12/6/18 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY HOLIDAY GREETING: Eartha Kitt- Santa Baby

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Eartha Kitt

Eartha Mae Kitt was an actress, singer, cabaret star, dancer, stand-up comedienne, activist and voice artist.  Known for her highly distinctive singing style and her 1953 recordings of C’est Si Bon and the enduring Christmas novelty smash Santa Baby. Both songs became US Top 10 hits. Orson Welles once called her the most exciting woman in the world.
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11/28/18 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY HOLIDAY GREETING: Nat ‘King’ Cole- The Christmas Song (Live Performance)


The Nat King Cole Trio first recorded the song early in 1946. At Cole’s behest – and over the objections of his label, Capitol Records– a second recording was made later the same year utilizing a small string section, this version becoming a massive hit on both the pop and R&B charts. Continue reading

11/1/18 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY: Maxwell – Sumthin’ Sumthin’


Sumthin’ Sumthin is a mid uptempo song by neo soul singer Maxwell. The third single from Urban Hang Suite. The woman featured in the song’s music video is French fashion model Chrystele Saint-Louis Augustin. Continue reading

10/25/18 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY: Baby Face – Whip Appeal

Whip Appeal is by R&B mogul Baby Face. It served as the third single from his second album, Tender Love.Written by Babyface and Perri Reid, Whip Appeal was released on February 22, 1990 by SOLAR Records and Epic Records. Continue reading

10/18/18 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY- HALLOWEEN: Rockwell- Somebody’s Watching Me

Somebody’s Watching Me by Rockwell, released by the Motown label on January 14, 1984, as the lead single from his debut studio album of the same name. Rockwell’s debut single release, the song features guest vocals by brothers Michael Jackson (in the chorus) and Jermaine Jackson (additional backing vocals). Continue reading

9/13/18 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY: TLC – Red Light Special

Red Light Special by TLC and released as the second single from their second studio album, Crazy Sexy Cool. Written by Cindy Herron of En Vogue, the song reached number one on the Billboard Rhythmic Top  40 chart. Continue reading

9/6/18 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY: Aretha Franklin Think!!! The Blues Brothers 1980

 

 

 

Think is a song performed by Aretha Franklin. It was released as single 1968, from her Aretha Now album. The song reached No. 7 on Billboard Hot 100 becoming Franklin’s seventh top 10 hit in the United States. The song also reached number 1 on the magazine’s Hot Rhythm & Blue Singles,becoming her sixth single to top the chart. Continue reading

8/30/18 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY: Janet Jackson- Son of a Gun (I Betcha Think This Song Is About You)

Son of a Gun (I Betcha Think This Song Is About You) by singer-songwriter Janet Jackson with Carly Simon from Jackson’s seventh studio album, All for You (2001) was written and produced by Jackson, Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis, with additional lyrics by Simon. Continue reading

8/30/18 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY: Janet Jackson- Son of a Gun (I Betcha Think This Song Is About You)

Son of a Gun (I Betcha Think This Song Is About You) by singer-songwriter Janet Jackson with Carly Simon from Jackson’s seventh studio album, All for You (2001) was written and produced by Jackson, Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis, with additional lyrics by Simon. Continue reading

8/23/18 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY: Jennifer Lopez 2018 MTV VMAs- Get On The Floor, Love Don’t Cost A Thing & More

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