It’s a brand new JCC podcast! We’re talking New Edition, Chaka, Ashford & Simpson, and SO much more!
1984 was an Oscars kinda year in R&B! The latest JCC podcast contains Prince, Stevie, Ray and more!
1982 was the year of Marvin and “Sexual Healing”, but as you’ll hear in the latest JCC podcast episode, his former label mates Diana and Stevie didn’t do so bad, either.
A new podcast is up! Get the warm bath ready, ’cause Smokey’s coming!
Make no mistake. Stevie’s still got it.
Stevie. That is all.
We continue our ranking of every #1 R&B song of the ’80s with Rick & Teena (but not together.)
Get that smug smile off your face…”I Just Called To Say I Love You” isn’t THAT bad.
Boz Scaggs pays tribute to a fine musical city with his latest album, “Memphis.”
TVOne’s documentary series “UnSung” is gearing up for season #6, and a 10-episode run is scheduled to begin right after we ring in 2012. If you are a fan of soul music, you need to be watching these excellently crafted documentaries, which concentrate on artist that haven’t really gotten their just due. Here’s a rundown of the latest group of subjects. Each episode promises to be filled with drama, tragedy and some fantastic music. Vesta Williams (January 2) A mainstay […]
I discovered music in the late Seventies/early Eighties, which might explain why one of my most meaningful celebrity encounters just happened to be meeting Ray Parker Jr. three or four years ago. The Detroit native lit up the charts with a string of pop and soul hits. He was also an in-demand producer (working with artists like Cheryl Lynn and Diana Ross) and cut his teeth as a guitarist for artists like Stevie Wonder and Barry White. Before he was […]