Wilson Pickett Indicted For Shooting Up The Isley Brothers’ Hotel Room

The troubled soul singer blasted some rounds at The Isley's.

How Aretha Franklin Ended Up On Atlantic Records

Aretha was highly sought after before she signed her big deal.

Aretha Franklin Launches First Tour Of Europe: Records Live Album

Aretha Franklin launched her first tour of Europe today (May 7, 1968), with a concert in…

Wilson Pickett Drives Car Over Mayor’s Lawn And Threatens To Kill The Politician

Soul singer Wilson Pickett was arrested today (May 7, 1991), for threatening the mayor of Englewood,…

Video: Stax CEO Jim Stewart Comments On Losing All Masters To Atlantic

In this clip, Stax Records owner Jim Stewart discusses one of the most infamous contract blunders…

Stax CEO Shocked To Find That Atlantic Records Really Owns All Their Masters

Stax Records owner Jim Stewart refused to re-sign a distribution deal with Atlantic Records and terminated…

The Drifters Record “There Goes My Baby” While Acting As Pallbearers For “Screamin” Jay Hawkins

The Drifters recorded their classic single “There Goes My Baby,” today (March 6, 1959). This was…

Stalker Busted For Threatening To Kill Roberta Flack

A man was arrested and charged with stalking legendary singer Roberta Flack today (March 3, 1995).…