Decades after his greatest group disbanded, Chicago soul singer Doug Shorts is finally being recognized for his brilliance.
Current musical obsessions of Impulsive Hearts front woman Danielle Sines, CHIRP codirector of features Amelia Hruby, and Reader music editor Philip Montoro
Current musical obsessions of Kittyhawk’s Kate Grube, Peggy Fioretti of Kickstand Productions, and Reader writer Leor Galil
Revivals are back—even Sister Act.
A personal farewell to Chicago soul historian and WHPK deejay Bob Abrahamian, who died at age 35 last week
Veteran soul singers Aaron Neville and Shuggie Otis play the Chicago area this week behind new recordings.
Late, great Cuban guitarist Manuel Galbán deserved better for his final album
Obscure doo-wop group the Shells disappeared after cutting two singles in Chicago–but those records sell for big bucks today