The Legendary Billy Paul

Billy Paul

Earlier this year, the music world lost a music legend when Billy Paul passed away at age 81. A native of Philadelphia, Paul had an especially rich voice which fit perfectly with the Philly Soul movement of the 1970s and was even dubbed with the title “A Singer’s Singer”. Born Paul Williams, from his earliest … Read More

Philly Walk of Fame Inductees

September 13, 2013 By Randy Alexander The Philadelphia Music Alliance Walk of Fame, a living tribute to Philadelphia’s rich music history along the Avenue of the Arts, will welcome nine new inductees next month. Led by “soul monsters” MFSB Orchestra, the Salsoul Orchestra, and John Davis & the Monster Orchestra, the musicians, string, horn, rhythm … Read More

The Hidden Gem of Central Pennsylvania

NOTE: This article was originally published on the DAMES of Pa website. Ann Kerstetter is an artist that is finally getting her due. For some musicians finding a modicum of success is not easy. For Ann, lightning has struck twice and she’s captured it in a bottle. To say that Ann Kerstetter has resurfaced back … Read More

Classics by The Ann Kerstetter Band

Initially, I was a bit hesitant to review an album with no original tunes on it, since I rarely enjoy covers more than the originals. But being that I was told this was a “blues” cover album, I went ahead due to my shallow knowledge of many blues classics anyway. Upon listening to Classics, I … Read More