Yes I’m Ready | Barbara Mason Barbara Mason is an R&B singer from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, had released a few singles while she was a teenager in the mid-1960s. “Yes, I’m Ready” became Mason’s first big hit on the music charts, peaking at #2 on the BillboardR&B chart, and No. 5 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart[1] in the summer of […]

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“The Fifth Dimension – One Less Bell to Answer”

Stock The 5th Dimension is an American popular music vocal group, whose repertoire includes pop, R&B, soul, jazz, light opera and Broadway—the melange was coined as “Champagne Soul.” Originally known as The Versatiles and formed in late 1965, according to founder, LaMonte McLemore’s currently released autobiographical memoir, the group changed its name to the hipper […]

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Cameo | Candy

“Candy” is a song by funk group Cameo, released as the second single from their 1986 album Word Up!. The song features a solo by saxophonist Michael Brecker. “Honey”, a reworked version with different lyrics was included on their next album, Machismo. Wiki

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“It’s A Shame”

  “It’s a Shame” is a song co-written by Stevie Wonder, Syreeta Wright and Lee Garrett and produced by Wonder as a single for The Spinners on Motown’s V.I.P. Records label. The single became the Detroit-reared group’s biggest single on the Motown Records company since they had signed with the company in 1964 and also […]

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Eddie Floyd – I’ve Never Found A Girl (To Love Me Like You Do) (Slayd5000)

Image Floyd was born in Montgomery, Alabama, and grew up in Detroit, Michigan. He founded The Falcons, which also featured Mack Rice. They were forerunners to future Detroit vocal groups such as The Temptations and The Four Tops. Their most successful songs included “You’re So Fine” and later, when Wilson Pickett was recruited into […]

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“The Young Hearts – Misty”

The Young Hearts – Misty A timeless song written in 1954 by pianist Erroll Garner. He composed it as an instrumental in the traditional 32-bar formatand recorded it for the album Contrasts (1955). Lyrics were added later by Johnny Burke. It became the signature song of Johnny Mathis, appearing on his 1959 album Heavenly and reaching number 12 on the U.S. Pop Singleschart later that year. […]

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Irons in the Fire is the third studio album by American singer-songwriter Teena Marie, released on August 14, 1980 by Motown. Her first self produced effort, it was dedicated to her father, Thomas Leslie Brockert (1919-1976). It received positive reviews on its release. In a 2009 interview she named it as her personal favourite of […]

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