“Jennell Hawkins Moments To Remember”

Originally posted on MissBackInTheDayUSA Jennell Ruth Hawkins (née Grimes, April 8, 1938 – October 13, 2006) was an American R&B and jazz singer and musician who recorded in the 1950s and early 1960s, and had a US Top 50 chart hit in 1961 with “Moments To Remember”. Jennell “Jenny” Grimes was born in Los Angeles, […]

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“I’d Rather Go Blind (Buddy Guy Tribute)” Beth Hart and Jeff Beck

Forty-two year old singer and songwriter Beth Hart is arguably best known for her performance of another R&B standard of a similar vintage, Etta James’ signature 1967 tearjerker “I’d Rather Go Blind.” Rock guitarist Jeff Beck asked Hart, who had once toured as the ex-Yardbird’s featured vocalist, to be part of the tribute he was […]

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“Coffee” an animated film short

featured image: deviantart.com The only way I could really talk about his suicide was in a poem’ When their half-brother took a fatal overdose, twins Matthew and Michael Dickman wrote a series of poems in his honour. Now, the collection is breaking taboos about suicide and inviting comparisons with America’s great poets By Alex Clark […]

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“Funny How Time Slips Away”

ADVERTISEMENT “Funny How Time Slips Away” is a song written by Willie Nelson and first recorded by country singer Billy Walker. Walker’s version peaked at number 23 on the Hot C&W Sides chart. The tune is slightly similar to “When Two Worlds Collide”, which was written by Roger Miller and Bill Anderson. The cover presented […]

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