Frankie Beverly takes Raw Soul to San Francisco (1975)

February 15, 1975 - American band Raw Soul (ex The Butlers) with its lead singer Frankie Beverly opens for British band Gentle Giant at the Winterland in San Francisco. The music is great but, they should pick a name easier to remember. Something like "Maze" for instance!

Capitol Records publish Maze’s first live album : ‘Live In New Orleans’ (1981)

Maze's 'Live In New Orleans' is their first live (the fifth overall) album recorded on November 14–15, 1980 at Saenger Theatre, New Orleans, Louisiana and released in 1981 by Capitol Records.1 . Joy & Pain. 2 . Southern Girl A(tlanta, 6/18/2011) 3 . Southern Girl (Live) 4 . Feel That You're Feelin (Live) 5 . Running Away (Amsterdam) 6 . Running Away (Live, 1995) 7 . Before I Let You Go…

Elektra publishes the second Anita Baker’s album ‘Rapture’ (1986)

Anita Baker's 'Rapture' is her second (and breakout) album released on March 20, 1986 by Elektra.Track Listing : 1.Sweet Love (Anita Baker, Louis A. Johnson, Gary Bias) - 04:26 . 2.You Bring Me Joy (David Lasley) - 04:24 . 3.Caught Up In The Rapture (Garry Glenn, Dianne Quander) - 05:07 . 4.Been So Long (Anita Baker) - 05:07 . 5.Mystery (Rod Temperton) - 04:56 . 6.No One In The World (Ken…

2Pac’s ‘Me Against the World’ is his third album on Interscope (1995)

2Pac's 'Me Against the World' is his third studio album recorded in 1994 and released on March 14, 1995 by Interscope. Track Listing : 1.Intro (2Pac) - 00:00 . 2.If I Die 2Nite (2Pac, Easy Mo Bee) - 04:02 . . 3.Me Against The World (2Pac, Burt Bacharach, Hal David, Minnie Riperton, Richard Rudolph, Leon Ware) - 04:38 . . 4.So Many Tears (2Pac, E. Baker, Eric Baker, Greg Jacobs, Stevie Wonder) -…

‘Music For The Dancers’ N°128 – Vintage 80s Music Videos

Big Daddy Kane, Maze, Richard 'Dimples' Fields, Was , Will to Power, Tyree, Paul Hardcastle, Prince, S~Express, Kissing The Pink . Mel . Kim, SpaceThey are the performers of the twelve vintage dance tunes that were ranked in the UK charts, this week (10/52) BUT ... in the EIghties 80s. (Source) Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!For TWELVE more 'Music For The Dancers' .…

This week In Soul Artists 07/52

Al Jarreau, Randy Crawford, Irma Thomas, Cissy Houston, Whitney Houston, Thelma Houston, Smokey Robinson, Diana Ross . the Supremes . Teddy Pendergrass, Frankie Beverly . Raw Soul, Maceo Parker, Charlie Wilson. They are the Soul Artists selected among the 283 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Al Jarreau . Trouble In Paradise…

We All remember Ella Fitzgerald. ‘Hello Ella’

This day (June 15, 1996), in Beverly Hills, California, died Ella Fitzgerald, an American jazz and song vocalist, also known as the First Lady of Song, Queen of Jazz, and Lady Ella, who had a vocal range spanning three octaves and was noted for her purity of tone, impeccable diction, phrasing and intonation, and a horn-like improvisational ability, particularly in her scat singing.Tracklist : 1 .…