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2 min ago | The Memphis Flyer

Classic Soul: Isaac Hayes' 'Walk On By'

Singer. Songwriter. Composer. Producer. Actor. Icon. These are some of the words that come to mind when I think about the late, great Isaac Hayes.

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Related Topix: Soul, Black Entertainment, Isaac Hayes

2 min ago | The Fresno Bee

James Brown biopic not so boffo at the box office

"The hardest working man in show business" had a challenging Southern back story of abandonment and discrimination that cried out for a Hollywood treatment.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, James Brown, 42, Get On Up, Chadwick Boseman, The Help, Barnwell, SC

3 hrs ago | Theboltonnews.co.uk

Soul diva Martha Reeves bringing sounds of Motown to Bolton

WITH a career spanning more than 50 years, Motown legend Martha Reeves knows a thing or two about the music business.

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Related Topix: Motown

3 hrs ago | Patch.com

Downtown Sounds Presents Soul Sound Revue in Glen Cove Friday

Soul Sound Revue will perform Motown hits at Friday's Downtown Sounds concert at the Village Square, located at Glen and Bridge Streets in Glen Cove, Friday at 7:30 p.m. The group has performed with, The Temptations, the Marvelettes, The Chi-Lites and Wilson Pickett, and performs regularly at Mohegan Sun Casino and Resort in Uncasville, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Glen Cove, NY, The Temptations, The Chi-Lites

9 hrs ago | San Mateo Daily Journal

Broadway By the Bay stages polished - Dreamgirls'

R&B, soul and pop from the '60s and '70s take center stage in "Dreamgirls," presented in a highly polished production by Broadway By the Bay.

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Related Topix: Motown

13 hrs ago | Eastern Daily Press

Reload Festival interview: Jazzie B of Soul II Soul

Dance music pioneers Soul II Soul are celebrating their 25th anniversary with a summer festival tour, including a date at Reload at the Norfolk Showground from September 5-7.

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Related Topix: The Real Thing, Nile Rodgers, Funk

13 hrs ago | Evening News

Reload Festival interview: Martin Fry of ABC

It may be more than 30 years since ABC's debut album, Lexicon of Love, was released, but great songwriting stands the test of time.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Abc, The Real Thing

13 hrs ago | Evening News

Reload Festival interview: Doris Pearson of Five Star

Rain Or Shine, Five Star will be one of the highlights of the Reload Festival at the the Norfolk Showground from September 5-7.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Dance, Black Entertainment, Michael Jackson, The Real Thing

14 hrs ago | Team Speed Kills

Temple Owls Upset Vanderbilt Commodores in 37-7 Demolition

Very little went right for Vanderbilt in a beatdown that raises questions about what the season has in store for the Commodores Early in the second quarter of Vanderbilt's game Thursday night against Temple, one of the officials announced that Commodores would be losing a timeout in each quarter because they had "Anchor Down" on the back of each ... (more)

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Related Topix: The Commodores

Thu Aug 28, 2014

ESPN.com

Vandy's uniforms cause confusion for refs

Vanderbilt's new uniforms already are creating confusion -- and not just because the gray lettering on black jerseys is difficult to read.

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Related Topix: The Commodores

Billboard

Nicki Minaj's 'Anaconda' Slithers to Top of...

The single logs third-largest streaming week on record, while Wiz Khalifa debuts atop R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart and Smokey Robinson launches at No.

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Related Topix: R&B, R-N-B, Wiz Khalifa, Hip-Hop, Smokey Robinson, Black Entertainment, Drake, Pop/Rock, Christian Music, The Miracles

Something Else! Reviews

'He did it the one time only': How an ad lib changed everything for Steve Cropper

You hear it, roughly 1:15 into a No. 2 pop song from 1967, something that might never happen again.

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Related Topix: Sam & Dave, Blues, The Blues Brothers

The Memphis Flyer

Summer Movie Journal #6

Hollywood will not rest until every inspirational story from World War II becomes a hand-over-heart ode to the Greatest Generation.

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Related Topix: Get On Up, James Brown, Black Entertainment, Horror Movies, Comedy Movies, Thriller, The Trip, Drama Movies, Action Movies

La Canada Valley Sun

Daryl Brown, son of James Brown, visits La Canada to talk father's biography

Through words and recollections, the spirit of James Brown was resurrected Monday evening as local fans came to Flintridge Bookstore & Coffeehouse to learn more about a new biography penned by the famed singer's son.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, James Brown, Pasadena, CA

KRRQ-FM Lafayette

Kem Says with His New Album, "Promise to Love," He's "Keeping the Light On for R&B"

This week saw the release of Kem 's new album, Promise to Love , his first effort in four years following 2010's Intimacy: Album III .

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Related Topix: Hip-Hop, Kem, Jazz, The Temptations

Warrington Guardian

Martha's songs that were built to last

T was a sweet tooth which lured Martha Reeves on to the stage for the first time The Dancing in the Street singer was just three when she entered a talent contest with her brothers Benny and Thomas.

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Related Topix: Motown

Wed Aug 27, 2014

XLR8R

Listen to FaltyDL's Session for Beats in Space

After appearing on Tim Sweeney's Beats in Space radio show last night, FaltyDL 's 90-plus-minute session from the broadcast can now be heard in full.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, The Aphex Twin, James Brown, Electronic

The Washington Post

Memorializing U Streeta s a Black Broadwaya glory days

Sandra Butler-Truesdale is the only person on U Street not in motion. Standing on the corner of 15th and U on a recent Friday afternoon, joggers and shoppers streaming past, she gazes up at a no-frills apartment building that overlooks the busy intersection.

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Related Topix: Washington, DC, Black Entertainment, Sam Cooke, Libraries, Travel

ElmLeaves

September concert guide for suburban Chicago

Families can head down to the beach to celebrate the end of summer with swimming, food live music, luau dances and a fire show.

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Related Topix: The English Beat, Ska, Black Entertainment, Smokey Robinson, Symphony, Arts, The Orchestra, Big-Band, Classical

Examiner.com

Troop to premiere on TV One's 'Unsung' episode on August 27

TV One's award-winning docu-series Unsung , the network's longest-running original series is back on the air and in full swing.

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Related Topix: August, CA, The Emotions, Pasadena, CA

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