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Today in R&B History
1972, Roberta Flack started a five-week run at No.1 on the US album chart with ‘First Take.’
1983, Motown Records celebrated its 25 anniversary with a concert in Pasadena, featuring; The Supremes, Stevie Wonder, The Temptations, The Four Tops, Martha Reeves, Jr. Walker, The Commodores, Marvin Gaye, Smokey Robinson and The Jackson 5.
2007, The Notorious B.I.G. was at No.1 on the US album charts with ‘Greatest Hits’ It was the rapper’s fourth album release after being killed by an unknown assailant in a drive-by shooting in Los Angeles, California on March 9, 1997.
1942, Born on this day, Aretha Franklin, The Queen of Soul, (1967 US No.1 & UK No.10 single ‘Respect, 1968 UK No.4 single ‘I Say A Little Prayer’ & 1987 UK No.1 single with George Michael ‘I Knew You Were Waiting’, plus over 15 other UK Top 40 hits).
1975, Born on this day, Juvenile, (Terry Gray), 2004 US No.1 single feat Soulja Slim ‘Slow Motion’, 2006 US No.1 album ‘Reality Check’).
Happy 61th Birthday to R&B Songstress Chaka Khan.