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Spalding Today
Last-gasp drama as Spalding earn winLincolnshire Cup - Kesteven 10 Spalding 12 Spalding opened their season with a
Last-gasp drama as Spalding earn win
Spalding Today / Posted 3 days ago
Lincolnshire Cup - Kesteven 10 Spalding 12 Spalding opened their season with a sensational last-minute win over Kesteven on Saturday. Trailing by five points and into the last play of the match, Town had Kesteven under pressure when Ash Piccaver... Read more
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The Morning Call
The Crystals, coming to Bethlehem, helped define 1960s girl-group eraDelores "Dee Dee" Kenniebrew thinks pop music acts of today could learn a lot f
The Crystals, coming to Bethlehem, helped define 1960s girl-group era
The Morning Call / Posted 5 days ago
Delores "Dee Dee" Kenniebrew thinks pop music acts of today could learn a lot from music of the early 1960s, when her group, The Crystals, helped define what became known as the girl-group era. The Crystals songs "He's a Rebel," "Da Doo Ron Ron... Read more
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Billboard
Hot 100's Hottest Weeks, Aug. '66: Beatles, Beach Boys & Birth of the Song of SummerSince the first Hot 100, dated August 4, 1958, every week’s chart has featured
Hot 100's Hottest Weeks, Aug. '66: Beatles, Beach Boys & Birth of the Song of Summer
Billboard / Posted 5 days ago
Since the first Hot 100, dated August 4, 1958, every week’s chart has featured a few great, maybe even historic, music moments. It’s just that some weeks have far more such moments than others. As more contemporary recording acts opted to make... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Barrence Whitfield is still shriekingOne night in England, Barrence Whitfield jumped off the stage into the crowd. "
Barrence Whitfield is still shrieking
Chicago Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
One night in England, Barrence Whitfield jumped off the stage into the crowd. "People parted (like) the Red Sea for me, and I fell flat on my — " The veteran Boston-area singer pauses. "Actually, you know what happened? Instead of falling on the... Read more
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The Irish Times
Van Morrison: ‘Being famous is not great for the creative process. Not for me, anyway’ Weekend read: After 50 years in the music business Van Morrison – born in Bel
Van Morrison: ‘Being famous is not great for the creative process. Not for me, anyway’
The Irish Times / Posted 5 days ago
Weekend read: After 50 years in the music business Van Morrison – born in Belfast 70 years ago, on August 31st, 1945 – has no game to play, no impression to make,... Read more
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Calgary Sun
The Weeknd, Melanie Martinez, Motörhead top this week's new musicALBUM OF THE WEEK Beauty Behind the Madness The Weeknd has finally arrived. Ho
The Weeknd, Melanie Martinez, Motörhead top this week's new music
Calgary Sun / Posted 5 days ago
ALBUM OF THE WEEK Beauty Behind the Madness The Weeknd has finally arrived. Hope you’re down to get your freak on. Abel Tesfaye is. Not like that’s anything new. Ever since he started dropping free mixtapes back in 2011, the Toronto R&B vocalist... Read more
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The Morning Call
Interviewing The Crystals', playing Levitt Pavilion SteelStacks: Girl group pioneers also had to be rebels“And you do have some things that I like that I hear. It’s not all of it, but t
Interviewing The Crystals', playing Levitt Pavilion SteelStacks: Girl group pioneers also had to be rebels
The Morning Call / Posted 6 days ago
“And you do have some things that I like that I hear. It’s not all of it, but too much of it.” Yeah. You were 15 when you started with The Crystals? “Yeah, but I didn’t start traveling till I turned 16 that summer. “ OK [laughs]. How? How did it... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
New albums: Luke Bryan; Nathaniel Rateliff; Daniel RomanoLuke Bryan, the country singer with the coolly emotive voice, showed last week
New albums: Luke Bryan; Nathaniel Rateliff; Daniel Romano
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 7 days ago
Luke Bryan, the country singer with the coolly emotive voice, showed last week on the Billboard charts just how popular he is. His new album, “Kill the Lights,” debuted atop the chart, topping even the soundtrack to “Straight Outta Compton,” the... Read more
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The Huffington Post
In A Summer Of Protest, Kendrick Lamar Hits The Black Soul HardestIt's hard to be black and even slightly aware of the world around you without f
In A Summer Of Protest, Kendrick Lamar Hits The Black Soul Hardest
The Huffington Post / Posted 7 days ago
It's hard to be black and even slightly aware of the world around you without feeling an exhausting emotional weight from all this. There's really no good way to escape this feeling, but in the past five months or so, I've found catharsis in "To Pimp... Read more
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Comox Valley Record
Registration now on for Just In Time Unplugged ChoirPeople Get Ready for.... Curtis Mayfield, Sam Cooke, Aretha, Wilson Pickett, s
Registration now on for Just In Time Unplugged Choir
Comox Valley Record / Posted 7 days ago
People Get Ready for.... Curtis Mayfield, Sam Cooke, Aretha, Wilson Pickett, standards like Body and Soul, Tower of Power, Florence and the Machine, Johnny Cash, Paul Simon, rousing agnostic gospel, Bill Withers, and more. It’s gonna be a great set... Read more
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Peace Arch News
Peninsula's very own Piano Man"Sing us a song, you're the piano man…" Billy Joel immortalized a niche in the
Peninsula's very own Piano Man
Peace Arch News / Posted 12 days ago
"Sing us a song, you're the piano man…" Billy Joel immortalized a niche in the world of entertainment with his 1973 classic – the role of the lounge pianist and singer. It's one of the songs that Ben Dunnill performs regularly in his steady 7-11... Read more
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The Irish Times
Rare vintage: Leon Bridges has the style and the substance The new soul sensation says the journey from dishwasher to soul singer felt qu
Rare vintage: Leon Bridges has the style and the substance
The Irish Times / Posted 13 days ago
The new soul sensation says the journey from dishwasher to soul singer felt quite natural Leon Bridges: “The songs are really dictated by experiences, like a time I might have messed up with... Read more
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Billboard
Music's Men of Style: Leon Bridges on His Vintage Fashion Obsession -- and the Sweater That Got AwaySoul singer Leon Bridges' music is often ­likened to that of Otis Redding and S
Music's Men of Style: Leon Bridges on His Vintage Fashion Obsession -- and the Sweater That Got Away
Billboard / Posted 13 days ago
Soul singer Leon Bridges' music is often ­likened to that of Otis Redding and Sam Cooke -- and his penchant for mid-century fashion would have blended right in on their album covers, too. "For inspiration, I go online and search 'Chicago 1950s' or... Read more
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Oakland Tribune
Weekend Top 10: Cyrus Chestnut, Jill Scott -- great music in Bay Area1 CYRUS CHESTNUT: He might be best known for the soundtrack to "A Charlie Brown
Weekend Top 10: Cyrus Chestnut, Jill Scott -- great music in Bay Area
Oakland Tribune / Posted 14 days ago
1 CYRUS CHESTNUT: He might be best known for the soundtrack to "A Charlie Brown Christmas," but Chestnut has a rich and deep career as a pianist and composer who blends gospel and blues into his hard-bop jazz. He performs Aug. 22 with saxophonist... Read more
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The Fremont Argus
Weekend Top 10: Cyrus Chestnut, Jill Scott -- great music in Bay Area1 CYRUS CHESTNUT: He might be best known for the soundtrack to "A Charlie Brown
Weekend Top 10: Cyrus Chestnut, Jill Scott -- great music in Bay Area
The Fremont Argus / Posted 14 days ago
1 CYRUS CHESTNUT: He might be best known for the soundtrack to "A Charlie Brown Christmas," but Chestnut has a rich and deep career as a pianist and composer who blends gospel and blues into his hard-bop jazz. He performs Aug. 22 with saxophonist... Read more
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The Daily Review
Weekend Top 10: Cyrus Chestnut, Jill Scott -- great music in Bay Area1 CYRUS CHESTNUT: He might be best known for the soundtrack to "A Charlie Brown
Weekend Top 10: Cyrus Chestnut, Jill Scott -- great music in Bay Area
The Daily Review / Posted 14 days ago
1 CYRUS CHESTNUT: He might be best known for the soundtrack to "A Charlie Brown Christmas," but Chestnut has a rich and deep career as a pianist and composer who blends gospel and blues into his hard-bop jazz. He performs Aug. 22 with saxophonist... Read more
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Columbia County Observer
Jeb Bush Villifies Unwed Mothers, Ignores Economic RealityJeb Bush Vilifies Unwed Mothers, Ignores Economic Reality As former Florida Go
Jeb Bush Villifies Unwed Mothers, Ignores Economic Reality
Columbia County Observer / Posted 15 days ago
Jeb Bush Vilifies Unwed Mothers, Ignores Economic Reality As former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush abandons his Paleolithic diet by eating a fried Snickers bar in Iowa, feminists everywhere wish he’d abandon his stone-age ideology, too. Bush wants to... Read more
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Daily Press
Out with the old, in with the new in our PD coverageIf you think about it, there have been lots of good songs about change. Sam Co
Out with the old, in with the new in our PD coverage
Daily Press / Posted 16 days ago
If you think about it, there have been lots of good songs about change. Sam Cooke (the greatest singer ever, but I digress) told us change gonna come. Michael Jackson instructed the man in the mirror to change his ways. And Sheryl Crow said change... Read more
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The Irish Times
Allen Klein: The ‘rogue’ businessman who fought rock royalty Klein was known as the man who broke up the Beatles and robbed the Stones. Was
Allen Klein: The ‘rogue’ businessman who fought rock royalty
The Irish Times / Posted 17 days ago
Klein was known as the man who broke up the Beatles and robbed the Stones. Was there more to it than that? Then there was Allen Klein. When it came to bad-ass managers, Klein was the man... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Newport boxed set begins with Davis rising from the ashesNewport, R.I., might have saved Miles Davis. Or given him a opportunity to save
Newport boxed set begins with Davis rising from the ashes
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 18 days ago
Newport, R.I., might have saved Miles Davis. Or given him a opportunity to save himself. On July 17, 1955, a 29-year-old Davis, during an intermission set at the Newport Jazz Festival, joined a quintet led by Thelonious Monk for three tunes: Monk's... Read more
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JazzTimes Magazine
The Uncollected Les Paul - By Francis Davis — Jazz ArticlesUpon his death in 2009, newspapers described Les Paul as a man whose name was s
The Uncollected Les Paul - By Francis Davis — Jazz Articles
JazzTimes Magazine / Posted 18 days ago
Upon his death in 2009, newspapers described Les Paul as a man whose name was synonymous with guitar—literally, given the enduring popularity of the Gibson Les Paul, a solidbody electric based on one of his prototypes. Even though Paul once won three... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Ex-UB40 frontman in 'Brisbanetown'EX-UB40 frontman Ali Campbell will tour Australia this month with special guest
Ex-UB40 frontman in 'Brisbanetown'
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 19 days ago
EX-UB40 frontman Ali Campbell will tour Australia this month with special guests Billy Ocean and Big Mountain. Reggae and Caribbean music lovers alike can get ready to hear the original vocalists of worldwide hits Red Red Wine (a Neil Diamond... Read more
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Inside Bay Area
Taylor Swift's tough-guy fans: Who are these dudes anyway?SANTA CLARA -- You'll hear them screaming with delight when Taylor Swift steps
Taylor Swift's tough-guy fans: Who are these dudes anyway?
Inside Bay Area / Posted 22 days ago
SANTA CLARA -- You'll hear them screaming with delight when Taylor Swift steps onto the Levi's Stadium stage this Friday and Saturday. You'll hear them singing every word and bouncing along in a gleeful dance. Then, when it's over, they'll gather... Read more
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The Mercury News
Taylor Swift's tough-guy fans: Who are these dudes anyway?SANTA CLARA -- You'll hear them screaming with delight when Taylor Swift steps
Taylor Swift's tough-guy fans: Who are these dudes anyway?
The Mercury News / Posted 22 days ago
SANTA CLARA -- You'll hear them screaming with delight when Taylor Swift steps onto the Levi's Stadium stage this Friday and Saturday. You'll hear them singing every word and bouncing along in a gleeful dance. Then, when it's over, they'll gather... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Taylor Swift's tough-guy fans: Who are these dudes anyway?SANTA CLARA -- You'll hear them screaming with delight when Taylor Swift steps
Taylor Swift's tough-guy fans: Who are these dudes anyway?
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 22 days ago
SANTA CLARA -- You'll hear them screaming with delight when Taylor Swift steps onto the Levi's Stadium stage this Friday and Saturday. You'll hear them singing every word and bouncing along in a gleeful dance. Then, when it's over, they'll gather... Read more
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The Daily Review
Taylor Swift's tough-guy fans: Who are these dudes anyway?SANTA CLARA -- You'll hear them screaming with delight when Taylor Swift steps
Taylor Swift's tough-guy fans: Who are these dudes anyway?
The Daily Review / Posted 22 days ago
SANTA CLARA -- You'll hear them screaming with delight when Taylor Swift steps onto the Levi's Stadium stage this Friday and Saturday. You'll hear them singing every word and bouncing along in a gleeful dance. Then, when it's over, they'll gather... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
Jarvis Church coming to Fonthill bandshellFormer Philosopher Kings frontman Gerald Eaton — a.k.a. Jarvis Church — will fi
Jarvis Church coming to Fonthill bandshell
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 25 days ago
Former Philosopher Kings frontman Gerald Eaton — a.k.a. Jarvis Church — will fill the Fonthill bandshell with the sounds of R&B Thursday evening, with his band The Soul Station Eaton is a Canadian R&B singer-songwriter and music producer, originally... Read more
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Welland Tribune
Jarvis Church coming to Fonthill bandshellFormer Philosopher Kings frontman Gerald Eaton — a.k.a. Jarvis Church — will fi
Jarvis Church coming to Fonthill bandshell
Welland Tribune / Posted 25 days ago
Former Philosopher Kings frontman Gerald Eaton — a.k.a. Jarvis Church — will fill the Fonthill bandshell with the sounds of R&B Thursday evening, with his band The Soul Station Eaton is a Canadian R&B singer-songwriter and music producer, originally... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
Jarvis Church coming to Fonthill bandshellFormer Philosopher Kings frontman Gerald Eaton — a.k.a. Jarvis Church — will fi
Jarvis Church coming to Fonthill bandshell
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 25 days ago
Former Philosopher Kings frontman Gerald Eaton — a.k.a. Jarvis Church — will fill the Fonthill bandshell with the sounds of R&B Thursday evening, with his band The Soul Station Eaton is a Canadian R&B singer-songwriter and music producer, originally... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Singer makes sweet music with debut album at 54Actress and all round entertainer Sandra Harrison has pulled out all the stops
Singer makes sweet music with debut album at 54
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 26 days ago
Actress and all round entertainer Sandra Harrison has pulled out all the stops to release a collection of her favourite songs. On the album, entitled Living the Dream, she has collaborated with a number of musicians she has known all her life. Now... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Macklemore's new song 'Growing Up' is a cuddly bit of calculationSurely you wouldn't diss a doting new dad, would you? That's the question that
Macklemore's new song 'Growing Up' is a cuddly bit of calculation
Chicago Tribune / Posted 27 days ago
Surely you wouldn't diss a doting new dad, would you? That's the question that seems to animate "Growing Up (Sloane's Song)," a deeply sensitive ditty from Macklemore & Ryan Lewis that appeared online Wednesday. The Seattle hip-hop duo's first new... Read more
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Daily Mail
Premier League 2015-16 WAGS: English football's finest other halvesPremier League WAGS: How English football's finest other halves line up ahead o
Premier League 2015-16 WAGS: English football's finest other halves
Daily Mail / Posted 27 days ago
Premier League WAGS: How English football's finest other halves line up ahead of the 2015-16 season From Spanish Eurovision contestant Edurne (David de Gea) to tennis star Ana Ivanovic (Bastian Schweinsteiger) 17 of the Premier League's top WAGs... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Macklemore's new song 'Growing Up' is a cuddly bit of calculationSurely you wouldn't diss a doting new dad, would you? That's the question that
Macklemore's new song 'Growing Up' is a cuddly bit of calculation
Los Angeles Times / Posted 28 days ago
Surely you wouldn't diss a doting new dad, would you? That's the question that seems to animate "Growing Up (Sloane's Song)," a deeply sensitive ditty from Macklemore & Ryan Lewis that appeared online Wednesday. The Seattle hip-hop duo's first new... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Nashville songwriters step out of the shadows to take centre stageLately, some of Nashville’s most talented and beloved songwriters are releasing
Nashville songwriters step out of the shadows to take centre stage
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 28 days ago
Lately, some of Nashville’s most talented and beloved songwriters are releasing music of their own – often as independent artists just using the internet as their main promotional tool. Already well-connected and well-liked within Nashville circles,... Read more
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WestportNow
Packed House for Early CloverThere was a packed house tonight at the Westport Levitt Pavilion for the Perfor
Packed House for Early Clover
WestportNow / Posted 1 months ago
There was a packed house tonight at the Westport Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts for Early Clover & Collateral Damage. Back again by popular demand, the former Coasters’ lead singer paid tribute to Marvin Gaye, Sam Cooke, Nat King Cole and... Read more
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Manchester City FC
Blue Moon: City fan anthemThe anthem ‘Blue Moon’ originates from the great American song-writing partners
Blue Moon: City fan anthem
Manchester City FC / Posted 1 months ago
The anthem ‘Blue Moon’ originates from the great American song-writing partnership of composer Richard Rodgers and lyricist Lorenz Hart. Over 60 different artists have recorded their own versions of ‘Blue Moon’, offering a list that is as diverse as... Read more

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