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2011-04-26 14:09:00

LOS ANGELES, April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- TAYLORMADE, a collection of remarkable songs by Tasha Taylor, the talented youngest daughter of Stax R&B icon, Johnnie Taylor, will be released June 14 on Sing Records. In addition to performing the soulful vocals that highlight her expressive and commanding voice, Ms. Taylor took on all the writing and arranging duties, producing the CD with Noisy Neighbors' Rob Arbittier and Gary Adante (Songs In The Key of Life), and Stuart Benjamin...

2011-03-15 17:37:00

COACHELLA, Calif., March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The tempo will be cool and smooth on April 2nd at the Spotlight 29 Casino Showroom beginning at 8pm. Ready for the World, Johnny Gill & SWV will belt out inspirational R&B soul music to fans they've been thrilling with their Billboard top hits for decades. Tickets are on sale for $35, $40 and $50 each and can be purchased at: www.Spotlight29.com, Star Tickets (800) 585-3737 or at the Spotlight 29 Gift Shop. Ready for the World...

2010-06-04 15:10:00

MOUNT PROSPECT, Ill., June 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Residents, blues fans and art lovers are invited to "get down" and experience some of Chicago's hottest blues and discover the unique works of local artisans at two Mount Prospect sizzling summer events: "Blues on the Green" and the Fine Arts Festival, Saturday, June 19 at Emerson Street and Busse Avenue from 10 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Blues on the Green starts at 2 p.m. and continues for nine and a half hours with the soulful, low-down...

2008-11-12 18:00:13

NEW YORK, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Hugely successful Grammy nominated R&B singer and songwriter KEYSHIA COLE is set to close out 2008 with a bang. Three (3) songs from her second album reached number one (#1) status -- "Let It Go" (w/Missy Elliott and Lil Kim), "I Remember" and "Heaven Sent." Her reality show "The Way It Is" became the most-watched program in BET's history, and with season three having started yesterday, November 11th, Keyshia Cole is sure to make history again. Keyshia's...

2008-10-11 00:00:24

I n HIS youth Paul Jones shot to national consciousness as the clean-cut, blond and blue-eyed lead singer of Manfred Mann who proceeded to take the 1960s pop charts by storm. But the history of rock 'n' roll might have been rather different had Brian Jones enticed him to be lead singer in his band instead. "Brian and I were good mates; he lived in Cheltenham and I in Oxford but we got together to hear Alexis Korner and his wonderful musicians, on a regular basis," explains Paul, ahead of his...

2008-08-27 03:00:40

By Kirby, David Ooh! My Soul "What are you doing in my cousin's apartment?" asks Little Richard, and the answer is that I've come to Macon to write a travel piece for the Washington Post and also do research for a book on the Georgia Peach himself. Willie Ruth Howard is two years older than her celebrated relative, which makes her seventy-seven, and even though it's a hot day, I've put on a sports coat and brought flowers, too, because I want her to think I'm a gentleman and not just a fan...

2008-08-22 09:00:43

The "Duke of Earl" says he's owned an appearance fee by a Chicago doo-wop stage show producer but the promoter alleges the "Duke" started a backstage fight. Singer Gene Chandler, 68, filed suit Thursday claiming he wasn't paid $4,000 for a May 10 performance at the Chicago Theatre, the Chicago Sun-Times reported. But producer Henry Farag says Chandler hit his brother Lou when he told Chandler that Lou "Lightning' Strikes" Christie would close "The Ultimate Doo-Wop Show." "He is a...


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ramage
  • Boughs or branches.
  • Warbling of birds in trees.
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