Rhythm & Blues Foundation salutes 12 with Pioneer Awards in New York

March 1998
Jet;03/23/98, Vol. 93 Issue 17, p60
Spotlights winners of the Rhythm & Blues Foundation's Ninth Annual Pioneer Awards. Gladys Knight and the Pips; Tyrone Davis; Faye Adams; Bobby Byrd; Screamin' Jay Hawkins; Kim Weston; Ernie K-Doe; The Harptones; The O'Jays; David Newman; Herb Abramson; Alfre Woodard.


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