Archive for June, 2014

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    Bobby Womack: All Over Now

    By Chris Wells on June 28, 2014
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    One of the greatest soulmen of all time, Bobby Womack, has died in Los Angeles at the age of...

  • Aretha Has It Covered

    By Chris Wells on June 26, 2014
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    Aretha Franklin is working on an album of ‘divas covers’, with a release date tentatively scheduled for September, according...

  • Klook Here

    By Chris Wells on June 25, 2014
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    Written and directed by Ché Walker, the guy who also created Lovesong for soulman Omar, Klook’s Last Stand, is now...

  • Booker Debut

    By Chris Wells on June 25, 2014
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    Benjamin Booker will release his debut, self-titled album on August  18 on Rough Trade ....

  • Christian’s Second Movement

    By Chris Wells on June 23, 2014
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    Michael Kiwanuka and Christian Gregory‘s Movement Records will release a second single on Gregory on July 7, entitled Won’t...

  • New Clinton Biog

    By Chris Wells on June 19, 2014
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    Coming on July 17 from Omnibus Press is George Clinton & The Cosmic Odyssey Of The P-Funk Empire, the...

  • Lively Up Motown!

    By Chris Wells on June 16, 2014
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    They’re back! After two sold out shows at Southbank Centre with their Catch A Fire tribute to Bob Marley...

  • Summer Of One Love – Update

    By Chris Wells on June 16, 2014
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    The annual One Love Festival has had to move venue – due to incredible ticket demand. The weekend event will...

  • Wesley Bangs The Drum

    By Chris Wells on June 16, 2014
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    Former JBs leader and trombonist extraordinaire, Fred Wesley is to play a one-off gig at The Drum in Birmingham...