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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, Women In History, Black History, Divas, Black Lesbians, Afro, Blues Artists, Music Artists

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, Bob Marley, Jamel Shabazz, Priscilla Queen


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

“ 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, Music Icon, My Music, Music Stuff, Reggae Music, Blues Artists, Music Artists, El Rock And Roll, Photo Star

Impossible Cool. on Twitter

“"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, Soul Singers, Female Singers, Vintage Black Glamour, Provocateur, Black History Facts

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, Maya Rudolph, Vintage Black Glamour, Famous Black, Soul Music, Music Flow

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 …

See Sam Cooke pictures, photo shoots, and listen online to the latest music. Music Flow, Soul Music, Sam Cooke, Soul Singers, Black History Facts, Sweet Soul, Band Photos, Music Images, Love My Husband

Sam Cooke Photos (56 of 143) |

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

The mothership P-Funk

The mothership P-Funk