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An Evening With The Vogues

For several Years I had a Restaurant at the PNC Ball Park, Home of the Pittsburgh Pirates. It was the place to be in da ‘Burgh for years. A meeting place for sports figures as well as musicians. The restaurant had a separate room for musicians to get together to play and sing, called Atria’s … Read more

ROSCOE GORDON … R&B Pioneer … Legend!

As many of you know, I am a fan of Rhythm and Blues Music … the roots of the music that eventually became DooWop, Rock and Roll and Soul. It was Pioneers like Roscoe Gordon that gave birth to a sound that still exists today in modern music. A sound that would become known as … Read more

Trip Back to Conneaut Lake … It’s Rock N’ Roll Baby!

It’s Summertime … take a trip to Conneaut Lake Park, in the Middle of Pennsylvania…It’s Rock n’ Roll Baby! Conneaut Lake Park was the in spot to go if you wanna party and Rock and Roll … especially in the 60’s and 70’s … take it from me, it was Home Away from Home for … Read more

A Day with the Temps N’ Tops

As a young musician I used to dream about what it would have been like to grow up in the same Detroit neighborhood as the Temptations and the Four Tops. I would imagine what it would have been like to spend time with my musical heroes. How Amazing it would be to sit down and … Read more

RUSSELL THOMPKINS JR … DA ‘BURGH CONNECTION

Russell Thomkins Jr. … the Stylistics … “Could It Be I’m Falling In Love” … The Steals Brothers … what does this have to do with Da ‘Burgh? Let’s start with meeting Russell Thomkins Jr … we met years ago at S.O.S. (Summer of Shag in Myrtle Beach), we talked about mutual friends in the … Read more

Friends For Life With The … TYMES!

Over the years I have been blessed with the friendships I made singing. One of my favorite memories was the day I met my friend, Albert “Ceasar” Berry of the original Tymes… let’s reminisce for a moment. Growing up on the Northside, singing on the corner with my cousin “Harpo” and my neighbor “Tic”, our … Read more
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