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Wild About You: Lay It Down

Absolutely no one says this. Since he does, an image of Phaedra Parks comes to mind. She’s sunbathing in a two piece. Porsha asks something like, what are you gonna do the next time you get a man? 230 more words

R&B Memoirs

MY TOP 100 ALBUMS (65-61)

Plenty of variety in this edition of my Top 100 album! We’ve got the best solo LP from an ex-Beatle, some amazing soul from the ’70s, a new-wave classic, a massive prog-rock album plus one of the first CDs I ever owned. 525 more words

Top 5 At 5

TALKING HEADS ! 'Take Me To The River' - Stellar AL GREEN Cover...

They were just brilliant from day one
Great albums, a truck load full of ace tracks
Always looking for new sounds & directions… 83 more words

Back In Time

Tuesday, May 10th

A chance stumbling across a Bee Gees concert the other night while my mother was staying with us led to an across-the-board agreement that the Bros Gibb wrote some crackers, which then led on to an Al Green YouTube-athon, Al being one of my mother’s favourite singers. 1,078 more words

Weekly Roundup

Turning Music Into Stories

Ten random songs came up on my run yesterday. My iPhone was tuned to Pandora’s Steely Dan station, (thus the bounty of Steely Dan songs in the following list) but the overall selection of tunes was based on sonic algorithms unknown to me. 411 more words


WLOK celebrates 40th anniversary year with June concert

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Forty years ago, WLOK Radio was purchased by Gilliam Communications, Inc. and principal owner Art Gilliam. It was the first black-owned and the first locally-owned radio station in Memphis. 318 more words


Take it and make it your own.

Want a hit song? Do a cover! It worked for Joan Jett, Tiffany, UB-40 and a lot of other musical acts. Before The Beatles (who did their share of covers early on) pop stars weren’t expected to write their own tunes, but the Fabulous Foursome from Liverpool changed all that. 525 more words

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