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Candi Staton has been called the "First Lady of Southern Soul" thanks to a string of hits in the 1970s that included R & B versions of Stand By Your Man and In The Ghetto .
Powerfully vulnerable: Kierra Sheard's introspective journey to 'Graceland' [photos courtesy of Kierra Sheard/Karew Records/Motown Gospel; used with permission] Powerfully vulnerable: Kierra Sheard's introspective journey to 'Graceland' [photo courtesy of Kierra Sheard/Karew Records/Motown Gospel; used with permission] Powerfully vulnerable: Kierra ... (more)
Scots stars Del Amitri and Big Country will join Bonkers hitmaker Dizzee Rascal, Britpop favourites Shed Seven and Motown legends Martha Reeves and the Vandellas to headline the event at East Kirkcarswell.
As Tell Me More enters its final weeks of production, producer Bridget Armstrong shares her favorite songs for the program's 'In Your Ear' series.
"I was sitting right there," says Mick Jagger, pointing at a row of seats in the famous first balcony at New York's Apollo Theater.
Rumble From The Rock, the first USA Boxing-sponsored event ever held in Fort Mill, is set for Saturday, July 26 at the Comenius School for Creative Leadership gymnasium, at 8160 Regent Parkway in Fort Mill.
When people think of James Brown, they think of his unforgettable charisma behind the mic and on the stage.
Ice Cube's material has featured several samples of late soul singer James Brown .
Al Sharpton at the "Get On Up" premiere in New York City on July 21. During a lively panel discussion preceding a screening of the James Brown biopic "Get On Up" at the Newseum on Tuesday, Reverend Al held court with the booming voice and Baptist rhythm he's known for.
About 20 years ago, film producer Brian Grazer, known for his work on A Beautiful Mind, Apollo 13 and The Nutty Professor, met some of the biggest names in hip-hop, including Jay Z, LL Cool J, Slick Rick, Chuck D from Public Enemy and Ol' Dirty Bastard and RZA from the Wu-Tang Clan.
Growing up in Detroit, Dunlap says he was a major James Brown fan, with mad love for the drummers in the godfather of soul's band.
Celebrating 50 years of UK number one hit singles, the Magic of Motown is coming to Nottingham's Theatre Royal with its all-new Reach Out 2014 Tour this autumn.
This weekend one of our favorite up-and-coming acts, The Nth Power , returns to the Northeast for performances at the Iron Horse in Northampton, MA on Friday, Manifestivus in Cabot, VT on Saturday.
Scaggs brings old hits, new favorites to Binghamton U. Boz Scaggs will perform Tuesday at Binghamton University's Anderson Center for the Performing Arts.
Armed with a gritty sense of humor, a raspy singing voice, a raw-but-poetic lyrical style and a rock-solid band, veteran songwriter John Hiatt stands out as one of the more entertaining and poignant balladeers and storytellers of the contemporary Americana/roots music field.
Evrod Cassimy sits down with the Queen of Soul in an exclusive backstage interview to talk about she's staying healthy and her new album of "classics."
Updated: Sat Jul 26, 2014 12:48 am
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