Posts tagged "Lisa Stansfield"
bLISTerd: The 100 Best R&B Songs of the ’90s (#40-#31)

bLISTerd: The 100 Best R&B Songs of the ’90s (#40-#31)

The top 40 of our R&B list is upon us! Groove to some classics by Lisa Stansfield, Bell Biv DeVoe, and have a double dose of En Vogue!

Blerd Appreciation: Lisa Stansfield

I think everyone has figured out at this point that the folks across the pond can do soul music just as well as we Americans can. Even though there’s never been a huge British R&B act in terms of sustaining a major level of success, artists ranging from Jamiroquai to Soul II Soul to Swing Out Sister have plugged along for decades and managed to score a handful of hits along the way. One of the biggest Brit soul acts […]

Blerd’s Notes: A Guide to the Music of George Michael (Part Two)

You can check out Part One here . When Wham! dissolved in 1986, there rally wasn’t any doubt that George Michael was going to become a megastar on his own. After all, the general perception was that he was Wham!, anyway. With that said-I don’t know how many folks would have figured that George would (however briefly) find himself on the same level as American icons like Michael, Madonna and Prince, which is to say that he was not just an […]