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"It's time for the good times, forget about the bad times, oh yeah"

Madonna‘s “Holiday” has been in the UK top ten singles chart on three separate occasions; 1984, 1985 and 1991. It’s highest place came in 1985 when the song reached number two. 73 more words


My Mama & Dem Music: You Know How To Love Me-Phyllis Hyman

The My Mama & Dem Music selection for the week is You Know How To Love Me by the late great Phyllis Hyman. She most definitely left us far too soon. 49 more words

My Mama & Dem Music

Voice of a Legend ( July 6 1949 - June 30 1995 )

Phyllis Hyman was a majestic songbird, a woman of grace, beauty and style a diva like no other with the voice of an angel.  Phyllis had a presents…a stature that personified the glamor only she alone could strut, and a humor to match.   60 more words


I'm tired. I'm tired.

Monday June 30th marked the 19 year anniversary of the death of singer and actress Phyllis Hyman. Now some of you reading this may not be familiar with Phyllis so I’ll help to correct that. 570 more words


This Day In Music History Monday's (6/30): Loving You/Losing You

On this day 19 years ago, American soul singer Phyllis Hyman committed suicide by overdosing on pentobarbital and secobarbital. She was found unconscious in her New York City apartment at around 2 pm hours before she was scheduled to appear before an Apollo Theater audience to perform at 6pm. 77 more words