Today in Music History
She began writing and playing songs as a little girl and at age 10 had a role on the variety show "You Can't Do That on Television ... "The Temptations" former lead singer David Ruffin died in Philadelphia of a cocaine overdose at age 50.
A new season of ‘Unsung’ begins
What childhood secret did Sheila E. grapple with? Did Vesta Williams’ life have to end so tragically? These questions and more will be answered on the new season of TV One’s music documentary show, “Unsung.” Williams, who died tragically at age 53 ...
Today in Music: A look back at pop music
In 1991, Temptations singer David Ruffin died from an accidental drug overdose after visiting a crack cocaine house ... Today's musical quiz: Why did some Latino groups protest the casting of singer/actress Jennifer Lopez as Selena in the biopic about ...
Australia’s economy is healthy, so how can there be a budget crisis?
These comparatively glowing figures, however, mask the fact that there are those who do not fare so well in the market economy. Welfare and unemployment: Despite being one of the richest countries in the world, 20% of Australian households rely almost ...
Michael Jackson becomes Motown’s latest fallen hero
Another troubled former Temptation David Ruffin, who sang lead on “My Girl,” died of a drug overdose in 1991. – Early Motown star Mary Wells of “My Guy” fame died in 1992 of throat cancer. She endured poverty in her dying days, as did former ...