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Cal Street – lead singer of The Velvelettes

Cal was only 14 years old when she and four friends formed a singing group without a name. After winning a talent show in her home town of Kalamazoo, MI, the newly titled Velvelettes were encouraged to audition for Motown by Berry Gordy's nephew.  However, despite a 5...

The Manhattans are back with a brand new LP

The Manhattans, among of the great soul vocal groups of the past half century, have returned with their first all new album in nearly two decades. Gerald Alston, Troy May, and David Tyson have been touring together since a 1993 group reunion (with group co-founder...

Wardell Piper

Wardell is a dance, disco, funk, R&B music artist legend.  She received international acclaim with her hits Super Sweet, Captain Boogie, The Power Of Love along with recent singles Be Sure, Distant Star and Legendary.  Plus she was a founding member of 70s Philly...

Marshall Thompson, founding member of The Chi-Lites

Originally recording as Marshall & The Chi-Lites, The Chi-Lites became one of the best known groups of the 70s thanks to mega hits such as Have You Seen Her and Oh Girl. Here Marshall Thompson recounts his life as the driving force behind a group whose records...

Bobby Patterson

Bobby is a man whose resume includes every aspect of the music business. He's a multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter, producer, label owner and promoter.  At just 10 years old, Bobby began performing publically and as a result he embarked on a career that's...

Jerry ‘Swamp Dogg’ Williams

Best known in Europe for his northern soul classic 'If You Ask Me', Jerry's recording career began as a child musician in 1954. He recorded his debut solo release just 6 years later and here gives a humerous insight into grinding out a living in the 60s. He goes on to...

Kim Weston

Detroit soul legend Kim Weston's recording career began at Motown's Divinity label as part of the gospel group Wright Special before signing with them as a solo artist. Here Kim chats about her life in music as a songwriter, performer, record label owner, radio...

We’ve been voted one of the top 80 music blogs in the UK

Feedspot has compiled the most comprehensive list of Top 80 UK Music Blogs on the internet and we're proud to be part of it. See who else made the cut here

The Ritchie Family

The Ritchie Family is a Philadelphia based vocal group steeped in disco history.  They achieved several hits during the disco era including the dance anthem 'Best Disco In Town'.  That remains one of the biggest selling disco releases ever ! Here, original members...

Gerald Alston of The Manhattans

When Gerald was asked to lend his PA equipment to local band The Manhattans for a performance in his school there was no way he could have known that less than a year later he would join them as lead vocalist, and be attracting sell-out audiences around the world....

Cal Street – lead singer of The Velvelettes

Cal was only 14 years old when she and four friends formed a singing group without a name. After winning a talent show in her home town of Kalamazoo, MI, the newly titled Velvelettes were encouraged to audition for Motown by Berry Gordy's nephew.  However, despite a 5...

The Manhattans are back with a brand new LP

The Manhattans, among of the great soul vocal groups of the past half century, have returned with their first all new album in nearly two decades. Gerald Alston, Troy May, and David Tyson have been touring together since a 1993 group reunion (with group co-founder...

Wardell Piper

Wardell is a dance, disco, funk, R&B music artist legend.  She received international acclaim with her hits Super Sweet, Captain Boogie, The Power Of Love along with recent singles Be Sure, Distant Star and Legendary.  Plus she was a founding member of 70s Philly...

Marshall Thompson, founding member of The Chi-Lites

Originally recording as Marshall & The Chi-Lites, The Chi-Lites became one of the best known groups of the 70s thanks to mega hits such as Have You Seen Her and Oh Girl. Here Marshall Thompson recounts his life as the driving force behind a group whose records...

Bobby Patterson

Bobby is a man whose resume includes every aspect of the music business. He's a multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter, producer, label owner and promoter.  At just 10 years old, Bobby began performing publically and as a result he embarked on a career that's...

Jerry ‘Swamp Dogg’ Williams

Best known in Europe for his northern soul classic 'If You Ask Me', Jerry's recording career began as a child musician in 1954. He recorded his debut solo release just 6 years later and here gives a humerous insight into grinding out a living in the 60s. He goes on to...

Kim Weston

Detroit soul legend Kim Weston's recording career began at Motown's Divinity label as part of the gospel group Wright Special before signing with them as a solo artist. Here Kim chats about her life in music as a songwriter, performer, record label owner, radio...

We’ve been voted one of the top 80 music blogs in the UK

Feedspot has compiled the most comprehensive list of Top 80 UK Music Blogs on the internet and we're proud to be part of it. See who else made the cut here

The Ritchie Family

The Ritchie Family is a Philadelphia based vocal group steeped in disco history.  They achieved several hits during the disco era including the dance anthem 'Best Disco In Town'.  That remains one of the biggest selling disco releases ever ! Here, original members...

Gerald Alston of The Manhattans

When Gerald was asked to lend his PA equipment to local band The Manhattans for a performance in his school there was no way he could have known that less than a year later he would join them as lead vocalist, and be attracting sell-out audiences around the world....

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The Manhattans are back with a brand new LP

The Manhattans are back with a brand new LP

The Manhattans, among of the great soul vocal groups of the past half century, have returned with their first all new album in nearly two decades. Gerald Alston, Troy May, and David Tyson have been touring together since a 1993 group reunion (with group co-founder...

read more

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Cal Street – lead singer of The Velvelettes

Cal Street – lead singer of The Velvelettes

Cal was only 14 years old when she and four friends formed a singing group without a name. After winning a talent show in her home town of Kalamazoo, MI, the newly titled Velvelettes were encouraged to audition for Motown by Berry Gordy's nephew.  However, despite a 5...

read more
Wardell Piper

Wardell Piper

Wardell is a dance, disco, funk, R&B music artist legend.  She received international acclaim with her hits Super Sweet, Captain Boogie, The Power Of Love along with recent singles Be Sure, Distant Star and Legendary.  Plus she was a founding member of 70s Philly...

read more
Marshall Thompson, founding member of The Chi-Lites

Marshall Thompson, founding member of The Chi-Lites

Originally recording as Marshall & The Chi-Lites, The Chi-Lites became one of the best known groups of the 70s thanks to mega hits such as Have You Seen Her and Oh Girl. Here Marshall Thompson recounts his life as the driving force behind a group whose records...

read more
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