Grayson Hugh

Grayson Hugh

One of the songs from the 1980s that I can never get out of my head, even though it wasn’t a huge hit, is Grayson Hugh’s “Talk It Over.” You probably don’t remember it. Here’s the music video: At the time, it didn’t sound like other stuff on the radio. I loved the classic soul feel of it and still do. It was cleverly written and sung– it’s hard not…

Ashley Cleveland

Ashley Cleveland

Guest post by Ashley Cleveland Hey everyone—I know you’re dying to hear all about what it’s like to be sixty. For those of you that are younger, it’s probably like watching a car wreck. For those of you that are older, there are notes to compare. But honestly, the view from here is pretty much the same as the view from 59. I did get a little boost recently though…

The second coming of Etta James?

Is she the new Etta James? Marsha McWilson is one of 12 kids. She’s also a wife and mother to two miracle sons. At one time Marsha weighed a whopping 400 pounds, but since then she has lost the weight despite a botched gastric bypass surgery. In life, Marsha has known much pain, dealing with the death of her brothers, sister, nephew and parents all in a short span of…

Davide Pannozzo, Clapton’s heir?

One listen to Davide Pannozzo’s song, “You Got Me Floating,” and I am convinced he’s Eric Clapton’s heir. He has the voice and the musical chops to not only live up to the standard Clapton has set in blues-rock music, but also the youth to keep that style popular among younger guys and gals. With a name like Davide Pannozzo (instead of, say, Dave Pann), if you were to guess…