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Reggae/dub legend Lee "Scratch" Perry is back with a new album that finds him exploring the overlapping worlds of lounge-dub and deep trance styles. At least that's what a press release about his new album "Master Mind," says. To my ears, today's free...
Tags: Soul (genre), Music, Reggae (genre), Entertainment
About a decade ago, Cody ChesnuTT surprised and thrilled music lovers with "The Headphone Masterpiece," an ambitious, low-fi album that reminded listeners of the psychedelic soul classics of the 1970s. Some considered it an over-hyped oddity. Others were...
Tags: Soul (genre), Tina Turner, Music, Dave Chappelle , Buddy Guy
Robert Dickey Member of soul duo James and Bobby Purify Robert Dickey, 72, a guitarist and singer in the soul duo James and Bobby Purify, which recorded the 1960s hit song "I'm Your Puppet," died Dec. 29 in his hometown of Tallahassee, Fla. No cause was...
Or at least that is how the story goes when a still struggling rock and roll band met The Big Man, and the change was made uptown. It was a stormy night along the Jersey Shore – the wind was howling, the lightening was flashing – and then,...
Turn It UpSolomon Burke, the robust, regal preacher-turned-singer who defined soul music in the â€˜60s and continued to perform and minister for decades afterward, died Sunday in Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport. Burke died on a plane after arriving on a flight from...
Pop & HissShows include Lykke Li and Lady Gaga; the Kills and Paul Simon are among the acts planning album releases Critic's Pick: The Stagecoach Country Music Festival The annual Stagecoach Country Music Festival in Indio, which turns 5 this year, is......
Hailing from the sunny shores of Barbados, singer songwriter Hal Linton is definetly a new artist to be in the lookout for with his brew of R&B soul music. Winning the Barbados Music Award was just a prelude to the success this smooth crooner is poised...
Tags: Soul (genre), Music, Barbados, Motown Records, Entertainment
Pop music and jazz figures Bob Popescu, 77; co-owner of Catalina Bar & Grill, turned the Los Angeles club into one of the top jazz venues in the country (Jan. 5) Ken Nelson, 84; longtime Capitol Records talent scout had an ear for country music (Jan. 6)...
Daily PressHardly a summer weekend goes by without a festival to celebrate in Hampton Roads. Here's a look at this season's lineup. APRIL Cruisin' Virginia Beach Auto & Motorcycle Super Show. 10 a.m. April 26. Virginia Beach Oceanfront. 425-3111. Crabtown Seafest...
Baltimore Sun Pop Music CriticRay Charles may have been one of the most influential singer-musicians ever to grace American pop music. He may have laid the foundation for soul - an earthy blend of the secular and the spiritual, and one of the country's greatest cultural achievements....
Sun Pop Music CriticYou expected to hear more from Tony Rich. In 1995, he broke onto the pop scene with thoughtful, nothing-to-hide "acoustic soul." (After overhearing the singer-musician describe his music that way in an interview, India.Arie, a friend of Rich's, used the...
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