Mike profile photo

soul artist trivia...

Posted

trivia (n.)

"trivialities, bits of information of little consequence," 

as in

 

Tony Middleton once lived in Paris

 

Quote

After recording for several years without chart success, he moved to Paris in 1962. Where he was featured, that same year, on Louis De Funès movie "Nous irons à Deauville" performing the hit "Oh Yeah, ah ah!" and acquiring a large following.

 

 

 

artist trivia

any more for any more...

  • Up vote 1

Share this forum post


soul source url
Posted

Similar to:

Ed

Share this forum post


soul source url
Posted (edited)
24 minutes ago, Tomangoes said:

Similar to

 

not really Ed

thinking is not so much a quiz,  more a knock about  topic for people to quickly share artist trivia  that may have come across..

such as tony m actually once lived in Paris

 

 

Edited by Mike

Share this forum post


soul source url
Posted

As well as appearing on the David Frost show, Gerri Granger featured on 'from David Frost & Billy Taylor, Merry Christmas' -

Bell Records ‎– Bell 6053.

 

R-2577558-1291509840.jpeg.jpg

  • Up vote 2

Share this forum post


soul source url
Posted

Jean Terrell had a puppy called Floy-Joy. It was around the time she was with Lynda Laurence and Mary (Mary's puppy was a gift from Flip Wilson).

Share this forum post


soul source url
Posted

Tony Middleton lived in Paris. I didn’t know that, he told us PB was written with a Manhattan jazz bar in mind. 

Share this forum post


soul source url
Posted

seeing as it is Motown's 60 yr celebration weekend...

In 1970 Diana bought the Beverly Hills mansion owned by Donald Factor, son of Max Factor the make-up king. Price $300,000.

Whereas, this was her childhood home on Belmont St, Detroit.

 

1508017144_DianaRosschildhoodhome-BelmontStDetroit.JPG.ab7e052cdda2ac2852290366c721221a.JPG

Share this forum post


soul source url
Posted (edited)

although i knew Marvin Gaye had tried out for the Detroit Lions, I didn't know (until watching 'The Making of Motown' docu/film 30/9/19) The Lions were backup vocals on 'What's Going On'. 

BTW-Smokey revealed it was his favourite album he said [Sic]'nothing(no other album) before or since comes close'

Edited by Kenb
  • Up vote 1

Share this forum post


soul source url
Posted (edited)

His first ever chart success was when he was lead singer with the Willows in 1956 they had a hit with "Church Bells May Ring".

TM Singing it live here.

 

Edited by Majy

Share this forum post


soul source url
Posted

Linda Griner (Lyn Roman) was once under surveillance by the FBI who thought she might be Angela Davis.

 

soul Lyn Roman Griner  Baltimore Afro American   Oct 13, 1970

  • Up vote 4

Share this forum post


soul source url
Posted

Fluffy was brother of dancer/actress Lola Falana. (,mentioned In previous threads)

But you may not know that It was Barry Manilow who sung about Lola "she was a show girl"

 

Share this forum post


soul source url

Look At Your Box - Source Forum

Get into the record & soul music talk

Join Soul Source

A free & easy soul music affair!

Get started now!
Log into Soul Source

Get max use of the forums

Log in now!

  1. Little Milton - Artist Of The Week
    Look At Your Box by 45cellar on Sat 18 Jan 2020
    • 13 / 210
    • Smudger on 19 Jan 2020
  2. Fantastic Mr Marcel artist pass on
    Freebasing by Mike on Wed 15 Jan 2020
    • 1 / 121
    • Mike on 15 Jan 2020
  3. Otis Clay - (Artist Of The Week)
    Look At Your Box by 45cellar on Sun 06 Nov 2011
    • 45 / 2338
    • Shinehead on 12 Jan 2020
  4. Gene Chandler - Artist Of The Week
    Look At Your Box by 45cellar on Fri 27 Sep 2019
    • 25 / 777
    • St Pauli soul on 10 Jan 2020
  5. Lorraine Chandler - (Artist Of The Week)
    Look At Your Box by 45cellar on Sun 18 Dec 2011
    • 25 / 2852
    • 45cellar on 10 Jan 2020

Source Adverts



×
×
  • Create New...

We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue.