Monday Jul 21
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)
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)
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.
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.
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 .
Regional News Stories: Bobby Womack 101 - An Appreciation
Music fans around the world are mourning the passing of Cleveland singer-songwriter Bobby Womack.
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.
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.
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.