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OLDIES SUNDAY: @TheSherylRalph – In The Evening (1984)


You’ve seen her on TV, you’ve witnessed her performances on Broadway, you’ve assisted in her various causes over the years, but did you know Sheryl Lee Ralph is also a Singer? Today’s Oldies Sunday showcases a moment in her singing career with “In The Evening“! Produced by Trevor Lawrence and written by Lawrence and Frank Musker, this Dance/Pop single was released in 1984 and was a part of her only album, “In The Evening” on the The New York Music Company Label. On the single, Sheryl sings about the challenges of living in New York City, but all that is pushed aside when she becomes a part of the nightlife where she states, “The real me comes alive“.

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NEW VIDEO: @OnstageTV Interviews Andrea “Delcita” Wright


You know her for her on stage persona “Delcita Coldwater“, but do you know Actress Andrea Wright? What has she been up to and what has she done with Delcita? Well recently she stopped by the Onstage set for a chat with Winford Williams. Here she spoke about retiring her “Delcita” character, splitting with Stages Production and details, aiming to achieve more in her career, her other career as a Guidance Counselor, and her role in her new play “Border Patrol“. Good to see Andrea still doing her thing and knowing how to juggle both careers. Check out the video below and share your thoughts in the comments section.

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OLDIES SUNDAY: @GraceJones – Pull Up To The Bumper (1981)


Today’s Oldies Sunday entry comes from Model/Singer/Actress, Grace Jones. Titled “Pull Up To The Bumper” and produced by Chris Blackwell and Alex Sadkin for Island Records in 1981, Grace’s lyrics were depicted to have sexual connotations and of course sparked some controversy at that time. With lyrics like “Pull up to my bumper baby, with your long black limousine..“, various media outlets refused to play it. It was revealed years later that the lyrics were not meant to have a sexual theme.

Pull Up To The Bumper” was the third single off her fifth album, Nightclubbing, which was released in 1981. With her “New Wave” style of music that incorporated a fusion of uptempo Funk and R&B, the single became a hit. The song charted high in many countries and peaked at #2 on the US Hot Dance Club Songs chart. With its success, “Pull Up” was remixed many times and was covered by Dancehall artist Patra (Lady Patra) in 1995. Over the years it has been covered by other acts and even sampled on Hip Hop singles by Spice 1, Coolio and more. With her talents as a Model, Actress and Singer, Grace Jones went on to be a household name and a huge influence to many in the entertainment world boasting many more hits along the way.

Thank You Grace Jones for this timeless gem.

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