Music Legends: Ray Charles

Music Legends: Ray Charles

Introduction Ray Charles was an American R&B and soul singer-songwriter and pianist who became one of the pioneers and most important figures of soul during the 50s and 60s music era. He is called “The Genius” of soul music. He combined soul, R&B, gospel, pop and country to create enduring oldies classic … Read more

Music Legends: Whitney Houston

Whitney Houston

  Introduction Whitney Houston was an American singer, actress, film and record producer. She first rose to fame during the 80s music era and her fame was extended well into the 1990s. Houston is known for her megahits: “Saving All My Love for You,” “How Will I Know,” “Greatest Love of All,” … Read more

Introduction to Laura Lee

Laura Lee

 Who is Laura Lee? Laura Lee is an American R&B/soul/gospel singer-songwriter. Her songs, especially during the 1960s and the 1970s, center around and celebrate female experiences, and laid the foundation of “women”’s soul material (“Women’s Love Right” is one such example). In 1967 she achieved her first R&B hit under Chess Records … Read more

Biography of Damita Jo

Damita Jo

A little bit something first about Damita Jo Damita Jo was an American actress, recording artist, comedian and lounge music singer. The Texas-born Damita Jo started her professional singing career when she peformed as a featured vocalist for Steve Gibson (whom she would later marry and divorce) and the Red Caps recordings … Read more

History of Eddie Holman

Eddie Holman

Introduction Eddie Holman (born in Norfolk, Virginia in 1946), is an American singer who performs in several genres such as R&B, soul, pop and gospel, and best known for the now-oldies music classic hit ballad “Hey There Lonely Girl” in 1970. When he was younger, he and his family moved from Virginia … Read more

The Iconic Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan

A short career summary on one of the greatest singers-songwriters of all time The legendary Bob Dylan (born Robert Allen Zimmerman in 1941) is an American folk/blues/country singer-songwriter and musician whose songs reflected the counterculture generation as well as social and political unrest during the 1960s. His songs became anthems of the … Read more