Etta James

Etta James was born Jamesetta Hawkins on January 25, 1938, in Los Angeles, California, to a 14-year-old mother, Dorothy Hawkins. By the time Etta was the age of 5 she was known as a gospel prodigy.She gained fame by singing in her church choir and on the radio. Around the age of 12, she moved […]

Sly and the Family Stone

  Members of Sly and the Family Stone Sly Stone -Guitar (‘67-’75) Larry Graham- Bass guitar (‘67-’72) Cynthia Robinson– Trumpet Rose Stone- Pianon Greg Errico– Drums (‘67-’71) Freddie Stone-Guitar Jerry Martini– Saxophone Andy Newwark- Drums (‘73-’75) Rustee Allen- Bass (‘72-75) Vet Stone– Backing Vocals (‘66-75) Mary McCreary– Backing Vocals (‘66-75)  Pat Rizzo-Saxophone (‘72-75) Who is […]

What difference does it make?

Many people are ignorant of the truth behind the music. They don’t realize what each word may mean, why it is played the way it is played, or why the videos are conveyed in such a way. They are, for example, blind to the social and political examples conveyed through the music and videos, blind […]

Mariah Carey

Mariah Carey was born March 27, 1970 and is 47 years old. She is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and actress. In 1990, she rose to fame with the release of “Vision of Love” from her eponymous debut album. In 1998, she was honored as the world’s best-selling recording artist of the 1990s at the World […]