Ahmad Bell, AKA Victorious – “Love Worth Living For” Featuring Joshua Bridgewater”

Ahmad Bell is back again with a new single titled "Love Worth Living For," featuring Joshua Bridgewater who is also a Gospel Hip Hop artist getting the word out that Jesus lives and loves us all.  Both men talk to both the youths and adults about staying away from drugs and the wrong crowd and … Continue reading Ahmad Bell, AKA Victorious – “Love Worth Living For” Featuring Joshua Bridgewater”

Meri Wilson – Telephone Man

Meri Wilson Edgmon (June 15, 1949 – December 28, 2002), known professionally as Meri Wilson, was a model and singer-songwriter, best known for singing double entendre novelty songs. While singing some jingles in a Dallas–Fort Worth, Texas studio in early 1977, she caught the attention of former Bloodrock vocalist Jim Rutledge from Fort Worth, who … Continue reading Meri Wilson – Telephone Man

Tony Orlando and Dawn – “Tie A Yellow Ribbon Around the Old Oak Tree”

This song was written by Irwin Levine and Larry Brown (credited as L. Russell Brown), who wrote the previous #1 hit for the group, "Knock Three Times." The song is based on a story called "Going Home" that Levine read in the January 1972 edition of the magazine Reader's Digest. The story was originally published … Continue reading Tony Orlando and Dawn – “Tie A Yellow Ribbon Around the Old Oak Tree”

Blood, Sweat & Tears – “And When I Die”

One would have to admit that Laura Nyro was a brilliant songwriter and ahead of her time. Blood, Sweat & Tears did wonders with this song and turned it into a hit filled with a mixer of blues, a little country and a sprinkle of gospel. This was one of the first songs written by … Continue reading Blood, Sweat & Tears – “And When I Die”

Keith Whitley – “Don’t Close Your Eyes”

Remembering Keith Whitley. today on what would have been his 67th birthday.  It's hard to believe that he has been gone for 32 years. Jackie Keith Whitley (July 1, 1954 – May 9, 1989) was an American country music singer. During his career, Whitley recorded only two albums but charted 12 singles on the Billboard country … Continue reading Keith Whitley – “Don’t Close Your Eyes”

The Marmalade – “Reflections of My Life”

Each time I listen to this song and hear Dean Ford's voice, and the music, it is so soothing. He had a heavenly voice that was meant to sing ballads such as this one.  The music just takes me back to my younger years. This is such a beautiful song.   "Reflections of My Life" … Continue reading The Marmalade – “Reflections of My Life”

Curtis Mayfield – “Freddie’s Dead”

Curtis Mayfield was a gifted and talented American soul, R&B, funk singer, songwriter, and record producer. Through his songwriting skills he had the ability to use his lyrics to paint a clear picture of the social injustices of that time. Once the music was composed and both merged together, the songs would deeply capture the … Continue reading Curtis Mayfield – “Freddie’s Dead”