Jackie Wilson Busted Over 1959 Contract, Attempts To Escape Through Window

Singer Jackie Wilson was arrested, after attempting to escape from the Kiel Auditorium in St. Louis,…

Merv Griffin Gets Into Soul Music With Stax

Legendary television producer Merv Griffin jumped into the soul music business with Stax Records, via a…

Lou Rawls Hits #1 With “Love’s A Hurtin’ Thing”

Gospel/soul singer Lou Rawls hit number one today (November 12, 1966) with the song “Love is…

O.C. Smith Hit With $108,000 Lawsuit After Attempting To Buy Out Manager

Singer O.C. Smith was hit with $100,000 lawsuit today (November 6, 1971), claiming he owed his…