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Review of "Motown: The Musical"

Episode 121 • July 5, 2015

Kyle and Tiff share their experience seeing Motown: The Musical, a contemporary production that chronicles the golden age of Motown Records.

Singers With Way Too Many Illegitimate Children

Episode 120 • June 17, 2015

Few men have earned the title of "father" in the same way as these four singers, who had a total of over 40 children with over 25 women.

The 2015 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Episode 119 • June 9, 2015

Congratulations are in order! The 2015 inductees to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame were announced, and there's some big names in the list.

R&B Singers Who Tried Acting

Episode 118 • June 6, 2015

Over the years, a handful of R&B, funk and disco singers have had acting roles in films. But were any of them successful in this endeavor?

In Memoriam: B.B. King

Episode 117 • May 21, 2015

We'd be at a great loss not to pay respects to the recently deceased B.B. King, who's regarded as one of the greatest musicians of all time.

Why are Some Songs So Long?

Episode 116 • April 18, 2015

Some funk and disco songs stretch over 10 minutes! But why? Sometimes it's artistic expression, pressure from a record label, or even drugs.

How Do Genres Get Their Names?

Episode 115 • April 12, 2015

How did they come up with the name "dubstep"? What defines "indie" music? This discussion explores the etymology behind musical genre names.

These 80s Hits Were Actually Covers of 60s R&B

Episode 114 • April 3, 2015

You wouldn't know by hearing it, but some of the most popular songs from the 80s were pulled straight from the annals of R&B music.

Songs for Lonely Times

Episode 113 • March 11, 2015

Whenever you're feeling lonely and need some special encouragement to get through the day, songs like these can be the perfect mood-lifter.

Sad Songs That Sound Happy

Episode 112 • March 4, 2015

Some upbeat songs that have surprisingly sad lyrics. Is there thematic reasoning behind this discrepancy or is it simply an artistic choice?