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  • Berry Gordy and Gamble & Huff Speak on Dick Clark’s Death

    Apr 19, 12 by EurPublisher 2 Comments

    Berry Gordy: “I’m saddened and devastated over the loss of my dear friend, Dick Clark.   We were friends for over 50 years.  My thoughts and condolences go out to his family, especially his wonderful wife, Kari, who took such incredible care of him always. Dick was always there for me and Motown, even before there […]

  • Gamble & Huff, Berry Gordy on the Death of Nick Ashford

    Aug 23, 11 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *Legendary R&B production team Kenneth Gamble and Leon Huff, and Motown founder Berry Gordy have released statements on the passing of Nick Ashford. The songwriter, who along with wife, Valerie Simpson, wrote some of Motown’s biggest hits, died in a New York City hospital, said publicist Liz Rosenberg, who was Mr. Ashford’s longtime friend. He […]

  • Diddy, Sheila E., Mary J., More Remember Teena Marie

    Dec 27, 10 by EURPublisher01 3 Comments

    *The sudden death of Teena Marie has generated shock and sadness among her fans and friends in the music industry, many of whom took to Twitter to share memories and express condolences, reports MTV. Diddy tweeted: “R.I.P Teena Marie. God Bless. Damn I just saw her the other day.” Mary J. Blige also took to […]

  • Gamble & Huff Receive Pioneer Award at Nat’l Assoc of Black Owned Broadcasters (NABOB) Dinner

    Mar 31, 10 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *It was a nostalgic walk down memory lane as the Philly Soul Sound was feted at the Omni-Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C.   The power brokers of urban radio and television came together to celebrate, music icons Kenny Gamble & Leon Huff, the architects of that sophisticated soul genre that produced hits ranging from The […]

  • Thousands Remember Teddy Pendergrass In Memorial Service Saturday

    Jan 23, 10 by EurPublisher 1 Comment

    *About 4,000 thousand people paid their respects to R&B legend Teddy Pendergrass at a memorial service Saturday in Philadelphia. A 200-member gospel choir sang at the service. Also, Melba Moore, Tyrese and others including Musiq Soulchild, Bunny Sigler, Gerald Alston and Lyfe Jennings, performed. “He was the first to show it’s good to be sexy […]

  • Teddy Pendergrass Dies: Legendary soul singer was 59

    Jan 14, 10 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *On Wednesday, Teddy Pendergrass, considered by many as the ultimate male soul singer died in Philadelphia at the age of 59. The singer’s son, Teddy Pendergrass II, said his father passed away at a hospital in suburban Philadelphia. The singer underwent colon cancer surgery eight months ago and had “a difficult recovery,” his son said. […]