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  1. 70 Year Old NYC Subway Singer John The Martyr Signs With LabelRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 18 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... time or I'd be in trouble. I'd rather get in trouble, because I wasn't leaving. I can recall seeing Sly & the Family Stone and all of the greats back then. My idol James Brown even sweat on me!" Anointed by "The hardest working man in show ...

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  2. Yo La Tengo Announces New Album 'There's A Riot Going On' & Shares 4 SinglesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 18 | JamBase

    Yo La Tengo will release a new album There's A Riot Going On via Matador Records on March 16. Along with the announcement of the band's 15th studio LP, Yo La Tengo has shared four of the songs included on the new record. The 15-track, self-produced There's A Riot Going On follows-up the trio's 2016 album Stuff Like That There , which was a mix of covers and re-worked originals recorded with former member Dave Schramm.

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  3. Yo La Tengo Announce New Album There's A Riot Going On, Share Four New SongsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 18 | Spin

    Yo La Tengo have announced their 15th studio album There's A Riot Going On , due out March 16 on Matador Records. The title of the album is an obvious reference to the Sly and the Family Stone album of the same name, and also a blunt commentary on these politically turbulent times.

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  4. Hear Yo La Tengo Preview Upcoming Album With Four New SongsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 18 | RollingStone

    Veteran indie outfit  Yo La Tengo unveiled four new songs from their upcoming album, There's a Riot Going On , out March 16th via Matador. The album is available to pre-order , with new tracks "You Are Here," "Shades of Blue," "She May, She Might" and "Out of the Pool" available to hear now.

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  5. How a 70-year-old subway singer landed a record dealRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 13 | New York Post

    A year ago, Bill Hudson was singing doo-wop with a group of seniors at the 34th Street Herald Square station. Now, the 70-year-old Bronx resident is fronting a 12-piece rock band, John the Martyr, performing in hip clubs like Brooklyn's Knitting Factory and gearing up for his first record.

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  6. a Mardi Gras MamboFesta coming to The PalmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 10 | The Daily Democrat

    ... their versatility and skill. Members of the band have played with Dr. John, La Vern Baker, Queen Ida, Sly & The Family Stone, Allen Toussaint, Boz Scaggs, The Temptations, Elvin Bishop, T-Bone Walker, Roy Rogers, John Lee Hooker, Joe Louis Walker ...

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  7. David Duchovny Details New Album 'Every Third Thought'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 4 | RollingStone

    David Duchovny has announced the release of his sophomore album, Every Third Thought . The follow-up to 2015's Hell or Highwater , the new 12-song set will be released on February 9th via King Baby/GMG.

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  8. Rhythmtown-Jive and The K-Girls will bring 'Mardi Gras MamboFest' to The PalmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 3 | Davis Enterprise

    ... their versatility and skill. Members of the band have played with Dr. John, La Vern Baker, Queen Ida, Sly & The Family Stone, Allen Toussaint, Boz Scaggs, The Temptations, Elvin Bishop, T-Bone Walker, Roy Rogers, John Lee Hooker, Joe Louis Walker ...

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  9. My Morning Jacket Says Farewell To US Until 2019 With Memorable New Year's Eve ConcertRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 31 | JamBase

    ... You Need Is Love," Hal David & Burt Bacharach's "What The World Needs Now Is Love," and a pair of Sly & The Family Stone songs that both focus on the necessity of universal acceptance. Without bringing up any specific political topic, frontman Jim ...

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  10. Music Picks Dec. 27-Jan. 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 27 | Metro Santa Cruz

    ... and driving horns. Drawing inspiration from classic funk and soul bands such as Funkadelic and Sly & the Family Stone, the band has a foundation built on respect and technical understanding of the classics, but its San Francisco-infused rock and ...

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  11. Most Memorable Album Covers Of 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 27 | Hypebot

    ... with the American flag flapping behind him. Here we have an homage to the American flag cover of Sly & the Family Stone's There's a Riot Goin' On - and the music is as incendiary in 2017 as Sly's statement was in his time. Memorable album covers ...

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  12. Smart Bets: A Family AffairRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2017 | Mountain Xpress

    ... PHSH, featuring a rotating cast of notable musicians covering beloved songs. Having also worked with Sly & The Family Stone, the Chases have taken a similar route with A Family Affair, paying tribute to the group behind "Dance to the Music" and ...

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  13. New DVD/CD set featuring The Doorsa full 1970 Isle of Wight performance due in FebruaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2017 | KTGL-FM Lincoln

    A new audio/video release documenting The Doors ' full performance at the famed 1970 Isle of Wight festival will hit stores February 23, 2018 . The Doors: Live at the Isle of Wight 1970 , which features a completely recut and remixed version of the concert, will be available as a DVD/CD and Blu-ray/CD set, as well as a digital video.

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  14. A Funky Dozen Christmas partyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2017 | Lake County Record-Bee

    LAKEPORT >> A “Funky Dozen” celebration of Christmas comes to the Soper Reese Theatre at 7 p.m. on Friday, December 15. This local favorite band blends fun and funk to keep people on the dance floor all night long. Led by Larry Thompson, the group focuses primarily on favorites from the 1970s, but also pulls the best from the '80s and '90s.

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  15. Six acts announced for Roots and Blues festivalRead the original story

    Dec 1, 2017 | Penticton Herald

    ... Peter North. The Family Stone features Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees and founding members of Sly & The Family Stone, Jerry Martini and Greg Errico, plus Sly Stone's daughter Phunne Stone. "The Family Stone were the first band to fuse soul and ...

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  16. Lovie Smith undeterred from long-term plan at Illinois despite Year 2 strugglesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    When Lovie Smith 's phone rang across the room on his desk during an interview in his office, the Illinois football coach silenced it by pressing a button on his Apple Watch. Noting a reporter's surprise, he smiled and yelled across the room to his voice-controlled smart speaker, "Alexa, play Sly and the Family Stone."

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  17. The Work of the Witch-Sniffers Will Never be OverRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2017 | VDARE

    As I've mentioned before, Vallejo, CA has been perhaps the most racially diverse town in America since Sly and the Family Stone formed there a half century ago. But even the healing balm of Diversity can't keep some Deplorable-Americans in Vallejo from the crime of Noticing.

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  18. Cleveland DIY Afrofuturists Mourning [A] BLKstar blend 70s soul,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2017 | Chicago Reader

    ... (Glue Moon), which reaches a new apotheosis in its vocal interplay, summoning the spirit of vintage Sly & the Family Stone and Curtis Mayfield while still bearing traces of Cleveland's rich punk legacy. The result is that in Mourning [A] BLKstar's ...

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  19. Read "John McLaughlin & Jimmy Herring Meeting of the Spirits at Lincoln Theatre" reviewed byRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2017 | All About Jazz

    Jimmy Herring and The Invisible Whip John McLaughlin and The 4th Dimension Lincoln Theatre Meeting of the Spirits Tour Washington, DC November 11, 2017 In the late 1960s, the bluesy electric soul music of Jimi Hendrix and the funk of Sly and the Family Stone began to influence Miles Davis, whose subsequent seminal Bitches Brew album began a genre known as jazz fusion. The guitar virtuoso who helped bring Davis' more rock less traditional jazz vision to fruition was Englishman John McLaughlin, fresh from playing with the loudly rambunctious Tony Williams Lifetime.

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  20. Funk-rock pioneers Mother's Finest continue to make Georgia proudRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2017 | Connect Savannah

    ... and looked and played, the equipment we used, it was all geared toward being the best live band. Sly & The Family Stone, Jimi Hendrix, James Brown, that's what it was in those days. It was about working and people wanting to see you and wanting to ...

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