Thursday Throwback: Isaac Hayes

Over forty years after the release of Isaac Hayes’ double album, the soundtrack from the feature film Shaft, people still quote the famous lyric “They say this cat Shaft is a bad motha’…shut yo’ mouth!” It’s really no surprise.  The […]

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Thursday Throwback – Jerry Butler

Although he was a successful solo artist, Jerry Butler was originally a member of the legendary group The Impressions, which he formed in Chicago, Illinois

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Thursday Throwback: Carl Carlton

If you’re having a 70s or an 80s party you can’t go wrong playing a Carl Carlton song.  Although he only had a couple of

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Thursday Throwback – Patrice Rushen

Ever since she was able to put her little “baby fingers” on the piano keys, Patrice Rushen has been making music--hence the name of her


Thursday Throwback: Johnny Nash

Mention the name Johnny Nash, and it may or may not ring a bell.  His music, however, has impacted both fans and musical artists for


Thursday Throwback – Jermaine Jackson

This week’s throwback artist really needs no introduction.  We’re all familiar with Jermaine Jackson, big brother of pop superstar Michael Jackson and a member of


Thursday Throwback – The Pointer Sisters

The Pointer Sisters sometimes get lost in the shuffle of “girl groups” from back in the day, but the ladies from Oakland, CA have been

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Thursday Throwback – Whitney Houston

[caption id="attachment_13213" align="alignleft" width="254" caption="See more photos of Whitney Houston featured on Soul Train here"][/caption] Twenty-seven years ago, an artist hit the airwaves with an album


Thursday Throwback: Earth, Wind and Fire

It was 1969 when Maurice White formed The Salty Peppers, soon to become Earth, Wind and Fire.  In 1971 and ’72 the band released a

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Thursday Throwback: The Moments

The music of The Moments is synonymous with the sound of classic soul.  The group originally formed in Washington, D.C. in the mid 1960s and

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