Music Birthday: Dolly Parton

🔊🎉Today, January 19, 1946, Dolly Rebecca Parton was born in Locust Ridge, Tennessee. From her 1980 concept album, “9 to 5 and Odd Jobs,” the ‘9 to 5’ song has been sampled by many artists, including Aesop Rock’s ‘9-5ers Anthem,’ and Will Young’s ‘Switch it On.’ On the US Hot 100, ‘9 to 5’ isContinue reading “Music Birthday: Dolly Parton”

Music Birthday: 8Ball

🔊🎉Today, October 9, 1972, Premro “8Ball” Smith was born in Memphis, Tennessee. He released “Almost Famous,” his sophomore solo studio album in November 2001; and it features Ludacris, Diddy, Koncrete, Carl Thomas, and more. Album reached no. 47 on the US Billboard 200.