Music Birthday: Alicia Keys

🔊🎉Today, January 25, 1981, Alicia Keys was born Alicia Aguello Cook Dean, in New York City, New York. Her ‘Unbreakable’ song was co-written by Kanye West, and it was samples ‘Intimate Friends,’ by Eddie Kendricks. The song was recorded at Brooklyn Academy of Music, in July 2005. Keys included ‘Unbreakable’ on her first live album,Continue reading “Music Birthday: Alicia Keys”

Music Birthday: Eddie Kendricks

🔊🎉Today, December 17, 1939, Eddie Kendricks was born Edward James Kendricks, in Union Springs, Alabama. Kendricks helped lead a successful, memorable career with The Temptations, and he lead a pretty remarkable solo career. His debut studio album, “All By Myself,” peaked at no. 80 on the US Billboard 200. And the song, ‘It’s So HardContinue reading “Music Birthday: Eddie Kendricks”