Otis Blackwell To Be Inducted Into Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame announced it’s 2010 inductees yesterday (December 15, 2009) and…

Aretha Franklin Tapped For 41st Annual Jazz Fest

By Gentle Jones The New Orleans Jazz Fest has announced the 2010 line up today (December…

Motown Locks Up Top 3 Positions On Pop Chart

Motown became the first label in history to lock down the #1, #2 and #3 positions…

Dinah Washington Dies Of Overdose

The young life of Dinah Washington came to and end today (December 14, 1963). The singer…

Gil Scott Heron On Saturday Night Live With Richard Pryor

Richard Pryor became the first African-American to host Saturday Night Live on December 13, 1975. Pryor’s…

The Moonglows – Blue Velvet

The Moonglows recorded their version of “Blue Velvet” today (December 13, 1956.) The Moonglows were headed…

Kenny Gamble Track Featured In 110th Army/Navy Game

Just a month since its dedication to battle homelessness among veterans, “I Am An American,” the…

Grammy’s Honor Honeyboy Edwards With Special Merit Award

The Recording Academy announced its Special Merit Awards today (December 10, 2010). This year’s recipients include…