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  1. Feature: Wiyaala is the next big international act to emerge from GhanaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Ghanamma.com

    ... techniques including, but not limited to, the split, camel walk, mashed potato, funky chicken, and boogaloo of James Brown, "the Founding Father of Funk Music" and the "the Godfather of Soul," even so of MC Hammer too. But physical acquisition of ...

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  2. Kaz Kasozi's testimonial albumRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

    ... up, but also that which I listened to in my teens. From old Congolese hits, country-Western, Motown, Fela Kuti, James Brown and Prince," he recounts, affording himself a smile. An exciting performer, on stage Kasozi will engage fellow ...

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  3. The family feud over Joy Culverhouse's estate continues and that's not that unusualRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

    ... live on in the headlines well past their deaths as survivors wrestle in court. The widow and children of singer James Brown - the "Godfather of Soul'' who died in 2006 - weren't happy that he left the bulk of his $50 million estate to charities ...

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  4. Maxwell responds to Trump, world turmoil with music that's 'politically moved'Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    ... called "III." Granted, this isn't likely to earn "III" a foothold in protest marches, and it comes nowhere near James Brown's "Say it Loud - I'm Black and I'm Proud." Still, expressing his admiration for the first lady - and acknowledging, even ...

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  5. A tribute: To a Biloxi man named Yankie and two history-changing a 66 concertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sunherald.com

    ... the power to change history, and such is the case with Biloxi and the Mississippi Coast in the mid-20th century. James Brown. Johnny Cash. Fats Domino. Kitty Wells. Elvis. Dave Bartholomew. Paul Revere and the Raiders. Those and so many more ...

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  6. The Funk and Soul of Sharon Jones and the Dap-KingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | MetaFilter

    ... for you. Down south, Sharon discovered music-at church, on the radio, and in the audience with her father at a James Brown concert one summer. "He jumped on the stage," Jones recalled, and the J.B.'s dropped into something and James Brown started ...

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  7. Miss Sharon Jones! documentary motivates the singer to carry onRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Stuff.co.nz

    ... captures the stark difference between life on and off stage for the dynamic soul singer most often compared to James Brown. In 2013, Jones was diagnosed with stage-two pancreatic cancer. The film documents her transformation into cancer patient and, ...

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  8. Album reviews: Tuatara and Dave Brubeck QuartetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Kinston Free Press

    ... more melodic creations. Anyone looking for something to dance to has plenty to choose from, including the James Brown-flavored "Skeleton Getdown" and the strutting "Procession". Even these tunes that put the focus on the funk feature enough musical ...

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  9. 116 August Events in Seattle To Buy Tickets For NowRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Stranger

    ... tunes. The prevailing mood is despondent, but buoyed by rhythms-including a sample or blatant facsimile of James Brown/Clyde Stubblefield's "Funky Drummer"-that insist you bounce out of the doldrums, despite your setbacks. DAVE SEGAL 4. Landau ...

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  10. BJ the Chicago Kid Is a New Star with an Old SoulRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | The Pordland Mercury

    ... chorus is the phrase "This is a woman's world," challenging the notion that men run the show while channeling James Brown's 1966 hit "It's a Man's Man's Man's World." "We wanted to take that which is being ignored and make that be understood," BJ ...

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  11. Sharon Jones Won't Let Cancer Stop the FunkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Houston Press

    ... eccentricity. Turns out the dynamo loves fatback and daytime talk shows, and still can't quite believe she met James Brown. Jones was a regular person longer than she was an indie-soul star, working as a corrections officer and singing in a wedding ...

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  12. Strut Records collects the 70s psychedelic soul of Tanzanian band SunburstRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Chicago Reader

    A few years ago, LA reissue label Now-Again led the rush to share with the world the joys of Zamrock-a beguiling take on psychedelic rock recorded in the mid-70s by a small coterie of bands in the African nation of Zambia. The music-by artists such as Witch , Amanaz, Paul Ngozi, Chrissy "Zebby" Tembo, and Rikki Ililonga & Musi-O-Tunya -inevitably sounded like a mutated hybrid of several different styles, combining a clear reverence for the Rolling Stones and Jimi Hendrix, the influence of James Brown, and rhythms borrowed from indigenous forms.

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  13. The show goes on for cancer-stricken Sharon JonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | News Times

    This June 8, 2012 file photo shows soul singer Sharon Jones of Sharon Jones and The Dap-Kings performing during the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Manchester, Tenn. Jones is the focus of a new documentary, "Miss Sharon Jones!" that captures the stark difference between life on and off stage for the dynamic soul singer most often compared to James Brown.

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  14. The show goes on for stricken soul singer Sharon Jones in stark new documentary filmRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Berkshire Eagle

    ... captures the stark difference between life on and off stage for the dynamic soul singer most often compared to James Brown. In 2013, Jones was diagnosed with stage-two pancreatic cancer. The film documents her transformation into cancer patient and, ...

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  15. More Read the original story

    Sunday Jul 24 | KHGI

    Law enforcement agencies in Topeka have been taking steps to ensure officer safety after incidents elsewhere that have claimed officers' lives. Police Chief James Brown says the Topeka Police Department is implementing two-person patrols to some extent.

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  16. Topeka law enforcement agencies adjust proceduresRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | Valley Morning Star

    ... taking steps to ensure officer safety after incidents elsewhere that have claimed officers' lives. Police Chief James Brown says the Topeka Police Department is implementing two-person patrols to some extent. The department also is taking other ...

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  17. JCCC to host lawn concerts on four FridaysRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 24 | The Gardner News and The Spring Hill New Era

    ... Orleans, Philly and San Francisco, the band continuously crosses musical boundaries both in style and era. If James Brown and Otis Redding had a love child, it would be Josh Hoyer, a reviewer wrote last fall in the quarterly Journal of Roots Music ...

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  18. HandClap by Fitz and The TantrumsRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 23 | WMGI-FM Terre Haute

    ... be screamin' till the sun comes out And when we wake we'd be the only sound Get on my knees and say a prayer to James Brown That I can make your hands clap That I can make your hands clap (Turn it up) That I can make your hands clap My flesh is ...

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  19. Fitz & The Tantrums - Get Right Back Summer TourRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | Dallas Observer

    ... were toned down compared to their past performances. But everyone has their ups and downs, and the inheritors of James Brown's title of "Hardest Working Band" have yet to disappoint an audience. Sign up for our weekly guide to events in Dallas, and ...

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  20. Topeka law enforcement agencies adjust procedures to ensure officers' safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | The Capital-Journal

    Local law enforcement agencies are taking steps to ensure officer safety following recent incidents in which officers have been killed amid increased racial tensions across the nation. Though the Topeka Police Department has had no credible threats directed at officers, the agency is implementing two-person patrols to some extent, Police Chief James Brown said in a statement.

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