THE "Soul Man" RETURNS WITH A NEWLY RECORDED SOLO ALBUM
Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and Grammy® Award winner Sam Moore -- the voice so identified with his classic hits "Hold On! I'm Comin", "I Thank You," and of course "Soul Man" "-- recently completed an astonishing new solo album project 'Sam Moore: Overnight Sensational' (August 29, Rhino Records). Bass player/record executive/talent judge Randy Jackson served as producer for Moore, long famous as the seminal voice of the duo bearing his name. Jackson created the current and contemporary sound as a backdrop, but Sam's voice and energetic presence are front and center. 'Sam Moore: Overnight Sensational' also serves as the final recording for the late, consummate keyboard and recording great Billy Preston.
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The pop star has teamed up with US coffee chain Starbucks, the same company behind Ray Charles' celebrated 2004 duets album GENIUS LOVES COMPANY, to release ZUCCHERO + CO, which has already been a hit in Europe.
On the new album, Zucchero also teams up with fellow Italians LUCIANO Pavarotti and Andrea Bocelli, who he discovered, but he admits the highlight was getting the chance to work with his hero JOHN LEE HOOKER before the blues legend died.
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The five historic events are taking place on the same day, 2 July (05), all over the world, and aim to raise awareness of world poverty in developing countries by coinciding with the G8 Summit in Scotland four days later (06JUL05).
In London's Hyde Park, MARIAH CAREY, SIR ELTON JOHN, Annie Lennox, SCISSOR SISTERS, Sting, Joss Stone, Robbie Williams, Velvet Revolver, and The Cure have joined to the line-up, whilst 50 CENT, MAROON 5, Sarah Mclachlan, Rob Thomas, and KAISER CHIEFS are adding to the collaboration at Philadelphia's Benjamin Franklin Parkway.
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Opera legend Luciano Pavarotti has married former-secretary NICOLETTA MANTOVANI in a private ceremony on Saturday (13DEC03) - which was "hosted" by their baby daughter.
The NESSUN DORMA singer tied the knot in a ceremony in northern Italy which was attended by names including U2 frontman Bono, Italian singer Zucchero and Spanish tenor JOSE CARRERAS. Pavarotti's tenor pal Andrea Bocelli performed AVE MARIA during the touching ceremony
The couple's 11-month-old daughter ALICE "sent" invitations which read, "Alice joyfully invites you to the wedding of daddy Luciano and mummy Nicoletta."
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