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  • Bill Withers, Hall of Fame Soul Singer dead at 81 April 3, 2020 Grammy-winning mellifluous vocalist behind “Lean on Me,” “Lovely Day,” and “Ain’t No Sunshine” succumbs to heart complications By ANDY GREENE Bill Withers, the soul legend who penned timeless songs like “Lean on Me,” “Lovely Day,” and “Ain’t No Sunshine,” died Monday from heart complications in Los Angeles. He was 81. “We are devastated by the loss of our beloved, devoted husband and father,” his family said in a statement. “A solitary man with ... Read More
  • Reggae Singer and Song Writer Bob Andy Dies at 75 March 27, 2020 Bob Andy, the reggae vocalist who performed a hit version of Young, Gifted and Black as part of the duo Bob and Marcia, has died aged 75 after a short illness. His death was confirmed by his collaborator on that song, Marcia Griffiths, who told the Jamaica Observer he died at 8am on Friday 27 March. Bob & Marcia reached No 5 in the UK in 1970 with Young, Gifted and Black, ... Read More
  • 9/22/2019 Junior and Georgie January 24, 2020 ARTISTS TITLES   COMMENTS   JUNIOR   DEAN FRAZIER IN MY TIME   JOHNNY TAYLOR PLAY SOMETHIN’ PRETTY   LOU RAWLS I GO CRAZY   LAKESIDE IF I DID’NT HAVE YOU   WATERS I JUST WANT TO BE THE ONE IN YOUR LIFE BREAK DEBBIE GORDON I’M STILL IN LOVE WITH YOU * LEGEND RAINY NIGHT IN GEORGIA   GRADY TATE FREEDOM FOR THE STALLION   GERALD ALSTON SEND FOR ME * CISSY HOUSTON BE MY BABY   KATIE WEBSTER NEVER LET ME GO     CD GEORGIE   JAY ABBOTT LA TANYA   STAN GETZ BLOWING IN THE WIND   CELENE DION YOU MAKE ME FEEL LIKE A NATURAL WOMAN   JEAN PLUM YOU ASK ME   ROZETTA JOHNSON WHO ARE YOU GONNA LOVE   MARVIN ... Read More
  • 9/15/2019 Clayton and Greg January 24, 2020 ARTISTS TITLES   COMMENTS   CLAYTON   BERT KEYES PEACE OF MIND   CHARLIE MCKOY COLD COLD WORLD   FREDDY ANISFIELD PRINCESS OF THE PALACE OF ICE   THE DELLS DOES ANYBODY KNOW I’M HERE   IVA ZANNICHI SENZA CATENE (UNCHAINED MELODY)   THE CONCEPTS BLUE SEAS   STEVE ROSSI MR JONES I LOVE YOUR DAUGHTER   BOB CONRAD LOVE YOU   JOHNNY NASH OL MAN RIVER   JOHNNY NASH KISSES   SARAH VAUGHAN THE ENCHANTED WALL * RANDY LEE YOUNG DAYS   AL MACARTHUR HIS TRUE LOVE FOR YOU   COSMO SOFT AND PRETTY   TONY MIDDLETON DRIFTING * KYLO TURNER I KEEP THINKING OF YOU   JIMMY BREEDLOVE MY GUARDIAN ANGEL   RICHARD ROUNDTREE THIS MAGIC MOMENT   RONNY DOUGLAS YOU’LL COME BACK   TONY WILLIAMS WHEN I HAD YOU   DURAND JONES PUT A ... Read More
  • SPECIAL NEW YEARS DAY 2020 SHOW : – Live Video Show – Hosted By Aubrey Stumpy Grant – Guest DJ: – *** Stumpy *** – Elmont, Long Island New York December 31, 2018 SPECIAL NEW YEARS DAY 2020 SHOW : – Live Video Show – Hosted By Aubrey Stumpy Grant – Guest DJ: – *** Stumpy *** – Elmont, Long Island New York Read More
  • Prince Buster Obituary September 9, 2016 It was boxing ability as much as musical talent that helped Prince Buster become a key figure in the birth of Jamaican ska music. During the mid-1950s Buster, who has died aged 78, sang in a number of small-time bands in the island’s capital, Kingston. But he also had a promising career as a street fighting boxer, and it was his reputation as a quick-witted and assertive gang leader that ... Read More
  • Felix Bennett Has Passed Away August 24, 2016 Felix “Deadly Headley” Bennett, a prolific saxophonist who played on Bob Marley’s first song, died on Sunday at age 85. His daughter, Carol Bennett, said he passed away at home in Rollington Town, East Kingston. He had suffered from hypertension for years and was recently diagnosed with prostate cancer. Born in Central Kingston, Bennett learned music at the Alpha Boys School. Leaving after 12 years at age 16, he played in ... Read More
  • The Music Diaries: Early Jamaican Record Producers Played Vital Role May 4, 2016 Whenever the title ‘Record Producer’ is mentioned in early Jamaican music, the names that comes most readily to mind are Clement Dodd of Studio 1, Duke Reid of Treasure Isle Studios, Leslie Kong and his Beverley’s records label, Prince Buster and his ‘Voice of the people’ label, Bunny Lee who distributed his productions on ‘Striker’ and other labels, and Sonia Pottinger, the only female in that business at the time. ... Read More