Happy Birthday Roberta Flack! (born February 10, 1939)

Portrait of singer Roberta Flack. Printed on front: “Roberta Flack, ATCO, John Levy Enterprises, 8467 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles, Calif. 90048.” Handwritten on back: “Roberta Flack.”

  • Courtesy of the E. Azalia Hackley Collection of African Americans in the Performing Arts, Detroit Public Library

anonymous asked:

To the Anon about the Sunglasses Hut thing, Louis went the day after "birth" and it was the SH off Santa Monica Blvd. on N. Beverly Dr. in LA about 40 miles away from Los Robles. (So an hour if there's no traffic)


Record Release Party at MELTDOWN COMICS. FREE. ALL AGES.


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Meltdown Comics 

7522 Sunset Blvd LOS ANGELES, CA 90046


Join Chantal and her co-host Jimmy as they hold a live chat from Meltdown Comics to celebrate the release of ‘Conquistadora EP’.  Open to Public. Free. All Ages. Will be broadcast online. Information to follow!

kush-mermaid asked:

What was Courtney Stodden like? I'm obsessed!

she was so nice and is so tiny irl i followed her into a shoe store on hollywood blvd and told her i really loved her and she said she loved me too and gave me a hug :~)

Today in Black Music History for February 9th

1959 - Lloyd Price’s signature hit “Stagger Lee” begins a four-week run at #1 on Billboard’s Hot 100

1974 - “Love’s Theme”, an instrumental piece recorded by Barry White’s Love Unlimited Orchestra, reaches #1 on Billboard’s Hot 100

1995 - Jazz multi-instrumentalist Benny Carter receives a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The star is located at 7080 Hollywood Blvd. on the corner of Hollywood Blvd. and LaBrea Avenue.

alias: nate
age: 25
mbti/star sign: enfj/aquarius
favorite tropes: virtue/vice codification, the anti-hero, “doubting thomas” complex, existential angst, moodiness/brooding, virtuous bros, Nick Carraway, American-dream-as-nightmare, Christians are not awful people, traditionalism vs modernity… none of which I’m going to start with because I do the same thing everywhere lololololol #dying
what are you most excited for or want to see?: Dying a thousand deaths from reading other people’s writing
what song would you blast if you were driving down sunset blvd?: america by xylo [young bombs remix]

note: Please forgive me for posting under the tag, and then deleting suddenly without any notice. I tried going out of my comfort zone, had a whole body cringe, and then backed out. :( Let’s go for trying this again