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2 hrs ago | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

Music on TV: What was THAT song?

Have you found yourself wondering "What's that song?" while watching your favorite TV shows? If so, we're here to tell you.


Related Topix: Jack Gleeson, Scandal, Entertainment, Television, The Temptations, The Good Wife, Drama, Mad Men

7 hrs ago | Alabama Live

The Week in Birmingham History: Vulcan off to the fair; deadly tornado and mine explosion

Benjamin, born in Birmingham in 1925, was Motown's first drummer, performing on "Get Ready" by The Temptations , "Uptight " by Stevie Wonder, "I Heard It Through the Grapevine" by Gladys Knight & the Pips and "Going To A Go-Go" by The Miracles.


Related Topix: Explosion, Birmingham, AL, The Temptations, Black Entertainment, Gladys Knight, Gladys Knight & the Pips

9 hrs ago |

Camden gospel singer Tye Tribbett sends spiritual messages through music

Tye Tribbett performs during the Hezekiah Walker & Friends gospel celebration Jan. 30 at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark.


Related Topix: Gospel, Hezekiah Walker, Stevie Wonder, New York

Sat Apr 19, 2014

The London Free Press

London philanthropist Steve Plunkett bringing back revised Fleetwood Country Cruize-in

The iconic local auto show, held on the 105-acre estate of philanthropist Steve Plunkett near Kilworth, will have its 10th anniversary June 7 to 8, despite rumours last summer it had been cancelled.


India Talkies

Joss Stone feels lucky to fall in love -

Los Angeles, April 20: Singer Joss Stone says she has faced terrible times in her past relationships, and now feels lucky to have fallen in love with a mystery man.


Related Topix: Joss Stone

Something Else! Reviews

Marshmallow Overcoat - The Very Best Of

Fronted by the charismatic energy of Timothy Gassen, Marshmallow Overcoat has been keeping the spirit of psychedelic garage rock alive and kicking since 1986.


Related Topix: The Very Best of, Tucson, AZ

All About Jazz

LiV Warfield At B.B. King's Blues Club & Grill

LiV Warfield B.B. King's Blues Club & Grill New York, NY April 6, 2014 LiV Warfield's musical career began in her late teens when she moving away from her Peoria, IL home to Portland, Oregon.


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, B.B. King, Blues, Black Entertainment, Al Green, Funk, The New Power Generation

Uttoxeter Advertiser

Feel good all set to wow the crowd

SOUL lovers look set to be up on their feet as a 'the feel good show of the year' heads into Staffordshire.


Related Topix: Aretha Franklin, Black Entertainment, James Brown, Wilson Pickett, Tina Turner, Pop/Rock, Sam & Dave

Eastern Daily Press

1960s soul star leads galaxy of top acts at Lowestoft's Marina Theatre new season

SOUL DIVA: Former Motown star Martha Reeves will be appearing at the Marina Theatre in Lowestoft in September.


Related Topix: Suffolk County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Motown, Ska, Pop/Rock, Westlife, Recreational Vehicle, Award

Bromsgrove Advertiser

70s band can't get by without you

BACK on the road for more scintillating live shows in 2014, Liverpool based soul band The Real Thing mark an incredible 40 years in the business.


Related Topix: The Real Thing, Funk, Kool & the Gang, Disco, Chic

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Perez Hilton

Aretha Franklin Doesn't Take Too Kindly To These Satirical...

A few weeks ago, a satirical site called The News Nerds published an outrageous article about Patti Labelle and Aretha Franklin getting into a little tiff.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Aretha Franklin

A Cultural Manifesto: 45 must-hear Hoosier 45s

Last week NUVO music editor Kat Coplen and myself co-authored the cover feature "100 Best Hoosier Albums Ever."


Related Topix: Indiana, Black Entertainment, James Brown, Indianapolis, IN, Pop/Rock, The Jackson 5, Gary, IN


Letterman Music Files | James Brown Greatest Visit

Earlier this month we started a new column called Letterman Music Files devoted to sharing amazing musical performances from David Letterman's tenure as host of NBC's Late Night and CBS's The Late Show.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, James Brown, Jerry Garcia, Pop/Rock


10 Explosive Live Versions That Trump Their Originals

One of the highlights of Coachella last weekend was Arcade Fire inviting Debbie Harry up on stage for a special rendition of 'Heart of Glass' at Coachella .


Related Topix: 9, Black Entertainment, Aretha Franklin, Jazz, Folk, Joni Mitchell

Asbury Park Press

A Moment to remember

Billy Brown is coming home. Brown, one third of the R&B hitmakers Ray, Goodman and Brown, a.k.a. the Moments, is set to take the stage with his group at the Hamilton Banquet Hall in Neptune in a show billed as a "Pre-Easter Extravaganza."


Related Topix: Ray, Goodman & Brown, Big-Band, Asbury Park, NJ, Neptune, NJ

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Body and Soul, Mark Greenwood, Mark Cutler and More Set for...

GALLERY PERFORMANCE FRIDAY APRIL 18TH 8 PM TICKETS 15.00 ADVANCE PURCHASE SUGGESTED DUE TO LIMITED SEATING Body & Soul is a soul, R&B, blues and jazz band from South County, Rhode Island.


Related Topix: New-Age, Body + Soul

All About Jazz

CD/DOWNLOAD/ALBUM: Guitarist Thom Douvan Returns to His Detroit Roots on "Brother Brother"

Those funk and soul-jazz roots run deep with the Ann Arbor native and come to the surface on his second release as a leader, Brother Brother -an outing dedicated to Funk Brothers & Richard "Pistol" Allen.


Related Topix: Motown, Berklee College of Music, The Isley Brothers, That's the Way of the World, Black Entertainment, Earth, Wind & Fire, Drama Movies, R-N-B, Bobby Womack


Chromeo and Ezra Koenig Break Out the Kleenex on 'Ezra's Interlude'

So far, electro-pop funkateers Chromeo have teased their new album White Women with a series of certifiably slinky dance floor jams - like the Toro y Moi featuring "Come Alive" and the drop dead sexy, but cheekily neurotic, "Jealous " - but the duo bust out the Kleenex on their latest cut, "Ezra's Interlude," featuring vocals from Vampire Weekend ... (more)


Related Topix: Electronic, Chromeo, Music, Entertainment

WDBZ-AM Cincinnati

Aretha: 'I Didn't Fight With Patti and I'm Suing'

Don't mess with the Queen. That's what a satirical website is learning after a story they published went viral and people believed it was true.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Aretha Franklin

Motown's Ryan Shaw to Bring Soul Out Loud with Brandon Victor...

The Cutting Room will once again host MOTOWN THE MUSICAL's three-time Grammy Award nominated Ryan Shaw on Monday, April 21 at 8:30pm.


Related Topix: Motown, Events, Bride Wars, Soul Men, Entertainment, Drama, Television