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Howlin’ Wolf Sings Smoke Stack Lightning

Ever since the 2008 debut of the movie Cadillac Records, starring Adrien Brody, Cedric the Entertainer, Mos Def as Chuck Berry, Columbus Short as...
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James Brown…I’m Black and I’m Proud!

I don't really like "dating" myself, but I just can't resist telling readers that I grew up with James Brown. When he burst onto...
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It’s a Shame! The Spinners

Lord, this music brings back memories! Steamy summer evenings in what former President Bush calls "a kinder, gentler nation," where it was safe to...
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Sweet Georgia Brown (by Brother Bones!!!)

It's funny how information gets lost over time. When I was growing up, this was the theme for the Harlem Globetrotters, plain and simple....
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16-Year-Old Isaiah Cooper Pilots a Plane Across Continental US!

Sixteen-year-old Isaiah Cooper, a teen from Compton, has just made history as the youngest African-American to pilot an airplane around the continental U.S. FYI,...