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  1. Happy 2017 Birthday to Music Legends Johnny Otis, Edgar Winter, Earl Hines, and Alex ChiltonRead the original story

    Friday Dec 29 | Aquarius Papers

    ... and Blues," he did everything from big band to boogie woogie to rock and roll. He discovered Etta James, Jackie Wilson, Hank Ballard, and Little Willie John, and produced the original recording of "Hound Dog" by Big Mama Thornton. For those things ...

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  2. Danny BoyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2017 | Elvis Presley E-zine

    ... Irish ballad. Emotional and heartfelt, but sorry Elvis world the all-time best version of this comes from Jackie Wilson. Wilson and Elvis knew each other well and I understand had great admiration for each other. I don't think it would have bothered ...

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  3. Van Morrison In Concert Arrives On DVD, Blu-ray 2/16Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Than The Sword (13) Keep Me Singing (14) Enlightenment (15) Carrying A Torch (16) Brown Eyed Girl (17) Jackie Wilson Said (18) In The Garden BONUS CONCERT (1) Cyprus Avenue (2) Celtic Swing (3) Cleaning Windows / Be-Bop A Lua (4) Days Like This (5) ...

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  4. Will Young - "Light My Fire"Read the original story

    Nov 12, 2017 | FreakyTrigger

    ... her version recontextualised on an album called Obama Victory Music, makes it a bracing call to arms. For Jackie Wilson it's a soul man's plea. Massive Attack, to the frustration of countless listeners, rub its mud over the face of their Protection ...

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  5. First Listen: Syleena Johnson, 'Rebirth Of Soul'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2017 | National Public Radio

    ... summons her grittier timbre for the most tortured lines of the doo-wop number "Lonely Teardrops," whose pleas Jackie Wilson delivered with youthful decorum in the late '50s, imbues the song with a more weathered melancholy. The full-voiced ...

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  6. Jackie Shane, a Transgender Soul Pioneer, Re-emerges After Four DecadesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2017 | The New York Times

    ... the grid in 1971, Ms. Shane studied under Little Richard and the Upsetters, and shared stages with Etta James, Jackie Wilson and the Impressions, among other R&B and soul icons. But she never recorded a studio album, in part because of the fledgling ...

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  7. Kansas City Repertory's FENCES, Featuring Chester Gregory, Begins TonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... , followed by the national tour in 2013-2014. He also toured the world with the revival of Dreamgirls, The Jackie Wilson Story and his one man show titled The Eve of Jackie Wilson . Chester received major acclaim and won several awards, including ...

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  8. Broadway's Chester Gregory Joins the Cast of Kansas City Repertory's FENCESRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... , followed by the national tour in 2013-2014. He also toured the world with the revival of Dreamgirls, The Jackie Wilson Story and his one man show titled The Eve of Jackie Wilson . Chester received major acclaim and won several awards, including ...

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  9. Kansas City Sunday Morning LookRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2017 | Tony's Kansas City

    ... e parking garage at the Legends??), but they've hit their stride at Power & Light in the last couple of years. Jackie Wilson -- "I'll Fly Away" is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .

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  10. UpFront Soul (Formerly The Nightfly): UpFront Soul #2017.28 - July...Read the original story

    Jul 29, 2017 | A-Infos Radio Project

    ... Me Know / Don't Let Me Catch You Crying / Benny Spellman / The Word Game / Benny Spellman Selected Favorites / Jackie Wilson / That's All I Need / That's All I Need / Jimmy Smith / 8 Counts for Rita / 8 Counts for Rita / Maceo & the King's Men / ...

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  11. Is Michael Jackson still alive? - screenshot from a youtube footageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2017 | Egypt Today

    ... in R&B, pop and soul. MJ was inspired by these wonderful contemporary musicians: Little Richard, James Brown, Jackie Wilson and Diana Ross.

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  12. Jimi Hendrix's North Jersey DaysRead the original story

    Jun 13, 2017 | The New York Observer

    Rock guitar virtuoso Jimi Hendrix caught mid guitar-break during his performance at the Isle of Wight Festival, August 1970. When a 20-year-old former Army paratrooper from Seattle, Washington named James Marshall Hendrix made his way to New York City in 1963, it was on the heels of a successful run on the Southern Chitlin' Circuit, playing guitar for some of the great names in blues, R&B, and soul, including Slim Harpo, Wilson Pickett, and Jackie Wilson.

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  13. Name That TuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | Ask MetaFilter

    ... from an older man (a father?) to a little boy about how extremely cruel the world is. 3. This song is by Jackie Wilson, Brook Benton, or someone with this sound. 4. The song is composed mostly of rhymed couplets and verses, but at the end there is ...

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  14. Almanac for Friday, June 9, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2017 | UPI

    Those born on this date are under the sign of Gemini. They include Russian Czar Peter the Great in 1672; composer Cole Porter in 1891; composer/conductor/inventor Fred Waring in 1900; actor Robert Cummings in 1910; guitarist/recording pioneer Les Paul in 1915; Robert S. McNamara, former U.S. defense secretary/World Bank president, in 1916; journalist Marvin Kalb in 1930 ; comedian Jackie Mason in 1931 ; soul singer Jackie Wilson in 1934; sportscaster Dick Vitale in 1939 ; writer Patricia Cornwell in 1956 ; writer and producer Aaron Sorkin in 1961 ; actor Michael J. Fox in 1961 ; actor Johnny Depp in 1963 ; actor Gloria Reuben in 1964 ; actor Natalie Portman in 1981 .

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  15. Saltbox in Bolero Square will host a bank holiday soul and disco 'Nite To Remember'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | Nottingham Evening Post

    ... Upstairs we play more modern music, as well as 70s and 80s and disco. Downstairs it'll be The Temptations, Jackie Wilson and The Four Tops, while upstairs it'll be disco and 80s groove including anything from Micheal Jackson and Luther Vandross ...

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  16. Van Morrison: The Authorized Bang CollectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2017 | All About Jazz

    ... Dominic's Preview (Warner Bros., 1972) (each of which had its own concession to commerciality in the form of "Jackie Wilson Said (I'm In Heaven When You Smile)," as did its predecessor Tupelo Honey (Warner Bros., 1971) in the form of "Wild Nights"). ...

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  17. Cuba Gooding Sr found dead in LARead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2017 | Ghanamma.com

    ... bit more sneaking in the back." Growing up, he saw the likes of Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, Sam Cooke and Jackie Wilson play on his doorstep, and resolved to become a singer in his own right. The other members of Main Ingredient - Tony ...

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  18. Cuba Gooding Sr found dead in LARead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2017 | Newsday

    ... bit more sneaking in the back." Growing up, he saw the likes of Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, Sam Cooke and Jackie Wilson play on his doorstep, and resolved to become a singer in his own right. The other members of Main Ingredient - Tony ...

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  19. News Sir Elton John named first ever Record Store Day - Legend'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2017 | NME

    ... for vinyl, from his mother's weekly purchases of 78s (such as 'At The Hop' by Danny & The Julians) and 45s (Jackie Wilson's 'Reet Petite'), to his latest purchase; a bootleg copy of Kanye's 'The Life Of Pablo'. He adds, "It cost a fortune. I don't ...

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  20. Exclusive: Elton John backs Record Store DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | Newsday

    ... of record shops - having bought his first singles (At the Hop by Danny and the Juniors; and Reet Petite by Jackie Wilson) at the age of 10. He said was "honoured" to be named a Record Store Day Legend, and wholeheartedly supported the initiative - ...

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