Prince in 12 Songs

Prince Rogers Nelson stood only five feet, three inches, but he was a giant. Bigger than life, Prince’s influence on contemporary music is immeasurable. Prince was the new wave R&B fresh breath that changed the direction of of soulful music. Lean and organic, his sound cut a new trail in Black music, but he quickly … More Prince in 12 Songs

Same Old Jim Bakker

What’s the saying, a leopard doesn’t change his spots. Neither does a snake oil salesman. I detest spending even a minute writing about this guy. He’s a public figure and a creation of his own warped morality. He’s also a convicted felon. It is sad that anyone believes his crappola and worse than they financially … More Same Old Jim Bakker

Sade

The enigmatic British singer Helen Folasade Adu , or known to fans as Sade, has not released many albums in 37 years, but when she does, it is a grand statement. Like the reclusive Kate Bush, Sade likes her privacy and time away from from the demands of pop stardom. Sade’s voice is instantly recognizable; the … More Sade

80s Ladies

Country singer K.T. Oslin recently passed away. She had a hit record called “80s Ladies” and it got me to thinking about my interest in country music back in the late 1980s. There were some very successful female singers that flirted with pop music. K.T. Oslin – Sadly, it seemed she did not release a … More 80s Ladies