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Edith Wilson - He May Be Your Man ... but He Comes to See Me Sometimes (1973)

A pioneer as just the third African American woman to make a phonograph recording back in the 1920s, Edith Wilson later fell on hard times—and was reduced to appearing through the mid-'60s (and quite anonymously) in the first Aunt Jemima TV commercials. By the early 1970s, few remembered Wilson, an early star of black theater who ...

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Article: Album Review

Terry Waldo: The Ohio Theatre Concert

Read "The Ohio Theatre Concert" reviewed by Andrew Velez


No less a ragtime icon than composer Eubie Blake himself endorsed pianist, musical director, arranger and early jazz scholar Terry Waldo as being “an extension of my own musical self." Waldo's irresistible way with this music is in full glory on this 1974 concert. Blake himself was to have participated, but missed the concert due to ...


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