Gordy joins other entertainment legends such as comedian Bob Hope, singer Ray Charles, and former Los Angeles Mayor Tom Bradley, who have all been previously honoured with a square in Hollywood. Gordy danced his way up to the podium, singing … Continue reading R&B Music News: Hollywood intersection is renamed “Berry Gordy Square” In Honor Of Motown Records founder Berry Gordy
Earl Donald Young (born June 2, 1940) is a Philadelphia-based drummer who rose to prominence in the early 1970s as part of the Philly Soul sound. Mr. Young is best known as the founder and leader of The Trammps who had a major disco hit record with … Continue reading Pluginin R&B Hall Of Fame: Drummer Earl Young
This 10LP collection draws upon a wide range of sources, including many newly-discovered tracks unearthed for the first time from archives located all over the world, such as “Trompin” (jukebox-only release for Cinematone, 1939), “What’cha Know Joe” (undocumented radio performance, … Continue reading Jazz Music News: HITTIN’ THE RAMP: THE EARLY YEARS (1936-1943) is the first large-scale collection of the pivotal early recordings of Nat’s recording career.
10. Johnny Griffin (1928 – 2008) John Arnold Griffin III (April 24, 1928 – July 25, 2008) was an American jazz tenor saxophonist. Nicknamed “the Little Giant” for his short stature and forceful playing, Griffin’s career began in the early 1940s and continued … Continue reading Top 10 Best Jazz Saxophonists Of All Time
The 29-city, North American tour will kick off on October 17 in Columbia, South Carolina at Township Auditorium. Tasia and co. will hit major cities in the U.S. including Atlanta, New York, Baltimore, New Orleans and Houston. The tour will … Continue reading R&B Music News: Fantasia has announced “The Sketchbook Tour” with special guests Robin Thicke, Tank and The Bonfyre.
1982 Song Credits High Hopes – S.O.S. Band Album: III (1982) “High Hopes” by The S.O.S Band is Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis first collaboration outside of working as members of The Time. “High Hopes” peaked at #25 on Billboard … Continue reading R&B/Soul Songwriters: Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis Part 1 (1982 – 1984)
Article By EuroWeb.com *We’re hearing some disturbing news about the health one of our beloved icons, Stevland Morris a/k/a Stevie Wonder. Stevie is not doing well due to kidney issues and is on dialysis, so says Patti Jackson, veteran radio personality at WDAS in … Continue reading R&B Music News: The Legendary Singer Stevie Wonder Is Rumored To Be Struggling With His Health.
Adult Contemporary Music in the 50’s and 60’s was originally known as Popular Vocals. A genre of music made famous in the early 50’s when Big Band singers began to make the transition into solo performers. The industry saw this … Continue reading 10 Classic Adult Contemporary Albums From The 50’s & 60″s Part 1.
R.I.P Louis Armstrong 1901-1971🙏🏼 You will never be forgotten💔 Continue reading Featured Jazz Video: Louis Armstrong What A Wonderful World