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Monday Jul 21 | Examiner.com

Brother John sings Sam Cooke tribute along with biographical storytelling

Bother John brings his singing and storytelling production of the legendary rhythm and blues vocalist Sam Cooke to the Kansas City Fringe Festival, performing at the Uptown Arts Bar Bother John brings his singing and storytelling production of the legendary rhythm and blues vocalist Sam Cooke to the Kansas City Fringe Festival, performing at the ... (more)

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Noozhawk

Paul Mann: Soul Legend Bobby Womack's Last Great Concert

Legendary soul singer, musician and music producer Bobby Womack , whose professional music career spanned nearly 70 years, passed away June 27. The 70-year-old icon had just made a very special concert appearance at Bonnaroo , the premiere music festival in the United States, on June 14. Womack began touring with his family's gospel group, The ... (more)

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Detroit News

Talks start on setting up R&B Hall of Fame, museum in Detroit

Members of the rhythm and blues scene in Detroit and representatives from the R&B Music Hall of Fame gathered at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History Wednesday to talk about the importance of opening a brick and mortar hall of fame and museum in Detroit.

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Related Topix: The Four Tops, Soul, Johnnie Taylor, Blues, Tyrone Davis, Black Entertainment

Thu Jul 10, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Liam Bailey Set to Release Debut Album 'Definitely Now' via Sony Masterworks 8/19

UK soul/rock singer Liam Bailey will release his debut album Definitely Now on Flying Buddha/Sony Masterworks.

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

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Orlando Weekly

This Little Underground: Pup bites back at OW

The idea of someone playing acoustic in a place where music isn't the spotlight is seldom a thing that warrants the attention of serious music heads .

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul, Music, Entertainment

Mon Jun 30, 2014

WVIZ-TV Cleveland

Regional News Stories: Bobby Womack 101 - An Appreciation

Music fans around the world are mourning the passing of Cleveland singer-songwriter Bobby Womack.

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Related Topix: Bobby Womack, Soul, Cleveland, OH, Teenagers, Family, Black Entertainment

Sun Jun 29, 2014

Examiner.com

Bobby Womack remembered as 'a towering talent'

The passing Friday of Bobby Womack was a "huge loss," says veteran music business press agent Bob Merlis, who worked with the legendary rock 'n' roll/R&B artist in his capacity as press rep for ABKCO Records.

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Related Topix: Bobby Womack, Soul, The Rolling Stones, Pop/Rock, Black Entertainment

Daily Kos

RIP Mr. Bobby Womack

I haven't seen this diaried here, so I'm going to dive right in even though I have two strikes against me.

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Related Topix: Bobby Womack, Soul, Black Entertainment, US News, Liberal Political News

Sat Jun 28, 2014

New Yorker

The Unimpeachable Songs of Bobby Womack

Bobby Womack's death is a huge loss. There are other soul singers and songwriters who ranked higher in the pantheon because they're considered auteurs: Marvin Gaye, obviously, and Curtis Mayfield, and Sly Stone.

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Related Topix: Bobby Womack, Soul, Marvin Gaye, Curtis Mayfield, Black Entertainment

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