WELCOME AWARD WINNING WRITER ERIC WATTREE TO HIPSTER SANCTUARY


posted by blues2jazzguy    #hipster Eric L. Wattree is a writer, poet, and musician, born in Los Angeles. He’s a columnist for The Los Angeles Sentinel, Black Star News, The Atlanta Post, and a member of the Sigma Delta Chi Society of Professional Journalists (http://www.spj.org/). He’s also the author of “A Message From the Hood.”… Read More WELCOME AWARD WINNING WRITER ERIC WATTREE TO HIPSTER SANCTUARY

MEMBERS ONLY:R&B Soul Singer Bobby Blue Bland Laid To Rest


Lion Of The Blues: Celebrated And Laid To Rest  posted by Robert J. Carmack MEMPHIS – Funeral services for soul-blues singer Bobby “Blue” Bland were held Thursday, June 27, at First Baptist Church in Memphis ,Tenn. Family, friends, colleagues and dignitaries from near and far gathered at First Baptist Church in Memphis to deliver Bland’s praises, listen to… Read More MEMBERS ONLY:R&B Soul Singer Bobby Blue Bland Laid To Rest

They Call Me Bobby: Sinatra of the Blues Succumbs at 83


Los Angeles,CA._ Blues great Robert Calvin Bland, better known a Bobby “Blue” Bland, a distinguished singer who blended Southern Blues and Raw Soul while recording  big hits such as, “Turn on Your Love Light” and “Further On Up the Road,” and  “Stormy Monday” died June 23, he was 83.  Rod Bland said his father died about… Read More They Call Me Bobby: Sinatra of the Blues Succumbs at 83