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  1. Tonight in live music: Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes, Monophonics + much moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | Creative Loafing Tampa

    ... Side of Heaven and the Righteous Side of Hell, Vols. I & II , in 2013. The titular single is a powerful hard rock ballad about the struggle veterans often face when they return home. Also of note: frenetic, chaotic, and politically-charged ...

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  2. Press Play: Matt Jaffe and the Distractions a Blast OffaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | Marin Independent Journal

    ... of George Harrison and the Beatles enhances the melodic “I Wanna be Cruel,” the closest thing to a ballad on “Blast Off.” In the Distractions - drummer Alex Coltharp, bassist Sammie Fischer, guitarist-keyboardist Paul ...

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  3. 'American Idol' Recap: Top 5 Revealed-Did Your Favorite Make the Cut?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | StarPulse.com

    ... vocal moments in the song. It was really emotive and expressive. Clark continues to capture the emotions of a strong ballad expertly. However, Clark had a few technical issues that couldn't be ignored. Keith said it was fun but he likes hearing her ...

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  4. "American Idol" Recap: Top Five Revealed, Fans "Save" Rayvon Owen for ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | WJXB-FM Knoxville

    ... 's "White Flag." Keith said the performance was riveting. Jennifer said Jax's ability to segue from a fun tune into a ballad proved she was ready to be a recording artist. Harry dubbed the performance "phenomenal." Nick Fradiani was next with Maroon ...

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  5. "American Idol" Recap: Top Five Revealed, Fans "Sa...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | WMGI-FM Terre Haute

    ... 's "White Flag." Keith said the performance was riveting. Jennifer said Jax's ability to segue from a fun tune into a ballad proved she was ready to be a recording artist. Harry dubbed the performance "phenomenal." Nick Fradiani was next with Maroon ...

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  6. The Dead make it to the promised landRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2015 | Jerusalem Post

    ... material is too abstract and free flowing, so I chose the songs that were more structured and based in the standard ballad or rock format." Another challenge was transforming the quintessentially American hippie poetry of lyricist Robert Hunter into ...

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  7. Sleepy Hollow Celebrates the Periphery of the Grateful DeadRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2015 | WXPN-FM Philadelphia

    ... of "Wild Horses" (which Garcia would cover with his side project Old and in the Way), "Last Lonely Eagle" is a tender ballad of lost love, punctuated by a weeping pedal steel that has lost all of the hesitance of Garcia's fine but searching work on ...

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  8. 'Sabado Gigante': The Show's 10 Best Musical...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | Billboard

    ... Anthony by having his dad -- one of his greatest influences -- as a guest on the show and the two sang a beautiful ballad called "El Ultimo Beso." How great is Marc's dad's hair?! Jenni Rivera On Jenni Rivera 's first visit to the show in 2001, the ...

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  9. Jamaica's Protoje Takes Control, Impacts New Markets...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | Billboard

    Throughout his much anticipated mid-March New York City debut performance before a capacity crowd at SOBs nightclub, Rastafarian sing-jay Protoje , backed by his 7-piece band The Indiggnation , presented vocal and instrumental snippets culled from six decades of popular music, which he has juxtaposed with original music and reconfigured into contemporary reggae hits. His shrewdly executed sonic feat is summed up by the title of his third album, Ancient Future and best exemplified by the single "Answer to Your Name," which samples a nearly 50-year old ska track by pioneering Jamaican singer/producer/sound system owner Prince Buster into a rollicking, modern rhythm that frames his deftly rhymed, complex narrative about a disinterested lover.

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  10. Barnie Duncan returns for the Comedy Festival as his alter-ego, the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | The Age

    Having previously displayed his impressive DJ skills at the Melbourne Festival, New Zealander Barnie Duncan returns for the Comedy Festival as his alter-ego, the suave Venezuelan turntablist Juan Vesuvius, a passionate advocate for calypso music and its various subgenres. Dressed in a ruffled shirt and cummerbund, and sporting a pencil moustache, Duncan could easily slip into uncomfortable caricature as Vesuvius, but avoids cultural appropriation by slowly teasing out the fictions which make up his colourful persona.

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  11. Mi Amor Gala Unites Leaders In The Hispanic And Hollywood CommunitiesRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2015 | PRLog US Entertainment

    PRLog - April 15, 2015 - BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. -- The second annual Mi Amor Gala, hosted by television producer and host Luisa Diaz, will light up Hollywood with an international, philanthropic and well-heeled crowd.

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  12. David Hasselhoff does Kung Fu, rides dinosaurs in new music videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | Mashable

    The Hoff is back, and this time he's the ballad-belting, high-kicking, dinosaur-riding star of an over-the-top '80s-style music video. "True Survivor" is the bitchin' theme song for a Kickstarter-funded movie titled Kung Fury , which features a martial arts cop who travels back in time to kill Hitler.

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  13. Willy Porter finds hope even in darkest momentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | UnionLeader.com

    ... effort they've finished writing but have yet to record. Brush with Death The title track of "Human Kindness," a ballad featuring a string quartet, was inspired by Porter's brush with death several years back and a similar episode he later watched ...

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  14. 'Take Me to Church' hit-maker Hozier should lighten his bluesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | SFGate

    Here's the thing about having a massive hit like "Take Me to Church," the moody breakup ballad by the Irish singer-songwriter Hozier, 25, that has reached No. 1 in a dozen countries, scored a Grammy nomination for song of the year and tallied up close to 200 million views so far on YouTube: The people who come to your shows really, really want to hear that song and maybe nothing else.

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  15. Street performer tells David Cameron to 'F*ck off back to Eton'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | Mashable

    Prime Minister David Cameron was out campaigning ahead of next month's UK general election at a public meet and greet Monday in Alnwick, Northumberland, when he was confronted by an expletive-ridden ballad. "Fuck off back to Eton with all your Eton chums," the man sang out, referring to the school Cameron attended as a child , undeterred by Cameron's security detail.

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  16. Karaoke Is Key to Singer's SuccessRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | Wall Street Journal

    ... is only the second time I've been in Europe." So he stuck to what he knew and belted out his version of R. Kelly's ballad, "I Believe I Can Fly." Flash forward a few months to the Lyric Opera of Chicago, where the international star baritone Simon ...

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  17. Review: Looking, Season 2, Episode 8Read the original story

    Apr 13, 2015 | Xtra!

    ... looking dapper at the prom and they dance it up like the goofy white boys they are. During the obligatory sappy ballad slow dance Patrick makes eye contact with Richie from across the room before smothering himself in Kevin's arms. Richie looks back ...

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  18. Everyone hates the IRS, so Michael Bolton wrote them a love songRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | Mashable

    ... in the IRS, Oliver enlisted a little help from Michael Bolton. At 13:20, the crooner comes in to perform a tender ballad, including romantic lyrics like "you're the anus of our country." is a leading source for news, information and resources for ...

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  19. Vinyl chart launched as sales soarRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | Milford Mercury

    Data from the Official Charts Company shows former Oasis star Noel Gallagher dominating vinyl sales in the first quarter of the year. Noel and his solo project The High Flying Birds, has the best-selling vinyl single in the first three months of the year with Ballad Of The Mighty I and the best-selling album with Chasing Yesterday.

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  20. ListenUp: Panda Bear's Sirius XMU Mix, a heartbreaking ballad from...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2015 | Cool Hunting

    Leave it to Swedish indie-pop dreamboat Lykke Li to turn Drake's hit " Hold On, We're Going Home " into a heartbreaking song that oozes sex and sadness. This unpolished, live version lets the singer's raw vocals do most of the work over delicate electric guitar-and builds in a dramatic but subtle way.

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