Alan Freed: Hail, Hail, Mr. Rock & Roll

The legendary disc jockey's life explored.

Happy Birthday Jesse Belvin

One of the greatest songwriters celebrates his birthday.

5 Royales Sue “Royals” For Stealing Name And Concert Proceeds

The 5 Royales take it to their legal beef to court.

Frankie Lymon Dead Of Heroin Overdose

Former teen sensation Frankie Lymon of The Teenagers was found dead today (February 27, 1968) The…

Cornell Gunter Of The Coasters Murdered Near Las Vegas Strip

Cornelius (Cornell) Gunter, one of the lead singers of The Coasters, was shot in the head…

JACKIE WILSON DEAD; BODY GUARDED ROUND THE CLOCK

Jackie Wilson died today (January 21, 1984) in Mount Holly, New Jersey. Wilson had been comatose…

R.I.P. Curtis Mayfield: How The IRS Created A Legendary Career

R&B icon Curtis Mayfield died today (December 26, 1999) in Roswell, Georgia. Mayfield had been in…

Male Members of The Platters Beat Prostitution Charges

The four male members of The Platters were aquitted of prostitution charges today (December 10, 1959).…