"Nothing cures like time and love," is a lyric from the Laura Nyro song that begins the new Diana Ross Motown Anthology, a two-disc collection of million-selling popular songs and unreleased songs.
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An appreciation of the band Kitchens of Distinction
"Every single song is about me first," says a plainly clothed Lauryn Hill to her audience, as recorded on her new Unplugged, a live acoustic performance broadcast by MTV.
Tupac Shakur’s legacy of poetry, rap, passion, politics, and scatology continues with the recent release of Until the End of Time, a collection of raps originally recorded during his "Makaveli" period.
Barbra Streisand has been one of the most distinguished singers of the last four decades.
Americans are like two-year olds—
by bright pictures
of apples, dollars, guns, cars,
breasts and testicles.
What unified Baldwin’s vision and made him unique were his great intelligence and his great passion; they informed, reflected, and expressed each other.