Tag Archive: Helene Smith

Sep 05

The First Deep City Related 45, and Miami Girl Group Confusion!


DIAMONETTES and OTHER DILEMMAS
It’s not always easy to tell the story of an artist, or the records they created.   Sometimes every answer just brings another question, with clarity never really showing up for the ride.   It reminds me of George Harrison’s insightful line, borrowed from the Tao Te Ching:  “The farther one …

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Apr 03

Deep City: The Birth of the Miami Sound – A Biased Review

  “Willie Clarke, this is your life!” So read one of the live tweets that was shown on the big screen, prior to the Miami premiere of Deep City:  The Birth of the Miami Sound.   In many ways, it was accurate. Clarke, as you may know, co-founded the first black-owned record company in the state …

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