5/10/18 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY: The Intruders- I’ll Always Love My Mama

Happy Mother’s Day Throwback Thursday enjoy The Intruders 1973 hit single I’ll Always Love My Mama. Continue reading

5/3/18 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY: O’Jays – Back Stabbers

Back Stabbers the O’Jays 1972 chart topping hit  warns men about their male “friends” who smile to their faces, but are secretly planning to steal their wives or girlfriends.  Continue reading

4/19/18 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY: Edwin Starr – War

Edwin Starr’s version of “War” was a number-one hit on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1970, and is not only the most successful and well-known record of his career, but it is also one of the most popular protest songs ever recorded Continue reading

10/28/17 O&A NYC IT’S SATURDAY ANYTHING GOES EXTRA- DANCE: Top 20 Soul Train Dancers of All Time

Soul Train dancers taught the world how to boogie in platform shoes, a huge Afros and bell bottom polyester pants while looking very so cool. The alumni include Shalamar members Jody Watley and Jeffrey Daniel, and let’s not forget the Asian girl.  Continue reading

7/13/17 THROWBACK THURSDAY: Jackson 5- Dancing Machine

The Jackson Five perform Dancing Machine on Soul Train (watch Michael do the Robot). The 1974 hit single became the group first number 1 song since the 1971 release of Sugar Daddy.   Continue reading

6/8/17 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY PRIDE MONTH: Free Man- South Shore Commission

South Shore Commission, a Chicago based R&B funk band, topped the Billboard magazine dance chart in 1975 with Free Man. Continue reading

3/27/17 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Love Unlimited- Walkin’ In The Rain With The One I Love

Walkin’ in the Rain with the One I Love, is the R&B single created by singer/producer Barry White in 1972 for the soul trio Love Unlimited, a studio group . Continue reading

9/19/16 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Love Unlimited- Walkin’ In The Rain With The One I Love

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Walkin’ in the Rain with the One I Love, is the R&B single created by singer/producer Barry White in 1972 for the soul trio Love Unlimited, a studio group . Continue reading

5/19/16 O&A NYC THURSDAY THROWBACK: The Spinners- I’ll Be Around

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I’ll Be Around, recorded by the American R&B vocal group The Spinners (known as Detroit Spinners in the UK). Co-written by Thom Bell and Phil Hurtt and produced by Bell the song was included on the group’s 1972 self-titled album on Atlantic Records, their first album release for the label. Continue reading

9/17/15 O&A NYC Throwback Thursday: Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes- Bad Luck

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Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes were one of the most popular Philadelphia soul groups of the 1970s. The group’s repertoire included soul, R&B, doo-wop, and disco. Bad Luck (1975) the disco/R&B/pop single was a number one Disco/Dance hit for eleven weeks. The song also help establish Teddy Pendergrass as the break out artist. Richard Pryor conducted the Soul Train interview.  Continue reading