Tag Archives: R&B legend

  • Steven Ivory: ‘Tonight’ Has Come: Bobby Womack is Gone

    Jul 1, 14 by blueolive Comments Off


    *“Mannn, when you gon’ put on some weight?” That was Bobby Womack greeting me the last time I saw him, one afternoon about six years ago, at Los Angeles’ Farmer’s Market. He was seated at one of the outdoor tables over a bowl of gumbo with cornbread that he’d crumbled up and sprinkled on top. […]

  • Exclusive Audio Interview: Millie Jackson Uncensored & Unsung

    Feb 6, 12 by LaRita Shelby 1 Comment


    *Risqué’ could have Millie Jackson’s middle name. She pushed the envelope and broke lady like stereotypes as early as 1971 when her first release “A Child Of God (It’s Hard to Believe)” was pulled from the air.  Let’s just say, it wasn’t gospel and from the start Millie wasn’t governed by anyone’s rules other than […]