Frankie Lymon Inspired Michael Jackson

Although he died more than four decades ago, Frankie Lymon's name is still familiar to many music fans. But they might not realize how much Lymon inspired later R&B musicians, including many who became part of the Motown revolution -- among them Michael Jackson and the Jackson Five, whose style was very similar. Lymon's life … Continue reading Frankie Lymon Inspired Michael Jackson

Just Keep Smilin’

If you're a "glass half-empty" type of person, it's certainly easy enough to find reasons to be that way in today's world. But if you look at that same imaginary glass and see it as half-full (and maybe even rising), then chances are that you're able to crack a smile once in a while. But … Continue reading Just Keep Smilin’