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"Soul Train." the televised house that Don Cornelius built on a bedrock of soul, funk and ahead-of-their time dance moves, will celebrate its 40th anniversary Monday in concert at Pritzer Pavilion in Millennium Park. Chicago soul greats Jerry Butler, the...
Lehigh Valley MusicThey call the show "Drumline Live!" Yep, it's got drums -- snares, bass, a kit. And it's got brass -- trombones, trumpets, sousaphones. And it's got uniforms and choreographed moves. But this is a drumline on steroids. The music travels......
Change of SubjectFrom A Losing Proposition -- Why gay-rights leaders don’t want their big Prop 8 victory to go to the Supreme Court By Will Oremus(Slate) It’s still a risk-reward calculation. The most likely positive outcome, should the 9th Circuit’s...
Pop & HissIn putting together this overview of the five-decade career of Diana Ross, who this Saturday will be presented with a lifetime achievement award by the Recording Academy, her first-ever Grammy, the goal was to speak to people across disciplines and...
24 FramesThe death of Whitney Houston at the age of 48 is a deep loss for the music world. But it also has reverberations in another artistic realm--the movies. Houston had recently finished shooting "Sparkle," the remake of the 1976 Irene Cara film that, eerily,...
24 FramesThe movie “Sparkle,” Whitney Houston’s final recorded work, has been the subject of intense interest since the pop star died in Beverly Hills on Saturday....
Lehigh Valley MusicTwo soft-rock groups that had multiple hits in the 1970s and one blues-rock group that had hits in the 1980s top this summer's season of more than 50 free shows that will be offered at the Levitt Pavilion at SteelStacks......
Soundboard Music Blog - Orlando SentinelDiva is a word that's often associated with Diana Ross, the iconic star that helped define the Motown sound in the 1960s and remains the voice of the Supremes almost 50 years later. She seemed a lot tougher than that on Saturday, though, as she...
The Baltimore SunI am too tired to go crazy about this. And there really are so many hugely more important things going on the world practically every day. But ... I cannot let the addition of HLN host Nancy Grace to the lineup of ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" pass...
When Berry Gordy Jr. wanted to borrow $800 from his family to found Motown Records in 1959, he knew that the most formidable resistance would come from his oldest sister, Esther. "You're 29 years old and what have you done with your life?" his sister...
Tags: Artists, Detroit, Motown Records, Michael Jackson, History
THE SKINNY: Have we been had? "The X-Factor" followed up a seriously stellar debut with a two-hour mess of talentless singers and worse. The supporters of the first episode should be worried. Was Thursday night the real "X-Factor" or just a momentary bump...
Tags: Simon Cowell, Gloria Estefan, L.A. Reid, Beyonce, James Brown
Just as the Supremes climbed their way to the top of the pop music charts in the early 1960s, the suspiciously similar soul trio called the Dreams claws its way to the top in Michael Bennett's 1981 Broadway musical "Dreamgirls." These biographical...
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