(Encyclopedia) Gordy, Berry, Jr., 1929–, African-American music-industry executive, b. Detroit. After stints in the army and as a professional boxer, Gordy opened a Detroit record store and began to… Name at birth: Marie Dionne WarrickDionne Warwick was a pop and R&B music star of the 1960s and 1970s, particularly known for singing the songs of the composer-lyricist team of Burt Bacharach and… (Encyclopedia) rock music, type of music originating in the United States in the mid-1950s and increasingly popular throughout much of the world.
Origins of Rock
Essentially hybrid in origin, rock… Roberta FlackArchive PhotosRecord of the Year“Killing Me Softly With His Song,” Roberta FlackAlbum of the YearInnervisions, Stevie Wonder (Tamla/Motown)Song of the Year“Killing Me Softly With… 1983 Radio & Records All-Time ChartsAC“Never Gonna Let You Go” Sergio Mendes (A&M)“You Are” Lionel Richie (Motown)“It Might Be You” (theme from Tootsie) Stephen Bishop (Warner Bros.)“… The Vocal Group Hall of Fame was originally organized in 1998. It has a museum and theater in Sharon, Pa. and plans annexes in Las Vegas and Wildwood, N.J.Abba (2002) Alabama (2004) The… MOTION PICTURE
Outstanding Motion Picture: The Pursuit of Happyness Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture: Keke Palmer, Akeelah and the Bee Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture:… 1991 Radio & Records All-Time ChartsACBryan AdamsArchive Photos“(Everything I Do) I Do It For You” Bryan Adams (A&M/Morgan Creek)“Coming Out of the Dark” Gloria Estefan (Epic)“Cry for… Mayor: Kasim Reed (to Jan. 2018)2010 census population (rank): 420,003 (40); Male: 208,968 (49.8%); Female: 211,035 (50.2%); White: 161,115 (38.4%); Black: 226,894 (54.0%); American Indian and Alaska… Capital: Atlanta
State abbreviation/Postal code: Ga./GA
Governor: Nathan Deal, R (to Jan. 2019)
Lieut. Governor: Casey Cagle, R (to Jan. 2019)
Senators: Johnny Isakson, R (to Jan. 2023); David…