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Dinah '62

It’s really sad we lost Dinah so young. Her voice was beautiful and it’s tragic we couldn’t get a few more hits from her.

Early on the morning of December 14, 1963, Washington’s seventh husband, football great Dick “Night Train” Lane, went to sleep with his wife, and awoke later to find her slumped over and not responsive. 79 more words

Most Importantly - The Vinyl

December 14 African American Historical Events

* Today in Black History – December 14 *

1829 – John Mercer Langston is born in Louisa County, Virginia.
He will have a distinguished career as an attorney, 488 more words

African American History

Round Midnight at the Global Worldwide Headquarters ('Extravagant' Anita O'Day Edition)

The hardworking staff has always had a thing for the great Anita O’Day. (She chose that stage name because it was pig Latin for “dough,” which is what she wanted to make.) 84 more words

What a Diff'rence Several Days Make...74 Little Hours...

For the “olds” out there, this is a reference to the song “What a Diff’rence a Day Makes” by Dinah Washington. For the young’uns (or those who don’t know who Ms. 112 more words


Dinah Washington - Fat Daddy

By Bazooka Joe

Dinah Washington, born Ruth Lee Jones (August 29, 1924 – December 14, 1963), was an American singer and pianist that went by the title “Queen of the Blues”. 46 more words


Crossing Tracks Playlist - 3 November 2014

Presenter: Suzi Hutchings

Crossing Tracks Radio Show on Monday 3 November 2014 from 10pm to Midnight – on Radio Adelaide – on digital radio, on-line and 101.5FM… 278 more words