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Weekend Open Thread | RIP, Lamont Dozier

I thought that we would take this weekend to remember Lamont Dozier, who passed away this week at the age of 81. Lamont Dozier, who helped define the Motown sound, dies at 81 By Brian Murphy August 9, 2022 at … Continue reading

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Weekend Open Thread

Good Morning. I hope that you are enjoying this weekend fully vaccinated, with family and friends. Awe😍🤗 I was so excited when someone told me that Lil Nas X had done my song #Jolene. I had to find it and … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Bad News Can Wait. Just Want To Enjoy Some Happiness

Last night’s Verzuz between Patti LaBelle and Gladys Knight was something I didn’t even know that I needed.😪😪😍😍 The music, of course was wonderful, but it was the stories. Them being everyone’s Black Auntie…I miss that in my own life.😪😪 … Continue reading

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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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