“Voodoo Child (Slight Return)” and “Ball and Chain”
Why Jimi Hendrix and Janis Joplin don’t fit into the standard narrative of the ’60s.
“Money (That’s What I Want)” and “We Can Work It Out”Are we living in the Beatles’ world, or Motown’s?
“Son of a Preacher Man” and “Bridge Over Troubled Water”What does it mean to say a record—or a singer—has “soul”?
To Shift the Way the World Is HeardHow “A Change Is Gonna Come” reveals the powers—and the limits—of political pop music.