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  1. After TV breakthrough on 'America's Got Talent', checking in with New ...Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | SouthCoastToday.com

    On that life-changing evening, the 26-year-old New Bedford woman wowed both the judges and the studio audience as she competed on "America's Got Talent,'' the NBC entertainment program. Her performance of " A Natural Woman'' received positive reviews from all four celebrity judges, Howard Stern, Howie Mandel, Heidi Klum and Mel B., and a standing ovation from the studio audience barely a chorus into her version of the Aretha Franklin classic.

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  2. Brendan Kurie: 'America's Got Talent' has veered away from crowning singersRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | SouthCoastToday.com

    The New Bedford singing sensation, who got the house - and three of four judges - on their feet with her stirring rendition of Aretha Franklin's " A Natural Woman" - is a top-notch singer on a show that has veered away from crowning vocalists in recent seasons. I've watched "America's Got Talent" since Season 2, and for years my biggest gripe was that, despite the saturation of singing shows, singers kept on winning.

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  3. Frankie Beverly and Maze returns to Essence FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The China Post

    For 15 years, thousands of fans dressed all in white entered the Superdome on the final day of the Essence Festival anticipating the soulful sounds of Maze featuring Frankie Beverly, who also dressed in his signature white pants, shirt and baseball cap, would sing into the wee hours of the next day. Then in 2010, that experience ended when a new festival producer decided to end the long tradition of Maze as the festival's closer - to the disappointment of many despite the great talent tapped to close, including Beyonce, Mary J. Blige, Lionel Richie, Aretha Franklin and Earth, Wind and Fire.

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  4. Superstar Barry Manilow will headline an extraordinary cast for the Capitol 4thRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Examiner.com

    ... ," and other hits from seven decades ago. Boomers always feel welcome there with music of their times. As Aretha Franklin sang, " RESPECT ," it was time to go to get in line for a front row seat at the event of the year. With Aretha's hit ringing in ...

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  5. What you never knew about a America the BeautifulaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | New York Post

    ... plane on his first trip to this country. The many memorable recordings and renditions - from Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, Willie Nelson, Mariah Carey and others - all share a moving simplicity, without the vocal acrobatics that too often accompany ...

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  6. Grandview Park Ready to Rock July 4THRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | KSCJ-AM Sioux City

    ... UND TO THE BANDSHELL AT TWO. CO-HEADLINER FOSTER THE PEOPLE ROCKS THE STAGE AT SEVEN, AND THE QUEEN OF SOUL, ARETHA FRANKLIN, WRAPS OF THE EVENING AROUND 9PM.

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  7. VIDEO / DVD: Aretha Franklin: Amsterdam 1968Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | All About Jazz

    In May 1968, Aretha Franklin was in her prime when she performed in Amsterdam during her first tour abroad. She was there to promote her new album, Lady Soul , after switching to Atlantic Records.

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  8. Luther Vandross Tribute: 'The Power of Love Experience...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Billboard

    ... jingles and was the lead singer for such studio groups as Change and Charme. As a producer, he worked Aretha Franklin and Diana Ross , among others. Vandross scored the first of seven No. 1 R&B hits as a solo artist in 1981 with "Never Too Much." ...

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  9. Audio overkill? Some question - high-res' musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... Warner Music re-releases of Joni Mitchell's "All I Want" from the 1971 album "Blue" and "Ain't No Way" from Aretha Franklin's 1968 album "Lady Soul," which The Associated Press bought from the PonoMusic store. "You're buying a container that's ...

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  10. Apple Music Is Here, but Is Streaming Right for You?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Wall Street Journal

    ... tap OK to join Apple Music , which becomes a $10 monthly subscription after 90 days, heed the sage words of Aretha Franklin: You better think . Streaming means renting access to music rather than buying albums or MP3s. It's an all-you-can-eat buffet ...

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  11. 'Supernatural woman': New Bedford woman wows 'America's Got Talent' judgesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... The 26-year-old rocked the house singing “(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman,'' one of Aretha Franklin's signature songs, during her audition performance on “America's Got Talent.'' But the self-proclaimed “SouthCoast ...

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  12. Frankie Beverly on Maze's return to Essence Fest: 'We belong on that thing'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Alabama Live

    ... such a great festival around like that. That festival was doing high-level stuff every year, people like Aretha Franklin and, even in the lounges, people like Hank Ballard. I thought the Essence Festival represented that real music. To move it ...

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  13. Audio Overkill? Some Question Benefits of 'High-Res' MusicRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 30 | NewsFactor

    ... Warner Music re-releases of Joni Mitchell's "All I Want" from the 1971 album "Blue" and "Ain't No Way" from Aretha Franklin's 1968 album "Lady Soul," which The Associated Press bought from the PonoMusic store. "You're buying a container that's ...

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  14. We're an American Band: Who's playing this July Fourth weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Connect Savannah

    The Rail "side yard" has become one of the best places to hear music outdoors in the downtown area - and what's a 4th of July weekend spent indoors? Savannah songstress Sarah Poole pairs acoustic guitar and brightly warm vocals to make her own blend of folk-pop. As a kid, Alabamian Donna Hopkins would sneak out to the MGM Grand in Muscle Shoals to jam with members Aretha Franklin's band.

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  15. The Voice Australia contestant Gail Page, 51, slams 'perfectionist' ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Daily Mail

    ... seemed to agree with. However, the singer has told Daily Mail Australia she thought her rendition of the Aretha Franklin classic (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman was anything but safe and simply 'was being respectful by agreeing' on-air and ...

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  16. Gospel music stirs and uplifts souls at the White HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | Examiner.com

    ... formerly of the group Destiny's Child, performed her hit, "Says Yes" to a calypso beat. The Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, whose roots started in gospel music, delivered her own rendition of "Plant My Feet on Higher Ground". She later came back ...

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  17. Perfect timing for PBS presentation of White House gospel performanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | Examiner.com

    ... having a pretty good night when [executive music director] T Bone Burnett and the Queen of Soul herself, Aretha Franklin , show up at your house to jam." But the show started with Pastor Shirley Caesar, who unlike Franklin and most every other ...

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  18. Don't believe the hype? 'High-res' music has its skepticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | SiliconValley.com

    ... Warner Music re-releases of Joni Mitchell's "All I Want" from the 1971 album "Blue" and "Ain't No Way" from Aretha Franklin's 1968 album "Lady Soul," which The Associated Press bought from the PonoMusic store. "You're buying a container that's ...

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  19. Audio overkill? Some question benefits of 'high-res' musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | KPIC

    ... Warner Music re-releases of Joni Mitchell's "All I Want" from the 1971 album "Blue" and "Ain't No Way" from Aretha Franklin's 1968 album "Lady Soul," which The Associated Press bought from the PonoMusic store. "You're buying a container that's ...

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  20. Don't believe the hype? 'High-res' music has its skepticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | San Jose Mercury News

    ... Warner Music re-releases of Joni Mitchell's "All I Want" from the 1971 album "Blue" and "Ain't No Way" from Aretha Franklin's 1968 album "Lady Soul," which The Associated Press bought from the PonoMusic store. "You're buying a container that's ...

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