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  1. Letterman's presidential montage fell flat: "Mad Men,"...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Salon

    ... King Jr. and Bobby Kennedy as guests and featured a diverse roster of entertainers: Bill Cosby, Zero Mostel, Aretha Franklin, Petula Clark, Marianne Moore, Wilt Chamberlain, the Smothers Brothers, Buffy Sainte Marie, the blacklisted singer Leon ...

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  2. Video: Josh Groban Chats New Album 'Stages', Aretha Franklin & More on the TalkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | BroadwayWorld.com

    International superstar Josh Groban stopped by CBS's THE TALK to discuss his new album "Stages" and performing with the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin . Watch the appearance below! Multi-platinum recording artist Josh Groban 's "Stages" was released on April 28th, 2015, via Reprise Records.

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  3. Muppets, Murder And Mayhem: Our 13 Best Road Trip MoviesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | MotorAuthority

    ... of men on "a mission from God" features Nazis as bad guys, stellar musical performances-James Brown and Aretha Franklin stand out-and wrecks more cars in the final chase than probably any movie ever will again. Easily, the best movie to come from a ...

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  4. 'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin to perform at Kentucky State FairRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | WAVE-TV Louisville

    Soul and R&B legend Aretha Franklin will perform at the Kentucky State Fair on the Freedom Hall stage on Sunday, Aug. 30, the final day of the fair. The concert begins at 8 p.m. Franklin has had 20 number 1 Billboard R&B hits, was the first woman inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and in 2012 was inducted into the GMA Gospel Music Hall of Fame.

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  5. BESSIE Soundtrack Starring Queen Latifah Now Available For Pre-Order, Out 6/2Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... the years, BESSIE Smith has served as an inspiration for such illustrious singers as Billie Holiday , Aretha Franklin , Janis Joplin and Nina Simon e, among others. An evocative collection combining historic and contemporary recordings, BESSIE ...

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  6. Detroit R&B-jazz singer Ortheia Barnes-Kennerly dead at 70Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    ... opened shows for Motown Records performers Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye and Gladys Knight. Armstrong says if Aretha Franklin is the Queen of Soul, Barnes-Kennerly "was the empress." She later turned her career toward speaking and the ministry. ...

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  7. Elder Music: The Voice is the ThingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | Time Goes By

    ... that album comes Satin Doll . When she was a kid, MISSY ANDERSEN was inspired by the music of Gladys Knight, Aretha Franklin, James Brown, The Staples Singers and Teddy Pendergrass. While still a teenager, she opened for Cissy Houston and was later ...

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  8. The Lost Tapes - Remixed - Sam SmithRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | Watersblogged

    ... g in the raw and passionate approach to performance exemplified by his favorite artists at that time such as Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder, and Chaka Khan. "Latch" hit the upper reaches of the U.K....

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  9. Gospel music touched B.B. King and many other starsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | Deseret News

    ... popular musician whose work started with, or was influenced by, gospel music. Count in artists ranging from Aretha Franklin to Elvis to Paul Simon and Katy Perry. This story is part of the Deseret News National Edition , which focuses on the issues ...

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  10. Deep blue heavenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Ventura County Reporter

    ... are all specialized in soul music. David Hood from Muscle Shoals, who actually played with James Brown and Aretha Franklin and the Staple Singers and all these great people back in the late '60s and the '70s. He's the real deal. And I've got ...

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  11. Shore Guide: Must-see music from Mumford & Sons to Aretha FranklinRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Philly.com

    With four casinos shut down last year, live music receives a big summer job: Bring bodies - and dollars - back to the beleaguered resort. The Borgata opens an outdoor venue that holds 5,000, and there's a beefed-up series of big-name shows at Boardwalk Hall , plus the Eagles on July 17 and Puerto Rican pop singer Chayanne on Aug. 20. There will once again be two giant free concerts spread over one long weekend this summer, modeled after the Blake Shelton and Lady Antebellum experience of last summer, though dates and headliners are yet unknown.

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  12. Aretha Franklin at the Strathmore: Diva means not saying youa re sorry.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | The Washington Post

    The voice is no longer as big as the legend. Then again, legends don't come much bigger than Aretha Franklin.

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  13. Joshua Redman headlines the SLO Jazz FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | New Times SLO

    ... - John Coltrane, Ornett Coleman, and Cannonball Adderley, not to mention his father and acts such as Aretha Franklin; Prince; The Police; and Earth, Wind, and Fire. Interestingly enough, he'd never intended to become a professional musician. After ...

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  14. Aretha Franklin to perform at Music Center at Strathmore in MarylandRead the original story

    Tuesday May 12 | Washington Times

    ... four backup singers and her own four-man rhythm group, she will perform numbers from her latest album, "Aretha Franklin Sings the Great Diva Classics." This tribute to Adele, Barbra Streisand, Etta James, Chaka Kahn and other women vocalists she ...

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  15. a Americana Music Trianglea promotes locations at the root of our nationa s musical genresRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Watertown Daily Times

    Led by Nashville preservationist Aubrey Preston, a group of historians and music lovers have come up with the “Americana Music Triangle.” Stretching from Nashville to Memphis to New Orleans - and encompassing points in between - the triangle includes locations in the South that contributed to the birth of the musical genres, from Clarksdale, Miss., the home of blues masters Muddy Waters and John Lee Hooker, to Muscle Shoals, Ala., site of the famed music studio where Aretha Franklin, the Rolling Stones and many others recorded songs.

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  16. Ostrow: Cary Wolfson, aka Red Rooster, marks 30 years of blues on KBCORead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Denver Post

    ... (see a 2000 list of favorites), range from soul to gospel to rock: Muddy Waters, Bo Diddley, James Brown, Aretha Franklin, B.B. King and beyond. He's been overseeing our "bluesical education" for three decades now. During the summers, he teaches at ...

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  17. Aretha Franklin says her voice is a better than evera ahead of her Strathmore concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | The Washington Post

    Pop music is full of royalty, but there's only one Queen of Soul: Aretha Franklin. And at 73, it's still good to be the queen.

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  18. Ladiesa nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | NewsReview.com

    ... to jarring immensity during the hugely melodic "To the Moon," a song that Neil Diamond or Elton John or Aretha Franklin could seamlessly add to their repertoires. Having been warmed up by two well-received and beautifully delivered sets by local ...

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  19. New project in South promotes music 'triangle'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | SFGate

    Led by Nashville preservationist Aubrey Preston , a group of historians and music lovers have come up with the Americana Music Triangle. Stretching from Nashville to Memphis to New Orleans - and encompassing points in between - the triangle includes locations in the South that contributed to the birth of the musical genres, from Clarksdale, Miss., the home of blues masters Muddy Waters and John Lee Hooker , to Muscle Shoals, Ala., site of the famed music studio where Aretha Franklin , the Rolling Stones and many others recorded songs.

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  20. From Aretha Franklin to Jay-Z: the evolution of popRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | The First Post

    Scientists have created an evolutionary history of pop music, analysing 17,000 songs from America's Billboard charts to identify a series of major musical breakthroughs in the 1960s, 1980s and early 1990s. The study, conducted by researchers from Queen Mary University of London and Imperial College London, found three musical revolutions, in 1964, 1983 and 1991, and concluded that the introduction of rap music and hip hop in the early 90s was "the single most important event that has shaped the musical structure of the American charts."

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