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One-hit Wonders: Carl Douglas

Introduction Carl Douglas is an R&B and pop singer-songwriter, recording artist and "one hit wonder" from Jamaica known for his novelty hit "Kung Fu Fighting."...

One-hit Wonders: Wild Cherry

Introduction Wild Cherry was a funk rock group hailing from Ohio. They are known for their single "Play that Funky Music," a number one hit...

The Short Life and Career of Minnie Riperton

Introduction Minnie Riperton is most known for her 70s music era-hit "Lovin' You" which features her very' high "whistle register" vocals. Not only has it...

One-hit wonders: M

Introduction M was a new wave/synth pop "group," a one-man project of English singer and musician Robin Scott. M gained international recognition for their hit...

One-hit wonders: The Weather Girls

The Weather Girls The Weather Girls are a female R&B and dance music duo originally consisting of Izora Armstead and Martha Wash. Initially known as...

One hit wonders: Starland Vocal Band

Introduction Starland Vocal Band is a now-defunct American pop and country band, known for their biggest hit "Afternoon Delight" during the 70s music era, where...

One-hit wonders: Shocking Blue

Introduction Shocking Blue is a now-defunct classic rock band from The Hague, Netherlands, known for their international hit single "Venus"during the early 70s music era;...

Artists Profile: Chairmen of the Board

Introduction Chairmen of the Board was an American soul group mostly active during the 70s music era. Their famous hits include “Give Me Just a...

Artists Profile: Cate Brothers

Introduction to Cate Brothers Oldies music fans will probably recognize the Cate Brothers. Consisting of twin brothers Earl and Ernest Cate (born on December 26,...

Artist Biography: C.J. and Company

Introduction American disco group C.J. and Company achieved recognition for their disco hit "Devil's Gun"  which peaked at #36 on the pop chart in during...

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How Was Beer Made in the 16TH Century?

Researchers at Trinity College Dublin, led by Dr. Susan Flavin, spent three years recreating 16th-century household beers to study their strength and nutritional value....

How Was Ancient Beer Made From Bread?

Brewing beer is an ancient tradition that dates back thousands of years, deeply connected to human civilization. One fascinating method used by early brewers...

The Impact of ‘Forever’ by The Little Dippers on 1960s Pop Music

When discussing the impact of 1960s pop music, 'Forever' by The Little Dippers is a song that stands out. Peaking at #9 in 1960,...