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Thursday Apr 17 | Heaven 600

Thursday's Trivia

What gospel group's version of Tom Wait's "Way Down in the Hole" was used for the first season of The Wire? Answer: Tom Waits wrote and recorded "Way Down in the Hole" back in 1987, but it has become best known as the theme for the TV series, "The Wire".

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Related Topix: Entertainment, The Wire, Drama, Television, Gospel

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Creative Loafing Tampa

Tampa Bay Blues Festival 2014 brings Buddy Guy, Irma Thomas and more to Vinoy Park

April has arrived heralding another round of sizzling sounds brought to Vinoy Park by Tampa Bay Blues Festival, which celebrates two decades in 2014 with a truly impressive lineup.

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Related Topix: Irma Thomas, Blues, Black Entertainment, Buddy Guy, Gospel, Crescent City, FL, Theater, Arts

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Pensacola News Journal

Blind Boys of Alabama keep the faith and the music alive

Little miracles happen every time the Blind Boys of Alabama perform. They all begin with founding vocalist Jimmy Carter.

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Related Topix: Gospel

Wed Apr 02, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

How one of the Blind Boys of Alabama regained his soul

"When I started going blind, man, it just took my heart away. The doctor said it was glaucoma, and that I had waited too long to act on it.

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Related Topix: Gospel, New York, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Washington D.C. Travel, Soul, Sam & Dave

CBS Local

Taj Mahal and the Blind Boys of Alabama

It's a perfect combination of the island-tinged blues of Taj Mahal and the soul-stirring gospel harmonies of the Blind Boys of Alabama live at the Two of music's most enduring, prominent and influential artists take the richness of American roots music, and with inspired spirits of discovery and enthusiasm, weave complex harmonies with a fervent ... (more)

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Related Topix: Blues, Gospel, Taj Mahal

Mon Mar 31, 2014

Nuvo.net

The Starting Five, 3/31/2014

Dan Grossman usually writes about the visual arts for NUVO. This time, he's got a thoughtful piece about weed, Pence and the Affordable Care Act.

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Related Topix: Gospel

The Reporter

Solano program aims to raise awareness about sexual assault

With April marking Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Solano advocates are trying to raise awareness on the issue and are inviting locals to participate in a community outreach event.

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Related Topix: Solano County, CA, US Military, US Air Force, Travis Air Force Base, Gospel

Nuvo.net

The Blind Boys of Alabama and My Brightest Diamond

Throughout the 1940s and '50s, The Blind Boys of Alabama recorded a string of electrifying gospel roots classics.

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Related Topix: Gospel, Alabama, My Brightest Diamond

Sat Mar 29, 2014

KUAT-TV Tucson

Religion & Ethics Newsweekly

To care for their families, and also lead their congregations, more and more ministers are working two jobs.

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Related Topix: Gospel, Life, Holidays, Good Friday

Wed Mar 26, 2014

Religion News Service

Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly listings - " March 28

To care for their families, and also lead their congregations, more and more ministers are working two jobs.

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Related Topix: Gospel

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