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 hitting the charts since the release of their self-titled debut album in 1973 with the […]

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See more photos of Whitney Houston featured on Soul Train here

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

The Moments

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


Thursday Throwback – Joe Tex

Before rap tunes from Kurtis Blow, The Sugarhill Gang, and Doug E. Fresh became the classic hip hop of the 1980s, soul singer Joe Tex


Thursday Throwback: Joe Simon

Only the serious old school fan will mention soul singer Joe Simon in conversations about classic R&B.  Even writers and historians often omit his name


Thursday Throwback – Billy Preston

Billy Preston is among the music world’s most gifted musicians as well as an often underrated influence on modern music. The Houston native was a

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Thursday Throwback – Curtis Mayfield

Many times in feature films, the soundtrack is a secondary item, a mere musical afterthought to accompany the film.  Sure, there’s usually a memorable song

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Thursday Throwback – Barry White

When one thinks ‘deep bass voice and love songs,’ the name Barry White is usually the first to come to mind.  White’s career boasts a


Thursday Throwback – B.T. Express

The band B.T. Express hails from Brooklyn, New York, and was a part of the local music scene as the The King Davis House Rockers. 

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