FLOYD CRAMER

1960 Floyd Cramer “Last Date” The late Floyd Cramer is well remembered as a Country music icon. Cramer performed with many complimentary artists including the late great country guitarist, Chet Atkins . They were a popular duo. Cramer on piano and Chet on strings. Their music transformed into an intrinsic and profound interplay. AmericansOnCoffee Chet […]

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“REGINA BELLE – THIS IS LOVE”

Regina Belle emerged as a prolific, consistently engaging vocalist on the urban contemporary scene. Born in New Jersey, Belle’s early experience was in gospel, though she was also attracted to R&B during her childhood. She studied trombone, tuba, and steel drums, and at 12 won a school contest singing the Emotions’ “Don’t Ask My Neighbors.” […]

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The Monotones “Book Of Love”

Originally posted on MissBackInTheDayUSA The Monotones were a six-member American doo-wop vocal group in the 1950s. They are considered a one-hit wonder, as their only hit single was “The Book of Love”, which peaked at #5 on the Billboard Top 100 in 1958. The Monotones formed in 1955 when the seven original singers, all residents […]

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FOREVER | The Marvelettes

The Marvelettes was an all-girl singing group that formed in 1960 in Inkster High School in the Detroit suburb of Inkster, MI (they first sang together in the school’s glee club). The original members were Gladys Horton, Juanita Cowart, Georgia Dobbins (who was replaced by Wanda Young before they signed their first record contract), Georganne […]

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