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Saturday Jul 5 | The Oregonian

Cooper, John Nemeth, more all-stars gather at Memphis Grease afterparty: 2014 Waterfront...

The music never really stops at the Waterfront Blues Festival, and on Friday night, those unwilling to call it quits after the fireworks filed in to the Marriott hotel ballroom a block away from the festival, where a parade of singers wowed them with classic soul.

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Related Topix: Indie, Otis Redding, Soul, Blues, Portland, NY

Wed Jun 25, 2014

BBC News

Memphis guitarist Teenie Hodges dies

Teenie Hodges, the Memphis guitarist and songwriter who co-wrote classic track Take Me to the River with singer Al Green, has died in Dallas aged 68. According to a friend, Hodges died on Sunday from complications of emphysema after falling ill during a trip to the South by Southwest festival in March.

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Related Topix: Indie, Al Green, Black Entertainment, Soul, World News

Fri Jun 13, 2014

Modern Tire Dealer

Del-Nat clears senior managers out of Memphis

Gone are President Jim Mayfield and Vice President of Marketing Lyle Symonds. Brian Grant, a certified turnaround professional at Conway MacKenzie Inc., has been named interim CEO.

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Related Topix: Indie, Financial Services, Accounting, Grant Thornton

Sun Jun 08, 2014

Viva El Birdos

Daily Farm Report: Weekend Edition

The Redbirds were only able to muster 1 extra base hit, a Scott Moore 2B on Friday, over 18 innings of baseball on Friday and Saturday.

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Related Topix: Indie, Sports, St. Louis Cardinals, Major League Baseball

Examiner.com

New Edition, Doug E Fresh, and SWV are coming to Memphis

The super group New Edition is back and heading out on a hot summer tour! The best part about it all is that they're coming back to Memphis , TN on July 2, 2014.

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Related Topix: New Edition, R-N-B, SWV, Indie, Southaven, MS

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