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  1. Review- Crowns at IRTRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2009 | Examiner.com

    Growing up, my family moved around a lot and went to many different churchs of many different denominations. The closest I ever got to a predominantly black church was the one run by James Brown in The Blues Brothers.


  2. Something Rotten!'s Casey Nicholaw to Helm Dreamgirls in the West End; Open Casting Call in MayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... music by Henry Krieger and book & lyrics by Tom Eyen . Based on the stories of R&B acts such as The Supremes , James Brown and more, DREAMGIRLS centers on a trio of young female singers from Chicago called The Dreams who become superstars. Among ...


  3. Family says they forgive suspect in Wayne college shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WRAL.com

    ... the pieces and that is tragic. Such a senseless act. Sole is something on the bottom of your shoe. Soul is what James Brown and this man have lots of. - Posted by jba0876 lets see, He hates blacks, Mexicans, Asians, etc.. Hates gays, murdered ...


  4. Call Box: Tropical Teen Club and the Lemon Twisters stir up Northside memoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Florida Times-Union

    The Times-Union Robert Moore, known as "Little Robert" and "Little James Brown," was lead singer for the Lemon Twisters from 1962-69, a band that frequently played at the Tropical Teen Club. During the 1960s, the popular Tropical Teen Club at 6200 Norwood Ave. was in this building, which has been occupied by Norwood Supply Co.


  5. 'It's really, really great being Maceo Parker'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Mail & Guardian

    For legendary saxophonist Maceo Parker at least two-thirds of the year is like Christmas. The former James Brown sideman, prominent soloist and co-inventor of funk is playing in Gauteng early in May. I spoke to him on the phone from his home in Kinston, North Carolina, this week and asked what it is like when the curtain opens, you walk into the floodlights and we, the fans, go mad when they see you.


  6. Little Margie Clark and Jacques at Westminster Presbyterian Church: Monday, April 20Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | City Paper

    ... tones of Jacques Johnson. The Jewels were best known for their 1964 hit song "Opportunities" and toured with James Brown at the height of their popularity before breaking up in 1968. Clark, a Roosevelt High grad who's sung gospel, R&B, and jazz for ...


  7. Special grand jury to review police shooting of Norfolk manRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Virginian-Pilot

    ... came just days after Officer Brian Jones died in a shooting spree that also killed a teenaged boy. The shooter, James Brown, was killed by police following a rampage that ranged over a vast area of the city.. "My feelings were, because of the ...


  8. RIP: Percy Sledge, 1941-2015Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Nippertown!

    ... the Esquires playing fraternity party gigs at Ole Miss and doing covers of Beatles hits and soul smashes like James Brown's "Please, Please, Please" and Wilson Picket's "634-5789" and "Mustang Sally." One night, Ivy who was establishing himself with ...


  9. The Voice Results: A Top 12 ShockerRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Hollywood Gossip

    ... has quite the bright future in music. Anthony Riley strikes pay dirt in his blind audition with his take on James Brown's "I Got You (I Feel Good)." 19-year-old India Carney turns all four coaches with her blind-audition version of "New York State ...


  10. Percy Sledge, who sang 'When a Man Loves a Woman,' 74Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | TwinCities

    ... gigs at colleges and clubs on the weekends. "I was singing every style of music: the Beatles, Elvis Presley, James Brown, Wilson Pickett, Motown, Sam Cooke, the Platters," Sledge said. "When a Man Loves a Woman" was his first recording for Atlantic ...


  11. Percy Sledge, soul singer, was 73Read the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 | LA Observed

    ... locally popular group, in 1965. As he recalls, "I was singing every style of music: the Beatles, Elvis Presley, James Brown, Wilson Pickett, Motown,Sam Cooke, the Platters." That broad exposure gave him a soulful versatility as a singer that is ...


  12. Garth Brooks dedicates child play area at Indiana hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | KRQE Albuquerque

    ... one during her stay. She excitedly described the day she recorded her own music video there - her own version of James Brown's "I Feel Good."


  13. Fifth Annual Pittsburgh JazzLive International Festival promises all that jazzRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | Examiner.com

    ... given their Scottish roots, the six piece took the influences of their R heroes-people like Marvin Gaye, James Brown, Donny Hathaway and others-and developed their own "authentic" sound which was eagerly adopted by black audiences in the U.S. and ...


  14. Charles Bradley presides over soulful final set of Baton Rouge Blues Festival 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | The Times-Picayune

    ... And Bradley himself knows a little something about that. He came to music late, stepping into the shoes of James Brown as an impersonator to help make ends meet. Bradley's voice was more than right for it, and as a young man he'd practiced swinging ...


  15. 1965: Music's greatest year ever?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | Philly.com

    ... in its rebelliousness. Was it the greatest single year in the history of pop music? It's hard to argue with James Brown's "Papa's Got a Brand New Bag," the Rolling Stones' "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction," and Bob Dylan's "Like a Rolling Stone." It ...


  16. David Sanborn review: Gateshead Jazz Festival kicks off with American saxophone maestroRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | Chronicle Live

    He's played with an A-Z of artists including the likes of Billy Joel, Bruce Springsteen, Elton John and James Brown, to name just a few. In a comfortably full Hall One, the 69-year-old and his five-piece band gave a master-class performance featuring peerless jazz, Latin-infused funk, and soul instrumentals.


  17. Three spin classes at three different Boston gymsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Boston.com

    ... and flailing. The soundtrack : A blend of upbeat classics. We start with the Who's "Baba O'Riley" and end with James Brown's "I Feel Good." The experience : My hopes for a yacht rock cruise are dashed the moment I see the charismatic fitness ...


  18. Sinatra's story told on HBORead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 5 | Cape Cod Times

    ... was a moment when the culture had passed him by,” says Gibney, known for his documentaries on James Brown and Fela Kuti as well as for HBO's much-discussed “Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief.” “It's his ...


  19. Lion Babe in London: we meet the New York - future soul' duo who have Pharrell on speed dialRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | This Is London

    ... but they like the freedom of the twosome, which invites opportunities to flirt with collaborators. They admire James Brown, Jimi Hendrix, Prince and Bowie - and morose Brits Radiohead. "They're at a level where they've done their thing and can have ...


  20. Otis Redding - Papa's Got A Brand New Bag / Direct MeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | MusicEmissions

    ... the energy of the song as it races through its paces; fall in love with the jerky, almost stop-start rhythm. James Brown may have issued the most well-known version, but Otis's far surpasses it in terms of quality. Write your own review Tell us why ...