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  1. New boss for Grant Thornton in CambridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | Cambridge Evening News

    ... opportunities across the firm's eight offices in the Central and Eastern region. Commenting on the role changes, James Brown, regional managing partner, said: "I would like to congratulate both Paul and Darren, two of our most vibrant people, on ...

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  2. A synthesizer of sounds, Prince - rewrote the rulebook'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | Weyburn Review

    ... Tribune via AP) CHANHASSEN, Minn. - Prince could play guitar like Carlos Santana or Jimi Hendrix, sing like James Brown, turn out pop melodies worthy of Motown or lay down the deepest grooves this side of Sly and the Family Stone. But no one could ...

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  3. Notes from the Neon BabylonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | NewsReview.com

    ... I mean, who did we just lose here? Well, only a man who was pretty much the superfunkadelic hybrid love child of James Brown and Jimi Hendrix, that's all. And according to my calculations, we ain't got too many of those to lose. Dig, if you will, ...

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  4. Magic memories: Prince's warmth and wit shone in privateRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2016 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... played me unheard music; he also popped up YouTube to play me some of his inspirations, from Dionne Warwick to James Brown . At another point, he pulled me aside and asked if I had gotten everything I needed, and proceeded to talk to me about ...

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  5. Prince's warmth and wit shone in privateRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2016 | Connecticut Post

    ... played me unheard music; he also popped up YouTube to play me some of his inspirations, from Dionne Warwick to James Brown . At another point, he pulled me aside and asked if I had gotten everything I needed, and proceeded to talk to me about ...

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  6. In Prince, an icon who defied easy categorizationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | Christian Science Monitor

    ... to his eclectic outlook - Prince knew his history, and was steeped in styles and influences that ranged from James Brown to Jimi Hendrix to Joni Mitchell. " Purple Rain," which won a Grammy, also proved Prince's interest in testing new territory. ...

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  7. 10 Ways To Celebrate Prince In Chicago This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | Chicagoist

    ... is hosting an event dedicated to Prince as well as two other great artists who have passed: Michael Jackson or James Brown. Sounds like a party! Supernatural Beings is playing, and Spread will kick off the night at 9 p.m. CHIC-A-GO-GO : The upcoming ...

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  8. In Prince, an icon who defied categorizationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | Christian Science Monitor

    ... to his eclectic outlook - Prince knew his history, and was steeped in styles and influences that ranged from James Brown to Jimi Hendrix to Joni Mitchell. " Purple Rain," which won a Grammy, also proved Prince's interest in testing new territory. ...

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  9. A synthesizer of sounds, Prince 'rewrote the rulebook'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | Valley Morning Star

    ... Pizzello, File) CHANHASSEN, Minn. (AP) - Prince could play guitar like Carlos Santana or Jimi Hendrix, sing like James Brown, turn out pop melodies worthy of Motown or lay down the deepest grooves this side of Sly and the Family Stone. But no one ...

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  10. Genre-defying musical legend Prince dead at 57Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | Denver Post

    Prince could play guitar like Carlos Santana or Jimi Hendrix, sing like James Brown, turn out pop melodies worthy of Motown or lay down the deepest grooves this side of Sly and the Family Stone. But no one could mistake his sound for anyone but Prince.

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  11. Remembering the emotional and spiritual night I saw Prince play at his homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | Independent.ie

    ... dude who grew from being Prince Rogers Nelson to become a living mash-up of the best of musical giants such as James Brown, Jimi Hendrix, Sly Stone, Marvin Gaye and Curtis Mayfield, you've got to ... well ... get down. You've got to listen and tune ...

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  12. Prince, hugely inventive, influential musician, dead at 57Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | Coast Reporter

    ... Tribune via AP) CHANHASSEN, Minn. - Prince could play guitar like Carlos Santana or Jimi Hendrix, sing like James Brown, turn out pop melodies worthy of Motown or lay down the deepest grooves this side of Sly and the Family Stone. But no one could ...

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  13. Pop superstar, visionary, Prince, 57, found dead at his Minnesota homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | The Japan Times

    ... talented and charismatic singer, songwriter, arranger and instrumentalist drew upon musicians ranging from James Brown to Jimi Hendrix to the Beatles, creating a widely imitated blend of rock, funk and soul. The Minneapolis native broke through in ...

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  14. Publicist: Pop Superstar Prince Dies at his Minnesota HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | CBS Local

    ... was widely acclaimed as one of the most inventive musicians of his era, drawing upon influences ranging from James Brown to the Beatles to Jimi Hendrix. His hits included "Little Red Corvette," "Let's Go Crazy" and "When Doves Cry." The Minneapolis ...

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  15. 5 songs you need to stream this week: Madlib, The National, and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2016 | Digital Trends

    ... In fact, if we didn't know better, we'd probably think it was recorded in the late '60s. With a vintage beat, James Brown-like vocals, and perfectly-muted bass lines, the track meanders to the top of classic soul playlists - a modern creation which ...

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  16. Indie Music Channel Awards Honors Stevie Hawkins With Four Blues NominationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2016 | Mi2n

    ... Blues Recording - recording title, "Chillin" * Best Live Blues Performance - performance song title, "Tribute To James Brown" (Contributors to this recording are Reddog - guitar, Buddy Carvalho - bass, Nick Longo - baritone saxophone, and John Longo ...

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  17. Tonight in live music: Sh-Booms EP Release Show, Trae Stone, Bowie Memorial Festival + moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2016 | Creative Loafing Tampa

    ... his black trademark top hat, Pierce more than three-decade career includes the distinction of playing sideman to James Brown, The Ohio Players and the Blind Boys of Alabama (with whom he won one of his four Grammys), not to mention producing and ...

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  18. Tonight in live music: Sh-Booms EP Release Show, Trae Stone, Bowie Memorial Festival + moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2016 | Creative Loafing Tampa

    ... his black trademark top hat, Pierce more than three-decade career includes the distinction of playing sideman to James Brown, The Ohio Players and the Blind Boys of Alabama (with whom he won one of his four Grammys), not to mention producing and ...

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  19. Falcons sign OT Tom Compton, LB LaRoy ReynoldsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2016 | WSB-TV

    ... specific geographic area. INDIANAPOLIS, IN - FEBRUARY 25: Offensive linemen Tom Compton of South Dakota (R) and James Brown of Troy compete during the 2012 NFL Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 25, 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Joe ...

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  20. Andre Paraguassu looks at the bigger picture with Book of Colors' self-titled debutRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2016 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    ... been very important to me throughout my life. Without much exaggeration, it was Otis Redding, Stevie Wonder, James Brown, and Sam Cooke who taught me what it means to sing a song. I've practiced along with their songs for years and will probably ...

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