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Get Ready Eddie Kendricks

Get Ready Eddie Kendricks

Get Ready Eddie Kendricks

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Get Ready Eddie Kendricks

Kendricks in 1972



Background Information


Birth Name

Edward James Kendrick

Also Referred To As

Eddie Kendrick

Birth

December 17, 1939
Union Springs, Alabama, U.S.

Origin

Ensley, Alabama, U.S.

Death

October 5, 1992 (aged 52).

Birmingham, Alabama, U.S.

Genres

R&B.
soul.
disco.

Occupations

Singer.
songwriter.


Instruments

Vocals.

Years Active

1955 1992.

Labels

Motown.
Tamla.
Atlantic.
RCA.

Associated Acts

The Temptations.
The Supremes.
Paul Williams.
Smokey Robinson.
Marvin

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Dion Part Two

Dion Part Two

Dion Part Two

I’m listing to his album, and I wonder why we can’t go back, to his time, and not hear vulgar language. in Dion Part Two, I pickup as I left off.

Changing Fortunes: 1965 1968

Following a European tour, Dion returned to the U.S. and was introduced to classic blues by Columbia‘s John Hammond. To the consternation of his management, he began recording more blues-oriented material, including Willie Dixon‘s Hoochie Coochie Man and Spoonful, but these releases some produced by Tom Wilson, with AlKooper on keyboards were not commercially successful. In 1965, still with Columbia, Dion formed a new group to back him, The Wanderers, composed of John Falbo on guitar, Pete Baron (Pete Falciglia) on bass, and Carlo Mastrangelo of The Belmonts on drums. They mad...

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Dion Part One

Dion Part On

Dion Part One

Can anybody forget him, well I wasn’t aware of him, until the 1970’s, on a Oldies radio station, and I was more into The Beatles to care. Over the years, I looked back and notice what I missed, that there were people making music before 1964. In Dion Part One, you’ll read what I missed as a youth.

Dion DiMucci


Dion Francis DiMucci (born July 18, 1939), better known as Dion, is an American singer and songwriter whose work has incorporated elements of doo-wop, rock and R&B styles and, most recently, straight blues. Initially as lead singer of Dion and the Belmonts and then in his solo career, he was one of the most popular American rock and roll performers of the pre-British Invasion era. He had 39 Top 40 hits in the late 1950s and early 1960s as a solo pe...

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My Tu Tu Deniece LaSalle

My Tu Tu Deniece LaSalle

My Tu Tu Deniece LaSalle

What can I type about this lady that nobody has ever written before, plenty and I’m going to do it in My Tu Tu Deniece LaSalle and I’m going to play her album, just to get in the mood.

Denise LaSalle


Ora Denise Allen (July 16, 1939 January 8, 2018, known by the stage name Denise LaSalle, was an American blues, R&B and soul singer, songwriterand record producer who, since the death of Koko Taylor, had been recognized as the Queen of the Blues.


Denise LaSalle

My Tu Tu Deniece LaSalle


LaSalle performing at the 2009 Monterey Bay Blues Festival



Background Information



Birth Name

Ora Denise Allen

Also Known As

Denise Craig, Denise Jones

Born

July 16, 1939

Leflore County, Mississippi, United States

Died

January 8, 2018 (aged

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The Classy Kim Weston

The Classy Kim Weston

The Classy Kim Weston

I call it The Classy Kim Weston, because she’s in a class all by herself.

Weston (born December 20, 1939) is an American soul singer, and Motown alumna. In the 1960s, Weston scored hits with the songs Love Me All the Way and Take Me inYour Arms (Rock Me a Little While), and with her duet with Marvin Gaye, It TakesTwo.

Kim Weston

The Classy Kim Weston



Kim Weston in 1965


Background Information


Birth Name

Agatha Nathalia Weston

Born

December 20, 1939 (age 79).

Origin

Detroit, Michigan, U.S.

Genres

Soul R&B.

Occupation

Singer.

Instruments

Vocals.

Years Active

1961 present.

Labels

Motown (Tamla, Gordy) MGM Stax Motorcity.

Associated Acts

Marvin Gaye.

Career

Born Agatha Nathalia Weston in Detroit, Michigan, she was signe...

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Tiny Tim Part Four

Tiny Tim Part Four

Tiny Tim Part Four

It’s my happy news that I’m doing Tiny Tim Part Four, and I wish there was more.

Posthumous Releases

In 2000, the Rhino Handmade label released the posthumous Tiny Tim Live at the Royal Albert Hall. This recording had been made in 1968 at the height of Tiny Tim‘s fame, but Reprise Records never released it. The limited-number CD sold outand was reissued on Rhino‘s regular label. In 2009, the Collector‘s Choice label released I‘ve Never Seen a Straight Banana: Rare Moments Vol. 1, produced and recorded by Richard Barone in 1976. The album was a collection of rare recordings of some of Tiny Tim‘s favorite songs from 1878 through the 1930s, along with some of his own compositions.

In 2009, it was reported that Justin Martell was preparing a biog...

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Happy Birthday Gary U.S. Bonds

Happy Birthday Gary U.S. Bonds

Happy Birthday Gary U.S. Bonds

On June 6, 1939, there was event taken place, and that was his birth. Happy Birthday Gary U.S. Bonds, and have another eighty years, for we love your songs, for we love your songs,and we wish you wou make more music soon.. I wish I could type you of the many songs that influences me, but I can’t. It’s not that I’m not I don’t have the words, it’s just I only remember one song that I played on my guitar, and that was “Out Of Work”. I was pretty good at it, but then I was “Out Of Work”, and I had nothing, that needed my attention, so I played all the time, until I sounded like the 45 vinyl record, which Gary U.S. Bonds played on. 

He’s now eighty, but look what he has accomplished a lot in his lifetime, can any of the performer...

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The Life And Times Of Dusty Springfield Part Seven

The Life And Times Of Dusty Springfield Part Seven

The Life And Times Of Dusty Springfield Part Seven

The Life And Times Of Dusty Springfield Part Seven

I’m trying to complete my blogs from the past selections, and here’s The Life And Times Of Dusty Springfield Part Seven, I hope you enjoy it.

Personal


Springfield‘s parents, Catherine and Gerard, lived in Hove, East Sussex from 1962.Catherine died in a nursing home there in 1976 of lung cancer. In 1979, Gerarddied of a heart attack in Rottingdean, East Sussex.
Some of Springfield‘s biographers and journalists have speculated that she had twopersonalities: shy, quiet, Mary O’Brien, and the public face she had created asDusty Springfield. An editorial review at Publishers Weekly of Valentine andWickham‘s 2001 biography, Dancing with Demons, finds the confidence[Springfield] exuded on vi...

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Betty Everett Part Two

Betty Everett Part Two

Betty Everett Part Two

Betty Everett Part Two

I really enjoy listening to Betty Everett, so when I decided to do Betty Everett Part Two, I wish I could do more.

Cover Variations

Numerous of Betty Everett’s songs have actually been tape-recorded by various other musicians, consisting of the following:

It’s In His Kiss (The Shoop Song): Cher, Kate Taylor, Sandie Shaw, Helen Shapiro, Aretha Franklin, the Nylons, Kate Taylor including James Taylor, Linda Lewis, Vonda Shepard, Bootleg Family Band, the Searchers, the Hollies (as “It’s in Her Kiss), Clifters, Ramona King

I Can’t Hear You No More: Dusty Springfield, Helen Reddy, Lulu

Chained To A Memory (B-side of Getting Mighty Crowded): Dusty Springfield, Samantha Jones, The Everly Brothers, Cynthia Schloss

You’re No Good: Linda Ronstadt, The ...

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Legendary Al Wilson

Legendary Al Wilson

Legendary Al Wilson

Legendary Al Wilson

Al Wilson (vocalist)

History info

Birth name Allen LaMar Wilson Birthed June 19, 1939 Meridian, Mississippi, United States Passed away April 21, 2008(aged 68)Fontana, California,United States

Styles

R&B, heart Line of works Musician Years energetic 1966– 2008

Tags Rocky Road, Playboy, RCA, Wilsong

Associated acts The Jewels, The Rollers, The Souls, Johnny Rivers

Allen LaMar”Al” Wilson (June 19, 1939— April 21, 2008) was an American heart vocalist recognized for the million-selling # 1 hit,”Show as well as Tell”.He is likewise born in mind for his Northern, “The Snake “. Components 1 Occupation heart anthem 2 Fatality 3 Discography 3.1 Workshop cds 3.2 Collection cds 3.3 Songs 4 Recommendations 5 Exterior listsCareer [modify] Wilson was birthe...

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