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CS Video Interviews: Bringing James Brown Back to Life in Get on Up
There have been many great musical biopics in recent years, everything from Ray , for which Jamie Foxx won an Oscar playing Ray Charles, and Walk the Line , which got Joaquin Phoenix an Oscar nod for his portrayal of Johnny Cash.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Medford Mail Tribune
The Blue Notes at The Wild Goose
Sax players Detlef Eisman and Michael Vannice, drummer Chicken Hirsch, pianist Dal Carver and bass player Jeff Addicott will play blues, soul and R&B by such artists as Louis Jordan, Jimmie Witherspoon, Ray Charles, Jimmy Rushing and others at 8 p.m. Thursday, July 31, at The Wild Goose Cafe, 2365 Highway 66. There is no cover.
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.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Digney Mario Public Relations Celebrates Its First Year
Solters, a 60-year veteran and pioneer of entertainment PR, who shepherded the careers of Barbra Streisand, Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Quincy Jones, Michael Jackson, John Denver, Dolly Parton, Barry Manilow, Led Zeppelin, and Neil Diamon d and the GrammyA Awards TV Specials , among 100s of other musical icons, and helped launch fellow show biz ... (more)
Launch of the Womens Radio Network, WRNW1
The Womens Radio Network, WRNW1 , is compiled by a team of professionals and executives who strive every day to help other women be the best that they can be.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Charleston City Paper
Oakland's Quinn Deveaux delivers a retro sound
Musicians are so often inspired by familiar places. Woody Guthrie had Oklahoma, for instance.
'Georgia On My Mind' Celebrates Ray Charles' Music At The Venetian Six Weeks
"Georgia On My Mind: Celebrating the Music of Ray Charles " has been signed to a special six-week engagement Sept.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
St. Louis Jazz Notes
Recently on Heliocentric Worlds
Since YouTube relaxed their restrictions on video length, more and more full concerts from the past are being put online, and some of the choicest ones have been featured on StLJN's sibling site Heliocentric Worlds.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
James Brown, The Godfather of Soul
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Sat Jul 19, 2014
"This is gonna make you feel better. Ray, come on in for dinner and stop rubbing those eyes.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Ray Charles & the Giant Baobab
This old baobab was located near of the sculptures I posted yesterday. It was at entrance of the road to Planet Baobab resort.
[Interviews] Terrace Martin Calls His Artistic Strategy Feeding The Black Community First
Exclusive: Terrace Martin explains how Snoop Dogg convinced him to remake Ray Charles "Let's Get Stoned" and charts how Blues, Funk and Disco influenced Hip Hop In addition to women and a good turkey taco, one of the things Terrace Martin loves is a good story.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Johnny Winter, Blues Torchbearer: An Appreciation
From the moment Johnny Winter made his national debut on the stage at Woodstock until his death Wednesday in Zurich, Switzerland, he played the role of blues proselytizer.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Listening Booth: Impulse! Records
Impulse! Records, the storied label that featured innovative music by John Coltrane, Ray Charles, and other jazz luminaries in the sixties, had been dormant for years.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Memphis Commercial Appeal
Stax Records musical in development for Broadway
Eddie Floyd and Steve Cropper in photograph dated May 1968. Floyd signed on with STAX as a songwriter in 1965.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Getting Elvis's Legacy Right
Last weekend was the 60th anniversary of Elvis Presley's most famous early recordings in Memphis, including the Arthur Crudup cover "That's All Right."
Quincy Jones' Best Stories About Working With MJ, Sinatra and Ray
Quincy Jones, now 81 years old, has been not just an eyewitness to the evolution of 20th century music but one of its biggest players.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Blind, developmentally challenged musicians perform at 2014 Waterfront Blues Festival
Mac Potts, a blind 23-year-old musician from Vancouver, plays a short set at the 2014 Waterfront Blues Festival on Thursday afternoon with United By Music, an organization that helps find opportunities for developmentally challenged musicians.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Janis Joplin Honoured With Her Own Stamp
Tragic blues icon Janis Joplin is set to be immortalised on a postage stamp thanks to officials at the U.S. Postal Service.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
The Austin Chronicle
The "5" Royales
In their Fifties heyday, the "5" Royales laid down a foundation for modern soul and R&B.