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
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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
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
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
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