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Donny & Roberta June 15, 2009

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Donny Hathaway & Roberta Flack, two incredible artists in their own right,  teamed up to create memorable duets including the Grammy Award winning “Where Is the Love.”  They are also both graduates of my alma mater Howard University (HU, you know!).  Feel free to comment on your favorite tracks. And be sure to check out postings throughout the month.

Back Together Again

Closer I Get to You

You Are My Heaven

Old School Friday: If I Were a Boy April 3, 2009

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HAPPY OSF!!!  I guess this week is open to different interpretation so I’m going with if I were a boy…who would I be? (Be sure to check out the other participants at OBW’s site.)

Miles Davis ~ Summertime

One of the coolest renditions I’ve ever heard.

And of course the smooth vocals of…

Donny Hathaway ~ Jealous Guy

Songs for Black History Month (pt. 2) February 17, 2009

Posted by Wheneva Whateva in Black History, Black Is Beautiful, I Heart Music.
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Did you hear part 1.  And don’t forget to check for Part 3 (Feb. 23).

Sam Cooke – A Change Is Gonna Come

Donny Hathaway – To Be Young, Gifted, and Black

Kehembe Eichelberger – Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child

Sweet Honey In the Rock – Ballad of the Sit-Ins

various artists – Freedom (Theme from Panther)
(Black Bag Mix)

14 for Lovers February 14, 2009

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“Just as all is born new,
Do you know what I say is true,
That I’ll be loving you always”
~ Stevie Wonder

Valentine’s Day is tomorrow, and no list of love songs is complete without Luther Vandross and Donny Hathaway.  If you want to get started early here are 14 love songs.

  1. Boyz II Men ~ I’ll Make Love to You
  2. All-4-One ~ So Much In Love
  3. Whitney Houston ~ I Believe In You and Me
  4. Take 6 ~ You Can Never Ask Too Much (of Love)
  5. The Spinners ~ Then Came You
  6. Usher ~ Bedtime
  7. Xscape ~ Feel So Good
  8. Stevie Wonder ~ As
  9. Teena Marie ~ Ohh La La
  10. Luther Vandross ~ Forever, For Always, For Love
  11. Anthony Hamilton ~ I Know What Love’s All About
  12. Algebra ~ I Think I Love U
  13. Donny Hathaway ~ You Were Meant For Me
  14. Mariah Carey ~ Forever