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Saturday Apr 12 | Sunday Herald

Paolo Nutini, Caustic Love

Paolo Nutini's second record, Sunny Side Up, topped the charts and sold 1.75 million copies in the UK but, to these ears, it was too restless, too keen to prove it could do anything - reggae, country, Celtic, jitterbug - to satisfy as an album.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Erie Times News

McBride takes on soul classics

Of all contemporary country singers, Martina McBride seems the most well-suited to interpret classic soul tunes.

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Related Topix: Aretha Franklin, Black Entertainment, Soul, Pop/Rock, Was, Country, The Carter Family, Willie Nelson

Times Herald-Record

Uptown Gallery hosts two performances of Michael Monasterial's 'Sam Cooke: Where You Been Baby'

"Sam Cooke: Where You Been Baby?" an entertaining, yet educational play was conceived and written in Kingston, by Michael Monasterial, director of Passing the Torch Through the Arts.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul, Theater, Arts, Saugerties, NY

New Yorker

Ben Greenman: James Hunter's unconventional remedies for heartbreak.

James Hunter's tight, taut compositions are rooted in American soul music without being bound to it.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Mail & Guardian

'Dirt is Good': Malawi Mouse Boys have soul

The gospel group have created a unique album in a style once throught to be untouchable thanks to artists such as Sam Cooke and Otis Redding.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul, Otis Redding

The Jackson Sun

Review: McBride offers her take on soul classics

Martina McBride, "Everlasting" Of all contemporary country singers, Martina McBride seems the most well-suited to interpret classic soul tunes.

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Related Topix: Aretha Franklin, Black Entertainment, Soul, Pop/Rock, Elvis Presley

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Dallas Observer

In Fort Worth, Soul of Sam: The Sam Cooke Story Brings a Music Legend to Life

In Soul of Sam: The Sam Cooke Story , writer-director Sheran Keyton found a handsome soundalike with Fort Worth actor Darren McElroy.

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Related Topix: Fort Worth, TX, Black Entertainment, Soul

Mon Apr 07, 2014

ABC News

Review: McBride Offers Her Take on Soul Classics

Of all contemporary country singers, Martina McBride seems the most well-suited to interpret classic soul tunes.

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Related Topix: Aretha Franklin, Black Entertainment, Soul, Pop/Rock, Was, Elvis Presley, Entertainment

Sat Apr 05, 2014

Press-Telegram

Caught A Ghost made believers out of Los Angeles fans at Bootleg Theater

Caught A Ghost , an L.A. band that resurrects the sounds of legends from Otis Redding to Sam Cooke, performed a rousing hourlong set at the Bootleg Theater in Los Angeles with front man Jesse Nolan at the helm.

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Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, Theater, Arts, Otis Redding, Soul, Black Entertainment, Hawthorne, CA

Thu Mar 27, 2014

Exmouth Journal

Exmouth's Ruby Mary is a Teenstar

Fourteen year old Ruby May Spencer has made it through to the regional finals of TeenStar 2014.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul

Tue Mar 25, 2014

Daily Kos

Black Kos, Tuesday's Chile

I want to rock the porch with music today, on the last Tuesday of Women's History Month 2014, and can't find a better way to do it, than to celebrate with the sounds of our Sister Aretha Franklin , on her birthday.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Aretha Franklin, Soul, Detroit, MI, us Travel, Travel

Mon Mar 24, 2014

CNN

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.

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

Sun Mar 23, 2014

Cleveland Daily Banner

Darrian Ford to focus on music of Sam Cooke at Hiwassee College concert

Monroe Area Council for the Arts will present Darrian Ford in "The Cooke Book - The Music of Sam Cooke" at Hiwassee College in Madisonville April 3 at 7:30 p.m. "The Cooke Book" is a celebration of the greatest hits of Sam Cooke, and includes some lesser known gems from his all too brief life in music.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul, Theater, Arts

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