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Ray Charles

1989 track, recorded as the theme song for short-lived series Snoops, appears on Tyrell’s new LP Shades of Ray For more, check out: RollingStone.com (Source)

Drummer Eddie Bayers and pedal-steel guitarist Pete Drake round out this year’s class For more, check out: RollingStone.com (Source)

christian leave

Oklahoma’s Christian Leave may have earned fame making six-second clips on an app, but it’s what lies in his family lineage that’s going to make him go down in history for far longer than that. The 21-year-old indie songwriter, like his musically inclined great-grandparents before him, has an attraction to the big and the bold. […]

The post Christian Leave’s approach to singing is rooted in music history appeared first on Alternative Press.

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Limited edition collection houses 90 songs commemorating what would’ve been the legend’s 90th birthday year For more, check out: RollingStone.com (Source)

The excerpt comes from Guralnick’s excellent new book ‘Looking to Get Lost,’ which features profiles of Johnny Cash, Chuck Berry, Solomon Burke, and more For more, check out: RollingStone.com (Source)

Presidential candidate Joe Biden took the lead in Georgia on Friday morning (Nov. 6), three days after the election. And John Legend couldn’t contain his happiness, celebrating the flip with an a capella cover of “Georgia on My Mind.” https://twitter.com/johnlegend/status/1324645845740920833?s=20 Dressed in his robe, he recorded the impromptu version of the…

For more go to: Spin.com (Source)

The post May 13, 2002 Cover Story: Ray Charles appeared first on Music Connection Magazine.

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In The Number Ones, I’m reviewing every single #1 single in the history of the Billboard Hot 100, starting with the chart’s beginning, in 1958, and working my way up into the present.

For more, go to: Stereogum.com (Source)