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Magic Man Talk Touring, New Music and “Salty” Lyrics

Magic Man Talk Touring, New Music and “Salty” Lyrics

Usually when you hear two young boys talk about playing in a band together, you don’t think much of it. Maybe you’re the type who pretends to be encouraging, who shouts, “Go for it, kid!” or maybe you’re the one who immediately offers up every other career opportunity out there.Either way, from now on, I […]

Support Independent Businesses

Support Independent Businesses

Show your support of these Boston-area businesses! We’re grateful for the underwriting support of the local companies listed below. They help make the music we all enjoy on WERS possible. When you see this sticker in their window, you’ll know that you’re visiting a WERS independent retailer or service provider. We encourage you to patronize […]

Where Are They Now: Club Nouveau

Where Are They Now: Club Nouveau

As the creative force behind the Timex Social Club’s R&B chart-topper single “Rumors”, producer Jay King decided he could find success by forming his own funk group. He named the group Club Nouveau, and consisted of Jay King, Denzil Foster, Thomas McElroy, Samuelle Pratter, and Valerie Watson. The group was brought together in 1986 in […]

Where Are They Now: Undisputed Truth

Where Are They Now: Undisputed Truth

During the 1960s and ’70s, Motown changed the way people thought about and recognized the R&B/soul genre. In 1970, the record producer of the most successful Motown act, The Temptations, decided to experiment with his psychedelic soul production techniques. Norman Whitfield called his new group Undisputed Truth. Undisputed Truth consisted of members Joe Harris, who […]

Where Are They Now: Charles Wright

Where Are They Now: Charles Wright

Charles Wright & the Watts 103rd St. Rhythm Band is known for the soulful sound that were formed in the 1960s. They received the most recognition between 1967 and 1973 when the reached the Billboard charts with nine singles and released their 1970s single “Express Yourself.” Some of their most known hits include “Do Your […]

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