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    Talented Jimmy Soul

    Talented Jimmy Soul

    Talented Jimmy Soul

    If You Wanna Be Happy“, then read Talented Jimmy Soul, and listen to his album. 

    Jimmy Soul (August 24, 1942 June 25, 1988) was an American vocalist. He is best remembered for his 1963 number one hit, If You Wanna Be Happy.

    Jimmy Soul

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    Background Information



    Birth Name

    James Louis McCleese

    Born

    August 24, 1942
    Weldon, North Carolina, United States

    Died

    June 25, 1988 (aged 45).
    Spring Valley, New York, United States.

    Genres

    Pop, soul.

    Occupations

    Singer.


    Background

    Born James Louis McCleese in Weldon, North Carolina, he became a preacher at the age of seven and performed gospel music as a teenager. He acquired his performing name, Soul, from his congregation.
    Soul took to the road and toured the southern United State...

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    Gee Whiz Carla Thomas

    Gee Whiz Carla Thomas

    Gee Whiz Carla Thomas

    My new blog is calling Gee Whiz Carla Thomas, and it’s all about her and her music.

    Carla Thomas


    Carla Venita Thomas (born December 21, 1942) is an American singer, who is oftenreferred to as the Queen of Memphis Soul. She is the daughter of Rufus Thomas

    Carla Thomas.

    Carla Thomas c. 1960s

    Background information

    Birth name

    Carla Venita Thomas

    Born

    December 21, 1942 (age 76).

    Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.

    Genres.

    Memphis soul Southern soul soul.

    Occupation.

    Vocalist.

    Instruments.

    Vocals.

    Years active.

    1960 present.

    Labels.

    Stax.

    Associated acts.

    Rufus Thomas Otis Redding.

    Biography

    Childhood

    Thomas was born and raised in the Foote Homes Projects in Memphis, Tennessee.Along with her siblings, Marvell and Vaneese, she was one o...

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    Dionne Warwick Part Two

    Dionne Warwick Part Two

    Dionne Warwick Part Two

    Dionne Warwick Part Two

    Today, I’m doing Dionne Warwick Part Two, and I’m glad I did.

    Bankruptcy

    Warwick declared Chapter 7 bankruptcy in New Jersey on March 21, 2013. Due tothe reported mismanagement of her business affairs, she lists liabilities thatinclude nearly $7 million owed to the Internal Revenue Service for the years 1991to 1999 and more than $3 million in business taxes owed to the state ofCalifornia. Unable to work out an agreement with tax officials, she and her attorney decided that declaring bankruptcy would be the best course of action.

    Relations

    Warwick‘s sister Dee Dee Warwick also had a successful singing career, scoring several notable R&B hits, including the original version of I‘m Gonna Make YouLove Me and I Want To Be With

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    Dee Dee Warwick Part One

    Dee Dee Warwick Part One

    I’m doing a dynasty of a very gifted family, for no other family has that much talent than Warwick and Houston.Dee Dee Warwick Part One, will be the start of another blog coming up next week.

    Delia Juanita Warrick (September 25, 1942 – October 18, 2008), known as Dee Dee Warwick, was an American soul singer. Born in Newark, New Jersey, she was the sister of Dionne Warwick, the niece of Cissy Houston, and the first cousin of Whitney Houston. She died in Essex County, New Jersey, at 66 years of age.

    Dee Dee Warwick

    Dee Dee Warwick Part One

    Dee Dee Warwick Part One

    Background Information

    Birth Name Delia Juanita Warrick

    Born September 25, 1942

    Newark, New Jersey, U.S.

    Died October 18, 2008( aged 66).
    Essex County, New Jersey, U.S.

    Genres .

    Soul.
    R&B.
    Occupation Singer.

    Ye...

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    Legendary Carole King Part Six

    Legendary Carole King Part Six

    Legendary Carole King Part Six

    Legendary Carole King Part Six

    I look forward to doing a new blog, because I’m hearing the album that I’m using for Legendary Carole King Part Six, I hope you are listening as well.

    Broadway music bio

    A music variation of King’s life and also job debuted in pre-Broadway trial runs in September 2013, in San Francisco, entitled Beautiful: The Carole King Musical. It starred Jessie Mueller in the title duty. Sneak peeks on Broadway started on November 21, 2013 at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre, with the main opening on January 12, 2014. Guide is by Douglas McGrath. Evaluations were combined, yet typically cozy...

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    Legendary Curtis Mayfield Part Three

    Legendary Curtis Mayfield Part Three

    Legendary Curtis Mayfield Part Three

    Legendary Curtis Mayfield Part Three

    It’s interesting that the new performers don’t have what I have heard all my life. Legendary Curtis Mayfield Part Three, will be  the last for these series .

    Social advocacy

    Curtis Mayfield was recognized for presenting social awareness right into African-American songs. Having actually been increased in the Cabrini-Green tasks of Chicago, he observed a lot of the disasters of the metropolitan ghetto initial hand, as well as was priced quote stating âEURœWith every little thing I saw on the roads as a young black child, it wasnâEUR ™ t hard throughout the later fifties and also sixties for me to compose my sincere means of exactly how I imagined points, exactly how I believed points should certainly be...

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    The Talented Barbra Streisand Part Eight

    The Talented Barbra Streisand Part Eight

    The Talented Barbra Streisand Part Eight

    The Talented Barbra Streisand Part Eight

    It’s awhile, but Barbra Streisand is worth the wait, for now, I’m doing The Talented Barbra Streisand Part Eight. I hope you enjoy.

    Tradition

    Honors

    Streisand existed Distinguished Merit Award by Mademoiselle in 1964, and also chosen as Miss Ziegfeld in 1965. In 1968, she obtained the Israel Freedom Medal, the greatest private honor of Israel, and also she was granted Pied Piper Award by ASCAP and also Prix De L’Academie Charles Cros in 1969, Crystal Apple by her home town City of New York, Woman of Achievement in the Arts by Anti-Defamation League in 1978...

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    Gifted Aretha Franklin Part Five

    Gifted Aretha Franklin Part Five

    After I updated my blogs, I notice that I never completed some, but I’m going to fix that now. In Gifted Aretha Franklin Part Five, I’m going to finish what I started, but I’m going to try and type you her death, after I can recover from what I thought is one of the day my life.

    Tradition

    Gifted Aretha Franklin Part Five

    Gifted Aretha Franklin Part Five

    Franklin cleans a tear after being bestowed the Presidential Medal of Freedom on November 9, 2005, at the White House. Seated with her are fellow receivers Robert Conquest, left, as well as Alan Greenspan.

    Gifted Aretha Franklin Part Five

    Gifted Aretha Franklin Part Five

    A wax sculpture of Franklin on screen at Madame Tussauds in New York City...

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    The Talented Brian Jones Part Five

    The Talented Brian Jones Part Five

    The Talented Brian Jones Part Five

    The Talented Brian Jones Part Five

    It’s been awhile, but I didn’t forget him. I been updating my blogs and I find that I never got around to finishing his bio, so in The Talented Brian Jones Part Five, I’m continuing what I started.

    Songwriting credit scores

    Uncertain as well as troubled as an author, Jones was not a respected songwriter. The 30-second “Rice Krispies” jingle for Kellogg’s, co-written with the J. Walter Thompson ad agency in 1963 as well as done by The Rolling Stones incognito was attributed to Jones; this did not agree with the remainder of the band, that felt it was a team initiative as well as all ought to profit similarly...

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    1942 Musical Films

    1942 Musical Films

    Academia El Tango Argentino, starring Warly Ceriani.
    Almost Married, starring Jane Frazee, Robert Paige, Eugene Pallette and Elizabeth Patterson. Directed by Charles Lamont.
    Bala Nagamma, starring Kanchanamala.
    The Balloon Goes Up, starring Ethel Revnell, Gracie West, Donald Peers and Ronald Shiner. Directed by Redd Davis.
    Bambi
    Behind the Eight Ball, starring The Ritz Brothers, Carol Bruce, Dick Foran, Grace McDonald, Johnny Downs and William Demarest. Directed by Edward F. Cline.
    Bhakta Potana, starring Chittor V. Nagaiah.
    Born To Sing, starring Virginia Weidler, Ray McDonald, Leo Gorcey and Rags Ragland. Directed by Edward Ludwig.
    Broadway, starring George Raft, Pat O’Brien, Janet Blair, Broderick Crawford and Marjorie Rambeau. Directed by William A. Seiter.
    Cairo, st...

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