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Pharrell Williams' Soul Dream

Pharrell Williams wanted to be a soul singer.The 'Happy' hitmaker - who is known for his collaborations with the likes of Ed Sheeran and Robin Thicke - has revealed that when he was younger, his...

Cult Soul Hero Terry Callier Dies, Aged 67, Beth Orton Pays Tribute

Terry Callier has passed away at the age of 67. The soul and jazz singer is probably best known for the song 'You Goin' Miss Your Candyman' and with a career than spanned six decades,...

Sinead O'connor Scraps Tour To Recover From 'Breakdown'

Sinead Oconnor has cancelled the remaining dates of her world tour, citing her on-going recovery from a "very serious breakdown". In a statement posted on her official website, the Irish songstress - who suffers from...

Sinead O'connor Cancels 2012 Tour

Sinead O'Connor has cancelled the remainder of her 2012 tour. The 'Wolf is Getting Married' hitmaker - who has suffered a series of public breakdowns and relationship issues with husband Barry Herridge in recent months...

Sinead O'connor Cancels 2012 Tour

Sinead O'Connor has cancelled the remainder of her 2012 tour. The 'Wolf is Getting Married' hitmaker - who has suffered a series of public breakdowns and relationship issues with husband Barry Herridge in recent months...

Axl Rose To Become Hall Of Famer, Whether He Likes Or Not

Axl Rose would appear to be getting inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame - whether he wants to or not! Rose and the rest of GUNS N' ROSES have long been known...

Bruce Springsteen's Wrecking Ball Embraces The New With Stylish Samples

The long wait is over for Bruce Springsteen 's new album with 'Wrecking Ball' expected to do some damage to the charts upon its release tomorrow following a glut of positive reviews and general goodwill...

Ronnie Wood Wants To Work With Mark Ronson

Ronnie Wood is planning to work with Mark Ronson.The Rolling Stones rocker would be "honoured" to work with the producer and the Dap Kings, the group of musicians who recorded with Amy Winehouse on her...

Jeff Beck Finishes Songs For Rod Stewart

Jeff Beck has recorded 11 songs for his album with Rod Stewart.The veteran guitarist started recording for the planned album after realising his studio jams reminded him of Rod, who was the singer in his...

Jeff Beck Songs For Rod Stewart

Jeff Beck has recorded 11 songs for the album he is recording with Rod Stewart.The veteran guitarist started recording for the planned album after jamming in his studio and realising the style he was playing...

John Legend Shuns 'Karaoke' Tracks

John Legend purposefully avoided doing "karaoke" covers on his 'Wake Up!' album.The 'Ordinary People' singer recently collaborated with musician Questlove and his band The Roots for an album of soul covers, and said they set...

Whitaker Gets Musical On Saturday Night Live

Oscar nominee FOREST WHITAKER showed off his singing skills when he guest hosted US satirical show SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE at the weekend (10FEB07). THE LAST KING OF SCOTLAND star performed ELTON JOHN's DON'T LET THE...

Neville Records Tribute To Soul Stars

Singer AARON NEVILLE is paying tribute to some of soul music's biggest stars by recording 15 soul classics for his next album. The DON'T KNOW MUCH singer is currently recording the album in Los Angeles...

KeishaS A List Influences

Budding UK soul singer and songrwiting talent KEISHA WHITE has revealed the biggest influences on her fast rising music career, and they make up a very special R&B A list. Listening to ARETHA FRANKLIN, AALIYAH and...

Dr John And The Neville Brothers Form New Orleans Supergroup

DR JOHN and members of the NEVILLE BROTHERS have formed a New Orleans, Louisiana, supergroup to help each other mourn the devastation of Hurricane Katrina. The group, the NEW ORLEANS SOCIAL CLUB, secretly formed...

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