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Articles tagged sharon jones & the dap-kings

Monday, April 5 2010

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.


Tuesday, February 17 2009

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.


Monday, July 28 2008

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.


Thursday, March 6 2008

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.


Sunday, September 30 2007

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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