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Johnson makes deep grooves in Milwaukee radio, schools and families

Published July 17, 2014

Barry Johnson is a 34-year veteran DJ at WMSE and the host of Saturday afternoon's "The Boogie Bang." But it's his commitment to family, work, church and Milwaukee Public Schools that make him one of Milwaukee's many unsung heroes. This song's for you, Barry.


Remembering R&B/soul legend Bobby Womack

Published July 1, 2014

A true R&B and soul legend, Bobby Womack died last week at the age of 70. Womack played African World Festival here in Milwaukee maybe 18 years ago. It was a hot muggy night, not unlike tonight.


Milwaukee loses a music legend

Published April 20, 2011

Willie B. Rodgers, Jr., most notably known as - more lovingly known as - Duchie Rodgers, passed away on April 8 as a result of a brain aneurism at the age of 59. The longtime left-handed guitarist and R&B singer is a name known throughout much of Milwaukee's music community as a solo artist, session musician, and member of Black Earth Plus. Duchie began his music career playing in church, as so many people of his generation did.


Campbell becomes "Canada's face of domestic violence prevention"

Published Aug. 1, 2010

Milwaukee native Timothy Campbell, who now lives in Atlanta, is a promising R&B singer who recently received an offer to do a series of public service announcements from the Toronto Police Service. His chart-ranking song, "Beautiful U," is about partner abuse.

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