R&B

Whitney Houston (Arista, 1985)

Best Sellers From The ’80s: Whitney Houston’s Debut Album

(Note: Whitney Houston died Saturday, Feb. 11 at age 48.) Though she brought inimitable talent, strong pedigree and the enthusiasm of Clive Davis to her first recording sessions, [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Whitney Houston[/lastfm] initially wasn’t of interest […]

02/12/2012

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Legendary Blues And R&B Singer Etta James Passes Away At 73

Sad news in the music world today, CNN reports that legendary singer [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Etta James[/lastfm] has passed away at the age of 73 in a hospital in Riverside, according to her friend and manager, Lupe […]

01/20/2012

Ahmet Ertegun and Mick Jagger (Courtesy of Jean Pigozzi)

“The Last Sultan” Profiles Atlantic Records Founder Ahmet Ertegun – Vintage Photos

Founded in 1947 by Turkish-American brothers Nesuhi and Ahmet Ertegun, Atlantic Records was one of the pioneering labels in R&B, jazz, and later, rock ‘n roll. Artists the label signed and/or recorded over the years […]

11/09/2011

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The Top 10 Most Soulful National Anthem Performances!

With Independence Day coming up, we’ve put together some of the most soulful national anthem performances in our time! Check out patriotic performances from divas such as [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Keyshia Cole[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Whitney Houston[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Keri […]

06/30/2011

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