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  • Bobby Rogers dies at 73; original member of Motown's the Miracles

    Bobby Rogers, an original member of the Motown group the Miracles, who collaborated with lead vocalist and songwriter Smokey Robinson and kept the musical franchise going after its biggest name left, died Sunday at his suburban Detroit home. He was 73....
  • Frank Wilson dies at 71; Motown writer, producer

    Frank Wilson dies at 71; Motown writer, producer
    Motown's Frank Wilson wrote and produced hit records for such big names as the Supremes and the Temptations, but he was best known for a single recorded in Los Angeles that featured his own voice — and was never released. Copies of his "Do I Love...
  • Beyonce puts a Super Bowl ring on it

    Beyonce puts a Super Bowl ring on it
    Beyonce looked like she stepped off from the recent air-brushed perfection of her GQ magazine cover, danced like a junior Tina Turner and generally owned her 12 minutes on a worldwide stage Sunday like few Super Bowl performers ever have. But there were...
  • Top concerts of 2012

    Top concerts of 2012
    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...
  • Lady and the road back for 2 soul singers

    Lady and the road back for 2 soul singers
    Soul-fired vocalists Terri Walker and Nicole Wray both sound vindicated when they talk about their new collaborative project, Lady, and self-titled debut album on the respected Brooklyn-based indie label Truth & Soul. Both singers had success early in...
  • Miguel connects with the soul of R&B

    Miguel connects with the soul of R&B
    Ask Miguel about the prevailing emotion he felt in the weeks before the release of his second studio album, “Kaleidoscope Dream” (RCA), and he’ll tell you straight up: “Nervous. I was nervous as hell, man. To tell you the truth,...
  • Concert review: Bobby Womack at Brilliant Corners festival

    Concert review: Bobby Womack at Brilliant Corners festival
    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...
  • Album review: Rhye, 'Woman'

    Album review: Rhye, 'Woman'
    3.5 stars (out of 4) For the last year, Rhye made music under a cloak of anonymity. Who exactly was making this intoxicating sound? The airy, androgynous vocals led many listeners (and more than a few reviewers) to conclude that the lead singer was a...
  • Album review: Miguel, 'Kaleidoscope Dream'

    Album review: Miguel, 'Kaleidoscope Dream'
    3.5 stars (out of 4) On his second album, “Kaleidoscope Dream” (RCA), Miguel Pimental drops enough references to his heroes and inspirations that he could be considered a bit of a name-dropper, a clever mimic rather than an innovator. But his...
  • Motown Museum spotlights girl groups

    Motown Museum spotlights girl groups
    DETROIT — For such a little house on West Grand Boulevard, a lot of big things came out of Hitsville U.S.A. That's often a challenge for the Motown Museum, situated in the cozy confines of the label's original headquarters, as it seeks to convey...
  • Interview: Trey Songz builds a better R&B singer

    Interview: Trey Songz builds a better R&B singer
    For an R&B artist who seems to exude confidence in his music and his abs-heavy videos, Trey Songz was somewhat critical of himself during our recent conversation. The "Say Aah" and "Bottoms Up" singer downplayed the importance of his most recent album,...
  • REVIEW: For Straight No Chaser, a homecoming, a goodbye, and a great show

     
    If it had been simply any Straight No Chaser show, Sunday’s concert at Miller Symphony Hall in Allentown by the hit a cappella group still would have been a great performance: an hour and 40 minutes of voice and harmony......