Posts tagged "R&B"

Today in Music History: Johnnie Taylor / Robert Quine

Today in Music History: Rudy Lewis / Drifters

On this date forty-seven years ago, Drifters lead singer Rudy Lewis dies at twenty-eight either from a drug overdose or from choking to death after binge eating.  The group was set to record Under the Boardwalk the next day.  Former backup singer Johnny Moore was brought in to sing lead.  Here’s one classic that Rudy... Read more »

Today in Music History: TLC

On this date nine years ago today, TLC’S Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes is killed in a car crash in La Ceiba, Honduras.  She is thirty.  Here TLC perform their first big hit:       
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Today in Music History: George Michael

On this date twenty-three years ago, George Michael’s third single from his smash Faith album becomes his second chart-topping hit.  There would be two more   Here is the video:        
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