Today in Rhythm and Blues History

Sub-Topics: Rhythm and Blues Singers

Events in Music

Events 1 - 2 of 2

1955-08-19 - WINS radio, announces it will not play "copy" white cover versions of R&B (DJs must play Fats Domino's "Ain't It A Shame," not Pat Boone's)
2002-02-17 - 'Always On Time' by R&B artist Ja Rule featuring Ashanti starts a two-week run at No.1 on the US singles chart.

Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 1 - 4 of 4

1929-11-11 - LaVern Baker, Chicago, R&B vocalist (I Cried a Tear)
1949-02-23 - Larry Demps, US R&B vocalist (Dramatics-Me & Mrs Jones)
1951-04-13 - Peabo Bryson, Greenville SC, R&B vocalist (I'm So into You)
1969-09-24 - Gene Hunt, R&B musician (Acid Man)

Deaths in Music

Deaths 1 - 1 of 1

1995-08-16 - Robert "Robby" Debarge, r&B Musician, dies at 36

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