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EARTH, WIND AND FIRE-THAT’S THE WAY OF THE WORLD.

EARTH, WIND AND FIRE-THAT’S THE WAY OF THE WORLD. If I were to ask which group during a ten year period between 1973 and 1983 released nine albums in the US, resulting in two album certified gold, plus three platinum, two double platinum and two triple platinum in the US, how many people answer Earth, …

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DENIECE WILLIAMS-THIS IS NIECY.

DENIECE WILLIAMS-THIS IS NIECY. Deniece Williams, whose legendary debut album This Is Niecy has been remastered and will be rereleased by BBR Records on February 27, never had any intention of becoming a singer when she was growing up. Quite the opposite, with Deniece heading for a career in medicine. She was was born and …

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MINNIE RIPERTON-COME TO MY GARDEN.

MINNIE RIPERTON-COME TO MY GARDEN. Although I’ve previously written about Minnie Riperton’s music, with articles on Adventures In Paradise and Perfect Angel, I’ve as yet, to write about her debut solo album Come To My Garden. Today is an opportunity to revisit what was Minnie’s first album after leaving Rotary Connection. Come To My Garden saw …

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TERRY CALLIER-WHAT COLOR IS LOVE.

TERRY CALLIER-WHAT COLOR IS LOVE. Over the past thirty-five years, I must have bought and listened to, thousands of albums. Many of these albums are albums are great albums, but commercially, weren’t successful. Often it’s hard to understand why these albums weren’t successful, why they never sold in larger quantities and why the artist wasn’t …

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MINNIE RIPERTON-PERFECT ANGEL.

MINNIE RIPERTON-PERFECT ANGEL. When writing a previous article on The Orb, I mentioned that they had used a Minnie Riperton sample on one of their tracks. Some time later, I was thinking that maybe it was time I wrote an article on Minnie Riperton as, although some of her music is heard occasionally on the …

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