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SONG OF THE DAY Hayes Cotton – Black Wing’s Have My Angel

Hayes Cotton rose to fame after winning a contest for unsigned talent on LA’s R&B radio station, KKBT “The Beat” in the early 1960’s. From his humble beginnings in Mexia, Limestone County, Texas, Hayes Cotton fulfilled his childhood dreams when … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Darrow Fletcher – The Way Of A Man

By the time Michigan-born Darrow Fletcher was six years old, he was already singing his heart out! A child prodigy, he was always predicted for stardom as performing just came so naturally.  He recorded his first record while still a … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Garnet Mimms – As Long As I Have You

In 1964 Garnet Mimms left his band the Enchanters to embark on a solo career.  As a solo artist he recorded a number of good songs, but few are better than today’s song, As Long As I Have You…. This was … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Sam Fletcher – I’d Think It Over

For me soul is one of those genres that I don’t really know enough about because I always seem to find that I either really like it or dislike it, (but if you have a really nice rare soul/funk song suggestion, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Little Ann – Sweep it out in the Shed

Today’s song comes from an artist whose recognition was a long, long time coming!.. Originally from Chicago, “Little Ann” Bridgeforth was born and bred a singer, she sang at her cousin’s club, Michelle’s Playroom and in 1969 recorded her first … Continue reading

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