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Sunday Open Thread

Good Morning. I hope that you are enjoying this weekend with family and friends.

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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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Tuesday Open Thread |Our Gems Week: Dinah Washington

We continue Our Gems Week with Dinah Washington.   Dinah Washington (born Ruth Lee Jones; August 29, 1924 – December 14, 1963), was an American singer and pianist, who has been cited as “the most popular black female recording artist … Continue reading

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