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Pitchfork list their 200 best songs of the 1970s

Back in 2004, Pitchfork published their Top 100 Albums of the 1970s list, and today they've returned with the 200 Best Songs of the 1970s. Some of the artists who didn't make the cut on the albums list are now here, like Black Sabbath, Grateful Dead, Bruce Springsteen, Patti Smith...

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Elvis Costello & Weird Al join The Who, R.E.M., Aerosmith, James Brown, Tom Jones & others as Simpsons action figures

The ongoing Simpsons "Greatest Guest Stars" action figure line is adding Aerosmith, Tom Jones, Weird Al Yankovic, Elvis Costello, and astronaut Buzz Aldrin to the growing collection...

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Charles Bradley and Fela Kuti documentaries, James Brown film series & more music movies showing in NYC

There's never a shortage of cool movie screenings in NYC, but here's a roundup of some of the music (and cow) related screenings coming up in the near future...

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Charles Bradley doing “Black Velvet” James Brown tribute at Brooklyn Bowl; Soul Rebels doing three-night run there too

Charles Bradley at Firefly Music Fest 2012 (more by Dana (distortion) Yavin)

As we've mentioned before, Charles Bradley, whose second album for Daptone is out in April, used to spend time as James Brown tribute act, Black Velvet...

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RIP James Brown collaborator Marva Whitney

Rolling Stone reports that Marva Whitney, a collaborator of James Brown, passed away on Saturday (12/22). A post on Marva's facebook page reads: "We're saddened to inform you that Soulsister #1 Marva Whitney passed away last night...

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music & commercials of Super Bowl XLVI (Darkness, Motley Crue, Megafaun, Art Brut, OK Go, Echo & the Bunnymen, Madonna & more)

Another Super Bowl, another year where the Cowboys didn't win, and another year of music-filled commercials. The Patriots entered the field to "Crazy Train" by English metal god Ozzy Osbourne (who is currently having a feud of his own with an old bandmate)...

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Charles Bradley played New Year’s Eve, playing James Brown tribute as ‘Black Velvet’ (and other dates)

Charles Bradley in Fort Greene Park in 2011 (more by BBG)

Before Charles Bradley released his excellent debut LP on Daptone Records last year, he performed under the name Black Velvet as a James Brown impersonator...

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The Year in Dance: David Bruno’s Musings

Looking back at 2007, it most certainly can be said electronic music is alive and thriving in America and across the globe. The meteoric rise of rave rockers Justice and the electrifying resurgence of Daft Punk have undoubtedly spread a wide net introducing millions (most importantly young aspiring musicians) to the power of the beat and the excitement, democracy of participation, and borderless history of dance music and club culture...

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SHARON JONES album stream, ticket contest & an instore

Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings' new album 100 Days, 100 Nights is streaming in its entirety over at AOL (along with the new Stars, Jose Gonzalez, Devendra Banhart, Shocking Pinks and others)...

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VIDEO: James Brown & Luciano Pavarotti

A video crew went up to heaven, and this is what they came back with...

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