10. Louis Johnson April 13, 1955 – May 21, 2015 Louis Johnson (April 13, 1955 – May 21, 2015) was an American bass guitarist. Johnson was best known for his group The Brothers Johnson and his session playing on several hit albums of the 1970s … Continue reading The 10 Best R&B Bassist Of All Time
10. Dez Dickerson was known for playing lead guitar in Prince’s backing band from 1979-1983. After a 15-minute audition in the back of Del’s Tire Mart, Dickerson was picked as guitarist. In 1980 when off the road for Christmas break, Dickerson … Continue reading The Artists That Helped Prince Create The Minneapolis Sound.
10. I Am Somebody Part 1 & 2 (1971) From The Album: One Step Beyond #4 R&B – #39 Pop 9. “Testify (I Wonna)” (1969) From The Album: The Johnnie Taylor Philosophy Continues #4 R&B – #36 Pop 8. Love … Continue reading 10 Big Hit Singles By The Underrated Soul & Blues Singer Mr. Johnnie Taylor
10. “Fear” from “Promise” Blue is the color of the red sky Will he, will he come home tonight Blue is the color that she feels inside Matador I can’t hide my fear anymore 9. “Love Is Stronger Than Pride” … Continue reading 10 Sade Songs That Tug At The Heart Strings
10. 8 – Madhouse (1987) Members: Eric Leeds, Dr. Fink, Levi Seacer, Jr & John Lewis 9. Apollonia 6 – Apollonia 6 (1984) Members: Patricia “Apollonia Kotero, Susan Moonsie & Brenda Bennett 8. The Family – The Family (1985) Members: … Continue reading 10 Best Selling Side Project Albums Produced By Prince
Grace Jones has been many things during her years in the spotlight: dancehall queen, artistic muse, style icon, rebel, villainous Bond girl/henchwoman. She got her start on the runways in the 1970s, but soon Jones was on the cover of … Continue reading Top 10 Grace Jones Albums Of All Time.
The Pointer Sisters are an American R&B singing group from Oakland, California, who achieved mainstream success during the 1970s and 1980s. Spanning over four decades, their repertoire has included such diverse genres as pop, disco, jazz, electronic music, bebop, blues, … Continue reading 10 Classic Songs Recorded By The Pointer Sisters
Nick Ashford (born May 4, 1942, Fairfield, South Carolina) and Valerie Simpson (born Aug 26, 1946, New York City, New York) have two careers, as songwriters and as performers, with the former seemingly more important than the latter until the mid-’80s. The two … Continue reading 10 Classic Songs Recorded By The Legendary Duo Ashford & Simpson
When I decided to create a post about the 10 R&B Albums I regard as masterpieces, I didn’t realize how difficult making a top ten would become. As I began to accumulate my albums, I noticed that I exceeded my … Continue reading 10 R&B Albums Regarded As Music Masterpieces – Vol. 1
The 80’s r&b scene was a time when female r&b had a heavy presence on the charts and legendary Stephanie Mills was one of those r&b ladies. Miss Mills made a name for herself during this era by scoring 5 … Continue reading 10 Classic Stephanie Mills Songs