9/14/23 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY: Barry White – Practice What You Preach

Practice What You Preach is the title of a number-one  R&B single by Barry White, written by Barry White, Gerald Levert, Edwin Nicholas, from White’s 1994 album The Icon Is Love. The hit song spent three weeks at number-one on the R&B chart and reached 18 on the pop chart. Continue reading

7/27/23 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY: Billie Holiday – God Bless The Child (film)- Presented by Chicago Blues Museum

Billie Holiday (born Eleanora Fagan [April 7, 1915 — July 17, 1959) an American jazz singer and songwriter Nicknamed “Lady Day” by her friend and musical partner Lester Young. Holiday had a seminal influence on jazz and pop singing. Her vocal style, strongly inspired by jazz instrumentalists, pioneered a new way of manipulating phrasing and tempo. Continue reading

6/1/23 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY: Ludacris – Get Back

Get Back is by Ludacris from his album The Red Light District.It was released as the first single from the album and reached #13 on the Billboard Hot 100 in January 2005. Continue reading

5/11/23 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY- MOTHER’S DAY SPECIAL: I’ll Always Love My Mama- The Intruders

 

I’ll Always Love My Mama is a 1973 single by the Philly soul group The Intruders. Released from their album Save the Children, the single is a song commonly played on Mother’s Day. Continue reading

5/4/23 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY: Boyz II Men – A Song For Mama

A Song for Mama is a single by R&B group Boyz II Men. The song was written and produced by Babyface served as the theme song to the 1997 motion picture Soul Food and spent two weeks at number one on the US R&B chart. Continue reading

3/23/23 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY: GLADYS KNIGHT & THE PIPS – Save The Overtime (For Me)

 

Gladys Knight & the Pips were an R&B, Soul and Funk family music group from Atlanta, Georgia that remained active on the music charts and performing circuit for over three decades starting from the early 1950s. Continue reading

2/23/23 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY: Ne-Yo – Champagne Life

Champagne Life is the second single from’s fourth stud R&B artist Ne-Yo’s forth studio album, Libra Scale. The song premiered on radio on June 5, 2010. Continue reading

2/9/23 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY: Marvin Gaye – I Heard It Through The Grapevine (A capella)


The incomparable R&B legend Marvin Gaye shows us he can bring the house down without music. Watch him slay his classic  I Heard It Through The Grapevine. Continue reading

2/2/23 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY: Regina Belle – Baby Come To Me

 

Baby Come to Me is a 1989 R&B/Soul single by Regina Belle. Released on October 2, 1989 on Columbia Records.The song was written by Narada Michael Walden and Jeffrey Cohen and produced by Narada Michael Walden. Continue reading