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R & B Church by Butch Ford

R & B Church by Butch Ford Does the name Howard Beverly ring a bell?  Probably not.  Well…he’s a multi-instrumentalist, singer, writer and producer from Philadelphia, PA.  He started do-wapping (harmonizing) on the tough streets with friends and composing songs in the early 60’s. Beverly later changed his name to Frankie after his favorite singer Frankie

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Soulless Music by Butch Ford

Soulless Music by Butch Ford In the early 90’s, approximately 1993, the public school system began shaving numerous programs as a part of massive budget cuts Nationwide.  The biggest impact arguably was the loss of music education in our schools.  The cuts didn’t immediately affect the music industry, but it began to rear its ugly

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