Back In Love Again

L.T.D. (which stood for Love, Togetherness and Devotion) was formed in Greensboro, North Carolina in 1968 by keyboardist Jimmie “J.D.” Davis and saxophonist Abraham “Onion” Miller. Both were former backing musicians for soul duo Sam and Dave....

Got To Be Real

Cheryl Lynn was born March 11, 1957, in Los Angeles, the cousin of soul singer D’La Vance. Somehow her one hit (“Got To Be Real” went to #12 in 1979) snuck in the midst of the many disco orientated hits of that year. The song’s very funky sound...

Hip Hug-Her

“Hip Hug-Her” was the second hit for Booker T. & the MG’s, the first being “Green Onions,” their biggest and most enduring hit. This Memphis band was made up of session men who played behind many of the R&B and soul hits of the...

Hot Fun In The Summertime

Out of all the bands that came out of San Francisco during the psychedelic ’60s, one of the most musically solid (and therefore still sounding good today) was Sly & The Family Stone. “Hot Fun” was their second highest record, going to #2 in 1969....