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Finally! – Lou Gramm and Foreigner are inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame / Class of 2024

BY SCOTT GUDELL After a five-decade wait, Lou Gramm and Foreigner were officially ‘nominated’ for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame / Class of 2024. The announcement was made in early February 2024 after MANY years of eligibility. Once Gramm partnered with band co-founder Mick Jones in the mid-1970s (who co-authored numerous songs with Gramm), each single they released in the ‘70s seemed predestined to systematically work its way…

Danielle Ponder: Some Of Us Are Brave

Original article from allaboutjazz.com, March 27, 2023. Written by Scott Gudell. For years, when someone said “let’s go see Danielle Ponder” they may have been talking about going to court, since she was a dedicated Public Defender in Rochester, New York for approximately a decade. As a lawyer, she often found herself championing the indigent, beat down and challenged people of her community. More recently, as a black female singer…