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DTB Remembers

Music of the past era by musicians that we salute and have made a mark within music history

DTB Remembers: Sam Cooke

Sam Cooke in the studio in the early 1960s.

The term legend is scattered all to freely in this day and age. Someone who can claim the title next to his name without contradiction or question is american singer-songwriter and vocal genius Sam Cooke. Samuel Cook was born January 22, 1931, Clarksdale, Mississippi in the southern states of the USA. He later added an “e” onto the end of his …

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DTB Remembers: Bobby Womack “ThePoet”

“Im so sad to hear about my friend Bobby Womack the man who could make you cry when he sang has brought tears to my eyes! @RonnieWood Twitter The Music world is deeply saddened by the loss of Soul Royalty, Gospel Legend Bobby Womack. Born in Cleveland Ohio, on the 4th March 1944, Bobby Womack had an illustrious musical career, …

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DTB Remembers: Michael Jackson – The King of Pop

I’m starting with the man in the mirror, I’m asking him to change his ways; And no message could have been any clearer, If you wanna make the world a better place, Take a look at yourself, and then make a change!” Michael Jackson Five years on since Michael Jackson’s untimely death, on the 25th June 2009, thousands of memorable …

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DTB Remembers: Tupac Shakur

“I know that it seem’s hard sometimes but remember one thing. Through every dark night,there’s a bright day after no matter how hard it get, stick your chest out, keep ya head up…. and handle it.” – Tupac Today would have been Tupac Shakurs Birthday (16.6.72 – 13.9.1996) Tupac Amaru Shakur, the actor, prominent social activist and legendary Rapper. …

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DTB Remembers: Grace Jones celebrates her 66th birthday

Style Icon, singer, songwriter, Grace Jones celebrates her 66th birthday, this Jamaican Hitmaker, and statuesque beauty dominated the charts with successive hits in the late 70’s and mid 80’s. After securing a record deal with Island Records, she embarked upon collaborative work with Producer Tom Moulton releasing a string of recordings that will remain ingrained in Music History. ‘Pull up …

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DTB Remembers : ‘Tighten up’ Archie Bell and the Drells..

Archie Bell - Giants of Funk

“Lets do the tighten Up”, “This is the music we ‘Tighten up with…” Archie Bell & the Drells were a popular Soul and RnB vocal group that were formed in the early 70’s, Archie  formed the Drells with Willie Parnell, James Wise and Billy Butler.  In 1968  they recorded “Tighten Up”  which became an instant smash hit on both the Billboard …

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