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  1. Bettye LaVette at Cafe CarlyleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | New York Daily News

    ... pulls no punches in the tome, offering tart put downs of Diana Ross ("a stuck-up bitch with a small voice"), Aretha Franklin (whom LaVette says deserved to be beaten by her first husband), and James Brown ("an especially ignorant man"). Did she get ...

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  2. Bloomberg Editorial Board Loses MindRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Townhall

    ... please go back to the drawing board. Next Time .... Think! Link if video does not play: The Blues Brothers - Aretha Franklin . The ECB, central bankers in general, the Bloomberg editorial board, Monetarists, and Keynesians, all need to step back and ...

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  3. New Recording: Les McCann Invitation to Openness Reissued on Omnivore RecordingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | All About Jazz

    ... title of a jazz and soul photography book (via Fantagraphics Books) containing portraits of Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin, Quincy Jones, Tina Turner, Louis Armstrong, Nina Simone, Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Cannonball Adderley, Count Basie, ...

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  4. Aretha Franklin sings 'Amazing Grace' at King Day eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | The Wichita Eagle

    The Queen of Soul has helped mark Martin Luther King Day in suburban Detroit, accompanying herself on piano while singing "Amazing Grace." She tells WXYZ-TV that "it's because of him" that people have many of the things they enjoy today.

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  5. Aretha Franklin Helps Honor Martin Luther King, Jr. in MichiganRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | WILX-TV Lansing

    The Queen of Soul has helped mark Martin Luther King Day in suburban Detroit, accompanying herself on piano while singing "Amazing Grace." Aretha Franklin was a participant in Monday's Peace Walk Celebration in Southfield and performed at the Southfield Pavilion.

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  6. Special Valentine's Day event at the Crossroads in GarwoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | The Jersey Journal

    ... Band, along with the world's most recorded drummer of all time Bernard Purdie who was with Steely Dan, Aretha Franklin, James Brown, BB King and more, and Tito Puente Jr., who has seamlessly continued his father's epic legacy in Latin music along ...

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  7. Adele's New Album Delayed AgainRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | ContactMusic.com

    ... plans to release a follow-up to 2011's '21,' which sold more... Known as one of music's great divas herself, Aretha Franklin's newest album of covers puts diva on top of diva as the Queen of Soul... Everything is coming up Ariana Grande these days, ...

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  8. Reading the worstRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... stuff about his early childhood and his parents and nowhere near enough about his time making music with Aretha Franklin and Steely Dan and King Curtis and the thousands of other recordings he's made as solo artist and hired "hit-maker" for a range ...

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  9. Gladys Knight, Martina McBride, Estelle Harmonize on 'Skyville Live'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | RollingStone

    ... Night" and Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes' "If You Don't Know Me by Now." Knight and Estelle joined her on Aretha Franklin's "Do Right Woman, Do Right Man." Skyville Live was created by music industry veteran Wally Wilson. "There have been many ...

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  10. How One Of Gospel's Essential Songs Gave 'Selma' Its SoulRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 15 | WNYC-AM New York

    ... to play it "real pretty" at an upcoming meeting. Jackson did end up wailing the hymn at King's funeral, and Aretha Franklin did so at his memorial service. In the narrative he left behind, King lived, died, and was spiritually resurrected through ...

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  11. Jazz Songstress Cheryl Barnes Will Perform Songs from Her New Album at H.O.M.E. in Beverly HillsRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 15 | PR.com

    A fresh and powerful new voice from the contemporary jazz scene, Cheryl Barnes , recently released her full-length album Listen To This which has already made it to the Radar Chart on SmoothJazz.com! The album was produced by Rahn Coleman who has worked with legends such as Aretha Franklin, Tina Turner, Barry White, Ray Charles and Tom Jones. Barnes' show will be under the musical direction of the executive producer of Listen To This, Keyboardist Phillip Cabasso.

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  12. Bowie Collaborators Join David Bronson for 'Questions'Read the original story

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Guitar World

    ... on Bowie's landmark "plastic soul" album, Clark has also lent her talents to recordings and performances by Aretha Franklin, Bob Dylan, Michael Jackson, Al Green, Bruce Springsteen, and Beyonce, to name a few. In addition to more than twenty-five ...

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  13. Alabama Shakes going punk-rock on upcoming album?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Alabama Live

    ... to Funkadelic, composers like David Axelrod. I really like when soul singers cover opera, like how does Aretha Franklin or Aaron Neville sing opera? I'll always listen to Curtis Mayfield, but sometimes you wanna hear something that's really far-out. ...

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  14. Blues at the Crossroads 3 Set for Segerstrom Center, 2/7Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Segerstrom Center for the Arts presents the third in a popular series of Blues at the Crossroads concerts on February 7, 2015 with The Soul of the Blues, a musical celebration of songs by Otis Redding, Aretha Franklin, Booker T. & The M.G.'s, Etta James, Sam & Dave, Bobby Womack, James Brown and others. Performing on the Rene?e and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall stage are "Soul Queen of New Orleans" Irma Thomas, vocalist Lee Fields, up-and-coming star Alecia Chakour and jazz/funk guitarist Eric Krasno, all backed by The Dynamites.

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  15. Music Review | Girl Germs: An epidemic you won't mind catchingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 11 | Twin Cities Daily Planet

    ... - supporting the high quality rendering and bringing us all back to our own Kate Bush memories. celebrated Aretha Franklin. They have a musical style that can be all over the map, often hovering around new wave, so I was very curious about this ...

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  16. Concert preview: Martha Redbone returns to her rootsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | Canada.com

    ... and married to an English jazz musician, she's driven by eclectic tastes, crediting Buffy Saint Marie, Aretha Franklin and Dolly Parton - "strong women who have a message" - as inspirations. After getting into music professionally in the 1990s, she ...

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  17. Girl Germs Tribute Proves Contagious at Turf ClubRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | City Pages

    ... genres spanning different eras. On paper, the allure of hearing Kate Bush, Erykah Badu, Marianne Faithfull, Aretha Franklin, and Beyonc e songs mashed up on a bill was unquestionable. Bringing the drama, soul, and potent commentary would prove to be ...

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  18. Rock Hall Anniversary: Dusty Springfield's A Brand New MeRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 10 | Examiner.com

    ... to feature bonus tracks including "I Wanna Be a Free Girl". Also two tracks were covered later in the 1970s. Aretha Franklin covered the title track for her 1972 album Young, Gifted & Black , and Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes had a number one R&B ...

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  19. Maxwell's at the Club offers live entertainment Tuesday through FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | Examiner.com

    ... they deliver Motown and R&B favorites from artists such as Michael Jackson, Earth Wind & Fire, Phil Collins, Aretha Franklin, and a of host other soulful artists. Focusing on classic rhythm and blues, more contemporary "quiet storm" vocal tunes, ...

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  20. Dine Out Vancouver offers the best in local cuisine.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 4 | 24 Hours

    ... present a swingin' Pops concert all about melody and soul with great orchestral arrangements of songs from Aretha Franklin, Otis Redding, Marvin Gaye, Neil Diamond, and more. James Scheider, vocalist. Recognized for its virtuosity, exuberant ...

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