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  1. Dawkins dies of heart attack at 58Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WMTW-TV Auburn

    Darryl Dawkins, the NBA star known as "Chocolate Thunder" because of his powerful dunks, died of a heart attack Thursday. In a statement, the family said, "It is with great sadness that we share the passing of our beloved husband and father, Darryl Dawkins, who succumbed today to a heart attack.

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  2. Jess Glynne dominates UK charts with number one albumRead the original story w/Photo

    23 min ago | Reuters

    Jess Glynne tops UK album chart, after number one single last week; Rachel Platten's 'Fight Song' is UK number one single. Holly Rubenstein reports.

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  3. The Main Squeeze Bring The Funk to North CoastRead the original story

    30 min ago | Gapers Block

    Local act The Main Squeeze is enjoying quite the successful year. With an appearance at Bonnaroo this past year, as well as an upcoming set at North Coast Music Festival , the group, who seamlessly blends funk, soul, and much more, will be releasing their next album, Mind Your Head , in the fall.

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  4. Read Full ArticleRead the original story w/Photo

    35 min ago | HOT 107.9

    ... he said. "I'm trying to find someone with substance who actually likes me. I'll see people, but I don't know I have the soul of a 70-year-old. I want true love." You can pre-order his debut studio album Nine Track Mind, which features his ...

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  5. Songbook: 12 Tracks We're Listening to Right NowRead the original story w/Photo

    35 min ago | Details

    ... honest the lyrics and melody are. - Carrolyne Teston, Assistant to the Editor-in-Chief Leon Bridges, "Smooth Sailin'" Soul, funk, and feel good music. Good to listen to in the office, for the morning commute, and really perfect background music for ...

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  6. What started as a father-daughter dance turned into quite the scene at this girl's quinceaneraRead the original story

    49 min ago | KRAV-FM Tulsa

    At first, the teen and her Marine father sway back and forth to The Temptations' "My Girl" - a tear-jerking classic.

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  7. Rachel Platten tops British singles chart for first timeRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Reuters

    U.S. singer Rachel Platten scored her first Number 1 on the British singles charts on Friday with "Fight Song", the Official Charts Company said, while Britain's Jess Glynne went straight to the top of the album charts with "I Cry When I Laugh." Fight Song climbed 67 places since last week and has proven a big hit across the globe, entering the Top 10 in the United States, Australia, Canada, New Zealand and Belgium.

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  8. 8 Best Concerts in Metro Phoenix This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Phoenix New Times

    ... Questlove to be completely right-on regarding his initial attraction to the dynamic performer. Her voice gives life and soul to the potent, passionate stories she tells and when she opens her mouth to drop her thoughtful words, everything that comes ...

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  9. Kristin Chenoweth Is an Evil Clipper, Everyone's Following Aaron Tveit & More Lessons of the WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Broadway

    ... because A) "Natural Woman" deserves to be in multiple Broadway musicals, and B) we'd really like to see the Queen of Soul stop the show whenever she sees someone texting in the audience. Find out what it means to her. By the way, who do you think ...

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  10. reviewThe Weeknd - 'Beauty Behind The Madness'Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | NME

    ... so cold" ) before Lana Del Rey picks at familiar wounds ( "I think I've been in Hollywood too long/'Cause I can feel my soul burning/Feel it burning slow" ). Even the skippy disco rhythm on 'Can't Feel My Face' - by far the poppiest thing here - is ...

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  11. AC/DC rocked MetLife StadiumRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Brooklynvegan

    ... as part of their current tour . Setlist and pictures are in this post. Opening was Vintage Trouble who played vintage soul/R&B in the classic James Brown style, complete with high jumps, twirling mic cords and old style soul poses. A few pics of ...

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  12. Watch Bill Withers play "Ain't No Sunshine" in 1971Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Boing Boing

    "They were both alcoholics who were alternately weak and strong," Withers said. "It's like going back for seconds on rat poison. Sometimes you miss things that weren't particularly good for you."

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  13. Dawkins dies of heart attack at 58Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KOAT-TV

    Darryl Dawkins, the NBA star known as "Chocolate Thunder" because of his powerful dunks, died of a heart attack Thursday. In a statement, the family said, "It is with great sadness that we share the passing of our beloved husband and father, Darryl Dawkins, who succumbed today to a heart attack.

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  14. Jess Glynne 'overwhelmed' to land number one albumThe 25-year-old's...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Guardian-series.co.uk

    The 25-year-old's debut full-length record, I Cry When I Laugh, went straight into the top spot in the UK albums chart in its week of release, according to the Official Charts Company. Jess, who underwent surgery for her vocal cords in June, said: "I can't believe it.

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  15. Regional artists illuminate the Pacific Northwest at IMARead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Journal of the San Juans

    ... include large-scale color fields meditating on the shifting light of the skies. The studies capture the mystical soul of a looming storm, a sunset or a breaking dawn. Joe Miller has a lyrical body of work that affirms the talent of four decades ...

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  16. Louth's Big Swing Band heading to the EmbassyRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Louth Leader

    The Louth-based Big Swing Band which filled the seats at the Riverhead Theatre two nights on the trot in June is now to appear at The Embassy Theatre, Skegness. The band, lead by high flying professional trumpeter, Steve Walker, will be presenting a new two hour show on Saturday, September 12. Steve's Big Swing Band - four trumpets, four trombones, five saxophones and a powerhouse rhythm section - will be following the lead of the big name bands with a night of vintage swing popularised by the likes of Glenn Miller, Benny Goodman, Artie Shaw, Basie, Ellington, Charlie Barnet and Frank Sinatra.

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  17. Battle of Britain theme for Ilkley's Last Night concertRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Ilkley Gazette

    ... include saxophonist Dave Wilson. His solo Baker Street Review show covers a wide range of popular material, including soul, Motown, reggae and more. Another highlight of the night will be vocalist Gerry Soulful, who will perform classics from Nat ...

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  18. Have you seen these instruments?Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Arkansas Times

    There has been an overwhelming response to the loss of Heartbeat 106.7 FM since the station changed formats last week, renaming itself 106.7 The Ride and shifting to a New Country format. As we noted Friday, a Facebook group had been started in protest, "Bring Back Heartbeat 106.7." When I spoke to program director Mike Kennedy, he seemed unconcerned about this perspective - noting that the group had only "58 likes."

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  19. Jazz For A Romantic EveningRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | All About Jazz

    ... A collaboration between free funk guitarist Blood Ulmer and producer Bill Laswell, Third Rail is deep Southern soul funk all the way. Ulmer's gritty vocals and decidedly angular guitar playing make this disc work. The rhythms are rooted more in rock ...

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  20. Jess Glynne tops UK album chartRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | BBC News

    Jess Glynne has topped the UK album chart with her debut I Cry When I Laugh, calling it an "insane dream". The singer already has five number one singles to her name, including Rather Be with Clean Bandit and her Tinie Tempah collaboration Not Letting Go.

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