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Michelle Obama Freeze-Dances, Praises Kerry Washington at DC School
First lady Michelle Obama and actress Kerry Washington stopped by Savoy Elementary School in southeast Washington, D.C., Friday to watch a song-and dance performance that included "Who Put the Bop" and a few other numbers.
Thu May 23, 2013
Greensburg Daily News
Optimist Club honors Reece
Greensburg - It's been said that James Brown was "the hardest working man in show business." But if the late "Godfather of Soul" has a Decatur County counterpart, members of the Greensburg Optimist Club might well say it's Oris Reece.
Tue May 21, 2013
A whole lotta soul
James Brown, the "Godfather of Soul", would have been 80 this year. Perhaps being the "hardest working man in show business" finally caught up with him _ in 2006, at the age of 73, one of the greatest popular music icons of the 20th century passed away.
The Miami Herald
Criteria Recording Studios founder Emerman dies
Mack Emerman, the founder of Criteria Recording Studios where acts including Eric Clapton, James Brown and the Bee Gees made some of their most famous records, has died after a long illness, according to his daughter.
Fri May 17, 2013
The Village Voice
Charles Bradley - Apollo Theater - 5/16/13
When Charles Bradley and I met up at Daptone Records to discuss the release of his sophomore album Victim of Love back in April, his headlining show at The Apollo was a prominent topic of conversation, though much of the Apollo talk never made it to print.
Wed May 15, 2013
Byod: Bring Your Own Doc - Episode 87: 2013 Hot Docs Fest -...
BYOD: BRING YOUR OWN DOC - EPISODE 87: 2013 HOT DOCS FEST - "FINDING THE FUNK," "THE WINDING STREAM" AND "EXPEDITION TO THE END OF THE WORLD" Finding The Funk , The Winding Stream , and Expedition To The End Of The World are all shared on Hot Docs special episode 2 of BYOD.
Tue May 14, 2013
Album review: Victim of Love - Charles Bradley
Arguably the toughest job for Brooklyn's Daptones label and their crusade to record those now-ageing soul artists who slipped through the grooves of the sound's 60s and 70s heyday is to back up their discoveries with solid second albums Once the glossy sheen of discovery has worn through then it takes an artist with the talents of a Sharon Jones ... (more)
Mon May 13, 2013
Judge hears motions in James Brown FOI case
A hearing was held Friday in Newberry on a Freedom of Information Act suit brought by Sue Summer seeking information about the settlement of the estate of singer James Brown.
Fri May 10, 2013
The Beaumont Enterprise
Meet the women of "Idol": Candice Glover, Kree Harrison
Meet the women of "Idol": Candice Glover, Kree Harrison Associated Press Copyright 2013 Associated Press.
Wed May 08, 2013
On Tap Today: Green lights, green drinks and soul
On your lunch hour, we recommend dropping in on The Disclaimer on WMSE. The irreverent show about Milwaukee doings airs at noon and can be streamed from the radio station's web site .
Newly minted hero Charles Bradley mines golden age of soul at the Cedar
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James Brown's daughters plead their children's cause
The "Godfather of Soul" James Brown would have celebrated his 80th birthday on May 3. Throughout his lifetime, Brown preached to young people about the value of education in songs such as "Don't Be a Dropout." In Brown's estate plan, he attempted to do in death what he had done in life: promote education.
Tue May 07, 2013
Father John Misty, Granada Theater, 5-6-13
Last night in Dallas there was a man seemingly comprised entirely of hips, the James Brown of Americana-folk, Mr.
Sun May 05, 2013
KCSB-FM Santa Barbara
Soul Man: James Brown & his Funk-Music Sound (Birthday Tribute...
Of her next broadcast, DJ Darla Bea writes: "Soul Brother No. 1, 'The Godfather of Soul,' JB Mr.
Sat May 04, 2013
My Minnesota: He takes the calls and gives some soul
During working hours, James Brown's voice can be heard taking call after call at a St.
Fri May 03, 2013
Those born on this date are under the sign of Taurus. They include Italian political philosopher Niccolo Machiavelli in 1469; British explorer John Speke , who discovered the source of the Nile, in 1827; journalist Jacob August Riis in 1849; French perfume maker Francois Coty in 1874; Israeli Prime Minister Golda Meir in 1898; singer/actor Bing ... (more)
The 10 Best The Band Songs
The Band has a deserved reputation as one of the true oracles of American music at its essence - their seamless distillation of blues, jazz, folk, country, rockabilly, and soul can tell a 200-year musical saga in a span of one 4-minute song.
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Entertainment James Brown: His legacy endures
In this 1993 file photo, singer James Brown is shown at the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles.
Marx was on the good foot when he recognised that time was the singular commodity of the oppressed, and pneumatically ripe for ceaseless pumping by The Man.
"Victim of Love" Daptone Records The second album by 64-year-old soul man Charles Bradley picks up where his 2011 debut, "No Time for Dreaming," left off.