WJZ-TV Announces Buddy Deane Show Off The Air in January

Today (December 21, 1963,) Baltimore TV station WJZ-TV announced in Billboard magazine that they were cancelling…

The Clovers – One Mint Julep

The Clovers hit the studio today (December 17, 1951) to record their R&B classic, One Mint…

Billy Paul: The Devil and Mrs. Jones

Today (December 16, 1972) R&B singer Billy Paul’s seminal hit record “Me and Mrs. Jones” was…

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…