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Solid Gold Soul

Aug. 7, 2008

Welcome to Solid Gold Soul

About Freddie Bell

Freddie Bell, velvet morning voice talent is a mellifluous voice actor, broadcast-journalist, speaker and National Voice Actor. His vast voice over credits, include hosting several radio programs including the Tom Joyner Morning Show, The Love Train, It’s The Gospel in Tampa, The Freddie Bell Morning Show in radio on KSGS – 950AM, Solid Gold Soul in Minneapolis, plus This is Music, The Freddie Bell Countdown Show and The Minneapolis NAACP Community Affairs television Programs in Minneapolis.
Invite Freddie to your next event or seminar as a Keynote Speaker, covering topics including You Gotta Have H.E.A.R.T., Tuning In to R.A.D.I.O, Maximizing Your Potential, Imagination, The Secret Key To Success, Winning Through Community Service, Dreaming Your Way to Success and a variety of topics related to sales and sales management. Freddie shares ideas and techniques he used to propel Solid Gold Soul Radio into a household name.
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TONI BRAXTON ON ‘DANCING WITH THE STARS?’

Toni Braxton

Toni Braxton

Singer rumored to be among cast for next season.
*Apparently, Toni Braxton’s health crisis has been averted. If rumors reported by TMZ.com are true, the recently-hospitalized entertainer is ready to get her ballroom dance on as part of ABC’s “Dancing With the Stars.”

FREEMAN IN ‘GOOD SPIRITS’ AFTER SURGERY

Morgan Freeman

Morgan Freeman

Actor underwent procedure to repair damage from Sunday night car wreck.
*Morgan Freeman is reportedly on the mend following surgery Monday night to reconnect nerves and repair damage to his left arm and hand.

OPRAH WINFREY RUMORED TO OPEN EMMYS

Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Winfrey

E! says she’s agreed to make an appearance at the beginning of the show.
*Will Oprah Winfrey grace the 2008 Emmy Awards stage this year? E! Online is reporting that the talk show tycoon is set to open the Sept. 21 ceremony at the new Nokia Theatre in downtown Los Angeles.

TYRA DRESSES AS MICHELLE OBAMA FOR BAZAAR

Magazine’s Sept. issue features model in a mock Oval Office setting with fake Barack.
*It’s no secret that Tyra Banks like to play dress up – whether it’s on the fashion runways as a supermodel, or in disguise while going undercover as an obese woman or stripper for her daytime talk show.

SNIPES ORDERED TO REIMBURSE FEDS FOR TAX CASE

Wesley Snipes

Wesley Snipes

Actor must pay more than $217,000.
*A federal judge in Ocala, Fla. ruled Thursday that Wesley Snipes must pay more than $217,000 to reimburse the government for the costs of prosecuting his tax evasion case.

MCCAIN COMPARED OBAMA TO HER

Paris Hilton

Paris Hilton

Now, Paris Hilton strikes back!
*Attention, America! Paris has spoken. Paris Hilton, the blonde, doe-eyed celebrity thrust into the presidential campaign in an ad by Republican candidate John McCain, issued a tart rebuttal Tuesday, albeit in a scantily clad, tongue-in-cheek kind of way.


HEMSLEY’S ‘JEFFERSONS’ MONEY IN COURT BATTLE

Two men are fighting over actor’s residuals.
*TMZ.com is reporting that two men are in a legal dispute over residuals for actor Sherman Hemsley, a.k.a. George Jefferson of the 70s television series “The Jeffersons.”


OBAMA NETS $5 MILLION AT BOSTON BIRTHDAY PARTY

In Minnesota Tonight $28,500 Each Fundraiser

In Minnesota Tonight $28,500 Each Fundraiser

City’s fundraiser reportedly the biggest in city history.
*Sen. Barack Obama received a nice chunk of change for his campaign Monday night from a Boston fundraiser that doubled as a party to celebrate his 47th birthday.

EBONY GETS PERSONAL WITH MICHELLE OBAMA

Michelle Obama on the Cover

Michelle Obama on the Cover

Sept. issue also has exclusive interview with her mom, Marian Robinson.
*Harpers Bazaar may have the Tyra Banks version of Michelle Obama in its September offering, but Ebony magazine has the real thing in its new August issue.

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In 1959, “What’d I Say” by Ray Charles began a two-week run at Number One on Billboard’s R&B chart.
In 1962, Aretha Franklin made her TV debut on American Bandstand.
In 1971, “Treat Her Like A Lady” by Cornelius Brothers& Sister Rose was certified gold.
In 1975, “Get Down Tonight” by KC & the Sunshine Band entered the Top 40 chart.
In 1975, “Dynomite Part 1″ by Tony Camillo’s Bazuka peaked at Number 10 on the pop chart.
In 1975, “Rockin’ Chair” by Gwen McCrae peaked at Number Nine on the pop chart.
In 1977, “Best Of My Love” by the Emotions was certified gold.
In 1977, Right On Time by the Brothers Johnson was certified platinum.
In 1978, the self-titled album by A Taste Of Honey was certified gold.
In 1980, “Give Me The Night” by George Benson entered the Top 40 chart.
In 1989, “Self-Destruction” by Stop The Violence Movement was certified gold.
In 1990, in the first act of the Persian Gulf War, Iraq’s powerful army troops and tanks led by Saddam Hussein invaded and seized control of oil-rich neighboring Kuwait before dawn. President Bush condemned the incursion as an act of “naked aggression” and responded by sending troops to Saudi Arabia to begin Operation Desert Shield. The Iraqis were later driven out in Operation Desert Storm beginning the following January 16.
In 1991, In The Blood by London Beat was certified gold.
In 1991, Rick James and girlfriend Tanya Hijazi were arrested in Los Angeles and charged with sexually assaulting and torturing a woman.
In 1992, “Last Night” by Az Yet was released.
In 1994, “I’ll Make Love To You” by Boyz II Men was released.
In 1995, “Freek ‘n You” by Jodeci was certified gold.

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Singer Randy DeBarge of DeBarge is 50. Actress Merrin Dungey (“Summerland,” “Alias”) is 37. Singer Travis McCoy of Gym Class Heroes is 27.

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Freddie Bell
PO Box 390521
Minneapolis, MN 55439
Freddie@freddiebell.com
888-639-9738

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