Music Birthday: Natalie Cole

Today, February 6, 1950, Natalie Marie Cole was born in Los Angeles, California. On February 12, 2016, Cole’s “Unforgettable… with Love” album peaked at no. 25 on the American iTunes Chart.  Originally released in 1991, “Unforgettable… with Love” earned Natalie Cole a Grammy Award for Album of the Year, at the 34th Annual Grammy Awards….

Music Birthday: Rachelle Ferrell

🔊🥳 Today, May 21, 1964, Rachelle Ferrell was born Rachelle Stephanie Ferrel in Berwyn, Pennsylvania. Ferrell’s 1990 debut studio album, “Somethin’ Else” was re-issued in 1995, and dubbed “First Instrument.” This album reached no. 151 on the US Billboard 200, and has these three Apple Music fan favorite-starred tracks: ‘You Send Me,’ ‘Bye Bye Blackbird,’…

Rahsaan Patterson: “Heroes & Gods”

🔊💜Today, May 17, 2019, Rahsaan Patterson released his “Heroes & Gods” studio album. This album peaked at no. 7 on the US Billboard Heatseekers Albums Chart, no. 29 on the Billboard Independent Albums Chart, and no. 87 on the Billboard Top Album Sales Chart. Patterson included his cover of Luther Vandross’ ‘Don’t You Know That?’…

Kem: “Album II”

🔊💜Today, May 17, 2005, Kem released his sophomore studio album “Album II.” This album reached no. 5 on the US Billboard 200, and no. 1 on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Albums Chart. Kem is a undeniably gifted Detroit singer, and this “Album II” was made from the heart. Standout tracks are all of them.

HomageCollage: Diana Krall, “Turn Up The Quiet”

🔊💜Today, May 5, 2017, Diana Krall released her 13th studio album “Turn Up The Quiet.” The album was produced by Tommy LiPuma, and Krall herself. Delivered to us via Verve Records, this album peaked at no. 9 on the American iTunes Albums Chart, and no. 1 on the Billboard Traditional Jazz Albums Chart.

HomageCollage: Seth McFarlane, “Once in a While”

🔊💜Today, April 19, 2019, Seth McFarlane released his fifth studio album “Once in a While.” The album peaked at no. 5 on the US Billboard 200, and spawned the lead single ‘Half As Lovely (Twice As True).’ The song was written by the late Sammy Gallop, and Lew Spence. The album peaked at no. 57…

HomageCollage: Norah Jones, “Begin Again”

🔊💜Today, April 12, 2019, Norah Jones released her seventh studio album “Begin Again.” This album peaked at no. 164 on the US Billboard 200, and no. 26 on the Billboard Top Current Album Sales Chart. Jones’ soulful expression is at the very center this 7-track gem. On Apple Music, two tracks have been starred as…