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Happy Birthday Joe Strummer - " We Really Miss You Right Now

Yesterday, August 21, we celebrated the birthday of a legend. More than just a rock star.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Liam Bailey Releases Debut LP 'Definitely Now' Today

Flying Buddha announces the release of Definitely NOW - the debut album from UK soul/rock singer Liam Bailey.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul, Leicestershire County, England, World News, Nottinghamshire County, England, Derbyshire County, England, United Kingdom,

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Peter Collins: 'Inspirational teachers who are not solely...

Well, I don't know about you but I'm sick, tired and weary of reading about super "A" students.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul, Cardiff County, Wales, United Kingdom, Opinion

Thu Aug 07, 2014

MacLeans

Long time comin': Sam Cooke's brother releases a classic-that-never-was

He wouldn't have been the first Cooke to make it, but he was sure he was going to be the second: in the 1960s, L.C. Cooke, the sixth child of a preacher and a housewife-and the little brother of influential syrup-voiced crooner Sam Cooke-was a man on the rise.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Pasadena Weekly

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James Brown and Sam Cooke clearly provided inspirational templates for the Brooklyn soul veteran, whose gutsy sound evolved from childhood church choir through a lifetime of nightclub singing.

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Related Topix: James Brown, Black Entertainment, Soul

Tue Aug 05, 2014

National Public Radio

A Lost Piece Of Soul History Appears

In the early 1960s when soul star Sam Cooke had his own record label, SAR, he recorded songs by his younger brother, L.C. Cooke.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Examiner.com

Music, meth & more offbeat shows hit Chicagoland this summer through September

David Bowie's wild past will always come back to haunt him as long as his ex-wife Angie keeps dishing on his colorful past.

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Related Topix: Chicago, IL, Comedy Movies, August, Drama Movies, Celebrities, David Bowie, Pop/Rock, Black Entertainment, Soul, Skokie, IL, Weird

Fri Aug 01, 2014

AllHipHop.com

A Grammy Conversation: The State Of R&B

Last month, The Recording Academy held "A Grammy Conversation" on the current state of R&B music at the West Hollywood Soho House.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul, James Brown, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, Donny Hathaway

Mon Jul 28, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Darrian Ford Sets Chicago Concerts for Next Month

Darrian Ford brings the music of "The King of Soul" Chicagoan Sam Cooke alive in THE COOKE BOOK - The Music of Sam Cooke at City Winery at 8 p.m. on August 4 and at Lincoln Hall at 8 p.m. on August 29 and August 30. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased at citywinery.com and lincolnhallchicago.com .

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul, Chicago, IL, Theater, Arts

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