Archive for February, 2011

J. Briscoe & the Little Beavers – My Ebony Princess

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Growing up as a little black girl in Washington, DC… This tune struck a serious chord with me because it was the first time I’d ever heard the words ebony and princess together; what a sweet sentiment to hear that we could be princesses too.  This tune is by Jimmy Briscoe and the Little Beavers, a 1970’s group out of Baltimore, Maryland.  The group actually gained its popularity by performing as a Jackson 5 tribute band.  This song will be featured in a tribute mix I’m working on honoring legendary radio DJ, Kevin “Slow Jammin” James.  Please enjoy My Ebony Princess.