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  1. Jazz Stars ShineRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Trinidad Guardian

    The performers at this year's Tobago Jazz Experience certainly lived up to their star billing. After a Friday night where Jennifer Hudson and Miguel set the bar high, there was a lot of anticipation for the headliners, Kool and the Gang and Jill Scott.

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  2. The Tontons, Lee Fields & the ExpressionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Austin Chronicle

    The honey-coated voice of Lee Fields initially debuted in the early Seventies during a stint with Kool & the Gang, then moved into a period of James Brown-influenced funk. That led to a full-length solo album, 1979's cult classic Let's Talk It Over .

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  3. Today's EventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Austin Chronicle

    The honey-coated voice of Lee Fields initially debuted in the early Seventies during a stint with Kool & the Gang, then moved into a period of James Brown-influenced funk. That led to a full-length solo album, 1979's cult classic Let's Talk It Over .

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  4. Miguel, J Hud: impress at Tobago JazzRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Trinidad Guardian

    Grammy award winner Angela Martin dances with Miguel during soca sensation Machel Montano's performance at the Tobago Jazz world music night at Pigeon Point Beach Resort on Friday. PHOTO: ABRAHAM DIAZ They might not have known much of his music, but the audience at the Tobago Jazz Experience on Friday evening left appreciating the craft and talent of 29-year-old American singer Miguel.

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  5. Kool & the Gang among local nominees for N.J. Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | The Jersey Journal

    Kool & The Gang, the R&B group that got its start in Jersey City and spawned monster hits like "Celebration" and "Jungle Boogie" in the 1970s, is among the finalists to be inducted into the New Jersey Hall of Fame this year. The group is one of five nominees from Hudson County and join 45 other possible inductees.

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  6. BATS' Sally Manning and Rachel Glover talk about the group's new production of Sister ActRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Basingstoke Gazette

    THEY'RE nuns who've unleashed their inner divas, habits swirling as they dance up a storm while belting out a fabulous disco tune. It can only be a scene from Sister Act, the film-turned-musical that's coming to The Haymarket in May. Fans of the film will remember Whoopi Goldberg as nightclub singer Deloris, forced to hide in a convent and inspiring the nuns to find their voices.

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  7. Coachella 2015: Kanye West Joins The Weeknd, Jack White Delivers...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 19 | WWWM-FM Toledo

    ... despite a massive turnout for their hit "Stolen Dance." Jungle conjured up memories of everyone from Kool & the Gang to the Bee Gees with dance-happy, tent-busting disco-pop that suggests big things ahead, and Ratatat proved that the normally ...

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  8. The Real ThingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Wrexham.com News

    Details : THE REAL THING are Britain's Top Soul & R n B group best description would be a "Kool & The Gang" Party type show. Three original vocalists, Chris Amoo, Eddy Amoo and Dave Smith, who had three million selling hit singles in the 70s, "You To Me Are Everything", "Can't Get By Without You" and "Feel The Force", plus other top ten successes, such as "You'll Never Know What You're Missing" and "Whenever You Want My Love".

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  9. Biotech conference to feature a 'Sounds of Philly' concert, check out who will be performingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Business Journal

    The Roots, performing at last summer's July 4 Jam in Philadelphia, will be part of BIO 2015's Sounds of Philly concert. A "Sounds of Philly" concert will help kick off the Biotechnology Industry Organization's international conference coming to Philadelphia in June.

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  10. Soul legends The Real Thing are heading to WrexhamRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | IcNorthWales

    Liverpool based soul band The Real Thing mark an incredible 40 years in the business with a series of live shows in 2015. The three original vocalists, Chris Amoo, Eddie Amoo and Dave Smith are together once more for a show which will include all the band's hits plus well known soul and funk classics from the likes of Kool and the Gang and Chic.

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  11. Five reasons Celebration will last throughout the yearsRead the original story

    Friday Apr 10 | Athletics Nation

    Recording artists Kool and the Gang attend the Associates for Breast and Prostate Cancer Gala at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on November 18, 2006 in Beverly Hills, California. - Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images The Oakland A's returned to playing Celebration as their victory song.

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  12. Fair St. Louis lineup will be headlined by Blondie, Melissa EtheridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    ... through July 4. Country artists Natalie Stovall and the Drive, Parmalee and Chris Young will perform July 2. Kool & the Gang will perform July 4. Have you found an error, or know of something we've missed in one of our stories? Please use the form ...

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  13. 5 Reasons to love the Oakland A's new victory songRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Athletics Nation

    ... on the Chronicle's site. The Oakland A's have a new victory song, as well. After using "Celebration" by Kool & The Gang for most of the last 30 years, they tried out something new on Opening Night. Behold, "Theme for Oakland" by the Phenomenauts. I ...

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  14. Blondie, Melissa Etheridge to Headline Fair St. LouisRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | ABC News

    ... through July 4. Country artists Natalie Stovall and the Drive, Parmalee and Chris Young will perform July 2. Kool & the Gang will perform July 4.

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  15. Don't Mess With Tradition - Bring Back CelebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Swingin' A's

    ... us fans who stuck with the team through the late 70s out of a long slumber baseball funk. Also enter Kool & the Gang's then R&B Pop chartbuster "Celebration" that was played after each A's victory and has been played ever since, after each A's win. ...

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  16. UB Athletics teasing "BIG" Announcement on 17 AprilRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 1 | Bull Run

    This is separate from this afternoon's earlier post on University-wide branding strategy , but again comes from the world of UB emails. On April 17th, still two-plus weeks away, UB Football will hold a "Spring BBQ Bash."

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  17. Blur to headline Isle Of Wight festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | NME

    ... Kodaline, Counting Crows, You Me At Six, First Aid Kit, Sheppard, Jessie Ware , The Struts, Jess Glynne and Kool & The Gang will also play the event. Other acts confirmed were Groove Armada, Chicks On Speed, Coasts, Ruen Brothers and Pretty Vicious. ...

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  18. Chops: A Wedding/Event Band Service With a "No Cheesy Crap" PolicyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | Denver Westword

    ... Nothing makes me feel less like celebrating good times than another square rendition of "Celebration" by Kool & the Gang. Enter Brandon Whalen, long-time Denver musician with My Body Sings Electric and the creator of a new service called Chops . His ...

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  19. The Charlatans lead Isle Of Wight Festival additionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | NME

    ... Kodaline, Counting Crows, You Me At Six, First Aid Kit, Sheppard, Jessie Ware , The Struts, Jess Glynne and Kool & the Gang will also play the event. As will Groove Armada, Chicks On Speed, Coasts, Ruen Brothers and Pretty Vicious. The festival ...

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  20. Entrepreneurs Summit: Music Icon Clarence Avant to Receive Trailblazer AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | Black Enterprise

    ... Grammy award-winning legend Bill Withers. In the '70s, his founding of Tabu Records led to the signing of Kool & the Gang. Tabu also launched the careers of Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis, known for producing hits for some of the greatest musicians of ...

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