TODAY IN BLACK MUSIC HISTORY – MARCH 22, 2013

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MARCH 22, 1980 – Shalamar’s “The Second Time Around” peaked at #8 pop and also reached #1 R&B to become their biggest hit in a career spanning ten years and twenty-two R&B chart singles.  The Group’s lead singer, Howard Hewitt would go on to solo success in the mid-80’s, while member Jody Whatley (God-Daughter of Jackie Wilson) became a solo star with hits like “Looking for a New Love.”

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