RARE PICS: Dr. Maya “Miss Calypso” Angelou lounging before her performance at New York’s the Village Vanguard. (1950’s)
Photos by: G. Marshall Wilson of Ebony Magazine
Shout out to vintageblackglamour for getting us hip to this!
RARE VIDEO: Sarah Vaughan Performs at the Berlin Philharmonic (1969)
Sarah was a singer’s singer! She murders this performance (even while pissed off after dropping the mic at 9:25)! I can listen to her and watch her all day.
RARE VIDEO: Sarah Vaughan Performs in Copenhagen (1969)
Watch and learn! This is a rare video of Sassy in her prime! At 5:25 will explain why Sarah is my favorite vocalist of all time! Thanks to James Jones for posting this gem to Youtube!
Rare Photo: Carmen McRae, Ella Fitzgerald and Brock Peters at the Coconut Grove in Los Angeles (1970)
(Photo by Frank Edwards/Fotos International/Getty Images)
RARE VIDEO: Richard Pryor singing “Nobody Knows You When You’re Down And Out”
Had no idea that HE COULD KILL LIKE THIS!!!! NO JOKE! RICHARD PRYOR COULD SING!!!He was a man of many talents! I can only imagine what it would’ve been like to know Richard Pryor as an R&B star!