Tag Archives: the isley brothers

  • ‘Theme From Shaft’ Guitarist Skip Pitts Dies at 65

    May 2, 12 by EURpublisher02 5 Comments

    *You may not recognize his name, but you certainly know his signature wah-wah guitar – which powered such hits Isaac Hayes’ “Theme from Shaft” and The Isley Brothers’ hit “It’s Your Thing.” Musician Skip Pitts, who received guitar advice from his neighbor Bo Diddley as a kid growing up in Washington, died Tuesday at Methodist […]

  • THE (03-07-11) EURweb Free-4-All Page/Board

    Mar 7, 11 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment

    *Just like the headline says, this page/board is where you can discuss the stuff that we didn’t cover in today’s issue. (It’s sort of like feedback with a twist) Remember, NO name calling, racial taunting, graphic sex talk and vulgarity in general, PLEASE. ——– EUR MOTIVATIONAL NOTE “The best way to make your dreams come […]

  • New Hendrix Material Due in ‘Seattle Boy’ Box Set

    Sep 14, 10 by EurPublisher 4 Comments

    *A collection of live and unreleased Jimi Hendrix songs will see the light of day through a new box set titled “West Coast Seattle Boy – The Jimi Hendrix Anthology.” Due Nov. 15, the live tracks, demos and alternative takes of Hendrix tracks are spread across four CDs, with one disc dedicated to cover versions […]

  • Ron Isley Talks Prison, Taxes, R. Kelly, New Collabos, more

    Aug 30, 10 by EurPublisher 5 Comments

    *Ron Isley sat down with Vibe magazine to discuss his 37-month federal prison sentence for tax evasion, plans for a new album featuring the likes of Lauryn Hill, T.I. and Aretha Franklin, his relationship with R. Kelly and more… VIBE: How’d you bide your time while you were incarcerated? Ron Isley: My job was to […]

  • Shirelles Story May Be Headed to Broadway

    Jul 26, 10 by EurPublisher 6 Comments

    *Baby It’s You!, the musical about a New Jersey housewife who put the singing group The Shirelles on the map, is hoping for a Broadway run in winter 2011. The production focuses on Florence Greenberg, the New Jersey housewife who discovered the pop group and created a record label for new voices in the 1960s. […]

  • Ronald Isley Out of Jail, Recording New CD

    Apr 27, 10 by EurPublisher 15 Comments

    *R&B veteran Ronald Isley is fresh out of prison and headed back to the recording studio after serving a three-year sentence for tax evasion. In a recent radio interview, the Isley Brothers member said his next album will be an “all star” effort, featuring some of today’s popular acts as well as some veteran artists. […]