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A Coming Change

Bruce Eder, writing at All Music, begins his biography of Sam Cooke, the African-American artist of the 50s and 60s, by unreservedly stating that “Cooke was the most important soul singer in history, its primary inventor, and its most popular and beloved performer in both the black and white communities”. 417 more words


Know Your Rights - The Clash

“This is a public service announcement, with guitar, know your rights, all three of them”

The only band that matters are still as relevant today as ever. 305 more words


#NoConcessions: #OneNightinMiami #film #review

Regina King’s directorial debut is a timely masterpiece of historical imagination. Her imagining of these four Black American icons – in all their glory – admitting their triumphs and fears with one another is something we rarely see of Black men on screen. 158 more words


Helping you vote with music from New Orleans - Part Two

With two weeks left before election day, over 800,000 ballots in my state have been turned in. Turnout is even stronger where this show is broadcast with ballots turned in by nearly one out of three voters. 398 more words

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One Night in Miami (2020) Dir. Regina King

LFF 2020

Regina King is better known for being in front of the camera, receiving a multitude of nominations, not to mention the award wins for her consistently brilliant work. 837 more words


'One Night in Miami' (2020) REVIEW

Just a quick one today, as we weren’t initially planning on covering this film, but it’s too good not to talk about.

One Night in Miami… 515 more words


The Happening -Sunday Spin - Gospel Tunes New & Old

Sam Cooke

I stumbled across this almost acapella gospel song by Sam Cooke earlier in the week. I thought I’d share it with you. I’m going to post a Sunday Spin from time to time. 36 more words

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