Posts tagged with "Orginal"



02. July 2017
Gloria Ann Taylor was born 1944 in West Virginia. She moved to Toledo, Ohio at the age of two with her mother and siblings. At a very young age, she was diagnosed with rheumatic fever and it was thought she wouldn’t live past 16. During this uncertain time, she remembers frequently going to church with her mother, hearing her mother sing, and admiring her voice. Her brother reflects, “I can remember being in the cradle and my mom holding my head and singing to me. I could feel it deep...
28. May 2017
Although Funk, Inc. was probably the most famous band of Indianapolis' thriving late 1960s-early 1970s funk scene, there were many lesser-known outfits who were also musically compelling but recorded only a single or two before fading away into obscurity. The Ebony Rhythm Band was one such group. Its members comprised the personnel of what was essentially the house band for LAMP (Layden And Miller Productions), a small label set up by entrepreneur Herb Miller. This businessman got his start as...