Tag Archives: music

We Have Lost 3 Musical Giants: Little Richard, Andre Harrell and Betty Wright😢😢🙏🙏

May they all Rest In Power. And, the legacy of the music they created will live on for many generations to come.    

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Friday Open Thread | Christmas Jams 2019

This song is by Ray Charles and appears on the album The Spirit Of Christmas (1985). Recorded in 1985, The Spirit of Christmas finds Ray Charles performing a variety of holiday favorites with vocal assistance from the Raelettes and an … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread | Christmas Jams 2019

Sleigh Ride” is a popular light orchestral piece composed by Leroy Anderson. The composer had the original idea for the piece during a heat wave in July 1946; he finished the work in February 1948. Lyrics, about a person who … Continue reading

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Weekend Open Thread | Remembering Jessye Norman-Trailblazer

Good Morning. I hope that you are enjoying this weekend with family and friends. Today I thought that we would remember Black American Trailblazer Jessye Norman, who passed away this week at the age of 74.    

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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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Saturday Open Thread | Oliver N’Goma | Barre

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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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Sunday Open Thread

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

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Saturday Open Thread | Oliver N’Goma | Nge

Oliver N’Goma was a Gabonese afro-zouk and soukous singer and guitarist. Nicknamed “Noli,” he was born in Mayumba in south-west Gabon in 1959. He is best known for his 1989 song Bane, which was popularized by Radio Africa N.1 and … Continue reading

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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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