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Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings' version of "Please Come Home For Christmas" is magical.
Jones rekindled the style and power that defined 1960s and '70s soul and funk.
So imagine his pleasant surprise when Brown tuned into his 1995 debut album Gettin' to It and liked what he heard and invited
She's been selling out shows for more than a decade, and this summer is no different. The Grammy-nominated singer joins HuffPost Rise to talk about her fight to get back where she belongs: center stage.
In ways she is no different than others who undergo cancer treatments: surgery, week-upon-week of chemotherapy, a loss of
The sixth annual DOC NYC festival opened on Thursday with Miss Sharon Jones!, Barbara Kopple's documentary about soul singer Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings. Early on we see Sharon Jones getting her short braids shorn, an accommodation to her stage two pancreatic cancer as she was being treated with chemo.
The Toronto International Film Festival has aged gracefully into its 40th year anniversary. Black directors, actors and writers have enhanced the celebratory occasion with fine performances and artistic contributions in indie films, big budget movies and life-affirming documentaries.
This year's edition will be remembered for putting both Jay Roach's Trumbo and James Vanderbilt's Truth in contention for the Oscar race. I saw the two films back to back on Sunday -- and they are guaranteed to both grip you and infuriate you
For some bands, the third album is a make-or-break endeavor, the moment when you justify your continued existence on this earth or accept your inevitable place on the slag-heap of burnouts, blow-ups, and also-rans.
It looks like Jones' wish to return to the stage is set to come true. She and her Brooklyn-based bandmates have become known
Sharon Jones has been diagnosed with cancer. The 57-year-old soul singer, who performs with the funk group the Dap-Kings
"No, it's my money. I think I deserve it," she said. "I just didn't think justice was done because I mean, trash is trash
I caught up with Jones backstage before her sold-out show last month at the Tarrytown Music Hall in Westchester, and spoke to her about her evolution and her anticipation of joining other "divas" on stage for a VH1 special.
"VH1 Divas Celebrates Soul" (Mon., 9PM ET on VH1) honored the greats, as well as those inspired by them. But in a rare twist
On Woody Guthrie: "in a short life he saw so much, but he was really present and there with people. I think he's just really vital, not just in his vision, but as a spokesman for America."