Category 1950

The Talented Gladys Knight Part One

The Talented Gladys Knight Part One

Gladys Knight
Gladys Maria Knight (born May 28, 1944), known as the “Empress of Soul”, is an American singer–songwriter and actress. A seven-time Grammy Award-winner, Knight is best known for the hits she recorded during the 1960s and 1970s, for both the Motown and Buddah Records labels, with her group Gladys Knight & the Pips, which included her brother Merald “Bubba” Knight and her cousins Edward Patten and William Guest.
Gladys Knight

Gladys Knight (and the Pips) op Schiphol (zullen optreden op Grand Gala )
*5 maart 1969

Knight in 1969.
Background information
Birth name
Gladys Maria Knight
Also known as
The Empress of Soul
Born
May 28, 1944 (age 73)
Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
Genres
* Gospel R&B Soul Pop Funk
Occupations
* Singer songwriter actress busi...

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The Talented Edwin Starr

The Talented Edwin Starr

Edwin Starr (born Charles Edwin Hatcher; January 21, 1942 – April 2, 2003) was an American soul singer. Starr was famous for his Norman Whitfield-produced Motown singles of the 1970s, most notably the number one hit “War”.

Edwin Starr

Background information
Birth name Charles Edwin Hatcher
Born January 21, 1942
Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Origin Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
Died April 2, 2003 (aged 61)
Bramcote, Nottinghamshire, England
Genres Soul, disco, R&B, psychedelic soul, funk
Occupation(s) Singer, songwriter
Years active 1951–2003
Labels Ric-Tic, Motown, 20th Century, Motorcity
Associated acts The Future Tones, Blinky Williams
Website edwinstarr.info
Starr was born in Tennessee and raised in Ohio, and later lived in Detroit while singing for Ric Tic...

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The Talented Jackie DeShannon Part One

The Talented Jackie DeShannon Part One

Jackie DeShannon
Jackie DeShannon (born August 21, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter with a string of hit song credits from the 1960s onwards, as both singer and composer. She was one of the first female singer-songwriters of the rock ‘n’ roll period. She is best known as the singer of “What the World Needs Now Is Love” and “Put a Little Love in Your Heart”, and as the composer of “When You Walk in the Room” and “Bette Davis Eyes”, which were hits for The Searchers and Kim Carnes, respectively. DeShannon is currently an entertainment broadcast correspondent reporting Beatles band members’ news for the radio program Breakfast with the Beatles.
Jackie DeShannon

DeShannon at the ASCAP Foundation’s concert at the Library of Congress, 2011
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James Brown Part Five

James Brown Part Five

James Brown Part Five

James Brown Part Five

In this blog,James Brown Part Five, you’ll find the decline in his popularly, but he’s still The King Of Soul, so let’s read, and listen to James Brown, in James Brown Part Five

1975– 91: Decline and also renewal

Although his documents were essentials of the lead New York below ground nightclub scene exhibited by DJs such as David Mancuso as well as Francis Grasso from 1969 onwards, Brown did not knowingly accept the pattern till 1975’s Sex Machine Today. By 1977, he was no more a leading pressure in R&B...

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