“The Whispers – As I Sit Here”

Two twin brothers are the voices and mastermind behind the legendary r&b, soul-ballad group known as “The Whispers”. Their group originated in Los Angeles, California and has scored numerous hit records since the late 1960s. The Whispers’ rhythmic, smooth sounds are timeless, romantic and poetic. They are best known for their two number one R&B […]

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Seal “Kiss From A Rose”

“Kiss from a Rose” was written in 1987, several years prior to the release of Seal’s eponymous debut album from 1991. After writing the song, Seal felt “embarrassed by it” and “threw the tape in the corner.” Seal did not present it to producer Trevor Horn until the recording sessions for Seal II. In 2015, […]

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THINKING PANCAKES…

A NOSTALGIC BREAKFAST SHARE Jerry Lapin, Al Lapin, and Albert Kallis founded International House of Pancakes in 1958 with the help of Sherwood Rosenberg and William Kaye. The first restaurant opened on July 7, 1958, at 4301 Riverside Drive in Toluca Lake, Los Angeles, California. The location is coincidentally across from the oldest remaining Bob’s […]

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