It is described as a “sentimental longing or wistful affection for the past, with happy personal associations”.
This yearning has taken root in the bones, brains and bowels of a generation of persons born prior to the end of the second world war. This generation went to the moon, made politics democratic, made the Beatles famous, Little Richard a household name, and sang with the Platters as black girls fell in love “pretending” they were in lovers paradise.
On November 24, 2018, a group from that generation (most of them Septuagenarians) was scheduled to attend an event to relive the music that made millionaires of many black artists. It did not matter whether they could see, walk or hear well; they wanted to feel the rhythm and sing the songs that helped them fall in love, and produce the succeeding offspring.
It was pouring rain in Baltimore all day. I was waiting to hear whether a cancellation would be forwarded by the main originator, Milton A. Dugger Jr.
I was wrong, it was as though the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was visiting. Nostalgia, can be a killer!
Now it became time to pay attention to an upcoming star in the Baltimore area. Of all the ones who have tried to replace LUTHER VANDROSS, it appears the following video contains the one who just might: