R. B. Greaves (born Ronald Bertram Aloysius Greaves III, on 28 November 1944 in Georgetown, Guyana) is a singer of African and Seminole descent whose 1969 soul song, "Take a Letter Maria", went to #2 on the Billboard Hot 100 in the United States. For the town in Argentina, see 28 de Noviembre. Events Year 1944 ( MCMXLIV) was a Leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Georgetown, estimated population 310320 (2002 Guyana census is the Capital and largest city of Guyana, located in the Demerara-Mahaica region Guyana (ɡaɪˈænə or /ɡiːˈɑːnə/ officially the Co-operative Republic of Guyana and previously known as British Guiana, is the only Nation state The Seminole are a Native American people originally of Florida and now residing in Florida and Oklahoma. Year 1969 ( MCMLXIX) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the The song has a distinct Latin flavor, complete with a mariachi-style horn section. MARIACHI, the Mixed Apparatus for Radar Investigation of Cosmic-rays of High Ionization, is an apparatus for the detection of Ultra-high-energy cosmic rays (UHECR The song is the story of a man who learns of his wife's infidelity the night before and dictates a letter of separation to "Maria", his ostensibly Hispanic secretary. Legal separation (sometimes "separate maintenance" " divorce a mensa et thoro," or "divorce from bed-and-board" is a possible step towards Hispanic (hispano hispánico hispânico Hispānus adjective from ''Hispānia'', the Roman name for the Iberian Peninsula) is a term that historically
A nephew of Sam Cooke, he grew up on an Indian reservation, but moved to England in 1963. Sam Cooke ( January 22, 1931 &ndash December 11, 1964) was an American gospel, R&B, soul, and An Indian reservation is an area of land managed by a Native American Tribe under the United States Department of the Interior's Bureau England is a Country which is part of the United Kingdom. Its inhabitants account for more than 83% of the total UK population whilst its mainland Year 1963 ( MCMLXIII) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Greaves had built a career both in the Caribbean and in Great Britain, where he performed under the name Sonny Childe with his group The TNTs. The Caribbean (ˌkærəˡbiən kæ'rəbiən Cariben|Caraïben or Caraïben; Caraïbe or more commonly Antilles; Caribe is a Region consisting See also Kingdom of Great Britain Great Britain (Breatainn Mhòr Prydain Fawr Breten Veur Graet Breetain is the larger of the two main islands His biggest hit had been recorded by both Tom Jones and Stevie Wonder before the author recorded it himself at the insistence of Atlantic Records president Ahmet Ertegün, who produced it. Sir Thomas John Woodward, (born 7 June 1940 known by his stage name Tom Jones, is a Welsh pop music singer particularly noted for his powerful voice Stevie Wonder (born Stevland Hardaway Judkins on May 13 1950 name later changed to Stevland Hardaway Morris) is an Atlantic Records ( Atlantic Recording Corporation) is an American Record label best known for its many recordings of Rhythm & blues, Rock Ahmet Ertegün ( July 31, 1923 &ndash December 14, 2006) was the Turkish American co-founder and executive of Atlantic Greaves recorded a series of cover records as follow-ups, including Burt Bacharach and Hal David's "(There's) Always Something There to Remind Me", James Taylor's "Fire and Rain" and Procol Harum's "A Whiter Shade of Pale". Burt Bacharach (ˈbækəræk born May 12, 1928) is an American Pianist and Composer. Hal David (born May 25, 1921 in New York City, New York) is an American Lyricist and Songwriter. James Vernon Taylor (born March 12, 1948) is an American Singer-songwriter and Guitarist, born in Boston, Massachusetts " Fire and Rain " is a song written and performed by James Taylor. Procol Harum are a British rock band formed in the 1960s which built an important foundation for what would become Progressive rock, or perhaps more " A Whiter Shade of Pale " is a song by the British band Procol Harum. All charted, as did his self-titled 1970 album. Greaves left the label in the 1970s when Ertegün could no longer spare time to work with him directly. This article is about the Decade 1970-1979 For the Year 1970 see 1970. He moved to MGM Records and then turned briefly to country music without much commercial success. MGM Records was a Record label started by the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Film studio in 1946 Country music is a blend of popular musical forms originally found in the Southern United States and the Appalachian Mountains.