Monthly Archives: March 2015

Tuesday Open Thread | Otis Redding Jr. Week

More Otis! Check out the official Otis Redding Web site

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Monday Open Thread | Otis Redding Jr. Week

Happy Monday, Everyone! This week’s featured artist is Mr. Otis Redding Jr. He may have been a Georgia native, but the name Otis Redding will always be synonymous with Memphis, Tennessee. The music he made there has become among the … Continue reading

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Sunday Open Thread

I hope you’re enjoying this weekend with family and friends.

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Saturday Open Thread

I hope you’re enjoying this weekend with family and friends. Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that’s happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. This week, the President welcomed to the White House both student filmmakers and student … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread | The Baby Makers Week: John Legend

We end up our romance week with John Legend.   John Roger Stephens (born December 28, 1978), better known by his stage name John Legend, is an American singer, songwriter and actor. He has won nine Grammy Awards, one Golden … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread | The Baby Makers Week: Luther Vandross

Can’t have romance without Luther Vandross.   Luther Ronzoni Vandross, Jr.[1] (April 20, 1951 – July 1, 2005) was an American singer, songwriter and record producer. Throughout his career, Vandross was an in demand background vocalist for several different artists … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | The Baby Makers Week: Al Green

Today’s romancer is Al Green.   Albert “Al” Greene (born April 13, 1946), often known as The Reverend Al Green, is an American singer best known for recording a series of soul hit singles in the early 1970s, including “Tired … Continue reading

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