The ‘EarlyRnB.com Honor Roll’
|Richie Freeman, a New Haven native who joined The Five Satins in 1958 – just six months after graduating high school – was honored with an EarlyRnB.com Lifetime Achievement Award Monday afternoon, September 14, 2020.
“I was very surprised and happy,” said Freeman one day after making the trek from New York to his old stomping grounds. “It was the first time I received something like that. It was real thoughtful.”
|Tony Middleton, former lead singer of The Willows, a Harlem-based R&B/doo-wop group, was honored with an EarlyRnB.com Living Legend Award Friday afternoon, November 20, 2020.
Along with a certificate, Middleton was given a microphone trophy.