Dinah Washington, Nat “King” Cole Win At First Televised Grammy Awards

Nov. 29, 2012 by

A number of black musicians took home awards during the 2nd Annual Grammy Awards, which were held today (November 29, 1959). The 2nd Annual Grammy Awards were hosted by Meredith Wilson. Jazz artist Duke Ellington was the big winner, taking


Dinah Washington Dies Of Overdose

Dec. 14, 2009 by

The young life of Dinah Washington came to and end today (December 14, 1963). The singer was found dead from an overdose on presecription sleeping pills by husband Dick “Night Train” Lane, a pro football player. The pair had been