Category Archives: Soul/Motown

Lloyd Price March 9, 1933 – May 3, 2021

Lloyd Price March 9, 1933 – May 3, 2021 was an American R&B vocalist,known as “Mr. Personality”, after his 1959 million-selling hit, “Personality”. His first recording, “Lawdy Miss Clawdy”, was a hit for Specialty Records in 1952. He continued to … Continue reading

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Mary Wilson March 6, 1944 – February 8, 2021

Mary Wilson March 6, 1944 – February 8, 2021 was an American singer and concert performer best known as a founding member of the Supremes, the most successful Motown act of the 1960s and the best-charting female group in U.S. … Continue reading

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John Lester Nash Jr. August 19, 1940 – October 6, 2020

John Lester Nash Jr. August 19, 1940 – October 6, 2020) was an American reggae and pop music singer-songwriter, best known in the US for his 1972 hit, “I Can See Clearly Now”. He was one of the first non-Jamaican … Continue reading

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Barbara Diane Martin Richardson June 1, 1943 March 4, 2020

Barbara Diane Martin Richardson (June 1, 1943 – March 4, 2020) was an American singer, best known for being one of the original members of Motown group The Supremes. She was born in Detroit. After Betty McGlown left the Primettes … Continue reading

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