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MUSIC INSTA-BABE: JoJo Though her music career had been embroiled in contractual battles with her prior label, fresh off performing at South by Southwest and having inked a new deal with Atlantic Records earlier this year, it sounds as if JoJo’s music career is about to get some much needed major label support. I’ve always enjoyed her R&B infused pop music … and being easy … Read More Your Weekly Weekend Music Mix | 6/20/14 [NEWS]
When I first started this blog in January 2013, one of the first blog entries I put up was a list of my favorite concerts of 2012. Breaking the Top 10 was Allen Stone’s performance at the Fonda Theatre, Friday, October 19th, 2012. I only wrote a couple of sentences about the performance (below … which I should have proofread), but being an avid … Read More Allen Stone | The Echo | 2/20/14
Click here to check out the blog entries of the other acts I was able to catch (Myron & E, Lee Fields and the Expressions, Maceo Parker and Aloe Blacc) at The Beach Ball Festival: Soul Revue. About a year ago, while searching the web for new music, I came across a youtube video of a white soul singer from Seattle, Washington singing … Read More Allen Stone | The Beach Ball Festival: Soul Revue | September 21, 2013
Allen Stone’s vocal style reminds me of the classic soul and R&B singers of the 60s and 70s. Growing up in the small community of Chewelah, Washington (population 2,606 as of 2010!), it can be hard to imagine a voice as soulful coming from such an isolated city, especially since his dad was a pastor, and he grew up on gospel music, so you’d … Read More Album Review: Allen Stone’s “Last to Speak”
Nesta Robert Marley, OM, pka “Bob Marley”, was born February 6, 1945 and passed on May 11, 1981. He is an icon in reggae music and is credits with helping the spread of both Jamaican music and the Rastafari movement throughout the world. They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. As such, rather than post original recordings of Bob Marley performing, … Read More Happy Bday, Bob Marley!