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Miami New Times
Music Industry Veteran Steven Machat Wants to Defeat Marco Rubioacross the spectrum of pop and rock, including James Brown, Leonard Cohen, Fran
Music Industry Veteran Steven Machat Wants to Defeat Marco Rubio
Miami New Times / Posted 10 hours ago
across the spectrum of pop and rock, including James Brown, Leonard Cohen, Frank Sinatra, Phil Spector, Frankie Valli, and Sam Cooke. Steven became incredibly successful in his own right, adding to the roster high-profile acts such as ELO, Genesis,... Read more
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Gamasutra
The Art & Business of Making GamesAretha Franklin: “Respect” and ”Chain of Fools”; · Jefferson Airplane: “Somebo
The Art & Business of Making Games
Gamasutra / Posted 2 days ago
Aretha Franklin: “Respect” and ”Chain of Fools”; · Jefferson Airplane: “Somebody To Love” and “White Rabbit”; · Sam Cooke: “Wonderful World,” “Bring it on Home to Me” and more; · The Temptations: “Ain’t Too Proud to Beg” and ”I Wish It... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
Beach Boys bring nostalgia trip to Dream Cruise weekendto a capacity, all-ages crowd. The young singer Brianna Seaborn started the ni
Beach Boys bring nostalgia trip to Dream Cruise weekend
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
to a capacity, all-ages crowd. The young singer Brianna Seaborn started the night off with fitting soulful covers of Sam Cooke and Whitney Houston, while the Four Tops played a truncated all-hits set that was capped by the two songs that... Read more
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New York Post
Frank Ocean’s ‘Blonde’ heralds a new era in popbut several moments on “Blonde” cover the pain of love gone awry. “Self Control
Frank Ocean’s ‘Blonde’ heralds a new era in pop
New York Post / Posted 3 days ago
but several moments on “Blonde” cover the pain of love gone awry. “Self Control” sees him stripped-down, embodying a modern Sam Cooke, beautifully capturing a love-triangle; “keep a place for me… I’ll sleep between y’all, it’s nothing,” he pleads.... Read more
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The Sault Star
FKB remembers rock's pioneersdefinitely, in the roots of the music, the chords we use and the way we write o
FKB remembers rock's pioneers
The Sault Star / Posted 6 days ago
definitely, in the roots of the music, the chords we use and the way we write our melodies,” said Shalka. There's a “Sam Cooke kind of melody” in his song, Backseat Dream. Credit Shalka's parents for helping influence his love of early rock.... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
Patti Celebrates Her Birthday With Her Favorite Subject…Politicsto pay legislators and he answered listener’s questions about it. Wayne Baker B
Patti Celebrates Her Birthday With Her Favorite Subject…Politics
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 6 days ago
to pay legislators and he answered listener’s questions about it. Wayne Baker Brooks also stopped by to chat music his upcoming show and how he wouldn’t be alive without the legendary Sam Cooke, and Mark DeCarlo received a Patti Vasquez wake up c... Read more
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Louisiana Weekly
Gospel icon, Jo ‘Cool’ Davis dies at age 63always put on a good show and the people loved him for it.” Jo Cool was perhap
Gospel icon, Jo ‘Cool’ Davis dies at age 63
Louisiana Weekly / Posted 9 days ago
always put on a good show and the people loved him for it.” Jo Cool was perhaps most inspired by the late great vocalist Sam Cooke who, with the Soul Stirrers, released a gospel album previous to his rise to fame in popular music. Davis enjoyed... Read more
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Daily Star
Forget the global superstars...Meet this season's gorgeous Premier League WAGSTOWIE babe Georgina. The midfielder married the pretty blonde in 2014. They h
Forget the global superstars...Meet this season's gorgeous Premier League WAGS
Daily Star / Posted 11 days ago
TOWIE babe Georgina. The midfielder married the pretty blonde in 2014. They have one daughter, who was born in 2013. Sam Cooke — Chris Smalling's girlfriend The beautiful blonde, from Manchester, has been in a long-term relationship with... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Hank Williams Jr. and Chris Stapleton twang the night away in The Woodlandsa modern classic in just a year's time. Somehow Stapleton has managed to bridg
Hank Williams Jr. and Chris Stapleton twang the night away in The Woodlands
Houston Chronicle / Posted 11 days ago
a modern classic in just a year's time. Somehow Stapleton has managed to bridge the gap between the likes of Otis Redding, Sam Cooke, and Johnny Cash and George Jones. Hank Jr., son of country icon Hank Williams Sr., is a legend in his own right,... Read more
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The Morning Call
Tony Orlando and Dawn reunion at Sands Bethlehem Event Center is nostalgic and fun, if a bit latewas a mash-up of Dawn member Joyce Vincent singing “My Funny Valentine” and Orl
Tony Orlando and Dawn reunion at Sands Bethlehem Event Center is nostalgic and fun, if a bit late
The Morning Call / Posted 12 days ago
was a mash-up of Dawn member Joyce Vincent singing “My Funny Valentine” and Orlando singing the group’s 1975 remake of the Sam Cooke song "Cupid" that was the group's last Top 40 single. Vincent’s voice still is great, and Orlando sang straighter,... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
1966 could be rock 'n' roll's most revolutionary year, thanks to the Beatles, Dylan and the Beach Boysimportant, Jimi Hendrix, who had honed his skills as a guitarist backing other
1966 could be rock 'n' roll's most revolutionary year, thanks to the Beatles, Dylan and the Beach Boys
Los Angeles Times / Posted 12 days ago
important, Jimi Hendrix, who had honed his skills as a guitarist backing other acts including Little Richard, B.B King and Sam Cooke, in 1966 formed the Jimi Hendrix Experience with bassist Noel Redding and drummer Mitch Mitchell, a trio that... Read more
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Salon.com
Decoding Obama’s playlist: Inside his summer jams, a hint of what we’ll miss most about himcritically acclaimed but not ubiquitous figures. Leon Bridges is not only a tal
Decoding Obama’s playlist: Inside his summer jams, a hint of what we’ll miss most about him
Salon.com / Posted 13 days ago
critically acclaimed but not ubiquitous figures. Leon Bridges is not only a talented neo-soul singer whose style recalls Sam Cooke and the early Marvin Gaye, he’s given, like his models, to protest songs. (The pick here, “Smooth Sailin’,” is not... Read more
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New Times San Luis Obispo
Publishing Local News and Entertainment for over 29 years in San Luis Obispo County, CAhails from the heart of LA’s San Fernando Valley, drawing inspiration from the
Publishing Local News and Entertainment for over 29 years in San Luis Obispo County, CA
New Times San Luis Obispo / Posted 13 days ago
hails from the heart of LA’s San Fernando Valley, drawing inspiration from the likes of Nina Simone, Charles Bradley, and Sam Cooke to create a sound they call “California soul.” Local act The JD Project plays Opolo on Sunday, Aug. 14 (5 to 7... Read more
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Football365
De Gea to Real Madrid back onplayer not moving over a period of ten weeks does to those sources. The big st
De Gea to Real Madrid back on
Football365 / Posted 14 days ago
player not moving over a period of ten weeks does to those sources. The big story of the day ‘Chris Smalling and fiancee Sam Cooke walk their dogs as Manchester United star relaxes before Premier League season begins’ – MailOnline. Mediawatch... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
History rewrittenFrench I took But I do know that I love you And I know that if you love me, t
History rewritten
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
French I took But I do know that I love you And I know that if you love me, too What a wonderful world this would be --Sam Cooke, "Wonderful World" I was lucky in high school and college to have some great teachers. In history especially,... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
10 of the hottest names from Norwich’s thriving music sceneCollege, Connor Mullally, 19, says “My style is basically a big mash up. I love
10 of the hottest names from Norwich’s thriving music scene
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 15 days ago
College, Connor Mullally, 19, says “My style is basically a big mash up. I love soul, I can’t get enough Marvin Gaye or Sam Cooke, but my music is a bit more modern. I sing old school but the music is quite edgy and new.” His recent releases... Read more
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Best of New Orleans Gambit
Blake Pontchartrain: Lincoln Beachstage shows and talent shows were a draw, as well as concerts by acts such as T
Blake Pontchartrain: Lincoln Beach
Best of New Orleans Gambit / Posted 16 days ago
stage shows and talent shows were a draw, as well as concerts by acts such as The Ink Spots, Ray Charles, Little Richard, Sam Cooke, Nat "King" Cole and Fats Domino. With the passage of the Civil Rights Act in July 1964, Pontchartrain Beach was... Read more
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The Morning Call
Yardley native Gina Sicilia, playing at Musikfest, is a blues belterThe Yardley native sounds like she is straight out of the '60s. "I'm not tryin
Yardley native Gina Sicilia, playing at Musikfest, is a blues belter
The Morning Call / Posted 20 days ago
The Yardley native sounds like she is straight out of the '60s. "I'm not trying to be like someone from another era but Sam Cooke is my favorite singer of all time," Sicilia says. "I love Stevie Wonder. They're both great singers who don't sound... Read more
20d
CNET
Why is the internet freaking out about Frank Ocean's new album?something important: I love Frank Ocean. I grew up listening to R&B and worship
Why is the internet freaking out about Frank Ocean's new album?
CNET / Posted 20 days ago
something important: I love Frank Ocean. I grew up listening to R&B and worshipping soul legends like Otis Redding and Sam Cooke. I often lamented the fact that I would never see them perform, but the first time I listened to Ocean's "Channel... Read more
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CNET
Why is the internet freaking out about Frank Ocean's new album?something important: I love Frank Ocean. I grew up listening to R&B and worship
Why is the internet freaking out about Frank Ocean's new album?
CNET / Posted 20 days ago
something important: I love Frank Ocean. I grew up listening to R&B and worshipping soul legends like Otis Redding and Sam Cooke. I often lamented the fact that I would never see them perform, but the first time I listened to Ocean's "Channel... Read more
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CNET
Why is the internet freaking out about Frank Ocean's new album?something important: I love Frank Ocean. I grew up listening to R&B and worship
Why is the internet freaking out about Frank Ocean's new album?
CNET / Posted 20 days ago
something important: I love Frank Ocean. I grew up listening to R&B and worshipping soul legends like Otis Redding and Sam Cooke. I often lamented the fact that I would never see them perform, however, the first time I listened to Ocean's... Read more
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CNET
Why is the internet freaking out about Frank Ocean's new album?something important: I love Frank Ocean. I grew up listening to R&B and worship
Why is the internet freaking out about Frank Ocean's new album?
CNET / Posted 20 days ago
something important: I love Frank Ocean. I grew up listening to R&B and worshipping soul legends like Otis Redding and Sam Cooke. I often lamented the fact that I would never see them perform, however, the first time I listened to Ocean's... Read more
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The Sault Star
Brody's Bush Party 'a lot of fun'and Kris Barclay are openers. There are 10 songs on the Juno winner's new, sti
Brody's Bush Party 'a lot of fun'
The Sault Star / Posted 21 days ago
and Kris Barclay are openers. There are 10 songs on the Juno winner's new, still-to-be-named album, including a cover of Sam Cooke's Another Saturday Night. The Top 10 hit from 1963 has also inspired covers by Cat Stevens, Jimmy Buffett and Sam... Read more
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The North West Star
A ride for cancerFORMER Mount Isa man, Sam Cooke completed his 1800-kilometre charity ride from
A ride for cancer
The North West Star / Posted 23 days ago
FORMER Mount Isa man, Sam Cooke completed his 1800-kilometre charity ride from Brisbane to Mount Isa raising funds for the Mater Hospital Cancer Charity Foundation. FORMER Mount Isa man, Sam Cooke completed his 1800-kilometre charity ride from... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Soaking up sun & soul at Chateau Ste. Michelle bluesfestguitarist-singer James Hunter, whose retro style recalls the hard-edge, snappy
Soaking up sun & soul at Chateau Ste. Michelle bluesfest
The Seattle Times / Posted 23 days ago
guitarist-singer James Hunter, whose retro style recalls the hard-edge, snappy R & B of Ray Charles, Latin-beat soul pop of Sam Cooke and the bluesier output of kindred spirit Van Morrison. The jokingly sardonic Hunter and his horn-driven band... Read more
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Miami New Times
Lyric Live Offers a Stage for Hidden Talent of Overtown to Be Discoveredthe Historic Lyric Theater has long stood as the cultural pulse of Miami's hist
Lyric Live Offers a Stage for Hidden Talent of Overtown to Be Discovered
Miami New Times / Posted 23 days ago
the Historic Lyric Theater has long stood as the cultural pulse of Miami's historically black neighborhood. Count Basie, Sam Cooke, Ella Fitzgerald, and many more of America's greatest entertainers have graced its stage since the theater's... Read more
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Miami New Times
Lyric Live Offers the Hidden Talent of Overtown a Stage to Be Discoveredthe Historic Lyric Theater has long stood as the cultural pulse of Miami's hist
Lyric Live Offers the Hidden Talent of Overtown a Stage to Be Discovered
Miami New Times / Posted 23 days ago
the Historic Lyric Theater has long stood as the cultural pulse of Miami's historically black neighborhood. Count Basie, Sam Cooke, Ella Fitzgerald, and many more of America's greatest entertainers have graced its stage since the theater's... Read more
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Pitchfork
Nina Simone: The Philips Years Album Reviewthe nexus point of nearly all the western musical ideas of her time. She may be
Nina Simone: The Philips Years Album Review
Pitchfork / Posted 25 days ago
the nexus point of nearly all the western musical ideas of her time. She may be the only artist to find the link between Sam Cooke and Edith Piaf, between Bertolt Brecht and Malcolm X. Her thorough and strict classical training (she was in the... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
Rocker Zakk Wylde returns to the �Shadows� after 20 yearsthe Eagles, Van Morrison, Neil Young, the Allman Brothers, (Lynyrd) Skynyrd, Ba
Rocker Zakk Wylde returns to the �Shadows� after 20 years
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 27 days ago
the Eagles, Van Morrison, Neil Young, the Allman Brothers, (Lynyrd) Skynyrd, Bad Company�s mellow stuff, Percy Sledge, Sam Cooke, a lot of it,� Wylde explains. �That�s the constant betwee the first (�Book of Shadows�) and this one. It�s... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Diamond anniversary couple look back on 'amazing life' full of love and laughterBMW Plant), added: "You only love once in a lifetime." He joked his wife "thin
Diamond anniversary couple look back on 'amazing life' full of love and laughter
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 27 days ago
BMW Plant), added: "You only love once in a lifetime." He joked his wife "thinks I'm mad" and burst into a cheery tune by Sam Cooke, crooning: "She was only 16, eyes that glow, she was too young to fall in love, I was too young to know." They... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Diamond anniversary couple look back on 'amazing life' full of love and laughterBMW Plant), added: "You only love once in a lifetime." He joked his wife "thin
Diamond anniversary couple look back on 'amazing life' full of love and laughter
Oxford Mail / Posted 27 days ago
BMW Plant), added: "You only love once in a lifetime." He joked his wife "thinks I'm mad" and burst into a cheery tune by Sam Cooke, crooning: "She was only 16, eyes that glow, she was too young to fall in love, I was too young to know." They... Read more
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The North West Star
Charity ride finishes with local back-upA cyclist will finish his 13 day cycle at Outback at Isa on Saturday. REST-STO
Charity ride finishes with local back-up
The North West Star / Posted 27 days ago
A cyclist will finish his 13 day cycle at Outback at Isa on Saturday. REST-STOP: Sam Cooke poses at the North Gregory Hotel in Winton. The photo was taken on the eleventh day of his journey. Photo: Facebook. A FIREFIGHTER cycling from Brisbane to... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
R&B singer Maxwell: 'It's good to change'not in the business to sell millions of records," but he adds, "it's nice if it
R&B singer Maxwell: 'It's good to change'
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 28 days ago
not in the business to sell millions of records," but he adds, "it's nice if it happens." He cites Prince, Marvin Gaye and Sam Cooke as inspirations. Maxwell delivered a moving tribute to Prince, who died in April, at the BET Awards in June. The... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
DNC starts, juvenile justice, music notes and morewas an American moment that floated above the room, rendering the politics of t
DNC starts, juvenile justice, music notes and more
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 29 days ago
was an American moment that floated above the room, rendering the politics of the day mundane. It was art. It was a Sam Cooke song, a Langston Hughes poem. As for the comparatively mundane politics of the day, Day 1 of the DNC in... Read more
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cmt.com
Chris Stapleton Brings Traveller to New York Citylate Linda Hargrove, the song had been a hit for George Jones in 1983, but Stap
Chris Stapleton Brings Traveller to New York City
cmt.com / Posted 30 days ago
late Linda Hargrove, the song had been a hit for George Jones in 1983, but Stapleton’s version brings a Van Morrison-meet-Sam Cooke soul feel to the tune, and his alternately gliding and burning vocals proved more than equal to the task. After... Read more
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Ipswich Star
What did you buy your child’s teacher at the end of term? A new Mercedes, bunch of flowers or a hand-made card?appropriate. Enter my mother once again who advised I tinker with the words of
What did you buy your child’s teacher at the end of term? A new Mercedes, bunch of flowers or a hand-made card?
Ipswich Star / Posted 30 days ago
appropriate. Enter my mother once again who advised I tinker with the words of 1960s hit What A Wonderful World by Sam Cooke. I set to work and proudly photocopied it 30 times – another proposal of Ma, who thought it would be nice to get... Read more
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caughtoffside
Hottest Premier League WAGs 2016: 3 Man U missuses, new Liverpool signing’s GF & Chelsea & Arsenal wives featurewife) Ana is the first of three Man United WAGs in our Premier League WAGs 201
Hottest Premier League WAGs 2016: 3 Man U missuses, new Liverpool signing’s GF & Chelsea & Arsenal wives feature
caughtoffside / Posted 1 months ago
wife) Ana is the first of three Man United WAGs in our Premier League WAGs 2016 extravaganza. Fellow Red Devils babe Sam Cooke is in at six. Cooke found fame as a Page 3 model and now she’s the boyfriend of Chris Smalling. What a story!6.... Read more
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Kingston Daily Freeman
Saints of Swing play in uptown Kingston July 28in her Georgia church, has sung with Louis Armstrong, BB King, Aretha Franklin,
Saints of Swing play in uptown Kingston July 28
Kingston Daily Freeman / Posted 1 months ago
in her Georgia church, has sung with Louis Armstrong, BB King, Aretha Franklin, Dave Brubeck, Ruth Brown, Paul Anka, and Sam Cooke, and was a vocalist at Peg Leg Bates’ Club for 20 years. Featuring a full bar, dance floor and menu. CONTACT: Call... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Leon Bridges has the style, the moves and the songsout of time, in theory, and not just for his fashion sense and almost courtly m
Leon Bridges has the style, the moves and the songs
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 1 months ago
out of time, in theory, and not just for his fashion sense and almost courtly manner. In the manner of Jackie Wilson and Sam Cooke, he plays that bridging style between gospel, rhythm and blues, and what would become known as soul. So there's... Read more

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