredible Bongo Band - The sample that created hip-hop
A white bongo player. A terrible sci-fi b-movie. A tackle for the Rams. A guitar instrumental. Cliff Richard. Sammy Davis, Jr. These wouldn't be the elements you'd think of as the basic building blocks of hip-hop, but thanks to new technologies, Bronx block parties, and one extended breakdown, that's exactly how it was created. Check out the history of

The Ohio Players - History, Songs and Biography
The Ohio Players were among the top funk acts of the 1970s, responsible for big (and sometimes controversial!) hits like

Good Vibrations - Beach Boys - The story of this pop masterpiece
It was the song that validated Brian Wilson's artistic vision once and for all, a

Mad Men Season 5 Playlist - Oldies at About.com
Mad Men songs and music from season 5, a playlist of tunes from the award-winning AMC television show. Written and compiled by your Oldies Expert at About.com.

Playlist: Two Hit Wonders - 50s 60s and 70s - Oldies at About.com
A playlist featuring the second top 40 hits from famous supposed

John Denver - History, Songs and Biography
John Denver brought folk to country, country to pop, and environmental awareness to America with his easygoing persona and joyous celebration of nature on hits such as

Power Pop Music - What is Power Pop Music? - Oldies Music Songs and Artists
A basic guide to

El Paso - Marty Robbins - The story behind the classic Western epic ballad
The history of Marty Robbins'

What Is the First Rock and Roll Song?
The first rock and roll song: can it be determined?

The Story of American Bandstand
The story of

Surf Music and Surf Bands
The best places on the web to find information on classic surf music oldies.

Francie Schwartz and the Beatles
Back online again! The About.com interview with Francie Schwartz, who was Paul's girlfriend during the White Album sessions and wrote a notorious book about that and other things called

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Catch a Wave -- Excerpt from the Beach Boys biography by Peter Ames Carlin
An excerpt from the Beach Boys biography Catch A Wave by Peter Ames Carlin, a work that Van Dyke Parks calls

Catch a Wave -- Excerpt from the Beach Boys biography by Peter Ames Carlin
An excerpt from the Beach Boys biography Catch A Wave by Peter Ames Carlin, a work that Van Dyke Parks calls

Catch a Wave -- Excerpt from the Beach Boys biography by Peter Ames Carlin
An excerpt from the Beach Boys biography Catch A Wave by Peter Ames Carlin, a work that Van Dyke Parks calls

The latest Oldies Music CD releases
A weekly update of the very latest oldies music CDs, remasters, compilations, new releases, and reissues, available for purchase at the lowest prices possible from oldies.about.com. Page 2.

The latest Oldies Music CD releases
A weekly update of the very latest oldies music CDs, remasters, compilations, new releases, and reissues, available for purchase at the lowest prices possible from oldies.about.com. Page 3.

Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame - Future Nominees - Who Should Be In The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame?
A list of important rock, soul, and pop artists who have never been nominated for, much less inducted into, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, including their eligibility year, song samples, and more. From your Oldies Guide at About.com.

Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame - Future Nominees - Who Should Be In The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame?
A list of important rock, soul, and pop artists who have never been nominated for, much less inducted into, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, including their eligibility year, song samples, and more. From your Oldies Guide at About.com. Page 2.

Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame - Future Nominees - Who Should Be In The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame?
A list of important rock, soul, and pop artists who have never been nominated for, much less inducted into, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, including their eligibility year, song samples, and more. From your Oldies Guide at About.com. Page 3.

New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival 2015 Guide - Jazz Fest 2015 - Oldies Music
A guide to the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival 2015 from Your Oldies Expert at About.com -- specifically, how lovers of 50s, 60s, and 70s rock, pop, and R&B can best use their time while choosing from the

Think (About It) - Lyn Collins - The "Yeah! Woo!" break
Most hip-hop, pop, dance and EDM samples consist of a rhythm break, a hook, or an instrumental riff, but Lyn Collins' 1972 R&B hit contained all that and more -- her vocals have become inextricable from the beat they ride, largely thanks to her mentor, James Brown, and a couple of enterprising Harlem rappers who weren't afraid to take sampling to the next level. Check out the history of

Carol Kaye, the most recorded bassist
Carol Kaye was a trailblazer in several ways: not just a teenage, female, white jazz guitarist at a time when that was unheard of, but a session musician who went on to redefine the bass guitar as an instrument in rock, funk, and pop. In the process, she became, arguably, the most recorded musician of all time. And you've definitely heard her work, over and over again! Check out the history of Carol Kaye in this appreciation, complete with a clickable, listenable list of her most famous songs.

Earl Palmer and the Invention of Rock n' Roll's backbeat
Earl Palmer is not a household name unless you're a drummer or a fan of same, but if you've ever appreciated the solid 4/4 slam of a rock backbeat, you have him to thank -- this New Orleans native blended several different styles of drumming to create the most durable beat in music, in the process becoming the most recorded drummer of all time. Check out the history of Earl Palmer in this appreciation, complete with a clickable, listenable list of his most famous songs.

Musicians who died in 2012 - Celebrity rock deaths - Oldies Music
A list of famous rock musicians who died in 2012, celebrities and the songs they made famous, compiled by your Oldies Guide at About.com. Page 2.

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Bobby Hatfield and the Righteous Brothers
The story of the Righteous Brothers' quieter half, including sites that deal with his sudden death, rich life, and amazing career. If you've ever loved the tenor/falsetto end of the Brothers' seamless vocal blend, you'll want to check out this combination eulogy and celebration.

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Bobby Vinton -- Biography, Music, and History
The

Today in Oldies Music History - January 29 - This Day in Oldies History - January 29 in Music
Births, deaths, events, charts, recordings, concerts, and more on January 29 in oldies rock and roll music history. From your Expert at oldies.about.com.

This Day in Oldies Music History - February 17
Births, deaths, events, charts, recordings, concerts, and more on February 17 in oldies rock and roll music history. From your Expert at oldies.about.com.

Today in Oldies Music History: February 20
Births, deaths, events, charts, recordings, concerts, and more on February 20 in oldies rock and roll music history.

Aaron Neville - History, Songs and Biography
Aaron Neville is the tattooed Neville Brother with the angelic voice, the gospel, soul, and pop icon who brought an amazing vocal agility to New Orleans soul standards like

Bill Withers - History, Songs and Biography
The story of Bill Withers, the funky soul man of the early '70s responsible for deeply emotional blues and gospel-tinged hits like

The 10 Best Novelty Songs of the '70s
Whatever turmoil the world might have been going through in the 1950s and 1960s -- and there was a lot -- novelty records pretty much stayed out of the fray, concentrating on safe subjects like summer camp, marriage, social drinking, and rock and roll itself. That was all over by Watergate: likely as not, the funniest and strangest hits of the '70s were as likely to take on economics, politics, and changing social mores. Oh, and there was a lot more sex. Here are the greatest novelty hits of the 1970s.

The 10 Greatest R&B Hits of 1964 -- Oldies Music
R&B began the year 1964 as a dead entity, at least as far as Billboard magazine was concerned: having considered the African-American cultural wars won, at least on the pop chart, they discontinued the

The 10 Greatest R&B Hits of 1965 -- Oldies Music
Soul music finally came into its own as a real musical force in 1965, when the twin engines of Motown and Stax began to ramp up into high gear, creating a synthesis of R&B, pop, gospel, and early funk that couldn't help but appeal to a generation who'd grown up with black music as a given. The biggest R&B songs of '65 would prove to be those which had retooled an earlier idea for this new market. Here are the best of 1965's R&B classics.

The 10 Greatest R&B Hits of 1963 -- Oldies Music
The year 1963 was the year R&B music died, albeit briefly -- Billboard magazine, realizing that white kids had been dancing to rhythmic blues-based music for nearly a decade already, killed what had once been the

Jerry Butler - History, Songs and Biography
Jerry Butler is the Iceman, the man who helped usher in soul with the Impressions'

The 10 Best Novelty Songs of the '50s
Rock n' roll caused an explosion in the world music scene like few others, but it also signaled a taste change in what made America laugh: while the pre-rock novelties of the '50s were occasionally clever, they were also usually staid, the remnants of the Greatest Generation's safe, homespun humor. As with everything else, rock novelty songs tore down barriers with wild abandon, daring in their anarchy to tackle

The 10 Best Novelty Songs of the '60s
As American culture seemingly imploded during its most tumultuous modern decade, rock and roll came right along with it; what had been a mere reaction to drunks and children and aliens soon descended into near-madness, not coincidentally helped along by advances in the recording studio and the New Permissiveness that didn't know a line until it was crossed. Yet like rock itself, there remained a impish childishness at its core -- which is why the monsters, ghosts, apes and birds are all here on this list as well. Here are the greatest novelty hits of the 1960s.

The 10 Greatest R&B Hits of 1961 -- Oldies Music
The ten biggest and best R&B hits of 1961, including Girl groups hits, early soul, urban blues, and more! A tribute to the best rhythm and blues hits of 1961. From your Oldies Expert at About.com.

The 10 Greatest R&B Hits of 1962 -- Oldies Music
As rock's second decade began to ramp up, it seemed as if it had begun to assimilate rhythm n' blues entirely, leaving the charts, if not the record industry, a place where race hardly mattered. But the black American experience was much deeper than it seemed, which is why the most emotional R&B still had trouble crossing over. Perhaps even more importantly, another neglected class of citizens were finally taking control of their voices -- namely, a small but important handful of female musicians who didn't play by

Chuck Berry's 10 Biggest Hits
Rock historians and critics tend to get very upset over the fact that Chuck Berry, despite his incalculable importance to the creation and popularization of rock and roll, has had only one #1 hit in his career -- and worse, that it was

The 10 Greatest R&B Hits of 1958 -- Oldies Music
The ten biggest and best R&B hits of 1958, including Doo-wop, New Orleans Soul, dance songs, instrumentals, and more! A tribute to the best rhythm and blues hits of 1958. From your Oldies Expert at About.com.

The 10 Best Reissues of 2013 - Oldies Music
The Top Ten reissues, box sets, and compilations of music from oldies artists released in 2013, including rare music from artists of the 50s, 60s, and 70s in rock, pop, soul, r&b, and more. A list compiled by your Oldies Guide at About.com!

The Turtles Profile - Turtles Songs, Information, and Trivia
A profile of The Turtles, the kings of West Coast sunshine pop who scored big in the Sixties with timeless feel-good classics like

Today in Oldies Music History - June 17
Births, deaths, events, charts, recordings, concerts, and more on June 17 in oldies rock and roll music history. From your Expert at oldies.about.com.

June 16th - This Day in Oldies Music History
Births, deaths, events, charts, recordings, concerts, and more on June 16 in oldies rock and roll music history. From your Expert at oldies.about.com.

Today in Oldies Music History - June 15 - This Day in Oldies History - June 15 in Music
Births, deaths, events, charts, recordings, concerts, and more on June 15 in oldies rock and roll music history. From your Expert at oldies.about.com.

Hey Bulldog by The Beatles - History and Information
The history and story behind the Beatles song

Today in Oldies Music History: June 10
Births, deaths, events, charts, recordings, concerts, and more on June 10 in oldies rock and roll music history. From your Expert at oldies.about.com.

Lyrical Landmarks - Places Mentioned In Oldies Songs - Oldies Music
A list of places and landmarks mentioned in classic oldies songs from the 50s, 60s, and 70s, complete with history and directions. From your Oldies Guide at About.com.

Lyrical Landmarks - Places Mentioned In Oldies Songs - Oldies Music
A list of places and landmarks mentioned in classic oldies songs from the 50s, 60s, and 70s, complete with history and directions. From your Oldies Guide at About.com. Page 2.

Seals and Crofts - Biography, Music, and History
They were the jazzier, more religious answer to '70s California pop hedonism, but the duo behind

Elvis Presley Recording Sessions - The famous music when the King recorded, from About.com
Every vocal session Elvis Presley ever recorded from 1954 until the end, including studios, dates, and song info. From your oldies guide at About.com.

'Til Your River Runs Dry - Eric Burdon album review - Oldies music
All about Eric Burdon's new album

'Til Your River Runs Dry - Eric Burdon album review - Oldies music
All about Eric Burdon's new album

Beatles for Sale - Beatles Albums - History, Info, and Trivia
The story behind the recording of the Beatles'

Today in Oldies Music History: June 9th
Births, deaths, events, charts, recordings, concerts, and more on June 9 in oldies rock and roll music history. From your Expert at oldies.about.com.

June 11 - This Day in Oldies Music History
Births, deaths, events, charts, recordings, concerts, and more on June 11 in oldies rock and roll music history. From your Expert at oldies.about.com.

Stand by Me - Ben E. King - The history and recording of the classic song
Gospel and R&B had been fighting for control of the African-American experience for over a decade when Ben E. King left the Drifters, but the late, great crooner helped bring the two together with a simple plea for devotion -- one so simple, in fact, that it implanted itself in mainstream DNA for half a century. Read all about the history and recording of Ben E. King's

Today in Oldies Music History - June 8 - This Day in Oldies History - April 26 in Music
Births, deaths, events, charts, recordings, concerts, and more on June 8 in oldies rock and roll music history. From your Expert at oldies.about.com.

June 7th - This Day in Oldies Music History
Births, deaths, events, charts, recordings, concerts, and more on June 7 in oldies rock and roll music history. From your Expert at oldies.about.com.

A Hard Day's Night (album) - Beatles Albums - History, Info, and Trivia
The story behind the recording of the Beatles'

One True Vine - Mavis Staples album review - Oldies music
All about

One True Vine - Mavis Staples album review - Oldies music
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This Day in Oldies History: June 6
Births, deaths, events, charts, recordings, concerts, and more on June 6 in oldies rock and roll music history. From your Expert at oldies.about.com.

"Make Up to Break Up," The Stylistics
Here are the greatest R&B hits of 1973.

"If You're Ready (Come Go With Me)," The Staple Singers
Here are the greatest R&B hits of 1973.

"That Lady," The Isley Brothers
Here are the greatest R&B hits of 1973.

The R&B Songs That Ruled 1973
1973 was the year soul became slick -- Philly Soul reached its ascendancy, disco began to form, and even gospel finally became fully assimilated. But with that newfound acceptance, R&B began to feel free to address the forbidden, not just politically, but romantically and sexually. For the first time in a long time, it seemed as if black music was leading pop music into the future. Here are the greatest R&B hits of 1973.

"Living for the City," Stevie Wonder
Here are the greatest R&B hits of 1973.

"I'm Gonna Love You Just a Little More Baby," Barry White
Here are the greatest R&B hits of 1973.

"The Love I Lost," Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes
Here are the greatest R&B hits of 1973.

"Neither One of Us," Gladys Knight & the Pips
Here are the greatest R&B hits of 1973.

"Could It Be I'm Falling in Love," The Spinners
Here are the greatest R&B hits of 1973.

"If You Want Me to Stay," Sly Stone
Here are the greatest R&B hits of 1973.

"Here I Am (Come and Take Me)," Al Green
Here are the greatest R&B hits of 1973.

Today in Oldies Music History: June 3
Musicians' births and deaths, musical events, charts, recordings, concerts, etc that occurred on June 3 of any year over the past century.

Today in Oldies Music History - June 2
Births, deaths, events, charts, recordings, concerts, and more on June 2 in oldies rock and roll music history. From your Expert at oldies.about.com.

Today in Oldies Music History - May 31 - This Day in Oldies History - May 31 in Music
Births, deaths, events, charts, recordings, concerts, and more on May 31 in oldies rock and roll music history. From your Expert at oldies.about.com.

When a Man Loves a Woman -- Percy Sledge -- The history and recording of the classic song
The song which made the late, great Percy Sledge a star overnight was also the one that defined deep soul and put Muscle Shoals on the map. Yet no one involved with it could seem to agree on who actually wrote it -- or for that matter, rewrote it. Read the history of Percy Sledge's

Rick James, "Mary Jane" (1979)
Classic oldies Top 40 hits that were about marijuana -- and those people only thought were about smoking weed -- from the 60s and 70s. A list from your Oldies Expert at About.com,

Donovan, "Mellow Yellow" (1966)
Classic oldies Top 40 hits that were about marijuana -- and those people only thought were about smoking weed -- from the 60s and 70s. A list from your Oldies Expert at About.com,

Brewer and Shipley, "One Toke Over the Line"
Classic oldies Top 40 hits that were about marijuana -- and those people only thought were about smoking weed -- from the 60s and 70s. A list from your Oldies Expert at About.com,

Classic Top 40 Hits About Weed -- And Some You Were Wrong About
Remember all those classic pop songs that seemed innocent but were actually code for marijuana? Well, some of them were, but some of them actually weren't. And then there are a few that may surprise you... Here's a look at top 40 hits from the '50s, '60s, and '70s that were indeed about marijuana, those people only thought were about smoking weed, and at least one song whose true meaning may never be known.

"Hi Hi Hi," Paul McCartney & Wings (1972)
Classic oldies Top 40 hits that were about marijuana -- and those people only thought were about smoking weed -- from the 60s and 70s. A list from your Oldies Expert at About.com,

Jim Stafford, "Wildwood Weed"
Classic oldies Top 40 hits that were about marijuana -- and those people only thought were about smoking weed -- from the 60s and 70s. A list from your Oldies Expert at About.com,

Peter, Paul and Mary, "Puff the Magic Dragon" (1963)
Classic oldies Top 40 hits that were about marijuana -- and those people only thought were about smoking weed -- from the 60s and 70s. A list from your Oldies Expert at About.com,

The Association, "Along Comes Mary" (1966)
Classic oldies Top 40 hits that were about marijuana -- and those people only thought were about smoking weed -- from the 60s and 70s. A list from your Oldies Expert at About.com,

Bob Dylan, "Rainy Day Women #12 & #35"
Classic oldies Top 40 hits that were about marijuana -- and those people only thought were about smoking weed -- from the 60s and 70s. A list from your Oldies Expert at About.com,

The Byrds' "Eight Miles High" (1966)
Classic oldies Top 40 hits that were about marijuana -- and those people only thought were about smoking weed -- from the 60s and 70s. A list from your Oldies Expert at About.com,

Ray Charles, "Let's Go Get Stoned" (1966)
Classic oldies Top 40 hits that were about marijuana -- and those people only thought were about smoking weed -- from the 60s and 70s. A list from your Oldies Expert at About.com,

The 5th Dimension, "Stoned Soul Picnic" (1968)
Classic oldies Top 40 hits that were about marijuana -- and those people only thought were about smoking weed -- from the 60s and 70s. A list from your Oldies Expert at About.com,

Mad Men Season 6 & 7 Playlist - Oldies at About.com
As Mad Men wound down to its inevitable conclusion, essentially describing the entire cultural, political, and social arc of the 1960s, it began to describe the death of a dream -- not the usual baby boomer dream of the era, the fight for a racial and economic New Society, but the Greatest Generation vision of its capitalist princes, stewards of the American Dream that Don Draper inherited, one which allowed men (and sometimes women) to reinvent themselves. But were they satisfied with their own stories? This is the question which the music of Seasons 6 and 7 helped them answer.

Today in Oldies Music History - May 22 - This Day in Oldies History - May 22 in Music
Births, deaths, events, charts, recordings, concerts, and more on May 22 in oldies rock and roll music history. From your Expert at oldies.about.com.

The Beatles - I Will - The story of the classic "White Album" song
The history of the Beatles song

Today in Oldies Music History - May 15 - This Day in Oldies History - May 15 in Music
Births, deaths, events, charts, recordings, concerts, and more on May 15 in oldies rock and roll music history. From your Expert at oldies.about.com.

Today in Oldies Music History - May 14 - This Day in Oldies History - May 14 in Music
Births, deaths, events, charts, recordings, concerts, and more on May 14 in oldies rock and roll music history. From your Expert at oldies.about.com.

Playlist: Ultimate Summer!
A playlist of classic summer oldies music, including pop, surf, soul, and shag... check the songs and their descriptions, find which ones are available for download, and make your own oldies mix!

Today in Oldies Music History - May 13 - This Day in Oldies History - May 13 in Music
Births, deaths, events, charts, recordings, concerts, and more on May 13 in oldies rock and roll music history. From your Expert at oldies.about.com.

Chuck Brown and the Soul Searchers -- Ashley's Roachclip -- Famous Hip-Hop Samples
He was better known as the godfather of

Today in Oldies Music History - May 12 - This Day in Oldies History - May 12 in Music
Births, deaths, events, charts, recordings, concerts, and more on May 12 in oldies rock and roll music history. From your Expert at oldies.about.com.

Today in Oldies Music History - May 11 - This Day in Oldies History - May 11 in Music
Births, deaths, events, charts, recordings, concerts, and more on May 11 in oldies rock and roll music history. From your Expert at oldies.about.com.

Blackbird - History of the Beatles Song
The history of this Paul McCartney song, written and performed by him alone, is one of the more nebulous in Beatles lore.

Today in Oldies Music History - October 8 - This Day in Oldies History - October 8 in Music
Births, deaths, events, charts, recordings, concerts, and more on today, October 8, in oldies rock and roll music history. From your Expert at oldies.about.com.

Today in Oldies Music History - May 7 - This Day in Oldies History - May 7 in Music
Births, deaths, events, charts, recordings, concerts, and more on May 7 in oldies rock and roll music history. From your Expert at oldies.about.com.

Summer oldies music --The ultimate guide to Summer oldies -- Information from the Oldies Guide at About.com
All about Summer oldies music -- an in-depth look at great summer music from the 50s, 60s, and 70s, including surf, beach, hot rod, love songs, wedding music, and more. From your Oldies Expert at About.com.

The Beatles - The Continuing Story of Bungalow Bill - All about this classic "White Album" song
The history of the Beatles song

Today in Oldies Music History - May 4 - This Day in Oldies History - May 4 in Music
Births, deaths, events, charts, recordings, concerts, and more on May 4 in oldies rock and roll music history. From your Expert at oldies.about.com.

Today in Oldies Music History - May 3 - This Day in Oldies History - May 3 in Music
Births, deaths, events, charts, recordings, concerts, and more on May 3 in oldies rock and roll music history. From your Expert at oldies.about.com.

Ben E. King - History, Songs and Biography
Ben E. King would be a early soul legend if he'd only replaced Clyde McPhatter as the lead of the Drifters during their

Today in Oldies Music History - May 1 - This Day in Oldies History - May 1 in Music
Births, deaths, events, charts, recordings, concerts, and more on May 1 in oldies rock and roll music history. From your Expert at oldies.about.com.

Guide Profile: The Four Seasons
One in a series of profiles on rock and roll's most important artists of the oldies era, written and compiled by your Guide here at oldies.about.com.

The Beatles - Wild Honey Pie - The story of the "White Album" song
The history of the Beatles song

Today in Oldies Music History - April 30 - This Day in Oldies History - April 30 in Music
Births, deaths, events, charts, recordings, concerts, and more on April 30 in oldies rock and roll music history. From your Oldies Expert at About.com.

Today in Oldies Music History - April 29 - This Day in Oldies History - April 29 in Music
Births, deaths, events, charts, recordings, concerts, and more on April 29 in oldies rock and roll music history. From your Expert at oldies.about.com.

Today in Oldies Music History - April 26 - This Day in Oldies History - April 26 in Music
Births, deaths, events, charts, recordings, concerts, and more on April 26 in oldies rock and roll music history. From your Expert at oldies.about.com.

"Me and Mrs. Jones," Billy Paul
The great R&B hits of 1972 existed in a world where

"(If Loving You Is Wrong) I Don't Want to Be Right," Luther Ingram
The great R&B hits of 1972 existed in a world where

"Back Stabbers," The O'Jays
The great R&B hits of 1972 existed in a world where

The R&B Songs That Ruled 1972
The great R&B hits of 1972 existed in a world where

"Slippin' Into Darkness," War
The great R&B hits of 1972 existed in a world where

"Freddie's Dead," Curtis Mayfield
The great R&B hits of 1972 existed in a world where

"Everybody Plays the Fool," The Main Ingredient
The great R&B hits of 1972 existed in a world where

"Lean on Me," Bill Withers
The great R&B hits of 1972 existed in a world where

"Get on the Good Foot (Pt. 1 & 2)," James Brown
The great R&B hits of 1972 existed in a world where

"I'll Be Around," The Spinners
The great R&B hits of 1972 existed in a world where

"If You Don't Know Me by Now," Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes
The great R&B hits of 1972 existed in a world where

Mad Men Season 3 and 4 Playlist - Oldies at About.com
Mad Men songs and music from seasons 3 and 4, a playlist of tunes from the award-winning AMC television show. Written and compiled by your Oldies Expert at About.com.

Today in Oldies Music History - April 28 - This Day in Oldies History - April 28 in Music
Births, deaths, events, charts, recordings, concerts, and more on April 28 in oldies rock and roll music history. From your Expert at oldies.about.com.

Today in Oldies Music History - April 24 - This Day in Oldies History - April 24 in Music
Births, deaths, events, charts, recordings, concerts, and more on April 24 in oldies rock and roll music history. From your Expert at oldies.about.com.

Jay and the Americans -- Biography, Music, and History
Like the Four Seasons, Jay and the Americans -- not Jersey Boys but Queens ones -- came up with doo-wop and soon found themselves on the wrong side of rock history after the British Invasion. And like the Four, the Americans not only survived but thrived by turning to pop classicism, in this case Broadway, bel canto, and the kind of high drama that suited not one but two guys named

Today in Oldies Music History - April 23 - This Day in Oldies History - April 23 in Music
Births, deaths, events, charts, recordings, concerts, and more on April 23 in oldies rock and roll music history. From your Expert at oldies.about.com.

Today in Oldies Music History - April 22 - This Day in Oldies History - April 22 in Music
Births, deaths, events, charts, recordings, concerts, and more on April 22 in oldies rock and roll music history. From your Expert at oldies.about.com.

You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin' -- Righteous Brothers -- The history and recording of the classic song
It was arguably the first adult love ballad of the rock and roll era, and certainly its greatest pop symphony to date. But almost no one believed in the epic that would become the most played radio song of all time -- not the blue-eyed soul duo who sang it, not the megalomaniacal producer who brought it to life, not even the classic songwriting team who crafted it. Happily, they were all wrong. Read the history of the Righteous Brothers'

Mad Men Season 2 Music - Songs From Mad Men - Oldies Music Mixtape and Playlist
Songs from AMC's Mad Men, a playlist featuring music from Season 2 of the popular TV show. From your Expert at oldies.about.com.

The Beatles -- The Inner Light -- History and Information from the Oldies Guide at About.com
The history of and story behind the Beatles song

Today in Oldies Music History - April 21 - This Day in Oldies History - April 21 in Music
Births, deaths, events, charts, recordings, concerts, and more on April 21 in oldies rock and roll music history. From your Expert at oldies.about.com.

Today in Oldies Music History - April 19 - This Day in Oldies History - April 19 in Music
Births, deaths, events, charts, recordings, concerts, and more on April 19 in oldies rock and roll music history. From your Expert at oldies.about.com.

Sly and the Family Stone -- Sing a Simple Song -- Famous Hip-Hop Samples
He was just a teen when his big break came, but the drummer for the multiracial, multigender Sly and the Family Stone was one of the first to lay down a famously sampled drum break -- one that, in its swinging simplicity, would help open up a whole new improvisational era for hip-hop. Read all about Sly and the Family Stone and the legacy of

Marvin Gaye - Greatest Songs - Oldies at About.com
New to the music of Marvin Gaye but not sure where to begin? Here's a playlist that tells the story of Marvin remarkable career, from his string of sexy '60s hits to his acclaimed duets to his groundbreaking '70s work and his eventual comeback -- including a few choices that may surprise even you lifelong Gaye fans!

Today in Oldies Music History - April 17 - This Day in Oldies History - April 17 in Music
Births, deaths, events, charts, recordings, concerts, and more on April 17 in oldies rock and roll music history. From your Expert at oldies.about.com.

Today in Oldies Music History - April 16 - This Day in Oldies History - April 16 in Music
Births, deaths, events, charts, recordings, concerts, and more on April 16 in oldies rock and roll music history. From your Expert at oldies.about.com.

Today in Oldies Music History - April 15 - This Day in Oldies History - April 15 in Music
Births, deaths, events, charts, recordings, concerts, and more on April 15 in oldies rock and roll music history. From your Expert at oldies.about.com.

Today in Oldies Music History - April 14 - This Day in Oldies History - April 14 in Music
Births, deaths, events, charts, recordings, concerts, and more on April 14 in oldies rock and roll music history. From your Expert at oldies.about.com.

Michael Bolton's "Love is a Wonderful Thing"
Marvin Gaye and the Robin Thicke

Oasis' "Shakermaker"
Marvin Gaye and the Robin Thicke

Radiohead's "Creep"
Marvin Gaye and the Robin Thicke

The Strokes' "Last Nite"
Marvin Gaye and the Robin Thicke

The Flaming Lips' "Flight Test"
Marvin Gaye and the Robin Thicke

Avril Lavigne, "Girlfriend"
Marvin Gaye and the Robin Thicke

Elton John's "Crocodile Rock"
Oldies Music.

Alicia Keys' "Girl on Fire"
Marvin Gaye and the Robin Thicke

15 Hit Songs That Ripped Off Oldies (Maybe)
Marvin Gaye and the Robin Thicke

George Harrison's "My Sweet Lord"
Marvin Gaye and the Robin Thicke

Johnny Cash's "Folsom Prison Blues"
Marvin Gaye and the Robin Thicke

The Beach Boys' "Surfin' U.S.A.
Marvin Gaye and the Robin Thicke

The Beatles' "Come Together"
Marvin Gaye and the Robin Thicke

Led Zeppelin's "Whole Lotta Love"
Marvin Gaye and the Robin Thicke

John Fogerty's "The Old Man Down the Road"
Marvin Gaye and the Robin Thicke

Rod Stewart's "Da Ya Think I'm Sexy?"
Marvin Gaye and the Robin Thicke

Today in Oldies Music History - April 13 - This Day in Oldies History - April 13 in Music
Births, deaths, events, charts, recordings, concerts, and more on April 13 in oldies rock and roll music history. From your Expert at oldies.about.com.

Today in Oldies Music History - April 11 - This Day in Oldies History - April 11 in Music
Births, deaths, events, charts, recordings, concerts, and more on April 11 in oldies rock and roll music history. From your Expert at oldies.about.com.

Today in Oldies Music History - April 9 - This Day in Oldies History - April 9 in Music
Births, deaths, events, charts, recordings, concerts, and more on April 9 in oldies rock and roll music history. From your Expert at oldies.about.com.

Mad Men Season 1 Music - Songs From Mad Men - Oldies Music Mixtape and Playlist
Songs from AMC's Mad Men, a playlist featuring music from Season 1 of the popular TV show. From your Guide at oldies.about.com.

Today in Oldies Music History - April 8 - This Day in Oldies History - April 9 in Music
Births, deaths, events, charts, recordings, concerts, and more on April 8 in oldies rock and roll music history. From your Oldies Music Expert at About.com.

Today in Oldies Music History - April 6 - This Day in Oldies History - April 6 in Music
Births, deaths, events, charts, recordings, concerts, and more on April 6 in oldies rock and roll music history. From your Expert at oldies.about.com.

Today in Oldies Music History - April 5 - This Day in Oldies History - April 5 in Music
Births, deaths, events, charts, recordings, concerts, and more on April 5 in oldies rock and roll music history. From your Expert at oldies.about.com.

The Beatles - A Day in the Life - The story of the classic Sgt. Pepper song
The history of the Beatles song

The Beatles - Good Morning Good Morning - History and Information on the Beatles song Good Morning Good Morning
The history and story behind the Beatles song

Today in Oldies Music History - April 4 - This Day in Oldies History - April 4 in Music
Births, deaths, events, charts, recordings, concerts, and more on April 4 in oldies rock and roll music history. From your Expert at oldies.about.com.

The Beatles - Lovely Rita - The story of the classic Sgt. Pepper song
The history of the Beatles song

The Beatles - Within You Without You - History and Information on the Beatles song Within You Without You
The history and story behind the Beatles song

Today in Oldies Music History - March 31 - This Day in Oldies History - March 31 in Music
Births, deaths, events, charts, recordings, concerts, and more on March 31 in oldies rock and roll music history. From your Expert at oldies.about.com.

The Beatles - Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite! - The story of the classic Sgt. Pepper song
The history of the Beatles song

Today in Oldies Music History - March 30 - This Day in Oldies History - March 30 in Music
Births, deaths, events, charts, recordings, concerts, and more on March 30 in oldies rock and roll music history. From your Expert at oldies.about.com.

The Beatles - She's Leaving Home - The story of the classic Sgt. Pepper song
The history of the Beatles song

The Girl Group FAQ -- What's the definition of a girl group?
What's the definition of a girl group?

The Beatles - Fixing a Hole - The story of the classic Sgt. Pepper song
The history of the Beatles song

The Beatles - Getting Better - History and Information on the Beatles song Getting Better
The history and story behind the Beatles song

Today in Oldies Music History - March 25 - This Day in Oldies History - March 25 in Music
Births, deaths, events, charts, recordings, concerts, and more on March 25 in oldies rock and roll music history. From your Expert at oldies.about.com.

Oldies Music News
The latest news for rock and roll, soul, pop and R&B artists of the '50s, '60s, and '70s, compiled here by your Oldies Expert at About.com.

Today in Oldies Music History - March 23 - This Day in Oldies History - March 23 in Music
Births, deaths, events, charts, recordings, concerts, and more on March 23 in oldies rock and roll music history. From your Expert at oldies.about.com.

I Will Survive -- Gloria Gaynor -- The history and recording of the classic song
For decades now, single women (and gay men) everywhere have flocked to Gloria Gaynor's

"Hot Pants (Parts 1 and 2)," James Brown
The world of R&B continued to split like the world's funkiest stock in 1971, producing dividends for artists who turned hard towards funk in order to connect with their base, but also for soul upstarts who realized they could have a home at pop radio with minimal musical sacrifices. Here are the biggest and best R&B classics of 1971.

The R&B Songs That Ruled 1971
The world of R&B continued to split like the world's funkiest stock in 1971, producing dividends for artists who turned hard towards funk in order to connect with their base, but also for soul upstarts who realized they could have a home at pop radio with minimal musical sacrifices. Here are the biggest and best R&B classics of 1971.

"If You Really Love Me," Stevie Wonder
The world of R&B continued to split like the world's funkiest stock in 1971, producing dividends for artists who turned hard towards funk in order to connect with their base, but also for soul upstarts who realized they could have a home at pop radio with minimal musical sacrifices. Here are the biggest and best R&B classics of 1971.

"Tired of Being Alone," Al Green
The world of R&B continued to split like the world's funkiest stock in 1971, producing dividends for artists who turned hard towards funk in order to connect with their base, but also for soul upstarts who realized they could have a home at pop radio with minimal musical sacrifices. Here are the biggest and best R&B classics of 1971.

"Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology)," Marvin Gaye
The world of R&B continued to split like the world's funkiest stock in 1971, producing dividends for artists who turned hard towards funk in order to connect with their base, but also for soul upstarts who realized they could have a home at pop radio with minimal musical sacrifices. Here are the biggest and best R&B classics of 1971.

"If I Were Your Woman," Gladys Knight and the Pips
The world of R&B continued to split like the world's funkiest stock in 1971, producing dividends for artists who turned hard towards funk in order to connect with their base, but also for soul upstarts who realized they could have a home at pop radio with minimal musical sacrifices. Here are the biggest and best R&B classics of 1971.

"Never Can Say Goodbye," The Jackson 5
The world of R&B continued to split like the world's funkiest stock in 1971, producing dividends for artists who turned hard towards funk in order to connect with their base, but also for soul upstarts who realized they could have a home at pop radio with minimal musical sacrifices. Here are the biggest and best R&B classics of 1971.

"Family Affair," Sly and the Family Stone
The world of R&B continued to split like the world's funkiest stock in 1971, producing dividends for artists who turned hard towards funk in order to connect with their base, but also for soul upstarts who realized they could have a home at pop radio with minimal musical sacrifices. Here are the biggest and best R&B classics of 1971.

"Mr. Big Stuff," Jean Knight
The world of R&B continued to split like the world's funkiest stock in 1971, producing dividends for artists who turned hard towards funk in order to connect with their base, but also for soul upstarts who realized they could have a home at pop radio with minimal musical sacrifices. Here are the biggest and best R&B classics of 1971.

"Ain't No Sunshine," Bill Withers
The world of R&B continued to split like the world's funkiest stock in 1971, producing dividends for artists who turned hard towards funk in order to connect with their base, but also for soul upstarts who realized they could have a home at pop radio with minimal musical sacrifices. Here are the biggest and best R&B classics of 1971.

"Smiling Faces Sometimes," The Undisputed Truth
The world of R&B continued to split like the world's funkiest stock in 1971, producing dividends for artists who turned hard towards funk in order to connect with their base, but also for soul upstarts who realized they could have a home at pop radio with minimal musical sacrifices. Here are the biggest and best R&B classics of 1971.

Today in Oldies Music History - March 22 - This Day in Oldies History - March 22 in Music
Births, deaths, events, charts, recordings, concerts, and more on March 22 in oldies rock and roll music history. From your Expert at oldies.about.com.

Today in Oldies Music History - March 19 - This Day in Oldies History - March 19 in Music
Births, deaths, events, charts, recordings, concerts, and more on March 19 in oldies rock and roll music history. From your Expert at oldies.about.com.

Today in Oldies Music History - March 18 - This Day in Oldies History - March 18 in Music
Births, deaths, events, charts, recordings, concerts, and more on March 18 in oldies rock and roll music history. From your Expert at oldies.about.com.

The Beatles - Tomorrow Never Knows - The story of the famous Revolver song
The history of the Beatles song

Today in Oldies Music History - March 16 - This Day in Oldies History - March 16 in Music
Births, deaths, events, charts, recordings, concerts, and more on March 16 in oldies rock and roll music history. From your Expert at oldies.about.com.

The Beatles - Got to Get You into My Life - The story of the famous Revolver song
The history of the Beatles song

Today in Oldies Music History - March 15 - This Day in Oldies History - March 15 in Music
Births, deaths, events, charts, recordings, concerts, and more on March 15 in oldies rock and roll music history. From your Expert at oldies.about.com.

The Beatles - I Want to Tell You - The story of the famous Revolver song
The history of the Beatles song

Today in Oldies Music History - March 14 - This Day in Oldies History - March 14 in Music
Births, deaths, events, charts, recordings, concerts, and more on March 14 in oldies rock and roll music history. From your Expert at oldies.about.com.

Today in Oldies Music History - March 13 - This Day in Oldies History - March 13 in Music
Births, deaths, events, charts, recordings, concerts, and more on March 13 in oldies rock and roll music history. From your Expert at oldies.about.com.

Larry Knechtel, the most versatile member of the "Wrecking Crew"
His biggest moment in the spotlight was as Bread's

The Beatles "For No One" - The Story of the Song
The history of the Beatles song

Today in Oldies Music History - March 11 - This Day in Oldies History - March 11 in Music
Births, deaths, events, charts, recordings, concerts, and more on March 11 in oldies rock and roll music history. From your Expert at oldies.about.com.

James Brown -- Funky President -- Famous Hip-Hop Samples


Today in Oldies Music History - March 9 - This Day in Oldies History - March 9 in Music
Births, deaths, events, charts, recordings, concerts, and more on March 9 in oldies rock and roll music history. From your Expert at oldies.about.com.

Florence Greenberg
The tale of ten female songwriters who made their way into music's segregated boys club and somehow got the money and respect they deserved -- you know their songs, but do you know their stories? A list of ten great (and mostly overlooked) postwar female songwriters from your Oldies Expert at About.com.

10 Groundbreaking Female Songwriters from the 50s and 60s
The tale of ten female songwriters who made their way into music's segregated boys club and somehow got the money and respect they deserved -- you know their songs, but do you know their stories? A list of ten great (and mostly overlooked) postwar female songwriters from your Oldies Expert at About.com.

Jean Dinning
The tale of ten female songwriters who made their way into music's segregated boys club and somehow got the money and respect they deserved -- you know their songs, but do you know their stories? A list of ten great (and mostly overlooked) postwar female songwriters from your Oldies Expert at About.com.

Mae Boren Axton
The tale of ten female songwriters who made their way into music's segregated boys club and somehow got the money and respect they deserved -- you know their songs, but do you know their stories? A list of ten great (and mostly overlooked) postwar female songwriters from your Oldies Expert at About.com.

Felice Bryant
The tale of ten female songwriters who made their way into music's segregated boys club and somehow got the money and respect they deserved -- you know their songs, but do you know their stories? A list of ten great (and mostly overlooked) postwar female songwriters from your Oldies Expert at About.com.

Rose Marie McCoy
The tale of ten female songwriters who made their way into music's segregated boys club and somehow got the money and respect they deserved -- you know their songs, but do you know their stories? A list of ten great (and mostly overlooked) postwar female songwriters from your Oldies Expert at About.com.

Carolyn Leigh
The tale of ten female songwriters who made their way into music's segregated boys club and somehow got the money and respect they deserved -- you know their songs, but do you know their stories? A list of ten great (and mostly overlooked) postwar female songwriters from your Oldies Expert at About.com.

Sylvia Moy
The tale of ten female songwriters who made their way into music's segregated boys club and somehow got the money and respect they deserved -- you know their songs, but do you know their stories? A list of ten great (and mostly overlooked) postwar female songwriters from your Oldies Expert at About.com.

Cynthia Weil
The tale of ten female songwriters who made their way into music's segregated boys club and somehow got the money and respect they deserved -- you know their songs, but do you know their stories? A list of ten great (and mostly overlooked) postwar female songwriters from your Oldies Expert at About.com.

Ellie Greenwich
The tale of ten female songwriters who made their way into music's segregated boys club and somehow got the money and respect they deserved -- you know their songs, but do you know their stories? A list of ten great (and mostly overlooked) postwar female songwriters from your Oldies Expert at About.com.

Dorothy Fields
The tale of ten female songwriters who made their way into music's segregated boys club and somehow got the money and respect they deserved -- you know their songs, but do you know their stories? A list of ten great (and mostly overlooked) postwar female songwriters from your Oldies Expert at About.com.

Today in Oldies Music History - March 8 - This Day in Oldies History - March 8 in Music
Births, deaths, events, charts, recordings, concerts, and more on March 8 in oldies rock and roll music history. From your Expert at oldies.about.com.

Today in Oldies Music History - March 5 - This Day in Oldies History - March 5 in Music
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She Said She Said by the Beatles - The story of this classic Revolver song
The history of the Beatles song

Here There and Everywhere by the Beatles - The story of this classic Revolver song
The history of the Beatles song

Today in Oldies Music History - March 7 - This Day in Oldies History - March 7 in Music
Births, deaths, events, charts, recordings, concerts, and more on March 7 in oldies rock and roll music history. From your Expert at oldies.about.com.

The Beatles - Love You To - The story of this classic Revolver song
The history of the Beatles song

Today in Oldies Music History - March 4 - This Day in Oldies History - March 4 in Music
Births, deaths, events, charts, recordings, concerts, and more on March 4 in oldies rock and roll music history. From your Expert at oldies.about.com.

Today in Oldies Music History - March 3 - This Day in Oldies History - March 3 in Music
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The Beatles - Taxman - History and Information on the Beatles song Taxman
The history and story behind the Beatles song

Today in Oldies Music History - March 2 - This Day in Oldies History - March 2 in Music
Births, deaths, events, charts, recordings, concerts, and more on March 2 in oldies rock and roll music history. From your Expert at oldies.about.com.

Today in Oldies Music History - March 1 - This Day in Oldies History - March 1 in Music
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Today in Oldies Music History - February 26 - This Day in Oldies History - February 26 in Music
Births, deaths, events, charts, recordings, concerts, and more on February 26 in oldies rock and roll music history. From your Expert at oldies.about.com.

Today in Oldies Music History - February 25 - This Day in Oldies History - February 25 in Music
Births, deaths, events, charts, recordings, concerts, and more on February 25 in oldies rock and roll music history. From your Expert at oldies.about.com.

Today in Oldies Music History - February 24 - This Day in Oldies History - February 24 in Music
Births, deaths, events, charts, recordings, concerts, and more on February 24 in oldies rock and roll music history. From your Expert at oldies.about.com.

Today in Oldies Music History: February 23
Births, deaths, events, charts, recordings, concerts, and more on February 23 in oldies rock and roll music history. From your Expert at oldies.about.com.