Wednesday, November 22, 2006

Ruth Brown

Ruth Brown
"Miss Rhythm"
The Original Queen of Rhythm & Blues
November 27 & 28, 2006
Memorial and Funeral services will take place in Ruth Brown's hometown of Portsmouth, Virginia. A public memorial service is planned for January 2007 in New York City

Also in the news...

Blues great Robert Lockwood Jr. dies

Lil’ Alfred
Swamp Pop and Rhythm and Blues Singer

WDIA Founder John R. Pepper Dies
NOVEMBER 24, 2006 - 09:20 PM

The Associated Press is reporting that John R. Pepper II, co-founder of the first nationwide radio station with programming targeting a black audience, died Monday at 91. Pepper died at St. Francis Hospital.

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