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Daily Mail
Obama delivers rousing speech at Smithsonian African American museumbrought out his harmonica as he played during the opening ceremony before Obama
Obama delivers rousing speech at Smithsonian African American museum
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
brought out his harmonica as he played during the opening ceremony before Obama took the stage Patti LaBelle sang the Sam Cooke song A Change Is Gonna Come before ending her performance with a Clinton endorsement 'It reminds us that routine... Read more
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Quartz
A new Smithsonian museum highlights the enormous influence African American culture has had on all of uson pop culture. At that top level, an absorbing—if overstuffed—hall of fame sh
A new Smithsonian museum highlights the enormous influence African American culture has had on all of us
Quartz / Posted 3 days ago
on pop culture. At that top level, an absorbing—if overstuffed—hall of fame showcased African American musicians from Sam Cooke to Nina Simone, P-Funk to Slick Rick, Eazy-E to MC Hammer—honoring generations of childhood idols f0r people all... Read more
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Pitchfork
Eola: Dang Album Reviewbest understood at the level of the voice. On “How Far Am I From Canaan,” White
Eola: Dang Album Review
Pitchfork / Posted 4 days ago
best understood at the level of the voice. On “How Far Am I From Canaan,” White reprises a gospel song made popular by Sam Cooke. Much unlike Cooke’s sweetly sung and singularly uplifting rendition, it’s droning and skeletal, but also... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Medical marijuana: Is NZ dazed and confused?the consequences be? Stuck between demonisation and canonisation of the whacky
Medical marijuana: Is NZ dazed and confused?
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
the consequences be? Stuck between demonisation and canonisation of the whacky woo woo weed. Few doubt that change, as Sam Cooke said, is gonna come. Certainly if international experience is anything to go by. Not to mention domestic polls,... Read more
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Philly.com
Bruce Springsteen's memoir tells how WMMR DJs jump-started his careerruns through his family tree. It's about making music that aims to capture all
Bruce Springsteen's memoir tells how WMMR DJs jump-started his career
Philly.com / Posted 4 days ago
runs through his family tree. It's about making music that aims to capture all the agony and ecstasy in the Roy Orbison, Sam Cooke, and Drifters songs Springsteen loved growing up, songs "where the singers sounded simultaneously happy and... Read more
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Fort Worth Weekly
Leon Bridges’ Encorethe tumultuous 1950s and early ’60s, an African-American needed to be the first
Leon Bridges’ Encore
Fort Worth Weekly / Posted 5 days ago
the tumultuous 1950s and early ’60s, an African-American needed to be the first to step into the polished loafers left by Sam Cooke and Otis Redding. Black America deserved that courtesy. Enter: Leon Bridges. (On the microphone isn’t the only... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
The stories this museum will tellthe elders gathered there. Stories about the myriad joys of youth--the courtsh
The stories this museum will tell
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
the elders gathered there. Stories about the myriad joys of youth--the courtship rituals, old dance steps, swooning over Sam Cooke. Stories about all-black, one-room, ramshackle schoolhouses and the nurturing but stern teachers who presided over... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Gospel arises anew in Chicago hip-hopon the pop charts started by singing the songs of Dorsey and other composers in
Gospel arises anew in Chicago hip-hop
Chicago Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
on the pop charts started by singing the songs of Dorsey and other composers in churches across the South and West sides: Sam Cooke, Lou Rawls, Mavis Staples and the Staple Singers, Jerry Butler, Curtis Mayfield and countless others. As these... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Gavin DeGraw is a little bit country, a little bit rock and soulisn’t clear to him, but perhaps it had to do with DeGraw’s 2014 collaboration w
Gavin DeGraw is a little bit country, a little bit rock and soul
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 12 days ago
isn’t clear to him, but perhaps it had to do with DeGraw’s 2014 collaboration with country star Martina McBride on the Sam Cooke tune “Bring It on Home to Me,” for McBride’s “Everlasting” album. Or it could have been his stint opening for... Read more
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Billboard
Yusuf/Cat Stevens Regales Toronto Crowd With Stories About The Beatles & More on A Cat's Attic Tourand Son You Can Do (Whatever) The Wind Peace Train Morning Has Broken How
Yusuf/Cat Stevens Regales Toronto Crowd With Stories About The Beatles & More on A Cat's Attic Tour
Billboard / Posted 14 days ago
and Son You Can Do (Whatever) The Wind Peace Train Morning Has Broken How Can I Tell You Another Saturday Night (Sam Cooke cover) Novim’s Nightmare People Get Ready (The Impressions cover) Be What You Must Just Another Night Maybe... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Manchester storm live: Trams suspended and flights diverted as lightning, thunder and torrential rain hitThis video was sent in to us from Sam Cooke, showing the heavy rain in Manchest
Manchester storm live: Trams suspended and flights diverted as lightning, thunder and torrential rain hit
Manchester Evening News / Posted 14 days ago
This video was sent in to us from Sam Cooke, showing the heavy rain in Manchester. Metrolink says it has caused a network-wide outage and say no trains are running until further notice.Passengers are being told to use alternative services until... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Ian Moss relishes road trip on Red Hot Summer Tourwas broadcast. "It was just amazing some of the stuff that used to be requeste
Ian Moss relishes road trip on Red Hot Summer Tour
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 14 days ago
was broadcast. "It was just amazing some of the stuff that used to be requested on that show - artists like Ray Charles, Sam Cooke and Aretha Franklin, that kind of stuff really stood out for me," he said. "You might not've heard music as early... Read more
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Daily Star
'It's a Premier League cross' Sky Sports' pundit Gary Neville panned for bizarre analysisregarding Bravo’s mistake. The pair resorted to handbags as the tussle dragged
'It's a Premier League cross' Sky Sports' pundit Gary Neville panned for bizarre analysis
Daily Star / Posted 17 days ago
regarding Bravo’s mistake. The pair resorted to handbags as the tussle dragged on during the first-half at Old Trafford. Ex-Page 3 girl Sam Cooke led the way and was joined by Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s partner Helena Seger among others.Related art... Read more
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Daily Star
Manchester Utd WAGs turn fans’ heads with Old Trafford entrance for derbyKNOCKOUT: Ex-Page 3 babe Sam Cooke and Dvid de Gea's missus Edurne Garcia arriv
Manchester Utd WAGs turn fans’ heads with Old Trafford entrance for derby
Daily Star / Posted 17 days ago
KNOCKOUT: Ex-Page 3 babe Sam Cooke and Dvid de Gea's missus Edurne Garcia arrive Despite Manchester United losing an epic derby 2-1 to rivals City, fans were left absorbed before a ball had even been kicked. They were joined by David de Gea’s... Read more
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Spalding Today
RUGBY UNION: ‘All guns firing from the start’ for Spaldingthe Memorial Field where the home team ran in 10 tries to banish the threat of
RUGBY UNION: ‘All guns firing from the start’ for Spalding
Spalding Today / Posted 18 days ago
the Memorial Field where the home team ran in 10 tries to banish the threat of the drop with a 66-7 win in April. Skipper Sam Cooke led from the front with two tries as Spalding racked up 52 unanswered second-half points. However, new captain... Read more
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Spalding Today
RUGBY UNION: New head coach Reid has the ‘Special One’ at his side to lay out The Spalding Waytogether which helps me and we’re working really well together.” Spalding are
RUGBY UNION: New head coach Reid has the ‘Special One’ at his side to lay out The Spalding Way
Spalding Today / Posted 19 days ago
together which helps me and we’re working really well together.” Spalding are without lock Tim Waltham and ex-captain Sam Cooke who has been succeeded by number eight Harry Brown. “I started playing here when I was nine or ten years old and... Read more
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Daily Star
Match of the pay: £700m Manchester derby is the most expensive game everline-ups are Bacary Sagna and Chris Smalling. WENNHAPPY: United defender Small
Match of the pay: £700m Manchester derby is the most expensive game ever
Daily Star / Posted 19 days ago
line-ups are Bacary Sagna and Chris Smalling. WENNHAPPY: United defender Smalling recently got engaged to Page 3 girl Sam Cooke But the pair still have plenty to smile about. United defender Smalling recently got engaged to Page 3 girl Sam... Read more
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The News & Observer
Rock Picks: Leon Bridges brings old-school soul to DPACa very high bar for himself by invoking elder soul forefathers from the pantheo
Rock Picks: Leon Bridges brings old-school soul to DPAC
The News & Observer / Posted 19 days ago
a very high bar for himself by invoking elder soul forefathers from the pantheon – Al Green, Otis Redding and especially Sam Cooke – and it’s to his very great credit that he does those influences proud while coming across as a lot more than just... Read more
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Style Weekly
16 Richmond Concerts to Consider for the Falloriginal singer Vanessa Briscoe Hay — plus two solid indie rock acts. Oct. 2 —
16 Richmond Concerts to Consider for the Fall
Style Weekly / Posted 21 days ago
original singer Vanessa Briscoe Hay — plus two solid indie rock acts. Oct. 2 — Leon Bridges at the National. Heir to Sam Cooke? You decide. Oct. 5 — Jacuzzi Boys, Cherry Pits and Bumer Eve at Strange Matter. Florida garage pop gets it on... Read more
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Miami New Times
Wait — Why Do We Like Leon Bridges Again?"like Urkel,” but Bridges didn't seem to care. When he started to gain traction
Wait — Why Do We Like Leon Bridges Again?
Miami New Times / Posted 21 days ago
"like Urkel,” but Bridges didn't seem to care. When he started to gain traction as a musician, the obvious comparisons to Sam Cooke came flooding in. And Bridges kindly and graciously accepted them, but there was one problem: He’d never even heard... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
St Albans Beer Festival, music and talent shows, plus a host of new comedy shows line up for the new season at the Alban ArenaRelive hits from Elvis, Buddy Holly, James Brown, Ray Charles, Bill Haley, Fran
St Albans Beer Festival, music and talent shows, plus a host of new comedy shows line up for the new season at the Alban Arena
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 22 days ago
Relive hits from Elvis, Buddy Holly, James Brown, Ray Charles, Bill Haley, Frankie Laine, Sam Cooke, The Drifters, Peggy Lee, Cliff Richard, Neil Sedaka and Jackie Wilson when Leo Green presents his hit Radio Two show Sounds of the '50s. (September... Read more
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The News & Observer
9 must-see shows in SeptemberRecords), a startlingly mature debut album that cast Bridges as an old soul in
9 must-see shows in September
The News & Observer / Posted 24 days ago
Records), a startlingly mature debut album that cast Bridges as an old soul in every sense of the term – hearkening back to Sam Cooke, Otis Redding and other late great soul/gospel icons.” Tickets start at $35. dpacnc.com. North Carolina... Read more
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KECI Missoula
September 2is born in Houston, Texas. Preston first became famous as a session musician, w
September 2
KECI Missoula / Posted 26 days ago
is born in Houston, Texas. Preston first became famous as a session musician, working with artists such as Little Richard, Sam Cooke, Ray Charles and The Beatles, even sharing credit with the Fab Four on the single "Get Back." He later found... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
September 2is born in Houston, Texas. Preston first became famous as a session musician, w
September 2
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 26 days ago
is born in Houston, Texas. Preston first became famous as a session musician, working with artists such as Little Richard, Sam Cooke, Ray Charles and The Beatles, even sharing credit with the Fab Four on the single "Get Back." He later found... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
September 2is born in Houston, Texas. Preston first became famous as a session musician, w
September 2
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 26 days ago
is born in Houston, Texas. Preston first became famous as a session musician, working with artists such as Little Richard, Sam Cooke, Ray Charles and The Beatles, even sharing credit with the Fab Four on the single "Get Back." He later found... Read more
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Billboard
Ask Billboard: Drake's Career Sales & Morethe word "chain" in their titles have ever topped the Hot 100, two have gotten
Ask Billboard: Drake's Career Sales & More
Billboard / Posted 30 days ago
the word "chain" in their titles have ever topped the Hot 100, two have gotten … close: the No. 2-peaking "Chain Gang" by Sam Cooke (1960) and "Chain of Fools" by Aretha Franklin (1968). Just last year (which was complicated for him), Nick Jonas... Read more
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