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The musical legends of Black History Month looks at the male vocalists

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We start with Michael Jackson. 'Thriller' has sold more than sixty million albums worldwide. He was nominated for thirty-eight Grammys, winning thirteen times.
The series of the great Black musicians continues with a look at the greatest Black male vocalists. There are so many that there’s not enough space to feature all of them. Some of the others not featured in the gallery include Lionel Richie, Isaac Hayes, Teddy Pendergrass, Bill Withers, Lou Rawls and Johnny Mathis, Here... Read more »

It's a great week to be Paul McCartney

It's a great week to be Paul McCartney
Paul McCartney had a special week. You may be thinking, when isn’t it a great time to be Sir Paul…and you’d be right. Sure, he’s had his times of despair. The death of wife #1, a messy divorce from wife #2 and the fans of Kanye West not knowing who he is, but all in... Read more »

Songs for going on a Donald Trump witch hunt

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Oh yeah...we are going on a "Witch Hunt". Should be a lot of fun. (Rush)
The Donald Trump Presidency¬†is just about four months old. Every day is something new. The investigation into the administration’s ties with Russia gets more intense. Wednesday, the Department of Justice appointed a Special Counsel to lead the investigation. Number 45 responded with a series of tweets that said no one has ever been treated more... Read more »
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Black History Month Music: The Legends From A-Z Part 1

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Louis Armstrong- One of the most important figures in the history of Jazz. You can make a case that there's never been a better musician in any form of music. He hits note you can't believe. Check out the last minute of "Ain't Misbehavin'"
February is Black History Month. Music is a big part of it. You can find great contributions in every genre of music. From Rock, Soul, Jazz, Blues, Hip-hop and even Country music. Here’s a mix of some of the great musicians. Today we’ll look at the first half of the alphabet…A through M. Tomorrow N-Z... Read more »
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