Dennis Edwards of The Temptations Dies

Grammy-winning singer and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Dennis Edwards, an unmistakable voice of classic Motown vocal group the Temptations, died Thursday (Feb. 1, 2018) of complications from meningitis, his family confirms. Mr. Edwards, who lived in Florissant with his wife, Brenda Edwards, was 74; he would have been 75 on Saturday (Feb.…

In Memory of Dorothy Boyd

[av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=”] [/av_textblock] [av_heading heading=’DOROTHY BOYD’S OBITUARY‘ tag=’h2′ style=’blockquote classic-quote’ size=” subheading_active=” subheading_size=’15’ padding=’10’ color=’custom-color-heading’ custom_font=’#a81010′][/av_heading] [av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=”] Dorothy Mae Lawson Boyd, 79, of Shelton, CT passed away Thursday, October 6, 2016. She was born in Leesburg, Florida to the late Mattie Maude Lawson and Charlie Perry, Sr. on October 6,…

Like Father, Like Son

Life truly does come full circle. Here’s a photo of my oldest son Gee Rich and I horsing around in the living room back in the 80’s that I edited in his son Elisha Maurice playing giddy-up on my back in 2010. Hummmmm maybe this will explain my current back problems….LOL. There’s nothing like family…

Happy Labor Day

Today I know many of you may have used this extended weekend to travel and celebrate this symbolic day with family and friends around the world. Some may be planing a BBQ or getting ready to grill some hot dogs and hamburgers or having picnic in a park. No matter what your plans are, be…

A Sad Day with A Nice Ending

Went to the Celebration of Life service for Edward “Dwight” Fields of The Manhattans in New Jersey last night and left with a smile on my face. He looked great! The service was so joyful even though the occasion was a sad one. Listening to his family and childhood friends tell stories about him was…

In Memory of Vaughn Harper

Today I attended the home going service for a person I grew up listening to on the radio and whom I had the honor of sharing stages with on many occasions after I got into the radio industry. Our friendship grew fast and before I knew it, we had gone from sharing stages to sharing airtime…

Billy Brown Health Update

I’m happy to inform you that I spoke with Billy Brown last night. He’s doing great! He just needs to get a lot of rest. We laughed and joked on the phone and he informed me that he is resting and taking the doctor’s advice. All I can say is thank God for his wife…

Billy Paul, Dies at 80

CNN.com reports: Billy Paul, the Grammy-winning soul singer of the 1970s hit “Me and Mrs. Jones,” has died, a statement on his official website said. He was 80. Paul died at home Sunday after a “serious medical condition,” the statement read. The song about an affair with the mysterious “Mrs. Jones” reached No. 1 and…

Pop Icon PRINCE, Dies at Age 57

AP News reports: Prince, one of the most inventive and influential musicians of modern times with hits including “Little Red Corvette,” ”Let’s Go Crazy” and “When Doves Cry,” was found dead at his home on Thursday in suburban Minneapolis, according to his publicist. He was 57. His publicist, Yvette Noel-Schure, told The Associated Press that…

Bobby Rogers of The Miracles, Dies at 73

DETROIT (Reuters) – Singer Bobby Rogers, a founding member of the hit-making Motown group the Miracles along with Smokey Robinson, died on Sunday in suburban Detroit after a lengthy illness, family members and associates said. He was 73. Rogers was a tenor in the original Motown lineup of the group that also included Robinson as…