Jimmy Ruffin

Forget The Brokenhearted Jimmy Ruffin and Remember The Eccles Cake Connoisseur

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Marvin Gaye Singing National Anthem at The NBA All Star Game

Feb. 13, 2014 by

Marvin Gaye appeared at The Forum in Los Angeles today (February 13, 1983), where he delivered his legendary version of “The Star Spangled Banner.” The tune inspired Julius “Dr. J” Erving to take home MVP honors. After the game, Julius

Rick James

Happy Birthday Rick James; An Early History

Feb. 11, 2014 by

Legendary R&B singer and punk funk pioneer Rick James was born today (February 1, 1948) in Buffalo, New York. Rick James was born James Ambrose Johnson. He was raised by his mother in a family of eight boys and four

The Hit Man: Eddie Kendricks

The Hit Man: Eddie Kendricks

Feb. 10, 2014 by

By Gentle Jones Eddie Kendricks (Edward James Kendrick) was born today (December 17, 1939) in Union Springs, Alabama to Johnny and Lee Bell Kendrick. Kendricks moved to Detroit at 18 and started a singing group The Primes which performed Doo-Wop

The Temptations

GOSPSOUL: The Temptations Performing “When The Saints Go Marchin’ In”

Feb. 10, 2014 by

The Temptations made an appearance on the hit series “Shindig” today (February 10, 1965), where they performed the Gospel number, “When The Saints Go Marchin’ In.” “Shindig” was a variety show that aired on ABC from September 16, 1964 until