Ruth Brown ran away from home at 17 to follow her dream of singin’ in a band. After a DJ..
Standin’ at six foot two and weighing over three hundred pounds—there’s a reason Joe Turner’s called Big Joe Turner. But..
He was born Major Merriweather in Atlanta, Georgia. By the time he migrated to the Motor City in 1924, he..
He was the King of the Jukebox. One of the first black artists to achieve crossover success. He was a..
Pinetop Smith (June 11, 1904 – March 15, 1929) I always thought the name Pinetop came from the pine top..