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Otis Ray Redding, Jr. (September 9, 1941 – December 10, 1967) w...

wikipedia - 11 Dec 2017
Otis Ray Redding, Jr. (September 9, 1941 – December 10, 1967) was an American singer, songwriter, record producer, arranger, and talent scout. He is considered one of the greatest singers in the history of American popular music and a seminal artist in soul music and rhythm and blues. His singing style influenced many other soul artists of the 1960s. During his lifetime, his recordings were produced by Stax Records, based in Memphis, Tennessee, and exemplify the sound of Stax.
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Hugh Masekela, South African jazz legend, dies at age 78

CNN - 23 Jan 2018
Johannesburg (CNN) Legendary South African musician Hugh Masekela died on Tuesday after a long battle with cancer, the South African government announced on its official Twitter page. He was 78. Known as the father of South African jazz, the trumpet ...
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New York's Otis Redding Tribute Adds Artists

jambands.com - 17 Jan 2018
On January 25, New York's famed Apollo Theater will host a special tribute to late legend Otis Redding featuring house band The Dap-Kings and hostess Whoopi Goldberg, and more special guests have been added to the bill, including Aloe Blacc, Booker T ...
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Terry C. Volk - Channel3000.com

WISC-TV3 - 23 Jan 2018
He had many headlining bands play at his establishments, such as Cheap Trick, REO Speedwagon, Little Richard, Otis Redding, Jerry Lee Lewis, Chuck Berry and Chicago, just to name a few. Terry worked with his father at Joe Volk's Music as a young man ...
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Musician, Beale Street fixture Preston Shannon dead at 70

The Commercial Appeal - 22 Jan 2018
Singer and Beale Street fixture Preston Shannon has died. The veteran Memphis R&B performer, who has battled cancer since the summer, was 70. News of his passing was confirmed by friends on Monday. As word of Shannon's passing spread on social media ...
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Ike keeps his fingers moving

The Telegraph (blog) - 20 Jan 2018
He was part of the huge tribute to Otis Redding at the City Auditorium several years ago. A few days before he went under the knife, Ike dropped by historic Grant's Lounge on Poplar Street. He pointed his finger as he strolled past the photographs and ...
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Reissues (Jan 22): Jethro Tull, Jah Wobble and James Carr

Music Week - 22 Jan 2018
Spoken of, by aficionados, as being one of soul music's finer singers, alongside Otis Redding, Sam Cooke, Jackie Wilson and their ilk, James Carr had considerably less commercial success than his peers but has seen his reputation grow in recent years ...
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First Listen: Tom Evanchuck's new EP, “Just Got Back”

Cowboys and Indians - 18 Jan 2018
Evanchuck has been playing music since he was a young child, taking inspiration from his Midwestern roots and folk-rock legends like Bob Dylan, Otis Redding, and Neil Young. His alchemy of influences and inspirations has produced an EP filled with ...
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Rick Hall, “Father of Muscle Shoals Music,” has died

Brooklyn Vegan (blog) - 02 Jan 2018
Songs recorded at FAME include Wilson Pickett's “Land of a Thousand Dances” and “Mustang Sally,” James and Bobby Purify's “I'm Your Puppet,” Aretha Franklin's “I Never Loved a Man (the Way I Love You)” and “Do Right Woman (Do Right Man),” Clarence ...
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The Complete Monterey Pop Festival

slantmagazine - 10 Jan 2018
The greatest stretch comes near the end, when Pennebaker documents multiple sea-change moments in pop history: the Who, then barely known in the States, shocks the crowd by demolishing their equipment; Otis Redding lays down scorching soul and ...
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Soul just a part of the Ro James sound

The Detroit News - 16 Jan 2018
Detroit — Don't label singer Ro James neo-soul. The Jamaica, Queens, New Yorker doesn't want his music put in a box. Simply put, he is a soulful singer who's been influenced by pop, rock and country. James performed Sunday night in Detroit at the VIP ...
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All Songs Considered

NPR - 10 Jan 2018
Jack White is that kind of artist. And despite his new song's uncharacteristic opening, with a droning synth, the moment that urgent, boyish voice belts it, it's clearly Jack White. "Connected By Love," the new single from Jack White, shifts and ...

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