The Golden Age

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Whitney Houston – Greatest Love Of All

“Greatest Love Of All” by Whitney Houston Whitney Houston was inarguably one of the biggest female pop stars of all time. Her accomplishments as a hitmaker were extraordinary; just to scratch the surface, she became the first artist ever to have seven consecutive singles hit number one, and her 1993 Dolly Parton cover “I Will […]

The Manhattans – Kiss and Say Goodbye

“Kiss and Say Goodbye” by The Manhattans The Manhattans were one of those classic R&B vocal groups who manage to achieve incredible career longevity by adapting their style to fit changing times. Formed in the ’60s as a doo wop-influenced R&B quintet, the Manhattans reinvented themselves as sweet smooth soul balladeers during the ’70s. In […]

The O’Jays – Forever Mine

Official HD video for “Forever Mine” by The O’Jays Rivaled only by the Spinners as soul’s greatest vocal group of the ’70s, the O’Jays are one of Philadelphia soul’s most popular and long-lived outfits. The O’Jays’ prime recordings epitomize the Philly soul sound: smooth, rich harmonies backed by elaborate arrangements, lush strings, and a touch […]

Keyshia Cole – Love (Alt. Version)

Check out the official music video for “Love” by Keyshia Cole Known throughout her career for her raspy soprano voice and intensely expressive performance style, Keyshia Cole became one of the most successful R&B artists to emerge in the mid-2000s. With The Way It Is (2004), the singer, songwriter, and producer came across as a […]

Alicia Keys – You Don’t Know My Name

Official video for “You Don’t Know My Name” by Alicia Keys Alicia Keys + Follow Artist Singer/songwriter and pianist Alicia Keys became an international star in the early 2000s with her sophisticated mix of classic and contemporary R&B. Behind the number one pop hit “Fallin’,” her first album, Songs in A Minor (2001), sold more […]

Heather Headley – In My Mind

Watch the official music video for “In My Mind” by Heather Headley R&B vocalist Heather Headley was born in Trinidad in the mid-’70s. At an early age, this daughter of a pastor was surrounded by music and performance art. She started playing concert piano by the age of four, later immersing herself in the eclectic […]

Avant – Separated

Championed by MCA Records in 2000 as “the new voice of ghetto soul,” Avant has exceeded expectations as a consistent slow jam technician across two full decades. Throughout the 2000s, the mature R&B singer/songwriter put together a streak of five Top Ten R&B/hip-hop albums supported by an equal number of Top 40 pop hits including […]

Ruben Studdard – Sorry 2004

Music video by Ruben Studdard performing Sorry 2004. (C) 2003 19 Recordings Limited American singer Ruben Studdard broke into the mainstream in the early 2000s as the winner of the second season of American Idol, later pursuing a solo career focused on classic R&B and gospel music. The son of two teachers, Studdard was born […]

Whitney Houston – Heartbreak Hotel

Watch the official music video for “Heartbreak Hotel” by Whitney Houston now in HD! Whitney Elizabeth Houston was born in Newark, New Jersey, on August 9, 1963; her mother was gospel/R&B singer Cissy Houston, and her cousin was Dionne Warwick. By age 11, Houston was performing as a soloist in the junior gospel choir at her Baptist church; as a […]

Whitney Houston – I Will Always Love You

Watch the official music video for “I Will Always Love You” by Whitney Houston Whitney Houston was inarguably one of the biggest female pop stars of all time. Her accomplishments as a hitmaker were extraordinary; just to scratch the surface, she became the first artist ever to have seven consecutive singles hit number one, and […]

James Brown – It’s A Man’s Man’s Man’s World – Live – 11 July 1981 • World of Jazz

“It’s a Man’s Man’s Man’s World” is a song by James Brown and Betty Jean Newsome. Brown recorded it on February 16, 1966 in a New York City studio and released it as a single later that year. It reached No. 1 on the Billboard R&B chart and No. 8 on the Billboard Hot 100. […]

Louis Armstrong – What A Wonderful World

What A Wonderful World performed by Louis Armstrong. (C) 1967 ABC A jazz pioneer, Louis Armstrong was the first important soloist to emerge in jazz, and he became the most influential musician in the music’s history. As a trumpet virtuoso, his playing, beginning with the 1920s studio recordings he made with his Hot Five and […]