March 20, 2008
Hometown -- Annapolis Current members --David Glaser, acoustic guitar and vocals Founded in --1976 Style --acoustic rock Influenced by -- Paul Simon, James Taylor, Stephen Stills Notable --Glaser recently released Cars and Lovers, a concept record about automobiles and romance. He had a couple songs about cars and a couple songs about love, and bridged the two subjects with the title track. Quotable --"Americans think of their cars as their personal space," Glaser said. "Your relationship with your car can definitely be correlated to a relationship with a person or any relationship."
January 28, 2003
On January 26, 2003, ED TAYLOR, of East New Market, MD., beloved husband of Jerry Taylor (nee Coelius), loving father of Benjamin James Taylor and Jennifer Leigh Taylor. Dear brother of Barbara Sechrist, Judy Gabbart and the late Michael Patrick Taylor. He is also survived by his nieces Melissa Stilson, Amy and Lisa Gabbart. A Memorial Visitation will be held Wednesday at BARRANCO & SONS P.A. SEVERNA PARK FUNERAL HOME, Ritchie Highway at Robinson Road 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 P.M. Memorial Service will be held Thursday 11 A.M. at the funeral home.
February 6, 2005
On February 5, 2005, ANN LOUISE (nee Trimp) TAYLOR, beloved wife of the late James Morgan Taylor, beloved mother of Jeffrey S. Taylor, Paul C. Taylor, Thomas L. Taylor, Virginia L. Mc Dowell and the late James M. Taylor III., dear sister of Thomas Trimp, Rosemary Snyder and the late Michael Trimp, also survived by three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Friends may call at the family owned Kirkley-Ruddick Funeral Home P.A., 421 Crain Hwy. SE, Glen Burnie, on Monday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P.M. A Funeral Mass will be offered at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, on Tuesday at 10 A.M. Interment Glen Haven Memorial Park.
September 20, 2007
Hometown -- Columbia Current members --Mike Anthenelli, lead vocals and rhythm guitar; Mario D'Ambrosio, saxophone/backing vocals; Eric Washington, bass; Steve Seese, drums; Bob Hufnagel, lead guitar, backing vocals Founded in --2005 Style --acoustic pop rock Influenced by --Dave Matthews, James Taylor, Howie Day, classic rock, jazz and funk Notable --Anthenelli, a former solo artist, founded the group. For the most part, he writes the core of the songs and lets the other musicians put their stamp on them.
December 13, 2007
One of the most prolific and successful pop-R&B songwriter-producers of the 1990s, Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds was behind such monster hits as Boyz II Men's "End of the Road" and Toni Braxton's "You're Making Me High." During that time, he also established a multiplatinum career as a performer, racking up solo hits such as "Whip Appeal" and "For the Cool in You." On Playlist, his latest CD and the first release on the newly reactivated Mercury label, Edmonds covers his favorite pop classics, including Jim Croce's "Time in a Bottle," James Taylor's "Fire and Rain" and others.
June 17, 2006
On June 16, 2006, MARY "Peggy" A. (nee Browning); devoted wife of James L. Shepherd; devoted mother of Peggy De Martin and her husband Christopher, Paula Motsay and her husband Richard; loving grandmother of Michele Jarrell, James Willingham, II, Christie Cantu, Jeff De Martin and Richard Motsay, III; great-grandmother of Samantha, James, Taylor and Sidney; dear sister of Ruby Goulsby and Effie Thompson. Friends may call at the family owned Duda-Ruck Funeral Home of Dundalk, Inc., 7922 Wise Avenue, on Sunday 4 to 8 P.M. Mrs. Shepherd will lie in state at Harbor Heights Baptist Church, on Monday 9:30 to 10 A.M., the funeral hour.
May 8, 2002
Otis Blackwell, 70, who wrote dozens of hit songs, including "Don't Be Cruel" for Elvis Presley, died in Nashville on Monday of a heart attack. Mr. Blackwell wrote more than 1,000 songs, recorded by performers such as Ray Charles, Billy Joel, The Who, James Taylor, Otis Redding, Peggy Lee and Jerry Lee Lewis. Some of Mr. Blackwell's other credits include "Great Balls of Fire" and "Breathless," both recorded by Mr. Lewis; "Handy Man" by Mr. Taylor; "Fever" by Ms. Lee; "Daddy Rolling Stone" by The Who; and "Return to Sender" and "All Shook Up," each recorded by Mr. Presley.
July 19, 1999
Baltimore July 19-23 National Baptist Deacons Convention of America, Hunt Valley Inn, Shawan Road and Interstate 83. Contact: James Taylor, 804-272-4840. Estimated attendance: 1,000 July 22-25 Firehouse Expo, Convention Center. Contact: Jayne Ruconich, 516-845-2700. Estimated attendance: 7,000 July 24-28 American Society of Plant Physiologists annual meeting, Convention Center. Contact: Susan Chambers, 301-251-0560. Estimated attendance: 1,500 Information The Sun lists selected conventions of general interest or with exhibits open to the public from those provided by the Baltimore Area Convention and Visitors Association.
July 23, 2003
On July 22, 2003, LOUISE BECKER, of Bel Air, MD. Beloved wife of Raymond E. Becker. Devoted mother of Gene Becker and his wife Maryann, Mercer G. Taylor and his wife Julie, and Linda Gregory and her husband Robert. Loving sister of James Taylor, Ruth Gormley, Vara Ricedort, Leona Rowe, and Josephine Stroud. Also survived by eight grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. Services will be held at Calvary Baptist Church, Bel Air, MD on Friday, July 25, 2003 at 11 A.M. Interment will be in Bel Air Memorial Gardens, Bel Air, MD. Friends may call at the family owned McComas Funeral Home, P.A., Bel Air, MD on Thursday, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 P.M. Those who desire may contribute to Calvary Baptist Church, 206 Courtland Place, Bel Air, MD 21014.
January 13, 2006
On January 1, 2006, GRIER CORBIN TAYLOR, beloved daughter of the late Catherine (nee Griesemer) and James Corbin Taylor. Dear sister of William Corbin Taylor and his fiance Kathy Mc Ginnis. Dear devoted companion of Bart Sloan. A Memorial Mass will be offered Sunday, January 22, 2006 at 2 P.M. at St. Mary's Church (Govans). Arrangements by the Mitchell-Wiedefeld Funeral Home, Inc.