February 21, 2017

Sunday Open Thread: A Tribute to the late Junie Morrison

This week the death of legendary musician Junie Morrison was announced. Walter "Junie" Morrison (1954 – February 2017) was an American musician and record producer. He was a member of the Ohio Players in the early 1970's, and later became the musical … [Read more...]

Sunday Musical Open Thread: Happy Belated Birthday Tina Turner

In honor of of lovely Tina Turner's 77th birthday yesterday, we are going to highlight some of her greatest hits! Sit back and relax. Listen to the sounds of the Queen of Rock n Roll. … [Read more...]

Sunday Open Thread; It’s Bootsy Baby…

William Earl "Bootsy" Collins (born October 26, 1951) is an American musician and singer-songwriter. Rising to prominence with James Brown in the early 1970's, and later with Parliament-Funkadelic, Collins's driving bass guitar and humorous vocals … [Read more...]

Sunday Open Thread: P.O.U. Sunday Jazz Brunch

GOOD MORNING, P.O.U.! As you get your Sunday breakfast/brunch on, enjoy the sounds of Thelonious Monk, Dizzy Gillespie and The Giants of Jazz. … [Read more...]

Sunday Open Thread: Dancehall Singer – Patra

Patra was considered the Queen of Danchall music in the early to mid 1990's. She considered an musical influence on Rhianna. Patra (born Dorothy Smith, 22 November 1972 in Kingston, Jamaica) is a Jamaican dancehall singer. In her beginnings as … [Read more...]

Sunday Musical Brunch Open Thread: White Singers Who We Thought Were Black

This is a list about a few individuals with voices that we accidentally assumed at one point and time belonged to black people. It wasn’t until videos popped up for some of the songs that we didn’t see a black man or woman, but a white man or … [Read more...]

Sunday Musical Brunch Open Thread: Songs that Embody the Black Struggle

Today's thread will highlight the power of music and the messages it conveys. The biggest cultural export from African-American culture is our music.  Sit back and enjoy these songs that did evoke thought, dialogue and action at various times. To … [Read more...]