Ain’t Nobody Like Miki Howard

Ive been up and Ive been down….Ive had my feet swept off the ground BYSOMEBODYWHOJUSTPICKEDMEUPANDTHREWMEAWAAAAAAAYYY!!!! Ms. Alicia Michelle Howard a.k.a Billie (not to be confused with Billie Jean…), a Chicago legend that has given us numerous tracks and moments over her long lasting career. Of course most notably Love Under New Management (written by the…

Phyllis and The PH Factory

Some of Phyllis’ hidden gems

From The Acid Queen To The Queen of Rock and Roll

Here we are, at the end of the road yet at the beginning of a new saga. Little Anna Mae has grown into Tina Turner. She’s paid her dues (and all her bills), she’s found herself, she’s found her voice, she’s done with Ike and his old sound. It’s now time for the Queen of…

The Acid Queen Rises…

This is just an interlude in the legacy of Tina Turner. On my last post I covered her Ike and Tina Turner Revue years…to an extent. In this brief intermission I’ll hip you to the tunes she did while still on Ike’s short leash. Ike Turner was very business savvy man, he did give Anna…

Cant Forget These Disco Moments!!

These are just some of my favorite Disco Moments!! Get into them! Donna Summer – I Feel Love Donna Summer – Last Dance Diana Ross – Love Hangover Patti Labelle – Release Gloria Gaynor – I Will Survive Gloria Gaynor – Never Can Say Goodbye Thelma Houston – Don’t Leave Me This Way Candi Staton…

You Make Me Feel Mighty Might Real

            Next up at the Discotheque……the lovey Disco Queen SYLVESTER!!! Now Disco was out around the time where being gay was ok…well it was more or less accepted. But few had an issue with Sylvester. He busted out on the scene and gave no F**** about what people thought! He…

UKnowHowSheDo

Ever hear a voice that makes you stop everything that you’re doing? A unique voice that makes you turn your head around and say “WHO DA HELL IS THAT?!?”? Well, that happened to me the day I first heard Bahamdia on VH1 Soul. Now this was back when VH1 Soul was playing India Arie,  Jill…