1. Lou Rawls

    Lou Rawls

    17 Albums, 18 Songs

    • You
    • Unmistakably Lou
    • Lou Rawls and Strings
    • The Best from Lou Rawls
    • The Way It Was: The Way It Is
    • You
    • A Man of Value
  2. B.B. Cunningham Jr., of Hombres & Jerry Lee Lewis, Dies in Shootout

    October 15, 2012 8:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 B.B. Cunningham Jr., a member of Jerry Lee Lewis ' band who earlier scored a hit in The Hombres , was killed in a Memphis shootout early Sunday, police said. Police said Cunningham was working as a security guard at an apartment complex on Memp ...

  3. Honoring Etta James: 7 Famous Covers of 'At Last'

    January 20, 2012 11:50 AM EST 0 0 0 Etta James ' passing has reminded music fans of the wealth of R&B and blues classics the singer released, with none more timeless than her version of Mack Gordon and Harry Warren's "At Last." Since James originally married he ...

  4. Ask Billboard: Observing Remembrance Day

    November 11, 2011 6:15 PM EST 0 0 0 Ask Billboard is updated every week. As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, sales and airplay, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and coun ...

  5. Ask Billboard: The Republic Of Ryan Tedder

    July 22, 2011 6:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, sales and airplay, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and co ...

  6. Ask Billboard: Covering Cover Songs

    August 13, 2010 1:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, sales and airplay, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and co ...

  7. Jose James, Jef Neve Rekindle Jazz Flame

    May 14, 2010 4:28 PM EDT 0 0 0 When singer Jose James arrived at the cavernous Galaxy Studios in Brussels to spend a day with Belgian piano wunderkind Jef Neve, he had no intention of reviving an iconic jazz brand. Instead, the two jazz musicians, who had already been singled out ...

  8. Kenny Gamble And Leon Huff To Receive BMI Icon Award

    May 05, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff songwriting team will receive the Icon Award at the 57th annual BMI Pop Awards, to be held May 19 at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Los Angeles. The duo composed and produced for the O'Jays, Lou Rawls, Jerry Butl ...

  9. This Day in Music

    November 10, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Popular R&B singer Gerald Levert dies today of a heart attack in his hometown of Cleveland. The artist turned 40 years old in July. 2006 - Popular R&B singer Gerald Levert dies today of a heart attack in his hometown of Cleveland. The ...

  10. This Day in Music

    September 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Johnny Ramone, guitarist in New York City punk rock pioneers the Ramones, dies at home in Los Angeles, California. He is 55 and had been suffering from prostate cancer. Johnny Ramone was born J 2004 - Johnny Ramone, guitarist in New York City ...

  11. This Day in Music

    January 06, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Lou Rawls, the velvet-voiced singer and longtime community activist dies in Los Angeles. He is 72. 2006 - Lou Rawls, the velvet-voiced singer and longtime community activist dies in Los Angeles. He is 72. 1999 - French Jazz piano virtuoso Mic ...

  12. Jazz Producer Joel Dorn Dies At 65

    December 18, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Veteran record producer Joel Dorn, who worked with such artists as Roberta Flack, Max Roach and the Neville Brothers, died of a heart attack yesterday (Dec. 17) in New York. He was 65. Veteran record producer Joel Dorn, who worked with such artists ...

  13. This Day in Music

    November 10, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Popular R&B singer Gerald Levert dies today of a heart attack in his hometown of Cleveland. The artist turned 40 years old in July. 2006 - Popular R&B singer Gerald Levert dies today of a heart attack in his hometown of Cleveland. The ...

  14. This Day in Music

    September 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Johnny Ramone, guitarist in New York City punk rock pioneers the Ramones, dies at home in Los Angeles, California. He is 55 and had been suffering from prostate cancer. Johnny Ramone was born J 2004 - Johnny Ramone, guitarist in New York City ...

  15. This Day in Music

    January 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Lou Rawls, the velvet-voiced singer and longtime community activist dies in Los Angeles. He is 72. 2006 - Lou Rawls, the velvet-voiced singer and longtime community activist dies in Los Angeles. He is 72. 1999 - French Jazz piano virtuoso Mic ...

  16. This Day in Music

    November 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Country singer Chalee Tennison marries guitarist Mark Gillespie following a three-year courtship. The marriage is Tennison's fourth and Gillespie's first.<br clear="none"/><br clear="non 20 ...

  17. This Day in Music

    September 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>For the first time since learning he has Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis (PSC), country singer Chris LeDoux returns to the stage while he awaits the necessary liver transplant. <br clear= 2004 - Johnny Ramone, guitarist i ...

  18. Special Feature: Philadelphia International Records

    June 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Flip your TV channels these days, and you're likely to hear the O'Jays' classic "Love Train" as part of Coors' new ad campaign, sounding as inspiring and danceable as it did when it topped Billboard's Flip your TV ...

  19. Rawls Funeral To Be Held Friday

    January 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Rev. Jesse Jackson will lead last rites Friday (Jan. 13) for Lou Rawls, the velvet-voiced singer of "You'll Never Find Another Love Like Mine" and "Lady Love" who died of cancer last week. The Rev. Jesse Jackson will lea ...

  20. Veteran Vocalist Lou Rawls Dies At 72

    January 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Lou Rawls, the velvet-voiced singer who started as a church choir boy and went on to record such classic tunes as "You'll Never Find Another Love Like Mine," died Friday of cancer. He was 72. Lou Rawls, the velvet-voiced singer who st ...

  21. Singer Lou Rawls Dies

    January 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST Grammy winner was 72. Lou Rawls, the velvet-voiced singer who started as a church choir boy and went on to sell more than 40 million albums has died, his publicist said. He won three Grammy Awards in a career that spanned nearly five decades and a ...

  22. On TV

    January 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Jan. 2-8, 2006. MONDAY, JAN. 2 "Today," NBC Featured artist(s): Willie Nelson. "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured artist(s): Ginuwine (also scheduled: Tea Leoni, Enrique Murciano). " ...

  23. Billboard Bits: Stevie Wonder, Garrison Starr, Railroad Earth

    December 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Stevie Wonder honored by United Negro College Fund, Garrison Starr and Railroad Earth prep new albums. Fantasia, Maroon 5, India.Arie and Toni Braxton are among those who will pay tribute to Stevie Wonder during the United Negro College Fund's ...

  24. Lou Rawls Battling Cancer

    December 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Singer Lou Rawls is being treated for lung cancer, and his estranged wife said he also has brain cancer and suggested his condition is dire. Singer Lou Rawls is being treated for lung cancer, and his estranged wife said he also has brain cancer and ...

  25. Sam Cooke Tributes / Nov. 5-6, 2005 / Cleveland (Playhouse Square)

    November 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The bridge was "A Change Is Gonna Come," one of Sam Cooke's last tunes. The overlap was Solomon Burke, Taj Mahal, the Manhattans, the Dixie Hummingbirds, Cissy Houston, the timelessly elegant Soul Sti The bridge was "A Change Is ...

  26. This Day in Music

    November 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Country singer Chalee Tennison marries guitarist Mark Gillespie following a three-year courtship. The marriage is Tennison's fourth and Gillespie's first.<br clear="none"/><br clear="non 20 ...

  27. DREAM BOOGIE: The Triumph of Sam Cooke

    October 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Elvis Presley's masterful biographer delivers a brilliant depiction of "Mr. Soul." Elvis Presley's masterful biographer delivers a brilliant depiction of "Mr. Soul." Guralnick, author of the definitive two-volume Presle ...

  28. This Day in Music

    September 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>For the first time since learning he has Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis (PSC), country singer Chris LeDoux returns to the stage while he awaits the necessary liver transplant. <br clear= 2004 - Johnny Ramone, guitarist i ...

  29. Ailing Axelrod Anthologized, Plans Live DVD

    August 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Legendary producer David Axelrod will be the subject of a new compilation, "The Edge," which spotlights his 1966-1970 tenure at Capitol Records. Legendary producer David Axelrod will be the subject of a new compilation, "The Edge,&quo ...

  30. Love Songs

    February 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Thanks to a voice as smooth and warm as hot buttered rum, Lou Rawls has enjoyed a career that most contemporary artists can only dream about. Thanks to a voice as smooth and warm as hot buttered rum, Lou Rawls has enjoyed a career that most contempo ...

  31. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week (Jan. 3-9, 2005).

    January 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV (Jan. 3-9, 2005). A WHOLE NEW YEAR: No matter what happened in 2004, you can forget it now. It's 2005! It's a whole new year and you get a fresh start, a clean slate, a chance to start a ...

  32. Aretha Leads Detroit Jazz Fest Lineup

    July 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Aretha Franklin, Ramsey Lewis, George Benson and Lou Rawls will anchor the lineup for the 25th anniversary edition of the Ford Detroit International Jazz Festival. Aretha Franklin, Ramsey Lewis, George Benson and Lou Rawls will anchor the lineup for ...

  33. Eclectic Artists Cheer Disney's 'World'

    December 16, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Rooted in the notion of positive musical messages for children, Walt Disney Records has assembled "A World of Happiness." Similar to the 1972 Marlo Thomas & Friends release "Free To Be You & M Rooted in the notion of positive ...

  34. This Day in Music

    November 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Funk Brothers keyboardist Johnny Griffith dies in Detroit. He is 66. 2002 - Funk Brothers keyboardist Johnny Griffith dies in Detroit. He is 66. 2001 - Country singer Chalee Tennison marries guitarist Mark Gillespie followi ...

  35. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week

    October 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV during the week of Oct. 6-12, 2003. By now you should have had your fill of "The Blues" (if not, order the seven-DVD series via PBS.org ). Although it'll be hard to top last week� ...

  36. CHART BEAT CHAT

    September 26, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred Bronson discusses Elvis Presley's "Rubberneckin'," Clay Aiken, radio airplay, "Greatest Gainers" and his book series "Hottest Hot 100 Hits." DON'T FORGET ELVIS Dear Fred, How come you didn't men ...

  37. Rawls Sings Sinatra

    September 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Covering songs indelibly associated with a singer can be a dicey proposition. Especially when that singer is Ol' Blue Eyes. Covering songs indelibly associated with a singer can be a dicey proposition. Especially when that singer is Ol' Bl ...

  38. This Day in Music

    September 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>For the first time since learning he has Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis (PSC), country singer Chris LeDoux returns to the stage while he awaits the necessary liver transplant. 2000 - For the first time since learning he has ...

  39. Tunes On TV

    August 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Aug. 25-31, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, AUG. 25 "Today," NBC Featured Artist: LeAnn Rimes. "Charlie Rose," PBS Featured Artist: Mick Jagger. "The Late Show With Davi ...

  40. Rawls Pays Tribute To Sinatra

    July 24, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Lou Rawls has completed a tribute to legendary crooner Frank Sinatra. The song stylist's "Rawls Sings Sinatra" will be released Sept. 9 through Savoy Jazz. Lou Rawls has completed a tribute to legendary crooner Frank Sinatra. The song ...

  41. Lou Rawls Won't Face Battery Charges

    May 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A judge tossed out a charge of battery against entertainer Lou Rawls, who had been accused of shoving his girlfriend at an Albuquerque, N.M., hotel. Prosecutors then told the judge there was insuffici A judge tossed out a charge of battery against e ...

  42. Skaggs Goes Live On 'Charleston Music Hall'

    March 17, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Excerpted from Billboard magazine. Ricky Skaggs' only live album to date has been "Live in London," a 1985 Epic set recorded at the height of his country chart success. But with the March 25 release of "Live at the Charleston Mus ...

  43. Rhythm, Love and Soul: The Sexiest Songs of R&B

    March 08, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Soul music gets the romantic touch via this three-CD boxed set, a companion to the WQED Multimedia-produced, same-titled special airing on PBS stations this month. Soul music gets the romantic touch via this three-CD boxed set, a companion to the WQ ...

  44. 06TunesOnTV

    February 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Feb. 3-9, 2003. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, FEB. 3 "The Caroline Rhea Show," Syndicated Featured Artists: The Backstreet Boys' Kevin Richardson, Lifehouse. ...

  45. Lou Rawls Booked For Battery

    January 17, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Entertainer Lou Rawls posted bail and was released from an Albuquerque, N.M., jail after he was arrested and booked on one count of battery on a household member, police said. Entertainer Lou Rawls posted bail and was released from an Albuquerque, N ...

  46. This Day in Music

    November 10, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Country singer Chalee Tennison marries guitarist Mark Gillespie following a three-year courtship. The marriage is Tennison's fourth and Gillespie's first. 2001 - Country singer Chalee Tennison marries guitarist Ma ...

  47. This Day in Music

    September 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>For the first time since learning he has Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis (PSC), country singer Chris LeDoux returns to the stage while he awaits the necessary liver transplant. 2000 - For the first time since learning he has ...

  48. Chapman, Mullen Among Dove Nominees

    January 24, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 With eight nominations each, Steven Curtis Chapman, Nicole C. Mullen, Toby McKeehan, and Rebecca St. James lead the field for the Gospel Music Association's (GMA) 33rd annual Dove Awards. Michael W. S With eight nominations each, Steven Curtis ...

  49. 'N Sync's 'Celebrity' Tabbed 5X Platinum

    August 27, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Last week, exactly 30 days after its release, 'N Sync's Jive album "Celebrity" was certified five times platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). Released on July 24, the album Last week, exactly 30 days a ...

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