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Somewhere In Space I Hang Suspended

Last night, I was putting together a playlist of  R&B songs from 1977 that I found in this article from allmusic.com, when I noticed that one particular tune from that year wasn’t included. 555 more words

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Let It Be Me

“Let It Be Me” was written and originally recorded by Gilbert Bécaud as “Je t’appartiens,”with French lyrics by Pierre Delanoë. Manny Curtis penned the English lyrics, harmonized by… 49 more words

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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

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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

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SOME KINDA MAGIC-THE SONGS OF JERRY ROSS.

SOME KINDA MAGIC-THE SONGS OF JERRY ROSS.

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

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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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