Category Archives: In Memoriam

In Memoriam: Whitney Houston

What an amazing talent – this is how I will always remember her.

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In Memoriam: Don Cornelius

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In Memoriam: Etta James

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In Memoriam: Dobie Gray

Dobie Gray Official Site

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Back Issues / In Memoriam: Joe Frazier

A double posting today for Joe Frazier, 1944 – 2011

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In Memoriam: Sylvia Robinson

She sang with Mickey Baker as part of the duo Mickey & Sylvia in the 1950s and had several hits, including “Love Is Strange,” a No. 1 R&B song in 1957. She also had a solo hit, under the name … Continue reading

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In Memoriam: Esther Gordy Edwards

Esther Gordy Edwards 1920 – 2011 It has been a tough week in music. Esther Gordy Edwards, sister of Berry Gordy and key executive of Mowtown Records, passed away Wednesday at the age of 91. The Detroit Free Press has … Continue reading

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Back Issues: Ebony, February 1979

In Memoriam Nick Ashford, 1942 – 2011

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