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A Short History of British Soul Divas

April 13, 2011

Springfield was a pop chanteuse with a blond beehive until she recorded 1969’s erotically charged Dusty in Memphis, backed up by crack Southern musicians; it set the mold for almost every U.K. soul woman to follow. Related: The 100 Greatest...

Live Aid 1985: The Day the World Rocked

August 15, 1985

It was superstar heaven. Keith Richards was laughing and talking with Jimmy Page. A bodyguard handed Bob Dylan a beer. Across the room Jack Nicholson and Neil Young chatted. Andy Taylor, guitarist for Duran Duran and the Power Station, took a hit off...