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  1. pee Wee EllisRead the original story w/Photo

    11 min ago | This Is Bristol

    Pee Wee Ellis is an American saxophonist, composer and arranger who was part of The JB's, one of the greatest ever horn sections. He also toured, recorded and wrote for James Brown in the Sixties and Seventies, co-writing hits including Cold Sweat and Say It Loud - I'm Black And I'm Proud.

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  2. Schwindy's favorite albums of 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... is probably not the first location that comes to mind. However, this French band combines funk in the style of James Brown with soul in the style of Booker T & The MGs for a sound that is irresistibly groovy. This one will get you moving for sure. ...

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  3. The Song of the Day Is the '5' Royales' 'I Got to Know'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Stranger

    Slog Out , I'd hope '50s R&B vocal group the "5" Royales would need no introduction, 'cause they're one of the first groups who took steps to evolving gospel, R&B, and jump into what by the '60s would become soul . Also, they were from MY home state of North Carolina! "I Got to Know" was one of the group's later B-sides; I love the shuffling "the stroll" rhythm, harmonies, and the guitar break! The "5" Royales were also important to the Godfather of Soul , Mr. James Brown and the Flames ; on many of their early sides you can hear how the Flames took their background vocal harmonies from the "5" Royales.

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  4. Revisit the glory daze when WFAA aired a daily teen dance party that was "Sump'n Else"Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Dallas Morning News

    ... whopping $350. "We were recycling before there was recycling," he says. Which means there's no footage featuring James Brown, Jefferson Airplane, the Sir Douglas Quintet, Sonny and Cher, Moby Grape, the Monkees, the Mothers of Invention, Sam the ...

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  5. 8th annual James Brown Bridge wreath-laying celebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | 13WMAZ.com

    ... Godfather of Soul going," said Houston. Houston said the event keeps Brown's music alive. This was the 8th year James Brown was celebrated and Houston said she'll continue to host the event annually.

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  6. Travis Tritt, Billy Ray Cyrus & More to Join Charlie Daniels Band for 40th Anniversary Volunteer JamRead the original story

    Friday Dec 19 | BroadwayWorld.com

    On Aug. 12, 2015, The Charlie Daniels Band's legendary Volunteer Jam, a star-studded, multi-genre musical extravaganza that has featured artists like James Brown, Billy Joel, Garth Brooks, Don Henley and Lynyrd Skynyrd , returns to Nashville. In addition to The Charlie Daniels Band, the highly-anticipated 40th anniversary event will bring a slew of special guests to Bridgestone Arena, including Billy Ray Cyrus, Kentucky Headhunters, Montgomery Gentry, the Outlaws, Lee Roy Parnell and Travis Tritt, with even more exciting artist announcements coming soon.

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  7. Lee Fields & the ExpressionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Houston Press

    ... Bradley and Sharon Jones. A compact vocal dynamo once nicknamed "Little JB" for his striking resemblance to James Brown - he actually helped out with the vocals on last year's Godfather of Soul biopic Get On Up - Fields got back on the good foot in ...

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  8. James Brown - It's A Man's Man's Man's World / Is It Yes Or Is It No?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | MusicEmissions

    James Brown sets out to prove he's a man's man with this song. No exploring his female side for Jimmy Boy, here, just pure machismo.

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  9. Radio Show: From Moving Day to Major NightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | KQED

    ... with plenty of matinee performances for kids out of school. Details and ticket information here . Best known as James Brown's right-hand man and the standout on landmark tracks like "Papa's Got a Brand New Bag" and "Doing it to Death," Maceo Parker ...

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  10. SIX60 Announce Sophomore Album Released February 2015Read the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Scoop

    ... engineered by Neil Baldock (Crowded House, Common, Shihad), mixed by Grammy award winner Tony Maserati in LA (James Brown, Lady Gaga, Beyonce) then mastered by Dave Kutch in New York (Alicia Keys, Nicky Minaj). And more recently, SIX60 have ...

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  11. The Music Club, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Slate Magazine

    Don't get me started on what I left off my lists. Just like James Brown, I have regrets - and they began surfacing almost the minute my beloved editor Jacob pressed publish on my Top 15 .

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  12. Exclusive: Essence To Honor Jill Scott at Black Women in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Billboard

    ... dio album, Scott is also an accomplished film and TV actress whose credits include the critically acclaimed 2014 James Brown biopic Get on Up , The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency, Law & Order: SVU and Sins of the Mother .

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  13. SoundbitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Tucson Weekly

    ... an elitist or academic niche - you can find it in the earliest work of the Stooges and the Velvet Underground, James Brown and Isaac Hayes, Public Enemy and N.W.A. In certain respects, it's the most ecstatic of gospel music traditions, ...

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  14. Dan DeLuca: D'Angelo's "Black Messiah" is an album for our timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Philly.com

    ... history of black protest music, few 2014 analogues to Nina Simone's outraged 1964 track "Mississippi Goddam," James Brown's 1968 anthem "Say It Loud (I'm Black And I'm Proud)," or Marvin Gaye's sorrowful 1971 "What's Going On." That's where Black ...

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  15. James Brown - I Got YouRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | MusicEmissions

    The Godfather of Soul - what a stupid title to give anyone! Still, James Brown had a longer career and more hits than any other contemporary soul artist. His personal energy, his charisma and his distinctive style nonetheless mark him out as a colossus among soul singers.

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  16. ATL Collective salutes the Godfather of SoulRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    James Brown was one cool cat: the kind of man who could beat Don Cornelius at his own game ; the kind of man who could perform four-hour live shows into his late 60s; and the kind of man who could make genuinely sweet and danceable Christmas music . The Godfather of Soul recorded three Christmas-themed albums from 1966 to 1970, with many of the best tunes from those offerings featured on a 1995 compilation titled Funky Christmas .

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  17. Black America's multiple emerging voicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 7 | Examiner.com

    ... a favor but to do the country a favor because a country cannot survive unless everyone is making it," said James Brown the God Father of Soul on Soul Train. Learning that James Brown supported Richard Nixon blew me away. Soul Brother Number One was ...

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  18. Dan DeLuca: DAngelos Black Messiah is an album for our timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Philly.com

    ... history of black protest music, few 2014 analogues to Nina Simone's outraged 1964 track "Mississippi Goddam," James Brown's 1968 anthem "Say It Loud (I'm Black And I'm Proud)," or Marvin Gaye's sorrowful 1971 "What's Going On." That's where Black ...

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  19. Ski Season 2015 Free Concert Lineup ReleasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Steamboat Magazine

    ... season. No BS! Brass takes the New Orleans brass band into uncharted territory, fearlessly combining elements of James Brown, John Coltrane, Michael Jackson, and Led Zeppelin into its fiercely original sound when the band rolls into town for ...

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  20. I Feel Good! Taking a Different Approach to Weight LossRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | A Weight Lifted

    ... fore of my thinking when deciding to make time for the treadmill or have a second glass of eggnog because, like James Brown said, I feel good!

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