Music Birthday: Bob Marley

Today, February 6, 1945, Bob Marley was born Robert Nesta Marley in Nine Mile, Jamaica. On February 18, 2015, “Easy Skanking in Boston ‘78,” Bob Marley & the Wailers’ fifth live album, peaked at no. 72 on the American iTunes Albums Chart. Recorded at the old Boston Musical Hall, Orpheum Theatre, in Boston, Massachusetts, “Easy…

Rest in Paradise: Maurice White

Today, February 4, 2016, Maurice White passed away in Los Angeles, California. At the 18th Annual Grammy Awards, White won Best R&B Vocal Performance, By A Duo, Group or Chorus for his production on ‘Shining Star’ by Earth, Wind & Fire. The song comes from the funk band’s sixth studio album, “That’s the Way of…

Kanye West: “Vh1 Storytellers”

Today, January 5, 2010, Kanye West released his second live album, “VH1 Storytellers.” This performance was taped while West was still working on the recording of his fourth studio album “808’s & Heartbreak.” “VH1 Storytellers” shows West as a timeless entertainer, and perfectionist. The set is complete with nine songs from his riveting repertoire: ‘See…

Ariana Grande: “k bye for now (swt live)”

Today, December 23, 2019, Ariana Grande released her first live album, “k bye for now (swt live).” This album is intimate, natural, playful and Grande’s vocals are as majestic as they are on her records. Covering an energetic evening on her Sweetener Tour, “k bye for now (swt live)’ went on to peak at no….

Music Birthday: Gladys Knight

🔊🥳 Today, May 28, 1944, Gladys Maria Knight was born in Atlanta, Georgia. In 1994, Knight covered Boys II Men’s signature single ‘End of the Road’ in her medley called ‘End of the Road Medley: If You Don’t Know Me By Now/Love Don’t….’ The song is the final track on Knight’s “Just for You” album….

Rest in Paradise: Gil-Scott Heron

🔊🙏🏾 Today, May 27, 2011, Gil Scott-Heron passed away in New York City, NY. Scott-Heron has a song called ‘The Revolution Will Not Be Televised,’ and Travis Scott sampled it in his ‘Apple Pie.’ ‘The Revolution Will Not Be Televised‘ is included on Gil’s debut live album “Small Talk at 125th and Lenox,” and then…