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17 hrs ago | This Week Community News

Self-taught songwriter happy with road she's taken

Jessica Hernandez & The Deltas play the Rumba Cafe Friday, April 25. Hey Hercules opens.


Related Topix: Delta-S, Rock-N-Roll, Pop/Rock, The B-52'S, Motown, Soul, The Four Tops

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Alabama Live

The Week in Birmingham History: Vulcan off to the fair; deadly tornado and mine explosion

Benjamin, born in Birmingham in 1925, was Motown's first drummer, performing on "Get Ready" by The Temptations , "Uptight " by Stevie Wonder, "I Heard It Through the Grapevine" by Gladys Knight & the Pips and "Going To A Go-Go" by The Miracles.


Related Topix: Explosion, Birmingham, AL, Soul, Black Entertainment, Gladys Knight, Gladys Knight & the Pips

Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

Music on TV: What was THAT song?

Have you found yourself wondering "What's that song?" while watching your favorite TV shows? If so, we're here to tell you.


Related Topix: Jack Gleeson, Scandal, Entertainment, Television, Soul, The Good Wife, Drama, Mad Men

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Morning Call

'American Idols Live,' two Motown greats announce shows at Sands Bethlehem Event Center

" American Idol Live," the annual tour that features Top 10 contestants from TV's hugely popular singing contest, will stop July 12 at Sands Bethlehem Event Center, officials announced Wednesday.


Related Topix: Best of 2007, Binghamton, NY, Soul, The Four Tops, Music, Entertainment

Tue Apr 15, 2014

PRLog US Entertainment

Legendary Motown Group Begins Again

Apr. 15, 2014 - YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Youngstown, Ohio ~ Monday, April 14, 2014 - Kurtis Taylor, a former member of the legendary Motown group, The Temptations, has signed his group "Kurtis Taylor's Temptations Review" with Star Biz Entertainment, Inc. for both management and booking.


Related Topix: Youngstown, OH, Soul

Thu Apr 10, 2014


2014 Dancing Wheels Benefit Concert Set for Tonight

The house will be rockin' tonight, April 11 when the Dancing Wheels Company ignites the stage at Public Hall with an unforgettable evening of music and dance by America's most notable Rock Hall inductees: Madonna, R.E.M., Ray Charles , The Temptations and Alice Cooper .


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, R.E.M., Blues, Black Entertainment, Soul, Ray Charles

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Music Review: David Ruffin - 'My Whole World Ended/Feelin' Good'

The Temptations released one of the enduring singles of the rock and roll era 49 years ago when "My Girl" topped the Billboard Hot 100 and R&B charts.


Related Topix: Soul, Music!, Drama Movies, The Temptations, David Ruffin, Music, Entertainment

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Watauga Democrat

Motown in the Mountains benefits Boone Service League Friday

The Boone Service League's third annual Motown in the Mountains fundraiser takes place Friday, April 11, at the Green Park Inn in Blowing Rock.


Related Topix: Motown, Soul, Blowing Rock, NC, Smokey Robinson & the Miracles, The Four Tops


10 days of great music with Diana Aretha Gladys and the Temptations

Aretha is making 2014 count with concerts and appearing as a coach for Pharrell Williams on Season 7 of the hit TV show the Voice.


Related Topix: Soul, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Diana Ross, Aretha Franklin

Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Daily News

Fourth Annual MED Night Raises Hospital Awareness

"Celebrate good times, come on!" The song by Kool & the Gang this year's Med Night: A Soul Celebration headliner pretty much encapsulates not only the night, but the overall feeling about Regional One Health's vision and new direction.


Related Topix: Funk, Kool & the Gang, Instrumental, Celebration, Country, Midsouth, Medicine, Soul

Mon Apr 07, 2014

The Huffington Post

Why Drake's OVO Label Will be the Modern Day Motown

Since Motown's inception in 1959, they've been setting new standards for our society through the channel of music.


Related Topix: Motown, Soul, Dance, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Michael Jackson


SINGLE + SENSATION 20 Bands With Only One Original Member

It's difficult for bands to stand the test of time and stay intact. They've got all sorts of factors stacked against them, including breakups , premature deaths , and brutal band dismissals , plus folks who are just tired of the rock 'n' roll game and straight up quit.


Related Topix: Soul, Pop/Rock, The Beach Boys, Music, Entertainment

Mon Mar 31, 2014


REVIEW : The Four Tops / The Temptations / The Platters / Freda Payne

There is always a risk of being disappointed when going to see nostalgia tours like this one, in my experience the biggest problem is that the band members are so old that their vocal ability is shot to pieces and they are just doing it because they refuse to give up on the fact that their days as a famous musician are long gone.


Related Topix: The Four Tops, Soul, Freda Payne, Funk

Sun Mar 30, 2014


Now Playing Onstage in Rhode Island - Week of 3/30/2014

ROCKAPELLA Stadium Theatre Performing Arts Centre 4/4-4/4/2014 Rockapella's latest show & album, entitled Motown & More, pays tribute to the music of Motown with unique versions of hit songs from The Jackson 5, Stevie Wonder , The Temptations, and more.


Related Topix: A-Cappella, Dance, The Jackson 5, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Michael Jackson, Soul, The o'jays, The Commodores


Weir, Kimock And Greene Team For Ring School Benefit

Last night Bob Weir , Jackie Greene and Steve Kimock teamed up with members of RatDog for a private benefit show at Sweetwater Music Hall in Mill Valley, CA.


Related Topix: Mill Valley, CA, The Grateful Dead, Pop/Rock, Soul


Motown comes to K-Town

Rann Berry's Rhythm & Soul Revue features an 8 piece band and promises to deliver a night of Motown magic.


Related Topix: Motown, Soul, Black Entertainment, Aretha Franklin, Entertainment


Motown's Golden Age begins

In 1960 The Distants , merged with the Primes to become the Elgins. They joined Motown as The Temptations , even though a group in New York City already had that name and a small hit called " Barbara ."


Related Topix: Music!, Drama Movies, The Temptations, Otis Williams, Eddie Kendricks, Soul

Thu Mar 27, 2014


Six swinging singers take over the Ahmanson

Three decades before The Temptations erupted out of Motown to wow America with their smooth harmony and their graceful, synchronized dance moves, there were the Comedian Harmonists---six men in Berlin who in the late 1920s and '30s became the toast of Europe.


Related Topix: Soul, Los Angeles, CA, Pop/Rock, Barry Manilow

Wed Mar 26, 2014


FEATURE : Four Tops & The Temptations on tour

Motown legends Four Tops and The Temptations return to the UK in March and April to relive the R&B and soul classics that delivered Detroit to music history.


Related Topix: Soul, The Four Tops, Music!, Drama Movies, The Temptations, Motown, The Platters, Oldies, Freda Payne, Funk

Tue Mar 25, 2014


KeyBank Broadway Series 2014-15: 'Kinky Boots,' 'Pippin,' 'Newsies' and more

The cast of "Newsies," one of the shows coming to PlayhouseSquare as part of the KeyBank Broadway Series November 4 - 16, 2014.


Related Topix: Family, Newsies, Drama Movies, Musical Movies, Theater, Soul, Comedy Movies, White Christmas, Arts, Cleveland, OH