Jimmy Jones Was For Real

It's no secret that entertainers often come up with stage names to simplify their real names, but that's not the case with singer Jimmy Jones, who was born in Birmingham, Alabama, as James Jones, so the "Jimmy" was just a natural nickname. We can forgive him for that. Jones was a singer and songwriter, but … Continue reading Jimmy Jones Was For Real

What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve?

Since I'm no longer reviewing new albums (other than a rare exception I made in September) I can't fall back on my 'Album Of The Year' feature to close out 2010. But that doesn't mean that I can't still feature something musical. After all, music is our middle name. In the early days of doo-wop, … Continue reading What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve?