Posts tagged "Ronald Isley"
bLISTerd: The Best Songs By The Isley Brothers*

bLISTerd: The Best Songs By The Isley Brothers*

Listen to this playlist…before you have to catch a case!

Mr. Biggs Is Back!: Check Out Ronald Isley's "Dinner & A Movie"

Mr. Biggs Is Back!: Check Out Ronald Isley’s “Dinner & A Movie”

Six decades in the music industry, and the man still has it. Check out Ron Isley’s latest.

Ron Isley & Lauryn Hill Make Beautiful Music Together on “Close to You”

Some songs are impossible to mess up. I feel like Burt Bacharach’s “(They Long to Be) Close to You” is one such song-a timeless standard. I first heard the song back when I was a little kid, as performed by Diana Ross, and my collection has grown to include the most popular version by The Carpenters, as well as versions by Jody Watley (as part of a Carpenters medley) and Gerald LeVert (quite possibly my favorite version of the tune, […]

Blerd Appreciation: TVOne’s “Unsung”

Everyone has a story, they say. It seems that some of the more interesting life stories are those of celebrities. Actually, that’s not true-I know some regular people whose life stories would knock your socks off. So it’s probably better to say that celebrities have the forum by which they can have their stories told. It would be very easy to call the TVOne Network’s series “Unsung” an R&B version of VH-1’s “Behind the Music”. Truthfully, it kind of *is*. […]