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16 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Alec Baldwin and Don Was talk 'A Hard Days Night' at 2014 TCM Film Festival

To celebrate the 50-year anniversary of the film "A Hard Day's Night" , Alec Baldwin interviewed Don Was at the 2014 TCM Classic Film Festival at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood last weekend.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Ringo Starr, The Beatles, John Lennon, Celebrities, Paul McCartney

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Berkshire Eagle

'Everlasting': McBride revels in comfort food in new album

What's Martina McBride, one of the most decorated country singers of the last 20 years, doing devoting an entire album to vintage R&B, soul and rock songs? That seems to be the main motivation behind "Everlasting," her just-released studio album, which was produced by Don Was and includes covers of Elvis Presley's "Suspicious Minds," Otis Redding's ... (more)

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Elvis Presley, Otis Redding, Soul, Aretha Franklin, Black Entertainment, Jimmy Ruffin

Wed Apr 16, 2014

All About Jazz

Eric Dolphy -- Celebrating Blue Note Records 75th With Delicious Vinyl

Everything old is new again. Except of course for the timeless music of Blue Note Records which celebrated its 75th anniversary this year.

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Related Topix: Blue Note Records, Jazz, Eric Dolphy, Pop/Rock, Online Music, Blue Note

Mon Apr 14, 2014

LA Daily News

Martina McBride tackles pop, soul touchstones on a Everlastinga

Link: “What Becomes of the Brokenhearted” lyrics video from “Everlasting” can be seen at http://youtu.be/XWooQoreUeQ .

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

The News Tribune

Tess Henley is the heroine of her own tale

Kent native Tess Henley calls beating out nearly 10,000 other musicians to win Guitar Center's Singer-Songwriter competition "incredible," but she doesn't use the word lucky.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, John Lennon

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Fort Wayne News-Sentinel

Music reviews: Martina McBride reinterprets soul classics; Wilko Johnson and Roger Daltrey rock on

On her new album, "Everlasting," McBride works with producer Don Was, who brings an understated R&B pulse to the songs as McBride leans on vulnerability and purity of tone rather than the growling, rapturous release of the originals.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Roger Daltrey, Wilko Johnson, Blues, Elvis Presley

Tue Apr 08, 2014

All About Jazz

CD/DOWNLOAD/ALBUM: On Enjoy the View, Master Vibraphonist Bobby...

ENJOY THE VIEW, COMPRISING SEVEN ORIGINALS WRITTEN BY BAND MEMBERS, MARKS HUTCHERSON'S FIRST NEW BLUE NOTE RECORD SINCE 1977 THE JUNE 24 RELEASE OF ENJOY THE VIEW, PRODUCED BY BLUE NOTE PRESIDENT DON WAS, MARKS ANOTHER SIGNIFICANT EVENT OF BLUE NOTE'S 75TH ANNIVERSARY YEAR NEA Jazz Master Bobby Hutcherson makes his triumphant return to Blue Note ... (more)

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Related Topix: Blue Note, Jazz, Pop/Rock, Blue Note Records, Bobby Hutcherson, Wayne Shorter, New York

The Miami Herald

Martina McBride gets an electric charge from R&B / rock

What's Martina McBride, one of the most decorated country singers of the last 20 years, doing devoting an entire album to vintage R&B, soul and rock songs? That seems to be the main motivation behind "Everlasting," her just-released studio album, which was produced by Don Was and includes covers of Elvis Presley's "Suspicious Minds," Otis Redding's ... (more)

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Elvis Presley, Otis Redding, Soul, Aretha Franklin, Black Entertainment, Jimmy Ruffin

Country Weekly

Everlasting by Martina McBride

Different as they may appear on the surface, country music and soul have a great deal in common: talented vocalists who sing with feeling, impeccable songwriting and melodies that you can't shake, for starters.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Gavin Degraw

Mon Apr 07, 2014

The Daily Record

Review: Carlene Carter leans on family ties

The album focuses solely on songs with family ties as she retools classics by country music pioneers the Carter Family , the Carter Sisters , her mother June Carter Cash and her stepfather Johnny Cash .

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Bellingham Herald

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, Sam Cooke, Pop/Rock, Elvis Presley

Sun Apr 06, 2014

C4 Music Television

John Mayer Live in Auckland

Following the release of his new record and the announcement of upcoming Australian festival performances, blues guitar legend John Mayer has confirmed one very special concert at Vector Arena in April 2014, his first NZ performance since his Battle Studies World Tour in April 2010.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Sat Apr 05, 2014

NorthJersey.com

Music being released April 8

* Martina McBride, "Everlasting" - A collection of R&B and soul covers, the album includes duets with Kelly Clarkson and Gavin DeGraw, and was produced by Don Was.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Wilko Johnson, Roger Daltrey, Music, Entertainment

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Country Weekly

Carlene Carter Reflects on Heritage With New Album, "Carter Girl"

As the daughter of June Carter Cash and Carl Smith, Carlene Carter is tied into one of country music's greatest and most influential legacies, that of the Carter Family.

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Related Topix: Kris Kristofferson, Country, Pop/Rock

Mon Mar 31, 2014

Billboard

Martina McBride, 'Everlasting': Exclusive Album Stream

The country star breaks down her new album -- listen to it here FIRST -- and talks "vivacious" duet with Kelly Clarkson Martina McBride's new album, "Everlasting," is all about memories.

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Related Topix: Martina McBride, Country, Pop/Rock

Sat Mar 29, 2014

RTE.ie

Blue Note launch Top 100 Vinyl Initiative

Renowned jazz label Blue Note are releasing five "essential" remastered vinyl recordings every month until October 2014 as part of its 75th Anniversary Vinyl Initiative.

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Related Topix: Blue Note, Jazz, Pop/Rock

Fri Mar 28, 2014

WIGM-AM Medford

Listen to Martina McBride's "Come See About Me"

Country singer Martina McBride teamed up with Don Was to record an ebullient version of The Supremes' classic "Come See About Me" for her new album Everlasting, out April 8. Check it out below.

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Related Topix: Martina McBride, Country, Pop/Rock, Entertainment

Covington Reporter

Kentlake grad wins singer-songwriter competition

Kent musician and Kentlake grad Tess Henley has been named the winner of the third annual Guitar Center's Singer-Songwriter competition.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Hello I Must Be Going

Thu Mar 27, 2014

Click2Houston

Boyfriend accused of running over girlfriend, fleeing the scene

Deputies were searching for the man who they believe ran over his girlfriend, and then ran away early Thursday morning.

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Related Topix: Fort Bend County, TX, Pop/Rock

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