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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: Stevie Wonder – Happy 64th Birthday!

A Young Stevie Wonder

Today we celebrate one of the most prolific, Iconic and Legendary performers alive today! His rise is notorious, his work is visionary and has earned him over 22 Grammy awards, an acclaimed Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award. In a recent interview, Mariah Carey revealed that Stevie will be featured playing harmonica on a track for  her upcoming album due out soon. …

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DTB Remembers: DJ E-Z Rock Dies at 46

DJ E-Z Rock - RIP

The Hip-Hop world suffered a tragic loss this weekend as DJ E-Z Rock from Rob Base and DJ E-Z Rock passed away this weekend after suffering from complications after a previous stroke. Rob Base expressed the sadness over the loss of his longtime friend since the fourth grade stating, “R.I.P Skip (DJ E-Z Rock) my friend. My brother” The two …

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DTB Remembers: Rev Al Green

Al Green in a white suit

“I Learned more stuff in Church than I did in the world” Al Green Albert Greene was born on April 13 1946, in Arkansas. He began performing at a very young age, singing gospel music with his family known on the Gospel circuit as the ‘Greene Brothers’. His life changed dramatically after he was kicked out of the family home …

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DTB Remembers: Marvin Gaye – 2nd April 1939 – 1st April 1984

Marvin Gaye

As a young man, sporting short trousers in the 70’s. I always had an eye for a record cover. There was always an attraction, regarding what was housed inside the magical folders. One thing I noticed in those halcyon days. All my friends had the same three albums. “Exodus” Bob Marley. “Songs In The Key Of Life”, Stevie Wonder. And …

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DTB Remembers: Miss Diana Ross at 70

“Remember me as a sunny day that you once had along the way…” ‘Remember Me’ Ashford and Simpson Born in Detroit, Michigan 1944, Diana Ross was the lead singer of the Motown girl group the ‘Supremes’. During the 1960s they recorded a string of hits for Berry Gordy and produced 12 number 1 hit records, quickly becoming one of the …

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DTB Remembers: The King of Afrobeat Fela Kuti

Fela Kuti

Time has come to honour the memory of the first great African International Revolutionary Superstar, Fela Kuti. Also known as Fela Anikulapo Kuti. Or simply to his many adoring fans as. “Fela The King of Afrobeat”. There are two translations of his name: One is “I have death in my pouch.” The other is “The name can never die.” Both …

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