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  1. Thomas Rhett Previews Progressive New Album 'Tangled Up'Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | RollingStone

    ... is taking what they learned and loved from their idols and trying to make it into what they do today." Citing James Brown as one of his biggest idols, Rhett says the way fans embraced "Crash and Burn" became the catalyst for his new direction. The ...

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  2. Liza Horvath, Senior Advocate: Courtroom battles in estate rage onRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Monterey County Herald

    ... the family. Maybe our local woman's estate dispute of eight years is not so bad when compared to others. Singer James Brown died in 2006 and left an estate of approximately $100 million. He intended to create two trusts - one to educate is ...

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  3. Funk Legend Maceo Parker Headlines the Fox TonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Maceo Parker: His name is synonymous with funky music, his pedigree impeccable; his band: the tightest little funk orchestra on earth. Maceo has played with every leader of funk from James Brown and George Clinton to Prince.

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  4. Charlie Daniels Volunteer Jam 40TH AnniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | WDRM-FM Hutsville

    On Aug. 12, 2015, The Charlie Daniels Band's legendary Volunteer Jam, a star-studded, multi-genre musical extravaganza that has featured artists like James Brown, Billy Joel, Garth Brooks, Don Henley and Lynyrd Skynyrd , returns to Nashville. In addition to The Charlie Daniels Band, the highly-anticipated 40th anniversary event will bring a slew of special guests to Bridgestone Arena, including Billy Ray Cyrus, Kentucky Headhunters, Montgomery Gentry, the Outlaws, Lee Roy Parnell and Travis Tritt, with even more exciting artist announcements coming soon.

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  5. Music History: James Brown at the Apollo TheaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Switched

    ... much. But they all have two things in common: terrific music and fascinating history. Liner Notes Performer(s) : James Brown and the Famous Flames (Bobby Byrd, Bobby Bennett and Lloyd Stallworth) Venue : The Apollo Theater Location : Harlem, New ...

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  6. Rock Hall Anniversary: James Brown's Sex MachineRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 30 | Examiner.com

    Almost eight years after his historical appearance at the Apollo Theater, resulting in one of the greatest live albums of all time, James Brown released what would be his greatest live album of the 1970s, Sex Machine . Produced by the Godfather of Soul himself, Sex Machine was a double album, with the majority of it recorded during a 1969 show at the Bell Auditorium in Augusta, Georgia.

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  7. Rock Candy Funk Party - Groove Is KingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Something Else! Reviews

    ... doing. But now, Bergman beefed up that rhythm section with a percussionist (Daniel Sadownick) and also going the James Brown Way of making it funky: with a small, nimble horn section. Though they aren't on every track, the horns add a whole 'nother ...

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  8. A Gapers Block Guide to Lollapalooza 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Gapers Block

    ... way of letting his own energy spread out to get any crowd moving. Janeway can easily remind you of a modern day James Brown as he shimmies across stage. In the past St. Paul and the Broken Bones have relied on covers to fill out their set, but since ...

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  9. REVIEW: Mark Ribowsky: Dreams To RememberRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | Sunday Herald

    ... cited as an observer on cultural politics in America. But nor is he in the hedonistic line of Little Richard and James Brown, who share (only professionally in Brown's case) a Macon, Georgia, background. And yet Redding was involved in controversy ...

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  10. In a cold sweatRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Colorado Springs Independent

    ... 20 years of hitchhiking and odd jobs, the tragic murder of his brother, and overcoming stage fright as a James Brown tribute act, Black Velvet . While Bradley's circumstances were humble, at best, his impassioned performances as Black Velvet ...

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  11. For Fairhope's Roger Fritz, making music starts with making guitarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Alabama Live

    ... acts who've used his Fritz Brothers guitars. Backstage photos from a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, a snapshot of James Brown hugging Chuck Berry. A copy of a letter from George Harrison, praising Fritz for a Roy Buchanan model guitar the former Beatle ...

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  12. Serious Soul At Vibes: Sharon Jones And The Dap KingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | CTNow.com

    ... been up there [Toni Braxton] has probably won Grammys. Some of these young kids are eight-time Grammy nominees. James Brown never got that many Grammys. It just amazes me." The pairing of the Dap-Kings with TTB - the closest thing these days to the ...

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  13. D'angelo And The Vanguard - Black MessiahRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 26 | MusicEmissions

    ... more. As years passed and promises went unfulfilled for "James River", appearances at this year's Hollywood Bowl James Brown tribute, Afropunk Fest (attended both) and gigs in Oz reignited the debate yet again. I found myself in convos with fans and ...

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  14. Bradley's dazzling showmanship closes Interstellar Rodeo's most soulful dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | Edmonton Journal

    ... suit, hips swaying, doing the robot and screaming. Bradley - who "made it" well into middle age - used to be a James Brown impersonator. You might attribute his shrieks to those years. But his own classic soul repertoire - including his opening ...

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  15. The McCrary Sisters & Yola CarterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | This Is Bristol

    ... Early on, Yola gained a reputation as a singer and a writer, performing as support to acts from Basement Jaxx to James Brown, and playing alongside Solomon Burke, Dr John, Carlene Carter, Candi Staton and Eddie Floyd and The Stax Band. Yola is the ...

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  16. Erykah Badu Released A Mixtape Because She Wants The World To Be A Better PlaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | Vibe

    ... a bit of Afro-beat, as soon as the press play on the hour-long collection. With tracks from Earth, Wind & Fire, James Brown, Eddie Kendricks and of course Ms. Badu herself, the freebie project proves to be a well-needed venture from the norm. ALL ...

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  17. Black Ensemble Theater celebrates R&B soul singers in Men Of SoulRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Examiner.com

    ... in their rendition of songs like Bobby Womack's If You Think You're Lonely Now (Beverly Glen Music 1982), James Brown's Sex Machine (King 1970), Lionel Richie and Dianna Ross's duet Endless Love (Motown 1981) and Prince's Purple Rain (Warner Bros. ...

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  18. Review: Robin Thicke Sounds Desperate On 'Paula'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2014 | StarPulse.com

    ... terproductive for man in the doghouse. "Living in New York City" is a 'SMH' moments, as Thicke clumsily emulates James Brown, on the tongue-n-cheek fail.

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  19. D'angelo And The Vanguard - Black MessiahRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 23 | MusicEmissions

    ... more. As years passed and promises went unfulfilled for "James River", appearances at this year's Hollywood Bowl James Brown tribute, Afropunk Fest (attended both) and gigs in Oz reignited the debate yet again. I found myself in convos with fans and ...

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  20. Civilian's quest for knowledge about secret plane crash leads to Cold War memorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | American Legion Magazine

    ... Clayton Farris; Guy Fasolas and John Gaines. Five members of the CIA were aboard--James Bray, Terence O'Donnell, James Brown, Edwin Urolatis and William Marr. The rest of the casualties were civilians, employees of Lockheed or Hycon, and included ...

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