James Brown

James Brown marked “Out Of Sight” as a time when he and his band moved into a different musical direction. Brown’s ideas were creating the foundations of funk with punchy horn phrases, bluesy rhythms and a percussive vocal style. “Out Of Sight” was saxophonist Maceo Parker’s first recording with BrownContinue Reading

Aretha Franklin

Luther Vandross and Marcus Miller wrote “Get It Right” for Aretha Franklin’s 1983 album of the same name. It was the second time Vandross produced an album for Franklin with him first taking the honor with her 1982 release Jump To It. “Get It Right” was a sassy dancefloor hitContinue Reading

Gladys Knight President Biden

Why can’t Gladys Knight get a meeting with President Biden to discuss a contract for her company which manufactures COVID-19 prevention gear?      Who was the television judge that sexually assaulted Sheryl Lee Ralph? Related posts: Ghostface Killah & Raheem Devaughn-Baby (Live On Jimmy Fallon) Maxwell-Pretty Wings (Live OnContinue Reading