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  1. Binky Griptite Slides His Way Back to the BluesRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Village Voice

    Griptite is a kinetic, time-keeping force, and easily recognizable to fans of Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings as the guitarist in the band's front line whose step is as sure as the click of a metronome. While Griptite isn't on the percussion side of things for the Dap-Kings, he, along with the full ensemble of brass-blowing, bass-thumping, string-snapping soul purveyors onstage with Jones at any given moment, is very much a constant in motion, shifting side to side with the beat rolling in behind him, just as James Brown's guys did back in the day.

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  2. De La Soul Announce Kickstarter-Funded Album ft. Damon...Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Billboard

    ... to Dave. "Maybe a certain snare that we didn't capture [with the live band], or a sampled voice. I mean, James Brown always sounds great." Though there's no definite theme for the album yet, Dave and Pos hinted that "it's all visual. It sounds like ...

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  3. Beat Funktion: Mandy's SecretRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | All About Jazz

    ... of Lantz's beat; its association with funk, a genre that created the "groove" rhythm, which was spear-headed by James Brown and laid down by his drummers and John "Jabo" Starks. Lantz (keyboard) is the composer and leader of Beat Funktion along with ...

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  4. Anthony Riley speaks about his 'Voice' departureRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Philly.com

    Philly street performer Anthony Riley made history on The Voice when he received the TV show's fastest four-chair turn-around ever from the judges after an impassioned performance of James Brown's "I Got You ." But on Monday's show, judge Pharrell Williams announced that Riley had left The Voice for personal reasons.

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  5. Hozier, Father John Misty and Brittany Howard on CoachellaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Music-News.com

    ... followed by a near-religious experience: "Christ, I was 16," he reflects. "I waited in the pit for hours to see James Brown. My back was breaking, and I was fainting throughout the day. I got to be in the front row, and it was incredible." Hozier on ...

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  6. ShareRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Daily Star

    But we don't need the super-stylish singer to tell us that James Brown in amazing to know it's true. We've all been caught dancing around the front room, cape in toe and attempting the splits, and now with the DVD release of Get On Up we've got a perfect excuse.

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  7. WWE: Will Wrestlemania be a disaster or just terrible?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Sporting News

    ... what I mean. By which I mean he should wear the American flag suit that Creed wore in the movie, complete with James Brown entrance. Undertaker v. Bray Wyatt: The entrances for this probably necessitated moving the battle royale, since Undertaker ...

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  8. Hozier Fainted at His First Festival Friday, March 27Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | WIKY-FM Evansville

    ... Hozier says he was 16 when he attended his first music festival as a fan. "I waited in the pit for hours to see James Brown ," he recalls, referring to the late Godfather of Soul. "My back was breaking, and I was fainting throughout the day. I got ...

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  9. Philly singer speaks about 'Voice' departureRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Philly.com

    Philly street performer Anthony Riley, made history on The Voice when he received the show's fastest four chair turn around from the judges, after an impassioned performance of James Brown's "I Got You ." But on Monday's show, judge Pharrell Williams announced Riley left The Voice for personal reasons.

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  10. Review & Photos | SXSW Music 2015 | AustinRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | JamBase

    ... Bastards , who kicked out a greatest hits set, and Black Joe Lewis , who has completed his transformation from James Brown inflected rocker to down-and-dirty guitar shredder. Unquestionably, the greatest disparity between SXSW venue size and an ...

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  11. Lauryn Hill's 'The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill' Going into the Library of CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | WCKX-FM Columbus

    Each year, the Library of Congress National Recording Preservation Board selects 25 titles to be entered into its registry, and this year Lauryn Hill's groundbreaking debut, The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill , is among the recordings chosen for induction. The LOC identifies recordings that are " culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant " and were released a minimum of 10 years prior to the selection year, and adds them to the growing collection of recordings that includes entries by Isaac Hayes , Zora Neale Hurston , and James Brown .

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  12. Anne M. Dorner Middle School Raises $1,609 To Fight Blood CancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The Ossining Daily Voice

    ... A band composed of seven teachers sang such classics as "Knock on Wood" by Eddie Floyd and "I Feel Good" by James Brown. Other teachers choreographed a dance to Bruno Mars' "Uptown Funk." A few did renditions of popular songs, such as "Let It Go," ...

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  13. Anne M. Dorner Middle School Collect $1,609 To Fight Blood CancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The Ossining Daily Voice

    ... A band composed of seven teachers sang such classics as "Knock on Wood" by Eddie Floyd and "I Feel Good" by James Brown. Other teachers choreographed a dance to Bruno Mars' "Uptown Funk." A few did renditions of popular songs, such as "Let It Go," ...

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  14. Every day he writes the book: Elvis Costello to publish memoirRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Los Angeles Times

    ... to a 1979 incident in Columbus, Ohio, in which he used a racial slur when referring to musicians Ray Charles and James Brown. The rock legend was also famously banned from "Saturday Night Live" in 1977 after playing, without the show's permission, ...

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  15. Truman Ball feels good when he's on the dance floorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | The Florida Times-Union

    Cristin Wilson For the Times-Union Truman Ball and his girlfriend, Dorothy Edwards, both still love to dance. Ball does a good imitation of James Brown when it comes to dancing.

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  16. Is Hip-Hop Still - CNN For Black People?'Stereo WilliamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | The Daily Beast

    ... almost innate desire to romanticize the soundtrack of the '60s counterculture, it's important to remember that James Brown and Jim Morrison weren't the guys organizing and mobilizing much of anything. The people weren't waiting for the leadership of ...

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  17. Kendrick Lamar Meets Jerry Seinfeld in 'King Kunta' / 'Seinfeld' Theme Mashup [LISTEN]Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | WWWQ-FM Atlanta

    Kendrick Lamar's "King Kunta" is as strongly black as anything else on his smash new album, To Pimp A Butterfly: The title itself is a reference to a character from the classic television series Roots, and it features samples from James Brown's "The Payback" and Ahmad's "We Want The Funk." That makes it all the more ironic and humorous when one amused listener mashed-it up with the theme from Seinfeld .

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  18. Nights out in Reading: RYND Bar & Kitchen in Castle StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Get Reading

    ... listened to an eclectic mix of music including some Northern Soul, Funk and Motown, including some classics from James Brown. Upstairs their resident DJs party into the early hours of Saturday night. What we drank: The Aztec is a mix of tequila, ...

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  19. Pick Six: Kendrick Lamar, Jill Scott, Madonna, Nikki Hill, Shannon Curfman, Bettye LaVetteRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | Star Tribune

    ... - nor should she. If Tina Turner and Little Richard had a daughter who was raised by her uncles Chuck Berry and James Brown, she'd sound like Hill. This new face from North Carolina has the guttural growl and contagious zeal of a rock 'n' soul ...

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  20. Plenty of questions: FBI, law enforcement work to determine Port Gibson man's cause of deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Vicksburg Post

    The FBI confirmed Friday the body found hanging from a tree near Port Gibson Thursday was in fact that of Otis James Brown, 54, of Port Gibson. But, officials still don't know if Byrd's death was suicide or a homicide.

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