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Tuesday Open Thread |Just Because I Love Them: Patti LaBelle

Today, we love Patti LaBelle.

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Monday Open Thread |Just Because I Love Them: Gladys Knight

I couldn’t think of a theme for this week. So, I’m gonna give you a week of women that I simply love. Today is Gladys Knight.    

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Sunday Open Thread

I hope you’re enjoying this weekend with family and friends. HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY!!!!

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Saturday Open Thread

I hope you’re enjoying this weekend with family and friends. Published on May 6, 2016 Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that’s happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue and beyond. This week, the Vice President rounded out … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread | Jazz Week: Miles Davis

Today’s Jazz figure really needs no introduction: Miles Davis.   BIOGRAPHY Miles Davis – legendary trumpeter and bandleader, explorer of unknown musical paths and enduring icon of hip – would be celebrating his 90th birthday this year had he not … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread | Jazz Week: Abbey Lincoln

Today’s Jazz Figure is Abbey Lincoln. From Lincoln’s Obituary in the Guardian: If Abbey Lincoln was overwhelmed by the responsibility of being proclaimed “the last of the jazz singers”, she never let it show. As her great contemporaries and principal … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | Jazz Week: Dinah Washington

Today’s Jazz Figure is Dinah Washington. Dinah Washington skirted the boundaries of blues, jazz and popular music, becoming the most popular black female recording artist of the Fifties. Dinah Washington was born Ruth Lee Jones on August 29, 1924, in … Continue reading

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