SONG OF THE DAY: Tom Jones – She’s a Lady

SONG OF THE DAY Tom Jones, She’s a Lady   Tom Jones, was born in South Wales and enjoyed singing at a young age. Often found singing at weddings, family gatherings and his school choir. Jones' bluesy singing style developed out of the sound of American soul music. His early influences included Little Richard, Solomon…

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SONG OF THE DAY : Tina Turner – What’s Love Got to Do with It

SONG OF THE DAY Tina Turner, What’s Love Got to Do with It Tina Turner, born Annie Mae Bullock in Tennessee, began singing as a teen, and joined Ike Turner’s touring show as a backup vocalist. At the age of 20, Turner was the star of the show, the attention-grabbing focal point for an incredibly…

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SONG OF THE DAY: Joe – I Wanna Know

SONG OF THE DAY Joe, I Wanna Know   “I Wanna Know” is the first single from Joe’s 1999 album My Name Is Joe. The single was a huge hit across the U.S. reaching number four on the Billboard Hot 100 and number two on the R&B/Hip-Hop chart. Photo Credit: Wikipedia The 1999 triple-platinum album…

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SONG OF THE DAY: Heavy D & The Boyz featuring Aaron Hall – Now That We Found Love

SONG OF THE DAY Heavy D & The Boyz featuring Aaron Hall, Now That We Found Love Originally recorded by The O’Jays for their album Ship Ahoy (1973), “Now That We Found Love” got a hip-hop, new jack swing remix when it was released by Heavy D & The Boyz in 1991. The song can…

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SONG OF THE DAY: Al B. Sure! – Nite and Day

SONG OF THE DAY Al B. Sure!, Nite and Day   Al B. Sure!, born Albert Brown III, rejected an athletic scholarship to the University of Iowa to pursue a music career. In 1987, it paid off when Quincy Jones selected Brown as the first winner of the Sony Innovators Talent Search. Subsequently, Brown went…

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SONG OF THE DAY: Tevin Campbell – Can We Talk?

SONG OF THE DAY Tevin Campbell, Can We Talk? An 11-year-old Tevin Campbell auditioned for a famous jazz musician in 1988 that eventually lead to a record deal with Warner Brother Records. After collaborating with the likes of Prince, Quincy Jones and Boys II Men, Campbell was finally set to release his debut album T.E.V.I.N…

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SONG OF THE DAY: Johnny Kemp – Just Got Paid

SONG OF THE DAY Johnny Kemp, Just Got Paid Jonathan “Johnny” Kemp, began singing in nightclubs in his hometown of Nassau, Bahamas, when he was only 13. He moved to Harlem in 1979, developing his other talents as a dancer, songwriter, and actor. His self-titled debut album was a minor hit but his commercial success…

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SONG OF THE DAY: Common – Testify

SONG OF THE DAY Common Testify “Testify” was the fourth single from Common’s album Be and received four Grammy nominations in 2006, including Best Rap Solo Performance. This incredible piece of hip-hop storytelling was recorded in 2005 and was produced and co-written by Kanye West. West sampled vocals from "Innocent Til Proven Guilty" by Honey…

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