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Today’s Soul Birthdays – October 1
Donny Hathaway – American soul singer, keyboardist, songwriter, and arranger whom Rolling Stone described as a “soul legend”. His most popular songs include “The Ghetto”, “This Christmas”, “Someday We’ll All Be Free”, and “Little Ghetto Boy”.
Howard Hewett – Grammy Award-winning American singer–songwriter. Hewett rose to fame as the lead vocalist of the Grammy winning R&B/soul vocal group Shalamar. In 1985, he left the group to pursue his solo career, but he later returned to the group in 2001. He signed with Elektra Records.
Herb Fame – American singer from R&B duo Peaches & Herb.