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Dance music pioneer Patrick Adams has died at age 72 of unknown causes. His daughter Joi Sanchez announced his passing on Facebook. The musician started out as a member of The Sparks which was an R&B group that performed cover songs. By the ’70s Adams was producing classic songs forContinue Reading

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Grace Jones

Grace Jones’s sixth studio album Living My Life had “Nipple To The Bottle” as its lead single. The reggae and funk-flavored dance track was another collaboration between Jones and rhythm master Sly Dunbar. Jones’s scorn for her immature lover Jean Paul-Goude lit up dance floors and did well on theContinue Reading

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