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the Memphis Project

Dual Drive is a project spearheaded by veteran Memphis musicians Garry Goin and Patrick Register , whose sessions credits include work with the Bar-Kays, Rufus Thomas, Isaac Hayes, Mavis Staples, et al. On this mostly instrumental outing the duo pays its love and respect to the Bluff City's rich musical history, covering songs originally recorded ... (more)


Related Topix: The Bar-Kays, Soul, Black Entertainment, Al Green, Sam & Dave, Otis Redding

Mon Aug 18, 2014


Exclusive: Isaac Hayes Family Pushes Legacy Into the Future...

This week marks six years since the untimely passing of music legend Isaac Hayes , but it should also be noted as new beginning of sorts.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul, Tennessee

Fri Aug 15, 2014


Two Potential Stax Records Musicals Face Legal Battle Over Publishing Rights

Last month, Broadway.com reported that Concord Music Group and Stuart Benjamin intended to launch a musical about Stax Records , the Memphis record label that brought us the music of Otis Redding, Isaac Hayes and more.


Related Topix: Otis Redding, Soul, Black Entertainment

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Hollywood Reporter

Lawsuit Explores Who Owns Rights to a Stax Records Musical

Records, which launched the careers of such soul artists as Otis Redding , Isaac Hayes and Booker T. & the MG's amid the racial tension of the civil rights era.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Otis Redding, Soul

Wed Aug 06, 2014

JD Supra

Theme from Shaft and Continuous Improvement of Your Compliance Program, Part I

The composer of what I believe to be the absolute coolest movie theme ever was born on this date in 1942, Isaac Hayes.


Related Topix: South Park, Comedy, Animated TV, Entertainment, Television, Black Entertainment, Soul, US News, Corporate / Securities Law, Law, Securities and Exchange Commission

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Daily Kos

Netroots Radio Presents: "The Fugitives of Pain Go By"

I'm Special Agent DJ Justice ; Radio Host and Program Director for Netroots Radio.com; and I'm manning the dials, spinning the discs, warbling the woofers, putting a slip in your hip and a trip to your hop.


Related Topix: Gil Scott-Heron, Jazz, Black Entertainment, Soul, The Cinematic Orchestra, Electronic

Tampa Bay Newspapers

Memphis Blues Fest coming to the Mahaffey

Soul and blues men Booker T. Jones, The Bar-Kays and William Bell - modern music makers who brought 'soul' into the mainstream - will bring the Memphis Music Fest to downtown St. Petersburg on Friday, Aug. 8, 8 p.m., at The Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. S. This concert will feature a triple-header of soul and blues men, including Booker T. Jones, ... (more)


Related Topix: The Bar-Kays, Soul, Theater, Arts, Memphis, TN, Black Entertainment, Opinion

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Broward-Palm Beach

Ten Best James Brown Appearances in Movies and on TV

With Get on Up opening tonight movie audiences will be reintroduced to the hardest working man in show business, the Godfather of Soul, Mr. Dynamite, and yes, this is all the same person: Mr. James Brown.


Related Topix: James Brown, Black Entertainment, Soul

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Berkshire Eagle

Elvis' guitar donor says he is rightful owner

A man who donated to a South Dakota museum a slightly damaged acoustic guitar played by Elvis Presley that is at the center of a custody battle insisted Thursday he had the right to give it away because he owned it.


Related Topix: Vermillion, SD, Black Entertainment, Soul

Mon Jul 28, 2014

River Front Times

The Best Concerts in St. Louis From July 28 to August 2

This week, catch acts including Nick Waterhouse, Helmet and Filter, Kings of Leon, the Washington Beach Bums and much more.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Kings of Leon, Punk, Bums, Blues, Black Entertainment, Otis Redding, Soul, Ray Charles

Fri Jul 25, 2014


Cornerspotter: Cornerspotted: Highland & Willoughby, Sunset & Sunset Plaza

Congratulations to first-time commenter JC , who correctly guessed that the building that was a linen supply company on The Rockford Files sits at the northeast corner of Willoughby and Highland , and is home in real life to the Alsco linen service.


Related Topix: Action TV, Entertainment, Television, Black Entertainment, Soul, Real Estate