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Long Live Queen Soul Aretha Franklin | Aretha Franklin Facts

Long Live Queen Soul Aretha Franklin | Aretha Franklin Facts

Long live the Queen of Soul… Long live Queen Soul Aretha Franklin… August 16, 2018. The Queen passed away at her home in Detroit, Michigan after battling pancreatic cancer. Aretha Franklin’s life ended with the legendary singer comforted by loved ones, her family and friends. At the time of her death,  Aretha Franklin’s net worth…

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How The Chicago Blues Live Music Scene Began

How The Chicago Blues Live Music Scene Began

“I love songs, and I love songwriting, and there’s a standard of songwriting within Chicago blues in particular. I don’t like the sad blues, necessarily; the Chicago blues is what I like, which is the kind of blues you can dance to.” – Sinead O’Connor As a self-proclaimed musicologist, I took the time to study how the…

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The History Of Music In The United States

The History Of Music In The United States

The History Of Music In The United States For the past week or so now the internet has been buzzing about the interview with Quincy Jones by David Marchese from vulture.com. If you don’t know what I’m talking about take a look at the interview here! It got me to thinking about the history of…

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Open Mic Night Chicago Review

Open Mic Night Chicago Review

Photo by Steve Harvey on Unsplash Open Mic Night Chicago Review Every Tuesday night at Touch of the Past, 947 Mannheim Rd, Bellwood IL is open mic night Chicago! An open mic set for r&b soul, hip hop, poetry and comedy but ALL genres are welcome! Chicago Open Mic Nights – Seeing The Bigger Picture Open Mic Night Chicago is not karaoke. Karaoke is…

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Open Mics Chicago IL

Open Mics Chicago IL

Open Mics Chicago IL Hey There! Open mics Chicago IL are located at your local bar or club or community center and even the library or church? If you are of legal age, I encourage you to attend EVERY Tuesday Live Band Open Mic Chicago held at Touch of the Past 947 Mannheim Rd in…

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How Music Is Art For The Soul

How Music Is Art For The Soul

How Music Is Art For The Soul Music speaks what cannot be expressed, soothes the mind and gives it rest. Heals the heart and makes it whole, flows from heaven to the soul. – Anonymous Art is often about things referring to one another or representing one another or stimulating one another. Learning how music…

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June 2017 Things To Do In Chicago

June 2017 Things To Do In Chicago

June 2017 Things To Do In Chicago The arrival of June in the Chicagoland area means summer has finally arrived. Find things to do, festivals and more on this curated list of June 2017 things to do in Chicago. Chicago, it’s time to spring into action. June is one of the most celebrated months to…

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