Israel Kamakawiwo’ole – “Over the Rainbow”

The late singer Israel Kamakawiwo' ole's voice brought much joy to the heart and souls of all who had the pleasure of hearing him sing either in person or on his records. His voice created goosebumps that ran down each arm of the listener with his smooth voice, which would become an amazing gift, heard … Continue reading Israel Kamakawiwo’ole – “Over the Rainbow”

Thomas Jefferson Byrd – Remembering a Great Actor!

Photo credit: Yahoo.com/images The movie industry has lost a great actor. An actor who could play any role and make you believe it was real. Thomas Jefferson Byrd has played in many movies, but most moviegoers will probably remember him as Luther in the powerful movie, "Set It Off," with Queen Latifa, Jada Pinkett Smith, … Continue reading Thomas Jefferson Byrd – Remembering a Great Actor!

Ian Anderson Front Man for Rock Band Jethro Tull Has Revealed His Singing Days Are Numbered!

Photo credit: Bing.com Ian Anderson is like the rest of us, he has been practicing social distancing, staying quarantined and reaching out to his fans on Instagram. I am a huge Jethro Tull fan, so when I saw an article about him stating in an interview that his singing days are numbered, of course I … Continue reading Ian Anderson Front Man for Rock Band Jethro Tull Has Revealed His Singing Days Are Numbered!

The Death of Astrid Kirchherr, the Photographer Who First Photographed the Beatles!

https://images.search.yahoo.com/search/images The world lost a great trail-blazer!  I was saddened to hear of the passing of this amazing woman, Astrid Kirchherr, and to know she was one of the most positive, gifted and talented influences on the Beatles and their career made me want to read more about her. It's always a real treat to … Continue reading The Death of Astrid Kirchherr, the Photographer Who First Photographed the Beatles!

Claudette Colvin – The Uncredited 15 Year Old Hero

Photo credit: bing.com Claudette Colvin (born September 5, 1939) is a retired American nurse aide who was a pioneer of the 1950s civil rights movement. On March 2, 1955, she was arrested at the age of 15 in Montgomery, Alabama, for refusing to give up her seat to a white woman on a crowded, segregated … Continue reading Claudette Colvin – The Uncredited 15 Year Old Hero