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You must be a specific type of person for the name Eddie Huang to register. Chances increase if you: 1) live in New York, 2) are plugged into the restaurant scene and read food gossip blogs, 3) are active on social media sites like Twitter, and 4) are...
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Here are my favorite concerts from 2012: 1. Neutral Milk Hotel at Athenaeum Theatre, Feb. 6: After releasing two acclaimed albums in the ‘90s, Neutral Milk Hotel’s Jeff Mangum drifted away for more than a decade. His return stacked up as...
Patti Page, the Oklahoma-born pop singer whose gossamer-gentle voice was heard on 1950s hits such as “The Tennessee Waltz” and “(How Much Is) That Doggie in the Window?,” died New Year’s Day in Encinitas, Calif., where she&...
As has been the standard operating procedure recently, Hampton Coliseum made the announcement on its Facebook page: The great Bootsy Collins will headline the 2013 Hampton Funk Fest. The event, set to take place Friday, Feb. 1, at Hampton Coliseum, will...
After sparking widespread comeback chatter last year with his album "The Bravest Man in the Universe," soul singer Bobby Womack has announced that he's experiencing early symptoms of Alzheimer's disease. "The doctor says, 'You have signs of Alzheimer's,...
Wake up the kids, parents. The nominations for the 55th edition of the Grammy Awards are to be unveiled Wednesday night, and Pop & Hiss will be providing live coverage of the proceedings. This year, the Recording Academy has gone country, staging its...
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The gospel-truth, if you believe most of the history books: Aretha Franklin didn’t really find her true voice until she began working with producer Jerry Wexler at Atlantic Records in 1967. "My idea was to make good tracks, use the best players,...
Bobby Womack doesn’t like to be rushed. “Can I do it right for you tonight? he asked Sunday on the closing night of the Brilliant Corners of Popular Amusements fall showcase at the Riverfront Theatre. “I like to do it right and take my...
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Bobby Womack picks up the phone, and speaks what’s on his mind in a voice made of gravel. “I know a lot of people who are not here anymore,” the R&B great says, “and I wonder why I’m still here. … Not a day goes by...
3 stars (out of 4) At 68, Bobby Womack has a resume steeped in greatness: a gospel singer who worked with Sam Cooke, a gifted session guitarist who played with everyone from Elvis Presley to Sly Stone, a songwriter covered by the Rolling Stones, and...
John Cale, Conor Oberst and Bobby Womack will be among the headliners at the Brilliant Corners of Popular Amusements Fall Showcase, Sept. 21-23 at the Riverfront Theater, 650 W. Chicago. Tribune Co., which publishes this newspaper, is a full, revenue...
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Pop & Hiss"I think I'm built to last," sings Neneh Cherry on "Cashback," the opening track on "The Cherry Thing," her cacophonic collaboration that is something of her comeback. Cherry started her career with the punk-influenced collective Rip Rig + Panic but......
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