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October 2021

The Weird World of Blowfly 1973 Dirty Rap Debut

The Weird World of Blowfly (1973) | Dirty Rap Debut

Clarence Henry Reid (February 14, 1939 – January 17, 2016) was an American musician, songwriter and producer, also known by the stage name and alternate persona Blowfly. The Weird World of Blow Fly is the debut album by Clarence Reid as his alter ego Blowfly. It was released on the Weird World Records label, a subsidiary of T.K. Records.[1] The...

Who Did It Better Billy Stewart vs GQ 19651979

Who Did It Better? – Billy Stewart vs. GQ (1965/1979)

its that time again. Another “Who Did it Better?” This one suggested by Charles Woods. Please listen to both then where your thoughts in the comments section. I Do Love You" is a song written and performed by Billy Stewart. It reached #6 on the U.S. R&B chart and #26 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1965. The song was...

Godfrey Cambridge Ready Or Not Heres Godfrey Cambridge 1964

Godfrey Cambridge – Ready Or Not … Here’s Godfrey Cambridge (1964)

The debut comedy LP from the late actor/comedian. Shared for historical purposes. I do not own the rights. Godfrey MacArthur Cambridge (February 26, 1933 – November 29, 1976) was an American stand-up comic and actor. Alongside Bill Cosby, Dick Gregory, and Nipsey Russell, he was acclaimed by Time magazine in 1965 as "one of the country's four most celebrated Negro...

Slappy White and Steve Rossi I Found Me A

Slappy White and Steve Rossi – I Found Me A White Man You Find Yourself One! (1971)

Joseph Charles Michael Tafarella (May 25, 1932 – June 22, 2014), better known as Steve Rossi, was an American stand-up comedian and singer, best known from his work with Marty Allen as Allen & Rossi. Melvin Edward "Slappy" White (September 27, 1921 – November 7, 1995) was an American comedian and actor.[1] He worked with Redd Foxx on the Chitlin'...

Willie Hutch Foxy Brown 1974 Original Soundtrack

Willie Hutch – Foxy Brown (1974) | Original Soundtrack

William McKinley Hutchison (December 6, 1944 – September 19, 2005),[1] better known as Willie Hutch, was an American singer, songwriter as well as a record producer and recording artist for the Motown record label during the 1970s and 1980s. After his move to Los Angeles, his music caught the eye of the mentor for pop/soul quintet The 5th Dimension, and...

The First Priority Music Family Basement Flavor 1988 OOP

The First Priority Music Family: Basement Flavor (1988) | OOP

is a hip hop compilation album, released on December 15, 1988, on First Priority/Atlantic Records. "I'm Not Havin' It" by Positive K and MC Lyte peaked at #16 on the Billboard Hot Rap Singles chart in 1989. - Wikipedia Alliance Get On Down –Audio Two Many Styles 3:43 –MC Lyte & Positive K I'm Not Havin' It 7:36 –Michie Mee And...

Kid Capri 52 Beats 1992 Legendary Mixtape

Kid Capri – 52 Beats (1992) | Legendary Mixtape

David Anthony Love, Jr. (born February 7, 1967) is an American DJ and rapper better known by his stage name Kid Capri. Kid Capri was born in The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA. He is the son of David Love, Sr., a musician and singer. He is of African-American and Italian descent. In the 1970s, Kid Capri began to attend...

Who Did It Better Brothers Johnson vs Tevin Campbell

Who Did It Better? – Brothers Johnson vs. Tevin Campbell (1976/1989)

Guitarist George Johnson celebrated his birthday on May 17. Bass player Louis Johnson transitioned 4 years ago yesterday (May 21, 2015) It's time to listen to two versions of one of their hits and decide who did it better. "Tomorrow (A Better You, a Better Me)" is a song originally recorded by the Brothers Johnson as an instrumental in 1976...

The Brothers Johnson Blam Radio Special 1978

The Brothers Johnson – Blam! Radio Special (1978)

Radio sampler with dialogues released to promote The Brothers Johnson's third LP, BLAM! in 1978. The Brothers Johnson were an American funk and R&B band consisting of American musicians and brothers George ("Lightnin' Licks") and Louis E. Johnson ("Thunder Thumbs"). They achieved their greatest success from the mid-1970s to early 1980s, with three singles topping the R&B charts ("I'll...

Gordon Parks A Choice of Weapons 1970 Read

Gordon Parks – A Choice of Weapons (1970) | Read by the author

Excerpts from the famed photographer's first autobiography, read by the author. Shared for historical purposes. I do not own the rights. Gordon Roger Alexander Buchanan Parks (November 30, 1912 – March 7, 2006) was an American photographer, musician, writer and film director, who became prominent in U.S. documentary photojournalism in the 1940s through 1970s—particularly in issues of civil rights, poverty...


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