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A Good Memory

This Sunday afternoon, Herb Kent, DJ Hall of Famer, was at the helm of V103 and he was playing his ‘Dusties’ and one of them was this song by ZZ Hill that I had always acquainted with BB King. 271 more words


Chicago's Oldest African-American Oriented Radio Station Marks 50th Anniversary

CHICAGO (CBS) — It was 50 years ago this week that a legendary Chicago radio station took to the airwaves.

WVON is the oldest African-American oriented radio station in the city. 290 more words


Sam's Soul-Stirring Gospel

Last Sunday, I had the pleasure of appearing on Chicago radio station V-103 for the Battle of the Best with legendary broadcaster Herb Kent. The “Battle” is a competition featuring music by two artists, one selected by Kent and the other one chosen by the guest. 728 more words

Rhythm And Blues

The Temptations: My Quintessential Quintet

My all-time favorite musical group is the Temptations. Although the lineup has changed over the decades,  Eddie Kendricks, Otis Williams, Melvin Franklin, David Ruffin and Paul Williams (no relation to Otis) are the men that first come to mind. 564 more words

Rhythm And Blues

'Soul Train' Creator Don Cornelius Honored At Memorial

CHICAGO (CBS) — Friends and family members got together Wednesday night for a love-filled goodbye to “Soul Train” creator and Chicago native Don Cornelius.

As CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports, Cornelius’s friends and fans lifted their voices in soulful tribute to a man they say used a simple show to help change the lives and attitudes of a nation. 369 more words


Lakeside – It’s All The Way Live; Shot Of Love

I’d never heard this joint before today. Herb Kent put me on.

So Busy We Almost Forgot It Happened

NBC/UNIVISION threw a Light On The South Side party at the historic Bronzeville Parkway Ballroom last night. It was insane. I’ve never seen so many beautiful people in one room. 68 more words

A Light On The Southside