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Ma Rainey, Her real name was Gertrude Pridgett; She is known as the first great blues singer who earned the title "Mother of the Blues." Aside from her distinct style of singing the blues, Ma Rainey was also a smart businesswoman and flamboyant dresser. Harlem Renaissance, Renaissance Fashion, Jazz Blues, Blues Music, Women In History, Black History, Divas, Black Lesbians, Afro

MA RAINEY (1886 – 1939) was one of the earliest known American professional blues singers and one of the first generation of such singers to record. She was billed as The Mother of the Blues. Ma Rainey was known for her very powerful vocal abilities, energetic disposition, majestic phrasing, and a ‘moaning’ style of singing similar to folk tradition.

 Rest In Heaven, Curtis Mayfield. The soundtrack to the 1974 film Claudine; remains among the very best material the legendary Curtis Mayfield ever recorded. Music Icon, Soul Music, Music Is Life, I Love Music, My Music, Indie Music, Jazz, Bob Marley, Jamel Shabazz


deezyville: “ gutsanduppercuts: “ Curtis Mayfield ” The Kang ”

Lead Belly - An American Folk and Blues Musician and Multi-Instrumentalist :: He. Folk Music Artists, Blues Artists, Folk Musik, Rock And Roll, Lead Belly, Delta Blues, Music Illustration, Music Aesthetic, Artist Aesthetic

MUSIC: "Lead Belly" - Huddie William Ledbetter did vocals, guitar and accordion. His genres were Delta and country blues. In 1912 he wrote a song about the Titanic and boxer Jack Johnson, although the song incorrectly connected Johnson with the Titanic. Ledbetter's temper led to trouble with the law. In 1915, he was convicted of carrying a pistol. In 1918, he was imprisoned after killing a relative over a woman. There was no doubt about Led Belly's talent if he could stay out of trouble.

“ John Lee Hooker I don’t play a lot of fancy guitar. I don’t want to play it. The kind of guitar I want to play is mean, mean licks. John Lee Hooker, Jazz Blues, Blues Music, Blues Artists, Music Artists, Music Is Life, My Music, Reggae Music, El Rock And Roll

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“"My style is all to myself." John Lee Hooker.”

SamCooke known keep the beautiful women! Seated here with Tammi Terrell who made mega hits with the late Marvin Gaye along with Betty Harris. Music Icon, Soul Music, Indie Music, Tammi Terrell, Vintage Black Glamour, Musica Popular, Black History Facts, Provocateur, Takayama

Sam Cooke, TammiTerrell and Betty Harris | Legends of Soul

Vintage African American photography courtesy of Black History Album, The Way We Were. Follow Us On Twitter @blackhistoryalb

Hubert Sumlin - ,with Howlin' Wolf, was a Chicago blues guitarist & singer. Rhythm And Blues, Jazz Blues, Blues Music, Blues Artists, Music Artists, Instrumental, Classic Blues, Delta Blues, Muddy Waters

Rockin' Country Blues

Hubert Sumlin and Howlin’ Wolf “Alive”, probably Chicago

Minnie Riperton’s Memorial Service Program – Perfect Angel: Minnie Riperton Site Soul Singers, Female Singers, Memorial Service Program, Minnie Riperton, Vintage Black Glamour, Soul Music, Music Flow, Song One, Figure It Out

Minnie Riperton’s Memorial Service Program

As promised, I am starting to scan and upload Minnie Riperton memorabilia from my personal archives. The first item is one of my most prized possessions. This is a copy of the order of service for Minnie Riperton's memorial service held in her hometown on Aug 3, 1979. Minnie's mother, Mrs. Thelma Riperton, gave me…

See Sam Cooke pictures, photo shoots, and listen online to the latest music. Music Flow, Soul Music, Sam Cooke, Soul Singers, Black History Facts, Love My Husband, Celebrity Portraits, Music Theory, Gospel Music

Sam Cooke Photos (56 of 143) |

See Sam Cooke pictures, photo shoots, and listen online to the latest music.

Sam Cooke, The Gospel Harmonettes*, The Original Blind Boys* - I Thank God Music Flow, Soul Music, Things To Do With Boys, Cool Things To Buy, Trust In Jesus, Sam Cooke, Listen To Song, Love My Husband, Thank God

Album Cover Gallery #46: R&B Stars Sing the Gospel

Sam Cooke on magazine covers | Sam-Cooke