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Yesterday | Examiner.com

Rock Hall Anniversary: Issac Hayes' Hot Buttered Soul

AUGUST 5: Isaac Hayes performs on the Open Air stage during the third day of the Big Chill music festival at Eastnor Castle Deer Park in the Malvern Hills on August 5, 2007 in Herefordshire, England. In the 1960s, R&B and soul music was defined by labels such as Motown and Stax, as well as artists including Aretha Franklin, Otis Redding and the Temptations.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Isaac Hayes, Soul, Worcestershire County, England, United Kingdom, Motown, Otis Redding, The Temptations

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Alabama Live

'Beehive' a fun, well-performed night of music of the '60s at Birmingham's Virginia...

You've got Aretha Franklin, Connie Francis, Lesley Gore, the Supremes - any number of big-name acts of the 1960s. They're all part of "Beehive," which runs through Sept.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul, Whatley, AL, Entertainment

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Star Tribune

Pick Six: Aretha Franklin, Imaani, Rosanne Cash, more

Aretha Franklin, State Fair. The 72-year-old Queen of Soul lived up to her billing: soulful, spiritual and sassy, an American treasure.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul, Music, Entertainment

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Croydon Guardian

Soul-singing magic at the Half Moon this weekend

Expect hits like Respect, Rock Steady and Natural Woman and some lesser-known tracks to please loyal, long-standing fans of the Queen of Soul. Lizzie Deane lives in Putney and has worked with a number of other soul and pop artists throughout her career, drawing comparisons to Dusty Springfield, Janis Joplin and Lisa Stansfield, as well as Aretha Franklin.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul

Tue Sep 02, 2014

New Haven Independent

Vibes Bring Parks Alive

Ricky Draughn leaned into the microphone, members of his ensemble behind him poised at their instruments.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul

BroadwayWorld.com

Sound Off World Premiere Exclusive: Morgan James Sings 'Baby, I Love You'

MOTOWN: THE MUSICAL standout, notable rising Broadway player and Epic Records recording artist Morgan James performs an impressive cover of R&B classic "Baby, I Love You" in a new video now available to view exclusively on BroadwayWorld.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul, Entertainment, Drama, Television

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Braintree and Witham Times

Music of soul legends being performed at Sturmer Hall

The show, on Saturday from 8pm at Sturmer Hall, will feature Aretha Franklin, James Brown, Tina Turner, Michael Jackson, Barry White, Lionel Richie and many more.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul, James Brown, Barry White

Mon Aug 25, 2014

City Pages

Aretha Franklin at the State Fair, 8/22/14

A sharp, piercing sun was setting as the Grandstand was beginning to fill up Friday night.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul, The Four Tops

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Now Toronto

17-piece superband and the music of Michael Jackson

As well as playing most Mondays at the Drake Hotel, Toronto's soul/funk/Motown ensemble St. Royals who perform in various formations do weddings, private events, and, sometimes, pretty special tribute nights.

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Related Topix: Dance, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Michael Jackson, Motown, Soul, Funk, Sly & the Family Stone, Stevie Wonder

The Florida Times-Union

Book Review: Remembering the distinctly Southern sound of Muscle Shoals

Three months ago, a veteran "sound doctor" emailed me about a new documentary titled "Muscle Shoals" that was about to be shown on PBS and then briefly archived on the PBS website.

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Related Topix: Muscle Shoals, AL, Black Entertainment, Soul, Florida State University, Tuscumbia, AL, Florence, AL, Entertainment

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Star Tribune

Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin rules the fair

Aretha Franklin performed at the State Fair Grandstand. ] kyndell.harkness@startribune.com in Falcon Heights Min., Friday, August, 22, 2014.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul, Wedding, Minnesota, Music, Entertainment

City Pages

The best Twin Cities concerts this weekend: 8/22-8/24

Katy Perry with Kacey Musgraves Target Center Katy Perry rose to top of the pops status on the strength of a few standbys--spectacle, hooks, sexual innuendo--plus an eccentric, party girl public persona that can shine as bright as her piercing blue eyes.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Dance, Pop/Rock, Katy Perry, Prism, Bollywood, Black Entertainment, Soul, Minnesota

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Star Tribune

Music spotlights: Aretha, Tim McGraw, Katy Perry and more

As is her wont, Aretha Franklin will sing a few of her classics and showcase her considerable interpretive powers at the grandstand.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Dance, Pop/Rock, Katy Perry, Black Entertainment, Soul, Jackie Wilson, The Way We Were, Drama Movies, Musical Movies, Vocal, Barbra Streisand, Music, Entertainment

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