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: 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: Color Me Badd – I Wanna Sex You Up

SONG OF THE DAY Color Me Badd I Wanna Sex You Up Color Me Badd, formed in 1987, found commercial success in 1991 with a string of hit singles from their debut album C.M.B: “I Wanna Sex You Up,” “I Adore Mi Amor, ” “All 4 Love,” “Thinkin’ Back,” and “Slow Motion.”   “I Wanna…

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SONG OF THE DAY: Evelyn “Champagne” – King Love Come Down

SONG OF THE DAY Evelyn “Champagne” King Love Come Down Evelyn King first came to fame with the million-selling '70s disco smashes "Shame" and "I Don't Know if It's Right." Before she rose to fame, she was a cleaning woman with her mother in Philadelphia to make ends meet. While working one night at Philadelphia…

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SONG OF THE DAY: Bobby Caldwell – What You Won’t Do For Love

SONG OF THE DAY Bobby Caldwell What You Won’t Do For Love After gaining a reputation in Miami, Florida clubs as a talented musician, Bobby Caldwell was signed to an exclusive contract with TK Records (associated with KC and The Sunshine Band) in 1978. Caldwell recorded his debut album, Bobby Caldwell, but went back into…

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SONG OF THE DAY: Tony! Toni! Toné – Feels Good

SONG OF THE DAY Tony! Toni! Toné Feels Good The original R&B/soul group consisted of Dwayne Wiggins on lead vocals and guitar, his brother Raphael Saadiq on lead vocals and bass, and their cousin Timothy Christian Riley on drums and keyboards.   “Feels Good,” written and produced by the band, was their first chart topper,…

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SONG OF THE DAY: Sam Smith – Stay With Me

SONG OF THE DAY Sam Smith Stay With Me Massive voices like Whitney Houston, Chaka Khan and Mariah Carey influenced the 23-year-old Londoner Sam Smith. He got his breakthrough as a vocal feature on Disclosure record “Latch,” which they performed on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon in 2014. (credit: Wikipedia) The US started to really…

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