The origins of blues is not unlike the origins of life. For many years it was recorded only by memory, and relayed only live, and in person. The Blues were born in the North Mississippi Delta…Continue
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"Curtis Mayfield was a genius--an innovator--a MASTER at weaving the 'perfect' musical backdrop for what we enjoyed back in the day, particularly in the film genre. Can you imagine the Blaxploitation flicks like SuperFly without his…
...born michelle johnson in 1969, me'shell ndegéocello spent the first years of her life in germany. the daughter of a devotely religious mother and a strict military father, the family relocated to virginia in the early 1970s. though discipline prevailed in her home life, her father's occasional gigging as a jazz saxophonist provided her an…
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Arthur Prysock was perfectly at home singing jazz, blues, or R&B, but his smooth-as-silk baritone made him a superbly effective (and…
An uncaptioned photo in the Numero Group's recent book about south-side nightlife in the 70s set Jake Austen on the trail of this story about one crazy week in the life of longtime promoter Helen Wooten.
The tragic star of the early days of Bandit, he lead The Arrows until it was clear he was a standout performer. The rest of the group continued to back his recordings (“The Love I See Now” and “Boogedy Boogedy” were issued under both the names Johnny Davis and The Arrows). “You’ve Got To Crawl To Me” is Johnny’s signature performance, an amateur funk workout that displays Johnny’s full vocal range as it pulses… Continue
You See, (As I Raise My Drink To You...LOL) Music Is Big Business, It's Been Around Long Before You And Me, It Will Be Here Long After We Are Gone, As A Matter Of Fact, It Will Be Here Until Somebody Turn Off The Lights On This Place We Call Earth...SOLE THE MUSIC PIMP (ROFLMBO)
During The Summer Of 1984, New Edition Came To Chattanooga, Tn. For A Concert At The Memorial Auditorium. Michael Bivins Was Unable To Attend Because He Had Hurt His Knee A Couple Of Nights Earlier, So A Call Went Out For A 5th Member Of New Edition For The Chattanooga Engagement.