Tag: <span>musician</span>

Interested in learning about the blues artist who scored a hit with “Hound Dog” but only made $500 while it launched Elvis Presley into superstardom? Then my Big Mama Thornton Black History Facts profile is for you.

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Interested in learning about the musician and composer who wrote “Take My Hand, Precious Lord” among other classic gospel songs and is considered to be the “Father of Gospel Music”? Then my Thomas A. Dorsey Black History Facts profile is for you.

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Interested in learning about the female singer and guitarist who blended her blues guitar and jazz ensembles with gospel to help pioneer what would become Rock and Roll? Then my Sister Rosetta Tharpe Black History Facts profile is for you.

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“Respect” is a 2021 film starring Jennifer Hudson as she portrays Aretha Franklin in a biopic about the life and career of the iconic singer and musician. The film features quite a number of big names but underperformed at the box office in part due to having its release thrown off to some degree by the COVID pandemic. But the film itself is also part of the problem in that it had great potential but suffered by some problematic casting and structural issues. It’s a missed opportunity as even with the film’s shortcomings there is a glimmer of what could have been in Jennifer Hudson’s performance.

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If you’re interested in learning about the folk musician who some referred to as “The Voice of the Civil Rights Movement”, then my Odetta Black History Facts profile is for you.

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