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20 hrs ago | Oakland Post

Face-to-Face with a Music History Maker - " Berry Gordy

We're talking about history. What I that means is as clear as it comes when we look at the legacy of Motown founder Berry Gordy.


Related Topix: Alameda County, CA, Soul

21 hrs ago | The York Daily Record

Hear hits from The Temptations during 'Motown Revue' in York

Enjoy a night of Motown favorite's from some of the genre's biggest stars. "Motown Revue featuring The Temptations: Legends of Damon Harris" is slated for 7 p.m. Sept.


Related Topix: Soul, York, PA, Greece

Yesterday | SF Appeal

Entertaining And Slightly Exhausting: Motown: The Musical

It's too bad Berry Gordy can't make an on-stage appearance at the end of every performance of Motown: The Musical , as he did at San Francisco's Orpheum Theater on Tuesday night , because the 84-year-old legend nearly brought the house down dancing jubilantly with the cast.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, The Four Tops, Soul, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Diana Ross

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Daily Breeze

Steve Smith: Smokey Robinson at the Greek Theatre; Gene Simmons apologizes

Even at age 74, the Motown icon with the legendary falsetto sounds exactly as he did a half-century ago.


Related Topix: Folk, Smokey Robinson, Steve Smith, Black Entertainment, Soul, Christian Music, The Miracles, Ace Frehley, Pop/Rock, Kiss

Tue Aug 19, 2014

WJZW-FM Washington

Smokey Robinson Says He Had a "Good Time" Recording Duet with His "Fun Brother" Steven Tyler

Smokey Robinson teamed up with well-known singers from a variety of genres on his new duets album, Smokey & Friends , which hits stores today, August 19. The 11-track collection features new interpretations of songs the Motown legend wrote or co-wrote, either for his old group, The Miracles , or for The Temptations or his own solo career.


Related Topix: Game Show, American Idol, Reality TV, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Christian Music, The Miracles, Soul, Aerosmith, Pop/Rock

Mon Aug 18, 2014


Feinstein's at the Nikko to Welcome Maxine Nightingale, 9/27-28

Hotel Nikko San Francisco and Michael Feinstein are thrilled to welcome R&B and soul legend, Maxine Nightingale , to Feinstein's at the Nikko for two performances only - Saturday, September 27 and Sunday, September 28 .


Related Topix: US Energy, Oil & Gas, Energy, Soul, The Commodores, Disco, KC & the Sunshine Band

San Francisco Bay View

'Motown the Musical' rocking the Bay Aug. 19-Sept. 28

"Motown the Musical" is the true story of Motown founder Berry Gordy's journey from featherweight boxer to the heavyweight music mogul who launched the careers of Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Smokey Robinson and many more.


Related Topix: Dance, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Michael Jackson, Music!, Drama Movies, The Temptations, Theater, Arts, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Soul

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Detroit Free Press

On new album, Smokey Robinson gets a little help from his friends

They're the hits that keep on giving. Take nearly a dozen of Smokey Robinson's most enduring songs, add a batch of A-list duet partners, toss in a bit of modern musical sizzle, and you've got "Smokey & Friends," the Motown icon's most high-profile record in years.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul, Smokey Robinson, Motown

Sat Aug 16, 2014


Lane High School Celebrates Class of 1974

When you walked into the Lane High School Reunion, all you could hear were the smooth grooves of the sixties and seventies.


Related Topix: Soul, James Brown, Black Entertainment

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Vail Daily News

The Soul Mountain Music Festival is back - this time in Beaver Creek

Vocalists with the Quincy Ave Rhythm Band get the crowd moving at this summer's Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland.


Related Topix: Denver, CO, Jazz, Rachelle Ferrell, Vail, CO, Soul

Ely Standard

Freddie Hall in a special one-off performance in Soham

A combination of Motown, soul and R&B featuring the best music of the 60s and 70s, Freddie Hall has performed on the Las Vegas strip and with many well-known musicians such as James Montgomery, The Temptations, Aretha Franklin and Gladys Knight.


Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Motown, Soul, Aretha Franklin, Black Entertainment, Gladys Knight

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Myrtle Beach Online

Martina McBride finds additional voices to express herself ahead of show in North Myrtle Beach

Martina McBride, promoting her new CD, "Everlasting," saluting soulful classics, will perform at 7 p.m. Friday at the Alabama Theatre, in North Myrtle Beach.


Related Topix: Myrtle Beach, SC, North-Myrtle-Beach, SC, Country, Martina McBride, Soul, Pop/Rock, Elvis Presley

Fri Aug 08, 2014

WMGI-FM Terre Haute

Hear Aloe Blacc, John Mayer, Miguel and JC Chasez ...

JustJared.com has posted the audio of Smokey's collaboration on the hit, "My Girl," with Aloe Blacc , Miguel and NSYNC's JC Chasez .


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Soul

Wed Aug 06, 2014


Smokey Robinson Recruits Miguel, Aloe Blacc & JC Chasez for 'My Girl'

The song was written by Smokey back in the 1960s and originally recorded by The Temptations .


Related Topix: Soul

Sun Aug 03, 2014

Free Republic

Greenfield: One Million Ceasefires

If you like cease-fires, then this is a great time to be alive. Those Israelis who weren't shot in the head by Hamas terrorists or killed by a Hamas rocket, encounter almost as many cease-fires in a given day as terrorist attacks.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Terrorism, Soul, Muslim Brotherhood

Fri Aug 01, 2014

The Madison Courier

Celebrate the summer at the state fair

The Indiana State Fair is always a celebration. It celebrates agriculture, youth and all foods deep-fried or served on a stick.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Horse, Pets, Indiana, Kaplan University, Soul

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Highlands Today

The Temptations featured act at Florida Hospital gala

At the media sponsor kick-off Thursday, Florida Hospital Heartland Foundation staff announced The Temptations would be bringing their soul and Motown sounds to Sebring for the 20th annual gala at 8 p.m. Nov. 13 at the South Florida State College gymnasium.


Related Topix: Soul, Drama Movies, The Temptations, Music!, Sebring, FL, Motown, Lake Placid, FL, Wauchula, FL

In-depth Africa

One Million Ceasefires

If you like cease-fires, then this is a great time to be alive. Those Israelis who weren't shot in the head by Hamas terrorists or killed by a Hamas rocket, encounter almost as many cease-fires in a given day as terrorist attacks.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Terrorism, Soul

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Oakland Post

Bay Area Native Featured in Broadway Production of "Motown: The Musical" Show Opens August 15th

Growing up in San Francisco, Rodney Jackson knew that he wanted to dedicate his life to his passion and love for theatre.


Related Topix: Carnegie Mellon University, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), Religion, Dance, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Michael Jackson, Soul

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The News and Tribune

Keys of the kingdom: Jeffersonville church organist celebrating 50 years of service

Barbara Brewster is the only founding member of Faith Lutheran Church still in the congregation, but she's rarely found in a pew on Sunday morning.


Related Topix: Soul, Jeffersonville, IN