Tag Archives: Doo Wop

  • People of Note: Doo-Wop Returns to Lehman Center in 2015

    Jan 15, 15 by Deardra Shuler Leave a comment

    *Doo-wop is a genre of harmonizing vocals that came out of cities like New York, Philadelphia, Newark and Detroit, et al. A music style birthed out of African American neighborhoods initially in the 1940s, Doo-wop gained popularity in the 1950s and early ’60s, even attracting Italian groups who shared a love for the music. Built […]

  • Steven Ivory: Augie Johnson was Here

    Oct 14, 14 by blueolive Comments Off on Steven Ivory: Augie Johnson was Here

    *A little more than a week ago, while at the fifth annual Legends & Icons Picnic–a gathering of veteran black music industry executives, artists and media people—I ran into singer/ songwriter/producer August “Augie” Johnson, leader of the ‘70s vocal group, Side Effect. “I see you on ‘Unsung’ all the time,” Augie said in the middle […]

  • Photos & Video: Lauryn Hill Already Back to Work After Having Child

    Jul 31, 11 by EurPublisher 10 Comments

    *Wow, Ms. Lauryn Hill didn’t waste any time getting back to work after having her 6th baby on July 23. Check out snaps of her (above and below) on stage Saturday at the LA Coliseum performing at the LA Rising Festival. Oh yeah, to say she looks fab would be an understatement. (See more photos […]

  • EUR On the Scene: Bee Bop, Doo Wop, Broadway and the Blues

    Jun 6, 11 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *Los Angeles – Black Music Month takes place each year in June. Former President Jimmy Carter, who on June 7, 1979, decreed that June would be the month of Black Music. Every President after Mr. Carter, have announced to Americans that we should celebrate Black Music Month. (wikipedia) Every June, America and the world celebrates […]