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When you think of Stax Records - the legendary Memphis soul and R. & B. label, which ran from the late fifties to the mid-seventies - you think of the Stax sound: the voice of Otis Redding, or the Staple Singers, or Isaac Hayes; the horns in Sam and Dave's backing band; the grooves laid down by Booker T. & the MG's on tracks like "Green Onions."
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Jill Scott appears in the first trailer for Get On Up , the story of the "Hardest Working Man in Show Business," James Brown .
The BSTREETBAND plays inside The Social at Revel. The same evening Revel hosts the red carpet arrival of the Maxwell Football Club's honorees and Roger Sanchez spins at HQ Nightclub.
AMERICAN hip-hop legends Public Enemy have been announced as the headline act of a North-East music festival this summer.
MOTOWN superstars Martha Reeves and the Vandellas and chart-topping rapper Dizzee Rascal will lead an all-star cast of headliners at the Wickerman Festival in the Scottish Borders.
Temptations crooner Otis Williams is concerned that modern music has no morality as Rihanna and Beyonce embrace a 'sex sells' attitude Williams singled out Beyonce's performance at this years Grammys saying: "I watched BeyoncA© at the Grammys, and I have to say I'm a huge BeyoncA© fan, but what she did with Jay Z I thought, 'No you ain't ... (more)
But the singer, best known for her Tony-winning performance as Effie in the original Broadway production of "Dreamgirls" and the iconic rendition of "And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going," wasn't always sure she wanted her career resurrected.
With her first solo album in two decades, Jennifer Holliday is on the comeback trail.
Director of rugby Paul Walsh feels that injuries have played a part in seeing Newport struggling at the wrong end of the table rather than pushing for a place in the top three The town will get its first ever Fake Festival this spring with a fabulous line-up featuring take-offs of such musical greats as Coldplay, Blondie and Leicestershire's own ... (more)
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Roundabout Theatre Company said Thursday that Nixon, who starred in the Tom Stoppard play when it first came to Broadway in 1984, will come back this fall in a revival with Ewan McGregor and Maggie Gyllenhaal.
An expanded version of a recent PBS special documenting a star-packed concert commemorating the 1989 inauguration of President George H.W. Bush will be released as a DVD on May 6. A Celebration of Blues and Soul: The 1989 Presidential Inaugural Concert features performances by an impressive lineup of legendary musicians, including Stevie Ray ... (more)
Soul survivor and two-time Grammy nominee Bettye LaVette squeals, shrieks, screams and croons, and somehow it all makes sense, as though her phrases and crescendos were there already, waiting to be teased out.
Janet Yellen, chair of the Federal Reserve, will be the speaker at the 182nd NYU commencement in May. At the event, former New York Yankees pitcher Mariano Rivera, Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan, singer Aretha Franklin and attorney Martin Edelman will receive honorary degrees.
ON THIS DAY IN 1980: Pink Floyd's "The Wall" was certified Platinum. This 1967 photo shows Pink Floyd founding member Syd Barrett, top right, with other members of the band, top left, Roger Waters, Nick Mason, left, and Rick Wright.