THE DRIFTERS RECORD FOUR HITS IN ONE SESSION

The Drifters hit the recording studio today (February 1, 1961), where they recorded four of their…

ARETHA FRANKLIN’S HUSBAND FLIPS OUT, SHOTS FIRED DURING DEBUT SESSION

Aretha Franklin was in Muscle Shoals, Alabama today (January 24, 1967), where she laid down her…

Aretha Franklin The First First Woman Inducted Into The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame

Aretha Franklin was the first woman to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of…

King Floyd Lands At #1: The Story Of “Groove Me”

Jackson, Mississippi native King Floyd was sitting at the top of the charts with his hit…

Solomon Burke Records Groundbreaking Song “Just Out Of Reach (Of My Two Open Arms)

R&B singer Solomon Burke recorded his groundbreaking song “Just Out of Reach (Of My Two Open…

Ray Charles Fined $10,000 For Possessing Heroin

Singer Ray Charles was sentenced to five years probation and fined $10,000 today (December 3, 1966),…

Ray Charles Hit With Paternity Suit In Los Angeles

Ray Charles is accused of abandoning his unborn child...

King Curtis Stabbed To Death In Harlem

King Curtis, Most Influential Sax Player in Music History, Stabbed To Death In Harlem