Category: Singer

Mahalia Jackson – Singer

Mahalia Jackson Written By Raven Campbell Born:  October 26, 1911 as Mahala Jackson, later changed to Mahalia Jackson in 1931. Mahalia was the third child to John A. Jackson, a barber and preacher, and Charity Clark. Mahalia Jackson grew up in a shotgun home shared by 13 people. Raised by her Aunt Duke after her …

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Vickilyn Reynolds

             VICKILYN REYNOLDS  by Dale Ricardo Shields Vickilyn Reynolds was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She first appeared on television in 1987 where she appeared on Kate & Allie, the following year (1988) she had appeared in two films, Crossing Delancey and I’m Gonna Git You Sucka. She has recently appeared on American Dreams in the …

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Terry Burrell

  TERRY BURRELL by Dale Ricardo Shields “Change your consciousness and you change your experience in life.” TERRY BURRELL is a Broadway leading actress of West Indian-American descent and accomplished Broadway musical leading lady!  Her vast Broadway credits include starring roles in more major productions on the Great White Way than most, including: Thoroughly Modern Millie, Dreamgirls, …

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Roy Hamilton – Singer

Roy Hamilton   ~*****~ Roy HamiltonRoy Hamilton, during his illustrious 15-year singing career, was known by many nicknames: Mr. Rock and Soul, The Gentle Giant, and, most notably, The Golden Boy of Song.  But few of these nicknames fully encompass the majesty of his voice, the influence he had on the artists of his generation, …

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