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  1. Top Picks: Alabama Shakes' album 'Sound & Color,' the film '1971,' and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Christian Science Monitor

    ... Mavis Staples, Stevie Winwood, and Mark Knopfler. Imagine a late-night jam session with the Sun Ra Arkestra and Al Green's Hi Records band, awash in echo. "It" band Alabama Shakes 's new album, Sound & Color , could have been conceived in such a ...

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  2. Notable CDsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | World Magazine

    ... relative obscurities by The Band, Bobby Charles, and-on the "deluxe edition"-Womack & Womack; the cooling of Al Green's "Full of Fire" by several silk degrees; and a cynical original called "Hell to Pay" that's perfect for the upcoming election ...

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  3. ORGONE featuring SOPHISTAFUNK live at Gypsy Sally'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Patch.com

    ... by a mutual affinity for raw soul recordings. Members of Orgone have collaborated/performed with the Roots, Al Green, Gil Scott-Heron, Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings, Breakestra, Thievery Corporation, and the Monophonics. As tight in the studio as ...

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  4. Frist Fridays Summer Concert Series to Launch 6/26 with Al Green & The Hard TimesRead the original story

    Wednesday May 6 | BroadwayWorld.com

    The Frist Center for the Visual Arts' popular summer concert series Frist Fridays kicks off Friday, June 26, and will feature musical acts that celebrate personal style in conjunction with the summer exhibition Italian Style: Fashion since 1945 . Now in its thirteenth season, Frist Fridays take place on the final Friday of June, July and August from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. in the Center's Turner Courtyard.

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  5. Marc Cohn stages stellar homecoming show in Cleveland cathedralRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | Examiner.com

    ... Perhaps Cohn's musical connection to the divine was unavoidable; he grew up listening to Ray Charles and Al Green, whose gospel-drenched R&B seeped through the floorboards in his childhood home- right here in Northeast Ohio. Cohn's tapping of that ...

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  6. The Venerable Boz Scaggs Is Nobody's 'Fool'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | Houston Press

    ... covers. They were laid down in the city's famed Royal Recording Studios, where producer Willie Mitchell and singer Al Green did their seminal work. Scaggs, who spent his formative years in Plano near Dallas, continues his elegant musical meanderings ...

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  7. A Fool to CareRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | RollingStone

    ... where it ends"), is a sparkling duet with Bonnie Raitt, featuring her signature slide-guitar mastery. Versions of Al Green's "Full of Fire" and the Spinners' "Love Don't Love Nobody" even recall the slinky, disco-fied grit of Scaggs' 1976 smash, ...

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  8. Three Guys In A Car Act Out Pop Hits Of The Decades, And Dress For The OccasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | Switched

    ... into the street/ The air's so cool/ I'm wired and I'm tired/ And I'm grinnin' like a fool" Okay, this is a two-fer. Al Green wrote it (along with his guitarist, Teenie Hodges), and his yearning, soulful voice yielded the perfect blend of the ...

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  9. Interview | Robert Randolph Discusses New The Word AlbumRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | JamBase

    ... and we did the second sessions down in Memphis at Royal Studios, which is Willie Mitchell's old place where all the Al Green stuff was recorded. And that studio, they didn't remodel, it looked exactly the same as when Al Green recorded "Love and ...

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  10. Think you know Reading: Last week of prizesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 | Get Reading

    ... with songs from their new album Sweet Soul Music, a tribute to doo-wop and soul pioneers such as The Drifters, Al Green and The Temptations. You won't be just singing along with them, you will also have the chance to meet the band! Towards the end ...

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  11. Singer-songwriter Noel releases new album 'Authentic Love & Pain'Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 29 | PR Log

    ... and distinguished list including Drake, Stevie Wonder, Esperanza Spalding, Dwele, Michael McDonald, Craig David, Al Green, R. Kelly, Amy Winehouse, Frank Ocean, and Luke James. Noel's current official bio describes his sound as "a concoction of ...

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  12. Mitchelle'l- "Spillin Drank"Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | AllHipHop.com

    ... music. Mitchelle'l grew up listening to and was deeply inspired by the kings of soul music, including Marvin Gaye , Al Green and Otis Redding . He later gravitated towards more contemporary R&B offerings from R. Kelly , Jodeci and D'Angelo . As he ...

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  13. Alabama Shakes. Picture by Autumn De WildeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | The Argus

    ... still central to the sound, the new album is much more varied, with touches of soul, funk and pop especially on the Al Green-style harmonies of Guess Who and heartfelt Miss You, alongside the bluesy grooves and jams. "The whole of the last record ...

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  14. Sound & ColorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | RollingStone

    ... classic R&B vocal moves, those spirit-channeling shouts and moans; guitarist Heath Fogg still echoes licks from Al Green sideman Teenie Hodges and Stax mainstay Steve Cropper. But they're touchstones that get transformed by production fit for a ...

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  15. The Word [Robert Randolph, John Medeski + North Mississippi...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Something Else! Reviews

    ... gospel-jazz country blues supergroups. Recording at Willie Mitchell's legendary Royal Studio in Memphis (where Al Green, Chuck Berry and, more recently, Paul Rodgers have laid down a series of head-wagging sides), "When I See the Blood" finally ...

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  16. Skateboard event hosted by Wilson offcials in 1965 - Almanac April 13, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | NJ.com

    ... you come up with, they spend it." Actor Lyle Waggoner is 80. Actor Paul Sorvino is 76. Actor Tony Dow is 70. Singer Al Green is 69. Sen. Bob Casey Jr., D-Pa., is 55. Actor Ricky Schroder is 45. Almanac is compiled by Pete Brekus, ...

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  17. Avery*Sunshine to perform live for Usa TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | USA Today

    ... Avery*Sunshine's second album, released last year. Her sound is classic soul, drawing inspiration from the likes of Al Green, Ray Charles and Gladys Knight, but with a more modern vibe. She was recently featured as a VH1 artist "You Oughta Know" and ...

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  18. EntertainmentSoul singer Billy Butler dies at 69Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    That's no surprise, when you consider two of his biggest influences were Curtis Mayfield, the soul giant whose purr was a featherbed for the ears, and his big brother, Jerry "Iceman" Butler, who sang with the luster of a pearl and the grit that made it. The creator of an exuberant 1960s Chicago soul sound whose compositions were recorded by Al Green, Isaac Hayes and Bobby "Blue" Bland, Billy Butler died of cancer March 31 at a Chicago nursing home.

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  19. Larry Coryell: A Family AffairRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2015 | All About Jazz

    ... all of us regarding passages of the music. AAJ: What do you mean by "choices"? LC: We had more than one take of Al Green's Love And Happiness tune. With his own sense of musicality, Nick was able to bring in a stronger guitar solo in the middle of ...

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  20. Watch Avery*Sunshine perform live for Usa TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | WWWM-FM Toledo

    ... Avery*Sunshine's second album, released last year. Her sound is classic soul, drawing inspiration from the likes of Al Green, Ray Charles and Gladys Knight, but with a more modern vibe. She was recently featured as a VH1 artist "You Oughta Know" and ...

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