Love and R&B

Join us tonight for the Wednesday Night Mini Concert, as we highlight the music of four-time Grammy nominated Teddy Pendergrass. Pendergrass began his musical career as lead singer of Harold Melvin & the Bluenotes, then went on to a very successful solo career. He retired in 2007 and passed away January 2010. His music will definitely live […]

Love and R&B

  Tonight on the  Summer Mini Concert Series it’s all about the late Teddy Pendergrass! Pendergrass began his musical career as lead singer of Harold Melvin & the Bluenotes, then went on to a very successful solo career. He retired in 2007 and he left us in January 2010. His music will definitely live on forever!  Click on […]

Love and R&B

Don’t forget to tune in to the Summer Mini Concert Series, you won’t regret it! Tonight we highlight the music of the late Teddy Pendergrass. He began his musical career with Harold Melvin & the Bluenotes. Pendergrass left the group and launched a very successful solo career. In March of 1982, Pendergrass was involved in a near-fatal car […]

There hasn’t been many male R&B singers to surpass the energy Teddy Pendergrass brought to the genre. If you know of any that came after him to do it better, please feel free to correct this statement below (LOL). Tonight we’ll remind you of why Teddy was that dude all the ladies loved and all […]

Lately we’ve been celebrating some Spring birthdays throughout the week on the show and tonight we’ll keep it going with a celebration for Philadelphia native Teddy Pendergrass. Teddy would have turned 67 years old today. It’s been 7 years since he passed away but we’re going to throw on some of his smoothest cuts to […]

Can you believe that as of today, there are only 4 more weeks left of summer? Time really flies when you’re having a good time and tonight we’re going to keep the Summer Mini Concert Series going with music by the original ‘Don’ Teddy Pendergrass. Tune in at 7pm and at the top of the […]

Love and R&B would like to send well wishes to everyone with heavy hearts from the violence our nation encountered this past week. We’ve all seen the videos of the two black males being killed by police officers and then another senseless act of violence that killed 5 Dallas police officers. Our nation needs healing […]


Black Music Month originated in 1979. Jimmy Carter proclaimed the month of June as Black Music Month to celebrate the wonderful music, the  achievements, births, important timelines, events and to remember those we lost.

Teddy leaves Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes and comes back with the must have self titled debut solo album in 1977.  Check this one out.  

  Joann Pendergrass, the widow of the late Teddy Pendergrass talked to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about being married to the iconic singer and…


Harold Melvin was born June 25, 1939, in Philadelphia. A self-taught pianist, he began singing doo wop as a teenager with a group called the Charlemagnes, and put together the very first edition of the Blue Notes in 1954. The original lineup was a quintet featuring Melvin as the lead singer (for a time), songwriter, arranger, and choreographer; ironically, he […]

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Today marks the 64th birthday of the late and legendary Teddy Pendergrass. The “Love T.K.O” singer rose to fame as the lead singer of Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes in the 1970s. In the 80’s, he began his career as a solo artist and has been in our hearts ever since. Watch live performances […]