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54 min ago | USA Today

Good Gawd! James Brown through the years

Singer James Brown performs as part of HM Tower of London Festival of Music's inaugural jazz and opera festival on July 4, 2006, in London.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, James Brown, Arts, Opera, Music, Aiken County, SC, Aiken, SC, Beech Island, SC, Entertainment

5 hrs ago | BleacherReport

How Are Cricket Bats Made?

After the resounding success of " What's Inside a Cricket Ball? " it is time for round two of this fascinating series - how are cricket bats made? In his play The Real Thing , the Czech-born English playwright Tom Stoppard, although actually referring to writing, said this about the cricket bat: This thing here, which looks like a wooden club, is ... (more)

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Related Topix: The Real Thing

9 hrs ago | The Northern Echo

Hip Hop legends steal the show at North East music festival

Teer Dunn Pam Green and Trish Roach all of stockton enjoy the music and the sunshine at the Riverside Pic Keith Taylor MUSIC lovers were served up a treat over the weekend when a two-day music festival took over a North-East town.

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12 hrs ago | Vancouver Sun

Aretha Franklin slams Canadian server for not showing any R-E-S-P-E-C-T

The "King's sport" may be front and centre at this event, but taking one's eyes off the fashionable crowd, nattied up in three-piece suits and Gatsby-inspired dresses, to focus on the races can prove to be one of the more pleasurable challenges of the summer.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Aretha Franklin, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, Canada,

12 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

Singer Aretha Franklin got no respect.

Aretha Franklin has some harsh words for a server who showed D-I-S-R-E-S-P-E-C-T by telling the Queen of Soul she wasn't allowed to eat her takeout inside the restaurant.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Aretha Franklin

14 hrs ago | Boston.com

James Brown on the screen was something to see

Famously, James Brown took the stage to a litany of nicknames: the Godfather of Soul! Soul Brother Number One! The Hardest Working Man in Show Business! But the best one of all might have been the one you've heard the least: Butane James.

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Related Topix: James Brown, Black Entertainment, 42, Chadwick Boseman, Augusta, GA, Columbia County, GA, Democratic Republic of the Congo, World News, B.B. King, Blues, Movies, Entertainment

18 hrs ago | The BIG One

Thousands gather for Family Unity Day

It was a day of fun and relaxation as thousands gathered for the 11th 'Family Unity Day' at Luke Easter Park.The crowd was bigger then usual this year due to a performance by Rock Hall of Famers; The O'Jays.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

The State

The music is the magic behind the beat of 'Get on Up'

It took producer Brian Grazer more than a dozen years – and an assist from Mick Jagger – to finally get on the good foot and make a biopic out of the turbulent, triumphant life of the Hardest Working Man in Show Business, music legend James Brown.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, James Brown, 42, Chadwick Boseman, The Help

New York Post

The big-screen making of sex machine James Brown

Even when the cameras weren't rolling, the cast and crew addressed him as "Mr. Brown" on the set - and it's easy to see why.

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Related Topix: James Brown, Black Entertainment

Examiner.com

Rolling Stones celebrate Mick Jagger's birthday with video retrospective

Mick Jagger celebrated his 71st birthday on July 26, enjoying a breather from The Stones' hugely successful 14 On Fire Tour and from promoting his James Brown biopic "Get on Up."

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Related Topix: Mick Jagger, Pop/Rock, The Rolling Stones, James Brown, Black Entertainment

The Macon Telegraph

Coming Sunday: The Godfather of Soul's Macon connection

Singer James Brown performs with his band of musicians and dancers during a seaside concert in Beirut Sunday night, January 2, 2000.

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Related Topix: Macon, GA, Bibb County, GA, Black Entertainment, James Brown

Bride's Magazine

Everything You Need to Know About Your Father-Daughter Dance

He raised you, and for that, your dad deserves the dance of his dreams! But when stepdads are involved or you want to switch up the traditional tune , father-daughter dances could get tricky.

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Related Topix: The Temptations

The Willits News

Aretha Franklin slams server's D-I-S-R-E-S-P-E-C-T

Aretha Franklin has some harsh words for a New York server who showed D-I-S-R-E-S-P-E-C-T by telling the Queen of Soul she wasn't allowed to eat her takeout inside the restaurant.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Aretha Franklin, Life, Food, Hamburger, Myrtle Creek, OR

Groton Landmark

Aretha Franklin slams server's D-I-S-R-E-S-P-E-C-T

Aretha Franklin has some harsh words for a New York server who showed D-I-S-R-E-S-P-E-C-T by telling the Queen of Soul she wasn't allowed to eat her takeout inside the restaurant.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Aretha Franklin, Life, Food, Hamburger, Myrtle Creek, OR

ABC News

Aretha Franklin Slams Server's D-I-S-R-E-S-P-E-C-T

Aretha Franklin has some harsh words for a New York server who showed D-I-S-R-E-S-P-E-C-T by telling the Queen of Soul she wasn't allowed to eat her takeout inside the restaurant.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Aretha Franklin, Life, Food, Hamburger, Entertainment

BroadwayWorld.com

Roundabout offers unbeatable value on the best of Broadway

Tony Award winner Kristin Chenoweth and Golden Globe winner Peter Gallagher return to Broadway in the madcap musical comedy ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY.

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Related Topix: Recreational Vehicle, Award, Into the Woods, Musical Movies, Classical, Stephen Sondheim, The Real Thing

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

6 top concerts to see at the Wisconsin State Fair

That includes the campy Here Come the Mummies . They may wear costumes and its members bear names like "Mummy Cass" and "Eddie Mummy," but they're ace musicians.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin, Aretha Franklin, Black Entertainment, Lady Antebellum, Country, Rap, Vanilla Ice, Alabama, Entertainment

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Voice of America

Candi Staton Brings Multiple Stylistic Elements to 'Life Happens'

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 .

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Related Topix: Candi Staton, Muscle Shoals, AL, Stevie Wonder

Examiner.com

Powerfully vulnerable: Kierra Sheard's introspective journey to 'Graceland'

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)

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Related Topix: Motown, Pop/Rock, Mainstream

The Daily Record

It's Wickertime

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.

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