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20 hrs ago | City Paper

Soul Man

There may be many people bopping around inside Baltimore's young R&B bandleader Bosley Brown, but if you've only heard his music or seen his large ensemble live, watched his highly polished music videos, heard him interviewed on the radio, or visited his website, you might just see the prancing pop peacock.


Related Topix: Soul, Music, Entertainment

Mon Apr 21, 2014

All About Jazz

Read "Takuya Kuroda: Rising Son"

D'Angelo worked because he signposted a way to fuse the classic jazz influenced soul of say Marvin Gaye, Smokey Robinson, Al Green and even Prince to modern hip hop grooves without diminishing either genre.


Related Topix: Voodoo, Pop/Rock, Smokey Robinson, Black Entertainment, Soul, Al Green

Fri Apr 18, 2014


Pandora sued by record companies over music made before 1972

Pandora Media Inc., the biggest Internet radio service, was sued by major record labels for failing to pay for using music recorded before 1972.


Related Topix: Pandora, Media, Music, Sony Music Entertainment, Pop/Rock, The Beatles, The Stone, Death-Metal, Soul

Tue Apr 15, 2014


Dance show a Soul Traina may boogie onto Broadway

Stage and film producer Matthew Weaver, who helped create "Rock of Ages," has acquired the theatrical stage rights to the TV show and said Tuesday he's hoping to repeat his success by turning "Soul Train" into a show that attracts both die-hard Broadway fans and those who usually avoid Times Square.


Related Topix: Soul Train, Entertainment, Television, Tina Turner, Al Green, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Celebrities, David Bowie

Thu Apr 10, 2014


Jackie Wilson, Ike & Tina Turner, Marvin Gaye and Bob Marley Songs Go to SRI Records.

SRI Records is pleased to announce that the label has acquired the exclusive rights, through a representative of Jackie Wilson's estate, to release all of Wilson's original recordings on SRI Records.


Related Topix: Ike & Tina Turner, Pop/Rock, Black Entertainment, Tina Turner, Reggae, Bob Marley, Soul

Northwich Guardian

You don't have to go far for great live music

CLASSIC hits from Aretha Franklin and Marvin Gaye to Amy Winehouse and Beyonce are guaranteed to produce a great night out at Witton Albion FC on Friday.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Aretha Franklin, Soul, Beyonce, Dance, Hip-Hop, R-N-B

Wed Apr 09, 2014


Monday Funk: Mowtown On Mondays Brings a New Spin to Classic Soul in San Jose

A well-dressed yet casual crowd of varied age sips craft cocktails as they're serenaded by the timeless voice of Marvin Gaye.


Related Topix: Soul, San Francisco, CA

Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Huffington Post

Billy Valentine's Brit Eyed Soul

Brit Eyed Soul , Billy Valentine's forthcoming album of songs by British rockers inspired by the American soul music of the '50s and '60s, hearkens back to the Beatles' first appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show a half century ago.


Related Topix: The Ed Sullivan Show, Entertainment, Television, The Isley Brothers, Soul, Pop/Rock, Solomon Burke, James Brown, Black Entertainment

Wed Apr 02, 2014

WNYC-AM New York

Remembering Marvin Gaye

We want to take a moment to mark a sad anniversary. Thirty years ago this week, Marvin Gaye was shot and killed by his father Marvin Gaye, Sr., in Los Angeles, a day before he would have turned 45. Gaye is known for many songs, including "What's Going On," "How Sweet It Is ," ""I Heard It Through the Grapevine," and "Sexual Healing."


Related Topix: Soul

Tue Apr 01, 2014


Today in Rock: April 1

Highlights of this day in history: Slobodan Milosevic is arrested; American forces invade Okinawa; Nazi Germany begins persecuting Jews; Soul singer Marvin Gaye is shot to death by his father.


Related Topix: Soul, Pop/Rock, The Beatles, Abc, South Yorkshire County, England, Derbyshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom


On this Day in Movie/Music History April 1, 1985: Marvin Gaye Fatally Shot Dies

On this day April 1, 1984, Marvin Gaye fatally wounded by his father dies. He was one day from being 45 years of age Born Marvin Pentz Gay, Jr. , better known by his stage name Marvin Gaye , he was an American singer-songwriter and musician with a three-octave vocal range.


Related Topix: Soul, Motown, The Isley Brothers, Now

Fri Mar 28, 2014

The Daily Republic

Gaye demolished barriers for Motown, music

We grieve both for the person as well as, in some selfish way, for ourselves. Without a personal connection to the person, we grieve the loss of future work.


Related Topix: Motown, Soul, Pop/Rock, The Beatles

Thu Mar 27, 2014


Rock Hall Anniversary: Death of Marvin Gaye

It happened on April Fools Day. But the situation was serious, and one of the most shocking in music history.


Related Topix: Soul

Mon Mar 24, 2014


R&B/Soul Singer Fil Straughan Makes An Impact Globally

The CNN iReport Music Spotlight: Fil Straughan is an explosive R&B/Soul singer from the UK with an international appeal.


Related Topix: Anthony Hamilton, Soul, Hip-Hop, R-N-B, Black Entertainment, Sam Cooke, Luther Vandross