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Song of the Week #116 – “Blue Moon”

Written by admin on July 23, 2012 – 10:56 pm -

The Marcels The Marcels’ superb doo-wop hit “Blue Moon” is Song of the Week on Classic Pop Icons.

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Happy Easter from Classic Pop Icons

Written by admin on April 8, 2012 – 4:39 pm -

We’d like to wish our readers a happy and peaceful Easter Sunday. In keeping with the holiday, here’s some fine gospel selections.

“Milky White Way” – Elvis Presley

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The Singer not the Song

Written by admin on December 13, 2010 – 7:30 pm -

Harley Payette asserts that the artistry of the pop singer is too often undervalued because of the importance placed on songwriting.

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Song of the Week #29 – “Wonderful World”

Written by admin on November 22, 2010 – 7:16 am -

Sam Cooke - Wonderful World Sam Cooke’s 1960 pop classic “Wonderful World” is this week’s Song of the Week.

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James Phelps dies aged 78

Written by admin on October 29, 2010 – 8:34 pm -

Gospel and R&B singer James Phelps died in Los Angeles on Tuesday from complications related to diabetes.

James Phelps was born in Shreveport, Louisiana on April 2, 1932. His early music career centred around gospel music. As a member of the groups the Holy Wonders and the Soul Stirrers he performed with Lou Rawls and Sam Cooke, respectively.

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