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Friday, March 24th, 2017

Billy Stewart
Billy Stewart
Billy Stewart (Born: March 24, 1937 January 17, 1970, in Washington, D.C) was an American musical legend, with a highly distinctive scat-singing style, who was extremely popular in the 1960s. Bo Diddley was credited with discovering Stewart playing piano in DC. Stewart died tragicaly in an automobile accident. His songs such as "Summertime" and "I do love you" live on.
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Saturday, March 25th, 2017

Aretha Franklin
Aretha Franklin
Aretha Louise Franklin (born March 25, 1942 in Memphis, Tennessee) is an American singer, songwriter, and pianist. Although known for her soul recordings and referred to as The Queen of Soul, Franklin is also adept at jazz, blues, R&B, and gospel music. Rolling Stone magazine ranked her atop its list of The Greatest Singers of All Time as well as the ninth greatest artist of all time. She has won 18 competitive Grammys and two honorary Grammys. She has 20 #1 singles on the Billboard R&B Singles Chart and two #1 hits on the Billboard Hot 100: "Respect" (1967) and "I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me)" (1987), a duet with George Michael. Since 1961, she has scored a total of 45 Top 40 hits on the Billboard Hot 100. She also has the most million-selling singles of any female artist. Between 1967 and 1982 she had 10 #1 R&B albums---more than any other female artist. In 1987, Franklin became the first female artist to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. She was the only featured singer at the 2009 presidential inauguration of Barack Obama.
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Saturday, March 25th, 2017

James McDaniel
James McDaniel
James McDaniel (born March 25, 1958 in Washington, D.C.) is an American stage, film and television actor. For seven seasons, this acclaimed stage, screen and television actor portrayed Lt. Arthur Fancy on legendary television series NYPD Blue.
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Sunday, March 26th, 2017

Diana Ross
Diana Ross
Diana Ernestine Ross (born March 26, 1944, Detroit, Michigan) is an American singer and actress. Ross was lead singer of the Motown group The Supremes during the 1960s. After leaving the group in 1970, Ross began a solo career that included successful ventures into film and Broadway. She received a Best Actress Academy Award nomination for her role as Billie Holiday in Lady Sings the Blues (1972), for which she won a Golden Globe award. She won 8 American Music Awards, garnered twelve Grammy Award nominations, and won a Tony Award for her one-woman show, An Evening with Diana Ross, in 1977.
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Sunday, March 26th, 2017

Teddy Pendergrass
Teddy Pendergrass
Theodore DeReese "Teddy" Pendergrass (March 26, 1950 January 13, 2010, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) was an American R&B/soul singer and songwriter. Pendergrass first rose to fame as lead singer of Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes in the 1970s before a successful solo career at the end of the decade.
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Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

Walter Frazier
Walter Frazier
Walter "Clyde" Frazier (born March 29, 1945, in Atlanta, Georgia) is a retired American basketball player in the National Basketball Association (NBA). He was blessed with a unique combination of court vision, quickness, and size (he stands 6'4") for a guard. As their floor general, he led the New York Knicks to the franchise's only two NBA Championships (1970 & 1973), and was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 1987. Upon his retirement from basketball, Frazier went into broadcasting; he is currently the color commentator for telecasts of Knicks games on the MSG Network.
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