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Love Jones – Brighter Side of Darkness

Love Jones – Brighter Side of Darkness

The curiously named Brighter Side of Darkness (whatever that means) started as a Chicago trio of high school students, including Randolph Murph, Ralph Eskridge and Larry Washington. Twelve-year-old Darryl Lamont was added a short time later; it was his voice that gave “Love Jones” its Jackson Five flavor and propelled the Brighter Side of Darkness’s biggest song to number 16 on the Billboard Top 40 in 1973. But soon there was a wholesale housecleaning of … Read entire article »

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