Fats Domino “Blueberry Hill”

ADVERTISEMENT Antoine “Fats” Domino, Jr. (born February 26, 1928) is an American pianist and singer-songwriter. Domino released five gold (million-copy-selling) records before 1955. He also had 35 Top 40 American hits and has a music style based on traditional rhythm and blues ensembles of bass, piano, electric guitar, drums, and saxophone. Source

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DONNA SUMMER “MACARTHUR PARK”

LaDonna Adrian Gaines (December 31, 1948 – May 17, 2012), known by her stage name Donna Summer, was an American singer, songwriter, painter, and actress. She gained prominence during the disco era of the late-1970s. A five-time Grammy Award winner, she was the first artist to have three consecutive double albums reach No. 1 on […]

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“AT LAST” ETTA JAMES

ADVERTISEMENT Etta James (born Jamesetta Hawkins; January 25, 1938 – January 20, 2012) was an American singer. Her style spanned a variety of music genres including blues, R&B, soul, rock and roll, jazz and gospel. Starting her career in 1954, she gained fame with hits such as “The Wallflower”, “At Last”, “Tell Mama”, “Something’s Got […]

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“Use Me – Bill Withers”

Sussex records ADVERTISEMENT During early 1970, Withers’ demonstration tape was auditioned favorably by Clarence Avant, owner of Sussex Records. Avant signed Withers to a record deal and assigned former Stax Records stalwart Booker T. Jones to produce Withers’ first album. Four three-hour studio sessions were planned to record the album, but funding caused the album […]

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“Ain’t No Sunshine – Bill Withers … (1971)

ADVERTISEMENT William Harrison “Bill” Withers, Jr. (born July 4, 1938) is an American singer-songwriter and musician who performed and recorded from 1970 until 1985.[1] He recorded a number of major hits, including “Lean on Me”, “Ain’t No Sunshine”, “Use Me”, “Just the Two of Us”, “Lovely Day”, and “Grandma’s Hands”. Withers’ life was the subject […]

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“DIANA ROSS AND THE SUPREMES – MY WORLD IS EMPTY WITHOUT YOU”

“My World Is Empty Without You” is a 1965 song recorded and released as a single by The Supremes for the Motown label. Anniversary Flowers Online Overview Written and produced by Motown’s main production team of Holland–Dozier–Holland, the song’s fast tempo accompanies a somber lyric which delves into the feelings of depression which can set […]

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