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  • Review: 'A City Called Heaven' by Robert Marovich

    Review: 'A City Called Heaven' by Robert Marovich
    Chicago gospel had an unexpected moment this Grammy season when, late into the awards telecast, Beyonce and an all-male choir reprised "Take My Hand, Precious Lord," a song Mahalia Jackson recorded in 1956, the lyrics of which were written by Thomas Andrew Dorsey, the showman and composer who is a pivotal figure in creating what we know today as the modern gospel songbook.
  • Celebrate Black History

    The month of February recognizes the history of African Americans in America. Black History Month began in 1926 when Dr. Carter Woodson let a crusade to not only recognize black history, but bring it into the mainstream's consciousness. Celebrating...

    Donna Summer dead: Her voice soared through disco and beyond

    Donna Summer died Thursday after a battle with cancer. The singer's soaring voice and sensual purrs made her a queen of disco and an enduring figure in the music industry long past the genre's heyday.

    Old Town School rolls out historic song archive

    Old Town School rolls out historic song archive
    The Old Town School of Folk Music has had a lot of legendary and influential artists pass through its doors during its 55 years, and many of them have been documented on recordings that up until now have been available only to the school’s music...

    Grammy Hall of Fame announces 2012 recordings inductees

    The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech is among 25 recordings selected for the 2012 Grammy Hall of Fame. Bruce Springsteen's "Born in the U.S.A." and the Rolling Stones' "Exile on Main St." also are among the new Grammy Hall of Fame...