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Mary Cross aka Wendy Rene Remembered - The Artist, The Woman, The Legend

The world bids farewell to a blessed soul. Mary Lou Frierson Cross was born March 8, 1947 to Beauregard Frierson Sr. and Katherine Anderson Frierson in Memphis, TN. 469 more words

ISAAC HAYES...

I believe this has to be one of the most romantic Christmas songs in Rhythm and Blues… Although I am a serious Isaac Hayes fan. The man was a sheer genius in orchestrating and composing! 6 more words

R.I.P. Wendy Rene Soul Singer Extraordinaire

We are heartbroken to hear the news about Wendy Rene’s death. What a joy is has been sharing her ‘After Laughter Comes Tears: Complete Stax & Volt Singles, Rarities, 1964-1965′ album to fans of her music and to others who had never heard of her, but, became fans. 353 more words

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Sittin on the Dock...

December 10, 1967: Otis Redding’s Plane Crashes

Six days before his plane crashed into Lake Monona, Otis Redding recorded “Sittin on the Dock of the Bay”. 368 more words

Advent song for December 8: What The Lonely Do At Christmas

Apologies, being back from holiday has shot my routine, so today’s song is late. Luckily, it speaks for itself. Happy Mondays!

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Sassy Soul Sisters!

Four in the morning. The last train is long gone and the night bus isn’t going your way. The streets glisten with the remains of last nights rain and a sheen of the incoming dawn’s dew. 1,640 more words

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A Few Great Music Documentaries

  1. Searching for Sugarman

Sometimes you see a documentary and you walk out thinking if that had been a fictional movie it would have seemed too preposterous. 1,081 more words

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