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Yesterday | Detroit Free Press

Mark Phelan: Best cars for canines; Edmunds comes to Motown; origins of Chevy bow tie

As the summer road trip season winds down, automotive shopping website Autotrader.com offers a list of the best vehicles for dog lovers.

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Related Topix: Soul, Detroit, MI

Sat Aug 30, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

New Morgan James Single, 'Call My Name', Now Available

MOTOWN: THE MUSICAL standout, notable rising Broadway player and recording artist Morgan James recently released a new studio single titled "Call My Name" and the track is now available to download on iTunes.

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Related Topix: Online Music, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Soul

TheIndyChannel

Soul veteran Smokey Robinson tours the U.S. counseling drug addicts.

The Motown star battled his drug demons until 1986, when a church visit turned his life around, and he has been clean and sober ever since.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul, Smokey Robinson, Entertainment

Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Miami Herald

The Beatles' cry of freedom: 'Money,' 50 years later

It had come out in Britain a couple of months before, but no one I knew had heard it, or for that matter heard of it.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, John Lennon, Soul

Englewood Review

'Kettle of Fish' to headline returning street dance

The traditional Englewood Pioneer Days Street Dance is back! The Shipwreck Dance is going to the street.

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Related Topix: Soul, Jazz, New Orleans

Theboltonnews.co.uk

Soul diva Martha Reeves bringing sounds of Motown to Bolton

WITH a career spanning more than 50 years, Motown legend Martha Reeves knows a thing or two about the music business.

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Related Topix: Soul

Theboltonnews.co.uk

Martha Reeves and the Vandellas in Concert will be at the Albert Halls

WITH a career spanning more than 50 years, Motown legend Martha Reeves knows a thing or two about the music business.

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Related Topix: Soul

San Mateo Daily Journal

Broadway By the Bay stages polished - Dreamgirls'

R&B, soul and pop from the '60s and '70s take center stage in "Dreamgirls," presented in a highly polished production by Broadway By the Bay.

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Related Topix: Soul

The Argus

Clubs: five reasons to go out

The View, Kingsway, Hove, Friday, August 29 LAUNCH of a new Soul and Motown residency on Hove's seafront in aid of the Gaza Crisis Appeal, featuring Clive Rayson, Ross Weeks and Paddy Shevlin.

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Related Topix: Soul

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Advocate

Smokey Robinson, still writing, duets with friends

After five decades in show business, the man who shaped Motown with instantly recognizable hits like "My Girl" and "Tears of a Clown" says he can't stop writing.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul, Smokey Robinson

Easy Reader News

South Bay Arts Calender

The Blue Breeze Band dubs itself as the "finest in Motown, soul, fun, R&B, jazz and blues."

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Related Topix: Soul, August, CA, Newport Beach, CA, Rolling Hills Estates, CA, California

Warrington Guardian

Martha's songs that were built to last

T was a sweet tooth which lured Martha Reeves on to the stage for the first time The Dancing in the Street singer was just three when she entered a talent contest with her brothers Benny and Thomas.

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Related Topix: Soul

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Cape Gazette

Tickets now available for On Stage Harrington ...

The entertainment department at Harrington Raceway and Casino announces a new entertainment series, On Stage - Harrington, will start in October and will feature a wide range of entertainment.

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Related Topix: Soul, Funk, Average White Band

Berkshire Eagle

Music all day long

This duo has recently come together to play music in the Bennington area. Julie Shea plays acoustic guitar, incorporating finger picking and strumming to accompany her vocals.

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Related Topix: Soul

BroadwayWorld.com

So Good for the Soul: a Tribute to Motown Opens State Theatre's 88th Season, 9/20

Take a trip down "Memory Lane" featuring the songs and sound America grew up with.

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Related Topix: Soul, Easton, PA, Pop/Rock, Arts, Dance, The Real Thing

Falmouth Packet

Free shoreside entertainment during Falmouth Tall Ships Regatta

Residents and visitors alike are being encouraged to take full advantage of the entertainment programme being laid on for the Tall Ships regatta - and as an added incentive, it's all absolutely free.

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Related Topix: Chorus, World News, United Kingdom, Cornwall and Isles of Scilly County, England, Blues, The Blues Brothers, Soul

Boston Herald

Just listen: 'King of the Fools,' The Curtis Mayflower

Boston's super soul band The Curtis Mayflower have flipped the script on The Temptations' "Ain't Too Proud to Beg."

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Related Topix: Soul, The Temptations, Donny Hathaway, Music, Entertainment

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Daily Echo

Motown legend books southern gig

FANS of Motown can delight with the news that one of its biggest and most popular stars is performing at a venue in the south on Tuesday, September 16. Soul diva Martha Reeves and her band The Vandellas will be setting the stage alight with an all-hits show at the Shanklin Theatre on the Isle of Wight.

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Related Topix: Soul, United Kingdom, Isle of Wight County, England,

Streatham Guardian

Stevie Wonder Comes To Streatham... Hideaway To Host Three Tribute Nights To Soul Legend

Motown's main man Stevie Wonder is headlining Calling Festival at Clapham Common this month, but if you're not able to make it, you might just be in luck.

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Related Topix: Stevie Wonder, Soul

Toledo Blade

Farmers' Market music set

Jon Roth will play with Sylvania neighborhood friend Mike Gramza . The event runs 5:30-6:30 p.m. today.

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Related Topix: Soul

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