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Stevie Wonder’s 13-week reign at the top (Songs in the Key of Life)

After its release at the end of September by Motown Records, Stevie Wonder’s Songs in the Key of Life reached the #1 spot on The Billboard Top LPs & Tape chart on Oct. 16, 1976, where it would reign for … Continue reading

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The immortal Lester Young (happy birthday!)

On Aug. 27, 1909,  Lester Young was born in Woodville, Miss. He is one of America’s jazz greats, a non-conformist saxophonist who, by the1950s, became the player every young tenor was trying to imitate. He started on alto sax at … Continue reading

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