1. Tower of Power Celebrates 50 Years With A No. 1 Album

    September 17, 2018 12:02 PM EDT What is hip? For 50 years, Tower of Power has been the answer to its own question, posed in the title of its 1974 hit. The Bay Area brass band has melded Motown ­inspiration from founder-saxophonist Emilio Castillo’s native Detroit -- The Motowns was the outfit’s original name -- with ’60s…