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Song of the Week #134 – “Since I Met You Baby”

Written by admin on November 26, 2012 – 6:52 pm -

Ivory Joe Hunter - Since I Met You Baby single Ivory Joe Hunter’s “Since I Met You Baby” is Song of the Week on Classic Pop Icons.

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Song of the Week #98 – “Cry To Me”

Written by admin on March 19, 2012 – 10:10 pm -

Solomon Burke - Cry to Me single Solomon Burke’s “Cry To Me” is Song of the Week on Classic Pop Icons.

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Stars we lost in 2010

Written by admin on January 1, 2011 – 9:19 am -

The New York Times has put together this excellent sound and image montage to pay tribute to the musicians who passed away in 2010, including Johnny Maestro, Alex Chilton, Lena Horne, Gregory Isaacs, Teddy Pendergrass, Solomon Burke and many more.

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Five Grammy nominations for Jeff Beck

Written by admin on December 1, 2010 – 7:12 pm -

Jeff Beck leads the charge for the elder statesmen of rock with five nominations for the 53rd Annual Grammy Awards, including four associated with his album “Emotion & Commotion.” Beck achieved his best ever UK chart placing with the album earlier this year and his highest US chart position since “Blow by Blow” in 1975.

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King Solomon’s songs

Written by admin on October 21, 2010 – 9:25 pm -

Harley Payette looks back on some of the greatest performances of Solomon Burke, who died on October 10.

“The first time I heard Solomon Burke sing ‘Proud Mary’ I was plain amazed. 2000 miles away this man crawled right up inside my head to learn what Proud Mary’ was all about. Sure it’s great when someone sings your song – but when he understands it, you listen like it was the first time.” John Fogerty

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