The 80s: Debbie Deb

Singer Debbie Deb was part of the freestyle movement of the 1980s, a unique combination of dance, hip-hop and electronica with a Latin influence which continues to find its way in today’s pop, R&B and hip-hop.  Deb was born in […]

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Thursday Throwback – L.T.D.

The title of the song “Love Ballad” is pretty self-explanatory.  It’s a ballad about love…can’t get much simpler than that. The song is by the band L.T.D.,


Thursday Throwback: Luther Vandross

In 1981, Luther Vandross hit the scene with his debut album, Never Too Much.  The singer had spent well over ten years honing his craft


Thursday Throwback: The Jackson 5

It’s a big deal when a musical group debuts with a number one song.  It’s an even bigger deal when the lead singer is only


Thursday Throwback – The Staple Singers

No old school record collection would be complete without at least one album from The Staple Singers; and picking just one would be a tough


Thursday Throwback – The O’Jays

Nothing kicks off the weekend like a good song, and over the decades there have been plenty of weekend jams to go around.  In 2000,


Thursday Throwback: Gladys Knight and the Pips

The song “I Heard It Through The Grapevine” had to go through a bit of transformation to become the old school standard it is today. 


Thursday Throwback: The Isley Brothers

The list of artists who have recorded music by the legendary Isley Brothers could go on and on.  Artists across the globe and of multiple


Thursday Throwback: Funkadelic

If you’re even remotely familiar with old school funk/rock or R&B, then you’re no stranger to the group Funkadelic, the brainchild of funk master George


Thursday Throwback: The Originals

Even if you’re not familiar with the music of The Originals, if you’re an old school fan, you’ve probably heard their voices on some classic

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