Sam Cooke, The Way He Was

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Oh, Sam Cooke. Way back when I started this blog, I had a series of posts titled Lost Ones. I more or less abandoned the endeavor in 2007. The premise of the series was to remember black celebrities who lost their lives due to tragic means, kind of a Hollywood Babylon for people of color. […]

Sharon Jones Learned the Hard Way

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If you haven’t seen Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings perform live, now’s the time to make that happen. The amazing soul band just released their fourth full-length album – I Learned the Hard Way. Click here to buy a copy! I absolutely love the title track, and the video is a departure for the […]