Aretha Franklin’s ‘Spanish Harlem’ cover, 1971

spanish harlemSpanish Harlem” is a song written by Jerry Leiber and Phil Spector, and produced by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller. Continue Reading →

Aretha Franklin “Spainish Harlem”, 1971 (video)

Aretha Louise Franklin (born March 25, 1942) is an American R&B and soul singer, songwriter, and pianist. She is known to her fans as “The Queen of Soul”. Continue Reading →

Boo at the Apollo for Halloween – Amateur Night Finals

apollo-theater-new-yorkthe-apollo-theater-turns-78-hip-hop-wired-xpgvacn4-1024x763On Wednesday, October 31st, the place known for booing will celebrate the spookiest night of the year with the final showdown of the 2012 Amateur Night season – Super Top Dog. Continue Reading →

Ralph MacDonald, Harlem Born

Ralph MacDonald (March 15, 1944 – December 18, 2011) was an American percussionist and song-writer. Continue Reading →