Mac Rebennack devoted himself to New Orleans culture.
The term “slow jam” became widely popular when a song performed by Midnight Star debuted in 1983.
The R&B singer and songwriter made it look easy, even when it wasn’t.
Teddy Pendergrass was the R&B singer women wanted and who men wanted to be. And the one whose life-sized cardboard cutout stood in one family’s living room.