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Paul Simon: Our 1987 Interview

This article originally appeared in the January 1987 issue of SPIN. There is this guy, call him Goatman, because that's what he sounds…
RJ Smith / July 21, 2019

Sade: Our 1985 Interview

This article originally appeared in the May 1985 issue of SPIN. Sade Adu is like her songs—smooth, elegant and beautifully arranged. A coffee-colored…
Jessica Berens / July 20, 2019

Watch Norah Jones Pay Tribute to Ray Charles on a Special New Year’s Episode of Austin City Limits

Norah Jones made an appearance on a special New Year's episode of Austin City Limits, where she performed Ray Charles' "What Would I Do Without…
Rob Arcand / December 31, 2018

Please Read and Savor This Totally Insane Interview With Quincy Jones

The new GQ super-interview with Quincy Jones is among the most batshit crazy and troublingly wonderful things I have read in some time, and a…
Winston Cook-Wilson / January 29, 2018

Usher, Brittany Howard, and Demi Lovato Among Performers at White House Ray Charles Tribute

Last night, President Barack Obama had a couple friends over to his place to honor the memory of the late great Ray Charles. Performers at…
Andrew Unterberger / February 25, 2016