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  1. Two R&B Legends -- Aretha Franklin and Earth, Wind & Fire -- Release New Music TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    26 min ago | KNEK-FM Lafayette

    Aretha Franklin Sings the Great Diva Classics finds the Queen of Soul performing ten cover versions of songs made famous by other great female singers while Earth, Wind & Fire is out with its first Christmas album, Holiday. The Great Diva Classics contains Aretha's version of Adele 's "Rolling in the Deep" as the album's first sing which recently garnered Aretha her 100th appearance on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hio-Hop Songs chart, a record for a female artist.


  2. Arts NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Sunday Herald

    Alto saxophonist Paul Towndrow and trumpeter Ryan Quigley will take the soloists' roles in recreating the music from two landmark recordings of the 1940s and 1950s, Charlie Parker With Strings and Clifford Brown With Strings. Towndrow has toured and recorded with soul legends Ben E King and Martha Reeves, horn quartet Brass Jaw and the Scottish National Jazz Orchestra.


  3. Moton recounts decision to stay in Eagles' nestRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago |

    After getting NCCU to the Division I NCAA Tournament this past season for the first time, Moton said he had opportunities to take his talent to the NBA as an assistant coach. "You always have to weigh family first," Moton said.


  4. James Brown Documentary Director, Producers Talk About Finding Rare FootageRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Hollywood Reporter

    Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown is the second film about the Godfather of Soul to be released in the past six months. But while Get on Up used Chadwick Boseman and other actors and narrative techniques to help create a portrait of Brown's life and career, the Alex Gibney -directed documentary, which premieres on HBO on Monday , uses interviews and an abundance of archival footage, including rare clips and photos, to reconstruct his life story and highlight how Brown influenced music and society.


  5. Vandy refocused off open date, McCrary next QB upRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | KCTV5

    The Vanderbilt Commodores have had a chance to catch their breath during their first open date of the season, and now they hope they are in better shape to finish strong. Coach Derek Mason said Tuesday people should see a better football team.


  6. The Commercial Appeal, Memphis, Tenn., Bob Mehr's Memphis Music Beat columnRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

    A free Friday night preview event will feature performances by the and Shard Thomas. The roots of RiverArts, which runs through Sunday, date back to the late '80s, when it was known as the Arts in the Park festival at campus in 2004, the festival reached a dead end.


  7. Soul evening to raise cash for hospiceRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Thetelegraphand Argus

    AN EVENING of soul and motown music will be held in Bradford next month with proceeds being donated to the city's Marie Curie Cancer Care hospice. The Gillettes will perform their annual charity show and disco in aid of The Shirley Dumican Memorial Fund at The Bradford Hotel, in the city centre, on Friday, Friday, November 14. SinceThe Gillettes started their charity show in 2009 they have raised more than A 14,000 for Marie Curie Cancer Care since 2009.


  8. Tigers set to face another tricky QB situationRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | The Maneater

    Missouri's offense has been less than impressive the last few weeks. Fortunately for the Tigers, they may have found an even more unstable offense in Vanderbilt, who will travel to Faurot Field this week for Mizzou's Homecoming game.


  9. New Music from Aretha Franklin; Jessie Ware; Flying Lotus; Little Big Town; Brad ColerickRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago |

    Review: Aretha takes on divas, comes out swinging Jeff Karoub, Associated Press Aretha Franklin, "Aretha Franklin Sings the Great Diva Classics" Aretha Franklin sings the sound of America like nobody else alive - a point of unceasing pride for Detroit, the place she was raised and remains near today. So the release of "Aretha Franklin Sings the Great Diva Classics" raises one question right off: Does the singular Queen of Soul really need to borrow from other divas? The answer is she doesn't need to do anything, but a dive into the realm of other divas is a solid move.


  10. Storm Large, Largo, Penny Arcade, God Hates this Show and More Set for Joe's Pub, Now thru 11/2Read the original story

    4 hrs ago |

    Joe's Pub at the Public has announced its upcoming shows this week, October 22 through November 2, 2014. Visit us at for a complete list of shows.


  11. World loses Oscar de la Renta, but I lose a good friendRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    "I POSTPONE death by living, by suffering, by error, by risking, by giving, by losing." -- Anais Nin.


  12. Album of the Week: Kiesza Channels '90s House Divas on 'Sound of a Woman'Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Spin

    ... - counts Aaliyah, Erykah Badu, and Sade as sources of inspiration. For a good slice of the album, those sorts of soul/R&B voices take hold. On "So Deep," a sultry slow-jam if there ever were one, Kiesza warps her vocals on the hook. It's a ...


  13. The Flex Crew, B-Jazz and More Set for 2014 'Backstage at the Lincoln' SeriesRead the original story

    5 hrs ago |

    ... band that redefines reggae music. This multi-talented band has been infusing their sound with a mix of funk, R&B, soul, hip hop, roots, and dancehall styles for nearly two decades. Accomplished singers, musicians, producers, and songwriters, The ...


  14. Neil Diamond Shines OnRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | RollingStone

    ... divas, here's Annie Lennox's singing partner on "Sisters Are Doin' It For Themselves" - no less than the Queen Of Soul herself, Aretha Franklin - actually making sense of it all. She's taken the whole Clive Davis "concept album" thing and emerged ...


  15. More Than a Handful of SOULa James Brown Classics Now Available...Read the original story

    6 hrs ago | Business Wire

    Universal Music Enterprises has fans of the Godfather of Soul covered for digital audio immersion. Seventeen remastered James Brown albums and a digital box set, James Brown Live At The Apollo, Vols.


  16. Share-a-Haircut set for Nov. 11Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Ocean Pines Independent

    ... house a 17,000-square-foot open concept fitness center and right beside it will include a 6,000-square-foot spa. Body & Soul will be bringing a fresh perspective toward physical fitness which will include helping individuals to accomplish their ...


  17. Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filingsRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Business Wire

    I-IV,' are now available for digital download purchase and stream... )--The Gabelli Equity Trust is pleased to announce the completion of its transferable rights offering in which more than... )--Cohu, Inc. will release results for the Third Quarter 2014 on Thursday, October 30, 2014, following the close of market, at 1:00 p.m. Pacific Time/4:00... )--Family Dollar Stores, Inc. , a leading national discount retailer offering name brands and quality, private brand merchandise, announced... )--Fitch Ratings has affirmed the long-term foreign- and local-currency Issuer Default Ratings of Cobre del Mayo S.A. de C.V. at 'B', and the rating for its seni... )--Award from the Solar Electric Power Association recognizes new PowerClerk software developed in collaboration with utilities that streamlines solar interconnection proce... )--Tufts Medical Center and Specialists On Call , the nation's ... (more)


  18. "Baker Street" Sax Player Raphael Ravenscroft Passes AwayRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WJZW-FM Washington

    ... ribute to the musician called "Forgiveness." Ravenscroft's daughter, Scarlett Raven , said of her dad, "He touched your soul and made you want to better yourself. I think he was very proud of 'Baker Street' and that it made people feel good."


  19. Legends on Cruise Control: Pointless New Albums by Barbra Streisand,...Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Virginian-Pilot

    ... and newcomers deserve something that isn't so disingenuous and lazily produced, especially from Barbra and the Queen of Soul. Both have recently released covers albums: "Partners" and "Aretha Franklin Sings the Great Diva Classics." Babs revisits ...


  20. Hundreds audition for 'Motown The Musical'Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WXYZ

    From Stevie, Aretha, to a young Michael, the sounds of Motown continue to ring out in Detroit. And it's all because hundreds of singers hope they've got what it takes to launch their music to the next level.