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  1. Gordon Campbell on Murray McCully's avoidance strategyRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 2 | Scoop

    ... work with the Box Tops and Elvis and Wilson Pickett, sashayed flamboyantly through the hippie soul era with Sly Stone, hung out and promoted niche indie guys like Jim Ford, did blaxploitation era movie soundtracks, had hits in the Philly soul/disco ...

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    Tuesday Jul 1 | Scoop

    ... work with the Box Tops and Elvis and Wilson Pickett, sashayed flamboyantly through the hippie soul era with Sly Stone, hung out and promoted niche indie guys like Jim Ford, did blaxploitation era movie soundtracks, had hits in the Philly soul/disco ...

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  3. Soul singer Bobby Womack dies at 70Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 27 | The Raw Story

    ... nearly six decades, worked closely with leading musicians ranging from Sam Cooke, Ray Charles, Wilson Pickett and Sly Stone to Damon Albarn and Gorillaz. Yet for many years, he was better known as a songwriter and session musician. The Rolling ...

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  4. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announces summer programs for 'Common Ground'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 18 | Examiner.com

    ... integrated gatherings. The high water mark for the group came at the Woodstock Festival in August of 1969 when Sly Stone (during an epic nighttime set) began an enthusiastic call-and-response with the 400,000 in attendance during their electrified ...

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  5. Comeback tour finds a fresh PrinceRead the original story

    Jun 6, 2014 | Financial Times

    ... from Prince. Lithe in a psychedelic patterned print outfit, hair styled in an Afro, he resembled the descendant of Sly Stone and Jimi Hendrix. But the speed and discipline with which he performed brought to mind a more driven virtuoso of black ...

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  6. D'Angelo Slammed by the Label Exec Who Signed HimRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2014 | Spin

    ... hosted the event, with the Roots' Questlove occasionally weighing in, and the conversation covered everything from Sly Stone to Slipknot (well, it was 85 minutes long). Unmentioned, though, was Gary Harris, the former EMI A&R executive credited with ...

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  7. D'Angelo + Questlove Talk Soulquarian Sleepovers, Not Being Neo Soul + MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2014 | AllHipHop.com

    ... George and surprise guest Questlove. D'Angelo, Before stating, "Sly you promised" when asked about a potential Sly Stone and D'angelo collaboration, he explains how the funk legend is "f*cking with the autoune sh*t": He's always constantly working ...

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  8. 10 Things We Learned From 'A Conversation With D'Angelo'Read the original story

    May 10, 2014 | The Village Voice

    ... the Michael Jordan of interviews -- but D'Angelo was more than happy to cede the spotlight. 1) D'Angelo has heard Sly Stone's new music -- and it's got Autotune on it. "I met Sly recently. I always hear in the rumor mill that he's constantly ...

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  9. Kearney displays maturity on 'Age'; Ford, Roots elevate artRead the original story

    May 19, 2014 | Boston Herald

    ... with "Age of Blame," out Friday. The Lowell singer digs into sweet funk while winking at influences both obvious (Sly Stone, Stevie Wonder) and obscure (Donny Hathaway, Roberta Flack). Most of the credit goes to Kearney - her booming soul voice and ...

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  10. Ann Vriend's lyrics reflect her time and placeRead the original story

    May 12, 2014 | Canada.com

    ... "Some people automatically heard the old-school soul in the sound, the Marvin Gaye and Aretha Franklin, P-Funk and Sly Stone. It's that, but it's also a little more contemporary, because Tino (Zolfo, producer) and I also have these drum loops in ...

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  11. Con Brio a smash at MOM DJs five year anniversary partyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... January, which was great; it was a Sunset [Promotions] show. Then we did three nights of the UnderCover Presents Sly Stone show, and we opened for Karl Denson in March. So this our sixth night, our fourth show. We really like it there; they do a ...

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  12. The 10 Best Anti-Racism SongsRead the original story

    May 1, 2014 | Anorak

    ... to pick a bunch that are off the beaten track, but feel free to share the famous and your favourites with us. Sly Stone, when the mood took him, was one of the most direct songwriters on the planet. In this track, he doesn't mince his words one bit. ...

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  13. May Day Music: Rebellum at ConstellationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2014 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    ... hip-hop, rock, and avant-garde sounds. As Arkestra conductor Tate puts it, "Burnt Sugar got the nerve to claim Sly Stone, Morton Feldman, Billie Holiday, Jimi Hendrix and Jean Luc Ponty as progenitors." A must-see if the enesemble is playing when ...

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  14. Shango to shake up The Dance Hall in Kittery on FridayRead the original story

    Mar 26, 2014 | SeacoastOnline

    Fela Kuti was Nigeria's James Brown, Bob Marley, Dr. King, Sly Stone, Malcolm X, and George Clinton all rolled into one super-funky, hilarious, radical activist and hyper-sexual trickster.

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  15. Retrostate's New Single Blends Live 70s Funk Soul Melody With Club Dance MixesRead the original story

    Apr 12, 2014 | Mi2n

    ... NY label Openbar Music was a success in 2012. As a singer, his influences include Stevie Wonder, Seal, Jamiroquai, Sly Stone. Retrostate deliver a blend of Disco Funk and pop but always stay true to their songwriting roots, keeping strong on ...

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  16. Retrostate Fuze 70s Live Band Soul Funk with Club Dance of TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2014 | PR Log

    ... NY label Openbar Music was a success in 2012. As a singer, his influences include Stevie Wonder, Seal, Jamiroquai, Sly Stone. Retrostate deliver a blend of Disco Funk and pop but always stay true to their songwriting roots, keeping strong on ...

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  17. Retrostate Return to Release New SingleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2014 | PR-inside.com

    ... NY label Openbar Music was a success in 2012. As a singer, his influences include Stevie Wonder, Seal, Jamiroquai, Sly Stone. Retrostate deliver a blend of Disco Funk and pop but always stay true to their songwriting roots, keeping strong on ...

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  18. Todd Cochran explores 'Worlds Around the Sun'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... no rules." 'I'm On It' swivels on its drums and keyboard hook, thumping out jazz funk like Davis, the Blackbyrds, Sly Stone and others were simultaneously exploring. Cochran's keyboard playing on "Worlds Around the Sun" often seems to orbit around ...

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  19. Album Review: KXM builds groovy supergroup atmosphereRead the original story

    Apr 2, 2014 | Weekender

    ... implied spiritual muscle flex comes through in tracks like "Faith Is a Room," where he channels decidedly Sly Stone-ish funk and backhands it with hard rock riffage, offering the idea that, "I've heard it said before, faith is a room with many doors ...

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  20. Shango to shake up The Dance Hall in Kittery on FridayRead the original story

    Mar 26, 2014 | SeacoastOnline

    Fela Kuti was Nigeria's James Brown, Bob Marley, Dr. King, Sly Stone, Malcolm X, and George Clinton all rolled into one super-funky, hilarious, radical activist and hyper-sexual trickster.

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