Top 10 Songs by Teddy Pendergrass


Published on May 25th 2010 by Leon Shepherd

Theodore DeReese “Teddy” Pendergrass (March 26, 1950 – January 13, 2010) was an R&B singer and songwriter. Pendergrass’ career began when he was a drummer for The Cadillacs, which soon merged with Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes. Melvin invited Pendergrass to become the lead singer after he jumped from the rear of a stage and started singing his heart out. VIEW THIS LIST…

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Top 10 Female One-Hit Wonders


Published on May 3rd 2010 by Leon Shepherd

This top ten list features the top 10 black female one-hit wonders of all time.  A one-hit wonder is a recording artist who has a big hit, but fails to achieve another successful recording, or is just never heard from again. Well, in addition to being a one-hit wonder, the criteria for making this list was based on record sales, VIEW THIS LIST…

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Top 10 Male One-Hit Wonders


Published on April 13th 2010 by Leon Shepherd

This is my list of the Top 10 Male One-Hit Wonders. A one-hit wonder is defined as a recording artist who has one smash hit, then fails to make another hit. ”Another hit” is defined as at least making the top 10 billboard r&b chart, or making the top 20 billboard pop chart. Those were the factors that determined the following list. VIEW THIS LIST…

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Top 10 Female Singers


Published on March 29th 2010 by Leon Shepherd

My Top 10 list of the greatest black female singers is based upon a combination of 4 factors: (1) Voice quality and singing style, (2)Record Sales, (3)Grammy Awards, and last but certainly not least, (4) The ability to uplift, comfort, and pull emotions from deep within the human soul. So, without further ado, let the top 10 debate begin. VIEW THIS LIST…

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Top 10 Songs by Luther Vandross


Published on March 10th 2010 by Leon Shepherd

Luther Vandross (April 20, 1951 – July 1, 2005) was a great R&B soul singer-songwriter, and record producer. During his career, Vandross sold over twenty-five million albums and won eight Grammy Awards including Best Male R&B Vocal Performance four times. He won four Grammy Awards in 2004 including the Grammy Award for Song of the Year for the track “Dance with My Father”. VIEW THIS LIST…

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