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First Listen: The O'Jays want to "Stand Up" for Love

(March 22 2019) The legendary O'Jays have been filling concert houses everywhere since they announced their upcoming 2020 retirement, and for the past few months they have new music out to boot. 

Last Fall, the trio, consisting of Eddie Levert, Walter Williams, and Eric Nolan Grant, issued "Above The Law," a throwback to their socially conscious music of the 70s, when they were teamed with iconic songwriter/producers Gamble and Huff.

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R.I.P. Southern Soul singer Mel Waiters (1956-2015)

(May 28, 2015) A Southern Soul singer and songwriter hailing from the East Side of San Antonio, Texas, Mel Waiters' unique brand of straight talking, regional flavored soul largely appeared on the Billboard Blues Charts, landing no less than three Top 10 Blues Albums, including 2010’s I Ain’t Gone Do It (peak #3).

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In Memoriam: Joe Sample (1939 – 2014)

(September 13, 2014) The tragic news hit fast and furious on Facebook originating from Joseph Leslie “Joe” Sample’s Facebook page. At the young age of 75, pianist/keyboardist/composer and one of the founding members of the legendary jazz outfit, The Crusaders (originally the Jazz Crusaders, also released as The Young Rabbits), was pronounced dead at 9:50pm in Houston, Texas.

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