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  • ‘Unsung’: Gerald Levert, Angela Bofill, Six More for Summer 2012

    May 21, 12 by EURpublisher02 16 Comments


    *The story of psychedelic soul band Sly and the Family Stone kicks off a new 8-episode season of TV One’s “Unsung,” the NAACP Image Award-winning series celebrating the lives and careers of successful artists or groups who, despite great talent, have not received the level of recognition they deserve or whose stories have never been […]

  • We Remember: R&B Singer James Phelps Dies at 78

    Oct 27, 10 by EURPublisher01 3 Comments


    *Gospel and R&B singer James Phelps, who performed with such legendary soul artists as Lou Rawls and Sam Cooke, has died in Los Angeles. He was 78. Elder Lee M. Harris, who co-wrote an autobiography of Phelps (pictured below), said the singer died Tuesday at a Los Angeles hospital, apparently from complications of diabetes, reports […]

  • We Remember: ‘Sunny’ Singer Bobby Hebb Dies at 72

    Aug 4, 10 by EurPublisher 3 Comments


    *Bobby Hebb, whose pop song “Sunny” crossed racial and genre lines to become a huge hit, died Tuesday at a hospital in Nashville, officials said Tuesday. He was 72. A spokesman at Nashville Centennial Medical Center did not disclose the cause of death. Hebb, the son of black musicians who played city streets as “Hebb’s […]

  • Man Admits Starting Fire at Gamble & Huff Studio

    Jul 14, 10 by EurPublisher 2 Comments


    *A man has admitted setting fire to the offices of Philadelphia International Records, though his attorney says he was too drunk to remember doing it. Christopher Cimini pleaded guilty Tuesday to arson and related charges, reports the Associated Press. The former label home of Teddy Pendergrass, Patti LaBelle, Lou Rawls and the O’Jays was owned […]