“B-A-B-Y” – Carla Thomas

 “B-A-B-Y” is a song written by Isaac Hayes and David Porter, which was first recorded in 1966 by Carla Thomas. Her version was released as the opening track of her album Carla, and as a single by Stax Records. Carla Venita Thomas (born December 21, 1942) is an American singer, who is often referred to as the Queen […]

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“Louie Louie – The Kingsmen“

In 1962, while playing a gig at the Pypo Club in Seaside, Oregon, then managed by Al Dardis, the band noticed Rockin’ Robin Roberts’s version of “Louie Louie” being played on the jukebox for hours on end. The entire club would get up and dance.Ely convinced the Kingsmen to learn the song, which they played […]

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Andra Day ‘Rise Up (w/Lyrics)”

Day was born on December 30, 1984 in Edmonds, Washington. She moved to Southern California at age three, and grew up in and around San Diego, California, with her family. She began singing at a young age at the First United Methodist Church in Chula Vista, California. Day also began taking dance lessons at age […]

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