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Jerry Butler

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2014

    Is the New BeatsMusic Worth It?

    By Brando A year ago, Beats by Dre headphone giants Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine announced the next step for their brand was to launch a digital-subscription music service. The news was not met with the greatest approval. After all, the existing marketplace--crowded with streaming leaders such as Pan ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2012

    Q&A: The Impressions' Fred Cash On Curtis Mayfield, Politics In The '60s, And The Venues His Band Played Back In The Day

    The story of Tennessee music is a tale of two cities, really: Nashville and Memphis. But to count out Chattanooga is to ignore the origins of the Impressions, the long-running, socially conscious soul group that launched the careers of Jerry Butler and Curtis Mayfield. On the street corners of mid-t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2012

    Don Cornelius, R.I.P.

    via SoulTrain.com​What must it have been like to be under the sway of Don Cornelius back when he was a salesman? Damn hard to resist, most likely. Cornelius was a salesman before he was a DJ, a DJ before he was a TV host, a TV host before he was a mogul—a series of roles that require inc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2010

    The 10 Best Posse Cuts of 2010 (So Far)

    ​Posse cuts are like friendlier versions of the WWE's Royal Rumble -- a platform designed to showcase all of the stars in the game, both up-and-coming and certified. Think back to the Main Source's 1991 "Live At The Barbecue," featuring Akinyele, Joe Fatal, and the debut of a rapper named Nas, ... More >>

  • Music

    March 20, 2007

    The Triumph of Soul's Second-Stringers

    A Stax set predictably thrills, but a set of forgotten Chicago gems hits harder

  • Music

    April 25, 2006

    Princely Digs

    At home with His Royal Badness, who shows us his secret stash

  • Music

    May 29, 2001
  • NYC Life

    May 29, 2001

    Rock: Festivals

    American Bandshell

  • Music

    June 15, 1999
  • Music

    June 8, 1999
  • Music

    August 25, 1998
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