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  1. Three Dog Night to perform at VISD Foundation ... an hour agoRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Victoria Advocate

    Crossroads music lovers will sing "Jeremiah Was a Bullfrog" and help the Victoria ISD Education Foundation on Valentine's Day when legendary band Three Dog Night performs for one night. Three Dog Night blitzed the rock and pop charts in the early '70s, scoring more top 10 hits and selling more concert tickets than any other act during that time.

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  2. Maceo ParkerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Denver Westword

    Skilled funk saxophonists have come and gone over the past five decades, but 71-year-old alto saxophonist Maceo Parker, who has played with James Brown, George Clinton, Bootsy Collins and a ton of others, is pretty much the king of the genre -- though his sound is also steeped in soul and R&B. Live, Parker is the consummate showman, clearly having picked up a few things during his tenure in Brown's band in the '60s.

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  3. The top 10 costumed Toronto bands of all timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | BlogTO

    ... as the cosmic offspring of King Crimson, Paul Oakenfold, Iron Maiden and Ronald McDonald, this instrumental prog-funk septet keep a unique style. They wear translucent white coats in case of an epidemic and transparent party masks in case of a ball. ...

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  4. Three Dog Night to perform at VISD foundation ... 27 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Victoria Advocate

    Crossroads music lovers will sing "Jeremiah Was a Bullfrog" and help the Victoria ISD Education Foundation on Valentine's Day when legendary band Three Dog Night performs for one night. Three Dog Night blitzed the rock and pop charts in the early '70s, scoring more top 10 hits and selling more concert tickets than any other act during that time.

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  5. New Orleans Suspects is more than the sum of its musical partsRead the original story

    Friday Oct 17 | The Advocate

    ... and singer C.R. Gruver performed with Atlanta's Outformation, Denver's Polytoxic and a member of classic New Orleans funk band the Meters, guitarist Leo Nocentelli. No matter how special the New Orleans Suspects' collective past is, it's the present ...

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  6. The incredible life of music legend George ClintonRead the original story

    Saturday | New York Post

    ... "Brothas Be, Yo Like George, Ain't That Funkin' Kinda Hard on You?" (out Tuesday), all the more entertaining. The funk pioneer has led a life that will make you laugh, cry and wince. As a teenager in New Jersey, he formed a doo-wop group called the ...

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  7. Livingston 0 Hibs 4: Visitors coast to win but victory overshadowed by impending keeper crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Daily Record

    Hibernian put a couple of frustrating home draws behind them when powering to a 4-0 Scottish Championship win at Livingston. The visitors went ahead after 31 minutes when Livi goalkeeper Darren Jamieson spilled David Gray's cross and Dominique Malonga pounced on the loose ball.

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  8. Soundtrack of my life: Andrew SpraggonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Stuff.co.nz

    ... me, introduced me to all sorts of United States punk bands such as Husker Du, Black Flag and Fugazi as well as reggae, funk and hip-hop. We were tight as brothers and music was the cornerstone of our relationship. Public Enemy's It Takes A Nation Of ...

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  9. Review | The New Mastersounds & The Nth Power | San FranciscoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | JamBase

    What this benefit concert for a local homeless charity organization set up by The New Mastersounds ' guitar slinger Eddie Roberts boiled down to was how does one honor tradition but still remain contemporary? With the relatively freshly minted The Nth Power launching festivities in their West Coast tour debut, one had a pleasant contrast in responses to this question. Straight up, I've rarely fallen so hard or so swiftly for a new band as I did with The Nth Power after their undulating, exhilarating set at GAMH.

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  10. Michael Jackson Takes Number One Spot On Forbes' Highest Earning Dead Celebrities ListRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | NewsOne

    It seems the King of Pop, Michael Jackson is still raking in loads of cash even though he's been dead now for over five years. Jackson's estate has earned more than $140 million in earnings over the least year, so he sits at the top spot on the Forbes ' List of Highest-Earning Dead Celebrities.

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  11. The Motet brings best lineup yet to Fort Collins on Halloween tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | ReporterHerald.com

    ... has found the right lineup. ( Alan Crandall / For A&E Spotlight ) The Motet has long been one of Colorado's favorite funk bands. In the early years, The Motet grew out of a fluid group of musicians, always centered on the band's leader, drummer Dave ...

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  12. Rhythm Room Playlist 10 /18/14Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WWOZ

    Legendary producer, songwriter, vocalist, and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee George Clinton is known by many names: "Dr. Funkenstein," the "Atomic Dog," creator of P-Funk, leader of Parliament and Funkadelic, etc. Check out Joe Louis Walker, who plays tomorrow, Saturday, October 18, at the 2014 Crescent City Blues & BBQ Festival .

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  13. William LaTorre's wife, friends left wondering why after suicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | St. Petersburg Times

    Dr. William LaTorre had ordered stone crab claws for their anniversary dinner on Thursday, "which is our tradition," Wendy LaTorre said. She left for the gym before sunrise, as is her custom.

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  14. Former Vallejoan wins gospel's Dove AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Vallejo Times-Herald

    ... concert in Rome and actually sang for the late Pope Benedict at mass. This time, it's personal. Actually, it was Con Funk Shun and Sly and the Family Stone that inspired Bratton's early musical fascination, since both resided at one point in ...

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  15. Peter Dyer on playing synths with starsRead the original story

    Friday Oct 17 | Keyboard Magazine

    Keyboardist and programmer Peter Dyer has played with everyone from Van Hunt to Mariah Carey. He's currently touring with Aloe Blacc, the opening act for Bruno Mars' "Moonshine Jungle Tour."

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  16. Voodoo Experience schedule tweaked: Quintron closes Sunday, Sturgill Simpson hops stagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | The Times-Picayune

    ... most up-to-date schedule, as will the Voodoo app for iOS and Android. Here's a quickie rundown of the changes: FSQ ( "Funk, Soul, Quality" ) a Boston-based, house-funk-and-soul remix team with links to Parliament-Funkadelic, has been added to the Le ...

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  17. New Orleans artists at Voodoo Fest 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | WWOZ

    Voodoo is celebrating its 15th birthday this year with great national artists and some of the best acts New Orleans has to offer. If you're looking for New Orleans at the 2014 Voodoo Fest, here's where and when to find local artists: Legendary producer, songwriter, vocalist, and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee George Clinton is known by many names: "Dr. Funkenstein," the "Atomic Dog," creator of P-Funk, leader of Parliament and Funkadelic, etc.

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  18. George Clinton pens a funky memoirRead the original story

    Friday Oct 17 | The Wave

    ... which includes the book, reserved seating and a reception. For more: livetalksla.org The first thing you notice about funk legend George Clinton's new memoir is the title, which - take a deep breath - is a typically off-the-wall mouthful: "Brothas ...

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  19. ARFa s Woofstock is Sunday, October 26Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | WALA

    ... Monk Boudreaux. DJ Bella Loxx is a 15 year old DJ from Moss Point, MS that will have you dancing the whole time. Super Funk Fantasy is an 80's cover band that plays it all from current hits, to the hits you forgot you loved. There will also be a ...

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  20. Calder Jeweler: The Artist, The Movement, The CollectionRead the original story

    Friday Oct 17 | Philadelphia Weekly

    Leslie Prouty, Senior Specialist and Senior Vice President, Contemporary Art at Sotheby's, will take about Alexander Calder and the Philadelphia connection to the inventive artist, sculptor, and designer of the avant garde jewelry. Many pieces to be highlighted in this talk were part of the Makler family Collection recently auctioned off by Sotheby's.

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