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Soul Man On Ice (Jerry Butler)

In the mid-1950s in Cabrini-Green on the North side of Chicago 2 school friends, part of the Northern Jubilee Gospel Singers, were looking to get serious about their music. 1,034 more words


Tune wedgie: "Hey Western Union Man, Send a Moneegram..."

This is still my favorite Jerry Butler jam. It is a powerful hit record. Powerful. Did you know that he and the late Curtis Mayfield were together as part of the dynamic 1960s- early 1970s group, “The Impressions”?   643 more words

New Music Revu



Growing up in Philadelphia, Jerry Ross dreamt of becoming a trumpeter and singer. While this dreams never came quite true, Jerry went on to live the dream musically.  2,007 more words

Philadelphia Soul

You should get the 'piranha ribs' from this Atlanta restaurant on your radar

It is not unusual to find exotic dishes on menus all over town. But when we noticed the “piranha ribs” at The Lawrence in Midtown, we wondered if the chef was playing with us. 393 more words

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Ain't Understanding Mellow - Jerry Butler and Brenda Lee Eager

Chart Position: 21

  • Lead vocals: Jerry Butler and Brenda Lee Eager
  • Written by Hirscholt Polk and Homer Talbert
  • Produced by Gerald Sims and Jerry Butler…
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Top 40 Records

Brett Jolly's Daily Thought ("At what point do you decide to move on?")

My friend who I record with on occasion called me yesterday. For years I had known him and his wife. They had a great home together, and even though I often saw small clashes between them I just figured that they were only little “imperfections” that they would manage to overcome. 588 more words

Covered: Snow

Another new feature for 2016! (I’m just gonna keep saying that, and hopefully one of these will stick.) Let’s pick a bunch of albums to play based on how situationally appropriate the cover art is. 492 more words