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That Ribbon of Highway: Sharon Jones Re-shapes Woody Guthrie's Song

Sharon Jones and Woodie Guthrie knew: great songs belong to everybody.

Christopher John Stephens
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The Sugarman 3: What the World Needs Now

On its first album in a decade the Sugarman 3 sounds as fresh as the moment of its debut.

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Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings: Soul Time!

Soul Time! is evidence that, even when the singer and her backup band isn’t concentrating on working on cuts that will, pardon the pun, make the cut, they’re still turning out ace material.

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Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings: 30.April.2010 - New York

An explosion of energy and sound, Sharon Jones led her Dap Kings through a two-hour set at the Apollo Theater, Friday night, in support of their new record, I Learned the Hard Way.

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PHOTOS: SXSW Music Day 3 - Hole, Les Savy Fav, Foxy Shazam and more...

Photos from Day 3 in Austin include Foxy Shazam, Marina and the Diamonds, Fucked Up, Hole, The Young Veins, Sleigh Bells, Patrick Stump solo, Les Savy Fav and more...

Daniel Boczarski
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Gold Mining with Daptone: Interview with Gabriel Roth

PopMatters' Sarah Moore speaks with Daptone Records co-founder Gabriel Roth about the recent Daptone Gold release.

Sarah Moore
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Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings

The first time I played Philadelphia, 20 people came to my show. And 30 people came the second time. But this is my third time..."

Kevin Pearson
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Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings

Jones doesn't just perform; she becomes a center of seductive gravity. She commands every inch of the room in ways that make you want to give yourself entirely to fits of raw spirit.

Terry Sawyer
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Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings: Naturally

Don't call it a comeback. And don't you dare call it a throwback, either. Sharon Jones was 'introduced' to a new generation as a cryogenically-thawed funk tornado, but she makes it clear on her follow-up that she is not just a one-time beat junkie's fix.

Dan Nishimoto
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Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings: Dap-Dippin' with...

This is a better album than I had expected and will please anyone who laments the loss of fatback drums, funky organ fills, and muscular vocals.

Maurice Bottomley

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