Legendary: Chapter 3

KATE

Brian hops over the passenger door like Magnum P.I. He eases into the seat and leans over for a kiss. I try to give him the soft lips; I know how much he likes the soft lips. He tastes ...

Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’90s, Vol. 99

With Bottom Feeders we take a look at the songs on the Billboard Hot 100 that only got a little love. It’s an A-Z look at songs that charted no higher than #41 in the decade. Take a listen, enjoy ...

‘Face Time: Dynasty, “Personality”

Babyface turns 30 this year. Sure, the Man Who Would Be Babyface — Kenneth Edmonds — was born in 1959, but the singer, songwriter, producer, and all-around hit maker extraordinaire began taking baby steps up the Billboard charts the ...

Jheri Curl Fridays 25: “A Night To Remember”

While Shalamar doesn’t always get props for being one of the most consistent pop/soul groups of the early Eighties (and quite possibly one of the best prefabricated groups of all time-they were put together by “Soul Train”’s Don Cornelius ...

Jheri Curl Fridays 18: “Jody”

Maybe we change the name of this week’s column from Jheri Curl Fridays to Perfectly Straightened Hair Fridays?

While Jermaine Stewart may be remembered as only a one-hit wonder in the U.S. (I’m sure you remember “We Don’t Have ...

Weeknight ’80s Dance Party: 5/11/11

As I was culling through my collection to put together this week’s mix, I wasn’t really sure  where to start. When you’re staring down 9 GB of ’80s remixes, it can be a little overwhelming.

My inspiration finally came as I was ...

CHART ATTACK!: 5/13/89

Hey, hey, hey! It’s Friday, and you know what that (sometimes) means! That’s right, it’s time to take a look at another Billboard Top 10 from ages past, and today we’re heading back a full 20 years to see what the ...

Future Retro: Jody Watley

A TOUCH OF SHALAMAR

Singer, songwriter, and producer Jody Watley first boogied her way to fame at the age of 14 as a dancer on the legendary music program Soul Train. In 1976 the group Shalamar was created by ...