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Q&A: Morris “Butch” Stewart

In marketing, advertising and promotion, jingles and theme songs are an integral component; in fact, in many cases, they can emerge as more popular or memorable than the products themselves. “Butch” Stewart knows the power of a good jingle; this talented musician-songwriter, […]

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Q&A: Larry Dunn

Denver, Colorado native Larry Dunn is the former keyboardist and musical director of the legendary band Earth, Wind & Fire.  He contributed to many of the group’s hits

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Turning 30: Earth, Wind and Fire’s “Let’s Groove”

Earth, Wind and Fire were household names by 1981 and when they released their eleventh album Raise! that year, their awaiting public was eager to enjoy their latest


Thursday Throwback: Earth, Wind and Fire

It was 1969 when Maurice White formed The Salty Peppers, soon to become Earth, Wind and Fire.  In 1971 and ’72 the band released a

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Classic Soul Album Spotlight: Earth, Wind, and Fire’s That’s the Way of the World

Earth Wind & Fire is one of the top soul/funk groups of all time. Their career stretches for more than forty years, which is a milestone most artists

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Top Ten Cover Songs

Let’s talk cover songs.  From bar bands to superstar hit makers, artists of every genre have done them (some better than others); and while the list could go


Thursday Throwback – Earth, Wind and Fire

Pose the question to any group of music fans “What’s your favorite Earth, Wind and Fire song?,” and one should be prepared to write out


2011 Soul Train Awards Recap

It was a night filled with love, peace, and soul.  That can only mean one thing: The 2011 Soul Train Awards, still going strong after 40 years! For those


2011 Soul Train Awards Winners

The 2011 Soul Train Awards was an extraordinary show that premiered on both Centric and BET on Sunday, November 27 at 9:00 PM EST. The legendary group The


CENTRIC Honors R&B Phenomenon Earth, Wind and Fire and the ‘Empress of Soul’ Gladys Knight as Soul Train Awards Legends

CENTRIC announces the 3rd annual SOUL TRAIN AWARDS, the classic music awards show that highlights R&B music’s finest and bridges the gap between the soulful sounds of yesterday,

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