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  1. From John Brown to James Brown: Old Maryland farmstead's history runs deepRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Texarkana Gazette

    In this Feb. 8, 2017 photo, the farmhouse where abolitionist John Brown launched his ill-fated, 1859 seizure of a Harpers Ferry, W.Va., federal armory stands in Dargan, Md. A new book traces a connection between 19th-century abolitionist John Brown and soul singer James Brown.

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  2. Next-Gen TV Pioneer Plans Move To CityRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | New Haven Independent

    "SuperFrank" cooked up a plan for James Brown: have him sing "Sex Machine" on float at Pride Parade in New York. Now he has cooked up a new plan: Ride the next revolutionary wave in television, out of a new headquarters in New Haven.

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  3. Easy listening and upbeat music makes you IMMORALRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    ... volunteers to listen to music and then asked them to tell a student they could not complete their degree. When James Brown's hit 'I Got You (I Feel Good)' was playing in the background 82 per cent agreed to do it. In a series of tests, volunteers ...

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  4. Lives in Brief. This week: a great conductor, an acclaimed drummer and a star of Twin PeaksRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sunday Herald

    ... which ended Skrowaczewski's decades of conducting. DRUMMER Clyde Stubblefield, who has died aged 73, worked for James Brown and created one of the most widely sampled drum breaks ever. HE performed on several of Brown's classics in the 1960s and ...

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  5. Aleks Sever Lays it Down on 'Extravagant'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Guitar Player

    ... played almost every day for a long time." Along with Miles, Sever cites John Coltrane, Maceo Parker, Prince, and James Brown as early influences. "I was really captivated by the grooves and the incredible harmonic depth and sense of freedom from ...

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  6. First Listen: Chicano Batman, 'Freedom Is Free'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | National Public Radio

    ... and angular attack of both Martinez and Carlos Arevalo's guitars felt so familiar and then it hit me: It's pure James Brown. Chicano Batman has always exuded soulfulness in a broad sense of the term, but with Freedom Is Free , they're deliberately ...

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  7. Janelle Monae shines as both her films get Oscar nodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    ... of funk, psychedelic soul, R&B and pop - have been critically lauded, and her electric stage presence recalls James Brown or Prince, who was a close friend and mentor. She's a CoverGirl spokeswoman and a fashion muse known for her eclectic style: On ...

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  8. James Brown's 'Funky Drummer' ClydeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | MyFoxAtlanta

    Clyde Stubblefield, a drummer for James Brown who created one of the most widely sampled drum breaks ever, died Saturday. He was 73. His wife, Jody Hannon, told The Associated Press that Stubblefield died of kidney failure at a Madison, Wisconsin, hospital around noon.

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  9. Tom Herman was once fired by Subway for freeloading on pastramiRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | MSNBC

    ... watching Packers vs. Vikings, young Tom Herman has his eyeballs on the Cowboys vs. Redskins game. When J.B. (James Brown) and Howie (Long) cut into your game and say, 'Let's give you a quick update,' you'd see highlights and they would read ...

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  10. Experience music in its rawest form at Blues FestRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | The Shorthorn

    ... doesn't like to limit himself to one genre, he said. The 21-year-old listens to many artists, such as Nirvana, James Brown, Amy Winehouse and The Rolling Stones. "I have a huge love for the blues, but at the core of it, it's just a music that really ...

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  11. Six named to Rochester Music Hall of Fame class of 2017 newRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | 13WHAM

    ... James Rado, creator of the musical "Hair", Pee Wee Ellis, saxophonist and musical director for Van Morrison and James Brown; The Rustix, a Rochester-born soul group; vibraphonist Joe Locke; and composer and Eastman School of Music director Howard ...

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  12. Singer Charlie Wilson got a little help on the way back upRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Daily Herald

    ... album. What made all that happen for you? A. I work hard. I work more than most people do. It's almost like a James Brown work ethic. I still have the passion. I've been through a lot. I've had my obstacles, my hurdles, and jumped through all of ...

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  13. Madison Concourse Hotel to host 'Celebration of Life' for Clyde StubblefieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | WKOW-TV

    The 73-year-old died at a Madison hospital February 18 of kidney failure. The "Funky Drummer" was best known for his work with James Brown.

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  14. Review: Hazel Miller Band and Chris Daniels at Denver's Oriental TheaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Examiner.com

    ... started in Louisville, Ken., moved to Colorado about 24 years ago, and has a resume of opening for Mel Torme, James Brown and Temptations to name a few. Saturday night, the band nailed a Motown mix with the help of talented vocalist Coco Brown and ...

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  15. Clyde StubblefieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Modern Drummer

    In his September, 1999, cover story on John "Jabo" Starks and Clyde Stubblefield, funk and soul architect James Brown's famous tandem drum team, writer Ken Micallef wrote, "Clyde's groove exists in the perfect space all drummers seek but hardly ever find. 'Soul Pride,' 'Sudsy,' 'The Chicken,' and the famous, heavily sampled 'Funky Drummer' are what modern funk is all about."

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  16. Trump to visit African American History MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | The Oak Ridge Observer

    J.A.M.P. performing James Brown's "I Feel Good" Thursday at Fort Gordon's Black History Month observance President Trump on Tuesday will visit the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture, ABC News reported . Day celebrations.

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  17. Houston Symphony Presents Soulful Program Of Music With Powerhouse Vocalist, 2/17-19Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | BroadwayWorld.com

    The Houston Symphony will celebrate more than 50 years of soul influence Feb. 17-19 with R&B MIXTAPE, a brand-new show featuring the best of Motown legends as well as today's hottest R&B entertainers. R&B MIXTAPE will take audiences on a trip down memory lane with nostalgic hits that iconic artists like Aretha Franklin , James Brown , Stevie Wonder and Marvin Gaye made popular as well as contemporary hits by some of the most influential R&B artists of today such as Grammy nominee Ryan Shaw and N'Kenge, a versatile vocalist known for her role of Mary Wells in Motown: The Musical and for starring in the Michael Jackson Tribute Show world tour.

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  18. Hip Hop Mourns Death Of Clyde "Funky Drummer" StubblefieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | HipHopDx

    Clyde "Funky Drummer" Stubblefield , whose rhythm patterns are embedded in Hip Hop's DNA, passed away from kidney failure on Saturday . As the drummer for James Brown , he was behind one of Hip Hop's most sampled songs, 1970s' "Funky Drummer," which has been used on classics like Public Enemy's "Fight The Power" and "Bring The Noise," LL Cool J's "Mama Said Knock You Out," Dr. Dre's "Let Me Ride," and N.W.A's "Fuck Tha Police."

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  19. Hear the Legacy of the Late, Great Clyde Stubblefield, James Brown's Funkiest DrummerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | The Stranger

    Best known as the drummer for James Brown during one of the godfather of soul's most creatively fertile periods , Clyde Stubblefield died February 18 in his longtime home of Madison, Wisconsin, due to kidney failure. He was 73. Along with fellow drummer John "Jabo" Starks , Stubblefield laid the foundation for some of history's funkiest tracks, including "Sex Machine," "I Got the Feelin'," "Cold Sweat," "Give It Up or Turn It Loose," "Say It Loud - I'm Black & I'm Proud," and, of course, "The Funky Drummer," which has been sampled 1,366 times according to whosampled.com , but that total's surely much higher.

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  20. James Brown's 'Funky Drummer' Clyde Stubblefield dies at 73Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | 680News

    Clyde Stubblefield, a drummer for James Brown who created one of the most widely sampled drum breaks ever, died Saturday. He was 73. His wife, Jody Hannon, told The Associated Press that Stubblefield died of kidney failure at a Madison, Wisconsin, hospital around noon.

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