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(Album Review) Celebrating Black History Month: Getting Educated Day 1 of 28 “Gettin’ Ready” by THE TEMPTATIONS
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(Album Review) Celebrating Black History Month: Getting Educated Day 1 of 28 “Gettin’ Ready” by THE TEMPTATIONS

Oh, The Temptations.  When people think of this incredible Motown group, the words "My Girl" immediately come to mind.  It is the ultimate love song for that special girl in their lives.  I am so thankful that I grew up on this music.  The harmonies, the brass in the background, and just the soul rhythm made you get the warm fuzzies all over.  This was The Temptations.  Madness To Creation is getting educated in Day 1 of 28, Celebrating Black History Month, with this incredible album. What people don't realize is that this group took risks with this album.  Think about it, this was the first album where the legendary Smokey Robinson was not producing the album.  This is the album where they got a little experimental(probably sign of the times) but I look at it as expanding upon one's mu...
(Concert Review)  “Live at Borgata Casino & Spa in Atlantic City, New Jersey featuring 98 DEGREES” (12/15/2018)
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(Concert Review) “Live at Borgata Casino & Spa in Atlantic City, New Jersey featuring 98 DEGREES” (12/15/2018)

Judging from tonight's show, it certainly seemed like the 1990's boy-band craze was back as 98 Degrees took the stage to get people into the holiday spirit along with people reminiscing about the times when they dominated the airwaves. Composed of Nick Lachey, Jeff Timmons, Drew Lachey, and Justin Jeffre, the boy-band started the holiday evening with a Christmas song entitled "Season of Love".  I could immediately tell that the group got the packed house ready for the most wonderful time of the year. The stage setup immediately felt like Christmas.  There were massive snowflakes hanging from the ceiling, along with large gift boxes and Christmas lights were neatly decorated all over the stage.  98 Degrees certainly wowed the crowd with their harmony and they also treated the crowd to...