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SONG OF THE DAY Marvin Gaye – Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler)

In a similar vein to Gil Scott-Heron’s 1970 track,Whitey on the Moon, Marvin Gaye and James Nyx Jr wrote today’s song as a direct protest to the misspent tax dollars the US government was spending on sending astronauts to the … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Mable John – Able Mable

Mable John (sister to R&B singer Little Willie John) is a pioneering American blues vocalist who was the first female artist to be signed by Berry Gordy of Motown’s Tamla label in 1959. After spending a few years performing with … Continue reading

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