10 R&B Songs From My Childhood

I’m going out of town on business for a few days. I don’t know how much blogging I will be doing. Maybe a lot. We’ll see. Regardless, I created this set of ten R&B songs from my childhood. When all the polls are going against you, you can always turn to this:

Update (8 October 2012 9:39 pm)

When Etta James died, I saw a lot of headlines that read, “At Last Singer Etta James Dead at 73.” Yes, they normally put quotes around “At Last” and a comma after “James.” But still, it is an annoying headline. Better would be, “Etta James, ‘At Last’ Singer, Dead at 73.” Unless you were really anxious for the old girl to die.

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0 thoughts on “10 R&B Songs From My Childhood

  1. @MadKane – The first headline I saw, I misread. I was stunned. How could they say that about Etta James?! I think part of the problem is that I know her work pretty well and so I don’t equate her with "At Last."

    But I put this collection together because "Give Me Just a Little More Time" wouldn’t get out of my head!

    General Norman Johnson, RIP.

    Long live Irma Thomas!

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