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Will you people leave the Americanos alone?

It is said to be the most popular coffee drink in the world, after the standard Italian espresso shots.

It is said to be of ‘indeterminate origin’ when in the World War II the American soldiers posted in Italy were diluting their espresso shots in an attempt to make the coffee less strong. 469 more words


“GRAMMY Salute to Music Legends” will air Friday, Oct. 14 from 9–11:30 p.m. EST on PBS. Presented by the Recording Academy, the salute is a special all-star concert offering a primetime spotlight for The Academy’s 2016 Special Merit Awards recipients. 109 more words


Classic Music Review: Ruth Brown: The Essentials

When you see all those iconic photos of Johnnies marching home into the arms of bobbed-hair damsels at the end of WWII, you might be tempted to believe that the joy of homecoming led to a blessedly peaceful, happy time in the good ol’ U. 4,064 more words


Unfortunately, the young generation, who I believe have their own place in the sun like I had mine; but I wish it was possible there were other ways to have them understand this music was here before they came, and the reason that it was here. 6 more words

Ruth Brown

Too Many Men

“Too Many Men,” recorded in 1953 by Ruth Brown with Taft Jordan (trumpet), Sam Taylor (tenor sax), Ernest “Pinky” Williams (baritone sax), Hank Jones (piano),  55 more words


Further Casting Confirmed for Dreamgirls

It has been confirmed that Ruth Brown and Karen Mav will alternate the role of Effie White, when Amber Riley is scheduled not to appear.  486 more words