Articles tagged sharon jones & the dap-kings

And the Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings TV appearances continue to pile up with a Fallon spot closely following behind one on Colbert. Plus, I

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Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings: I Learned the Hard Way

Those tough lessons have settled deep in Jones' voice; the hard rasp is sanded down some, the emotions subtler than on the previous record -- but perhaps more volatile in their restraint.

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Neo-retro-soul diva Sharon Jones appeared with her Dap-Kings on Craig Ferguson’s show last Friday night to play the title track from her 2007 album. As

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17 Feb 2009 // 8:59 PM

Live from Bonnaroo 2008

The communal spirit seems almost sacrosanct to its attendees and artists, some of whom invoke the term 'commune' in the footage on this disc.

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Various Artists: Daptone 7 Inch Singles Collection, Vol. 2

The venerable Brooklyn label's second singles round-up includes songs by Antibalas Afrobeat Orchestra, Charles Bradley, Lee Fields, and Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings.

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Retelling the History of Black Music: Adventures in Retro-ism

Rightly or wrongly, black audiences have always tended to chase musical innovation, not musical reverence.

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Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings: 100 Days, 100 Nights

Jones' powerful voice and the Dap-Kings' soul expertise are a natural fit for each other.

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