Items filtered by date: June 2021
29 Jun
Published in Song of 2day
A synth-pop/new wave version of Arcade fires 'Empty Room', recorded, mixed, and mastered by Perverse State, Berlin 2020.
28 Jun
Published in Song of 2day
From the first album - cd single from Savina, Savina Vibes - Wanna Fly, including 3 songs, with the production of Kako Synapantima and Studio 10 (Mountaindub, Bay Leaves, The Builders, VHS Dub, Dub Garden) in full reggae, raga and dub vibes!

Fresh reggae sounds and easy listening pretty female greek vocals travel the listener to the earlier years of roots reggae and to the future, at the same time!

20 Jun
Published in Song of 2day
John Marshall Alexander Jr. (June 9, 1929 – December 25, 1954), known by the stage name Johnny Ace, was an American rhythm-and-blues singer and musician. He had a string of hit singles in the mid-1950s. Alexander died of an accidental self-inflicted gunshot wound at the age of 25.
19 Jun
Published in Song of 2day
The Marvelettes was an American girl group that achieved popularity in the early- to mid-1960s. They consisted of schoolmates Gladys Horton, Katherine Anderson, Georgeanna Tillman, Juanita Cowart (now Cowart Motley), and Georgia Dobbins, who was replaced by Wanda Young prior to the group signing their first deal. They were the first successful act of Motown Records after the Miracles and its first significantly successful female group after the release of the 1961 number-one single, "Please Mr. Postman", one of the first number-one singles recorded by an all-female vocal group and the first by a Motown recording act.
19 Jun
Published in Song of 2day
The Marvelettes was an American girl group that achieved popularity in the early- to mid-1960s. They consisted of schoolmates Gladys Horton, Katherine Anderson, Georgeanna Tillman, Juanita Cowart (now Cowart Motley), and Georgia Dobbins, who was replaced by Wanda Young prior to the group signing their first deal. They were the first successful act of Motown Records after the Miracles and its first significantly successful female group after the release of the 1961 number-one single, "Please Mr. Postman", one of the first number-one singles recorded by an all-female vocal group and the first by a Motown recording act.
18 Jun
Published in Song of 2day
Sugar Pie DeSanto (born Peylia Marsema Balinton,October 16, 1935) is an American R&B singer and dancer, whose career in music flourished in the 1950s and 1960s.DeSanto was born to an African-American mother, who was a concert pianist, and a Filipino father. She spent most of her early life in San Francisco, California, where she moved with her family at the age of four.She stands 4 feet 11 inches (1.50 m).As a girl she was friends with Etta James.
17 Jun
Published in Song of 2day
Eskew Reeder, Jr. (November 20, 1935 or 1938[1] – October 23, 1986), usually known by the stage name Esquerita, and occasionally as S.Q. Reeder or The Magnificent Malochi,was an American R&B singer, songwriter and pianist, known for his frenetic performances. He has been credited with influencing rock and roll pioneer Little Richard.He was one of the big 1950's Queer Black Arist.
16 Jun
Published in Song of 2day
Marie Knight (June 1, 1920 – August 30, 2009)was an American gospel and R&B singer.
15 Jun
Published in Song of 2day
Don and Juan were an R&B vocal duo from Long Beach, NY,consisting of Roland "Don" Trone (July 2, 1936 – May 1982 and Claude "Juan" (aka "Sonny") Johnson (November 24, 1934 – October 31, 2002. Johnson had previously sung with a doo-wop group called the Genies, who reached #71 on the Billboard pop charts in 1959 with "Who's That Knocking" on the Shad label. Johnson had also co-written "Who's That Knocking". (Contrary to doo-wop lore, Trone was never with the Genies.) Don & Juan's sole top 40 hit was "What's Your Name" on Big Top Records, which reached #7 on the Billboard pop charts in 1962. After the death of Roland Trone in May 1982 at age 45, Claude Johnson continued performing with different partners, including Alexander "Buddy" Faison of the Genies, in the early 90s. Claude Johnson died on October 31, 2002, at age 67.
14 Jun
Published in Song of 2day
Otis Williams and the Charms were an American doo-wop vocal group in the 1950s, who were originally billed as The Charms.Williams is not related to Otis Williams of The Temptations. They recorded several more times before, in 1954, "Hearts of Stone" gave them their first and biggest hit, reaching No. 1 on the R&B charts for nine weeks at the end of the year.It sold over one million copies, their first recording to do so, and was awarded a gold disc.It also reached No. 15 on the pop chart, with a cover version by the Fontane Sisters reaching No. 1.
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