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The Jacksons (Tito, Jackie and Marlon) on tour, some dates with The Commodores and The Temptations Review

45 days ago
Brooklyn VeganWe've been posting a lot about Jacksons lately. Janet is gearing up for a new album and tour (tickets to her NYC-area shows are on sale now), and the entirely unrelated Joe is too. Janet's brothers Tito, Jackie and... more info

The Commodores -- Getting Our Name Back Isn't Easy

314 days ago
TMZThe Commodores have commandeered their name back ... from an ex-member who tried to jack it.A judge has decided founding member Thomas McClary relinquished his right to the Commodores brand 30 years ago when he left the group.As we first… more info

The Commodores -- Sue Former Member ... You're 3 Times a Douchebag

378 days ago
TMZThe Commodores -- who famously and shockingly survived Lionel Richie's departure back in the 80s -- are now suing an ex-member ... accusing him of jacking the group's name.According to the lawsuit ... Thomas McClary ditched the Commodores 30 years... more info

Longhorns beat Commodores, 4-0, in CWS, force rematch Saturday

440 days ago
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New band of the day – No 1,313: Waves of Fury

1141 days ago
Guardian MusicCombining R&B with garage rock, this south London lot aspire to be the Motown Mary Chain or the Stax StoogesReading on mobile? Listen hereHometown: Somerset.The lineup: Carter Sharp (vocals, guitar), Jamie Bird (piano, vocals), Fil Ward (guitars, voc... more info

Celebrity Birthdays - June 20, 2012

1171 days ago
StarpulseHappy Birthday to: Actress Nicole Kidman (1967) Actor Christopher Mintz-Plasse (1989) Actor Josh Lucas (1971) Director Robert Rodriguez (1968) Actor John Goodman (1952) Commodores singer/s... more info

Abram Wilson

1177 days ago
Guardian MusicNew Orleans jazz trumpeter and composer who became a pillar of the London music sceneLike his New Orleans compatriot Wynton Marsalis, the jazz trumpeter Abram Wilson, who has died of colon cancer aged 38, was an exponent of quicksilver technique, blu... more info

Lionel Richie - Lionel Richie's Hit 'not Black Enough'

1248 days ago
ContactMusicLionel Richie was told Easy Like Sunday Morning was not black enough when he first wrote it The singer wrote the track - originally performed with his old group The Commodores - after being told his previous effort was too black and could... more info

Mowest, mo' problems: the glorious failure of Motown's Californian outpost

1526 days ago
Guardian MusicIn 1971 Motown set up a Californian arm, Mowest. As a new compilation shows, it put out some terrific music, but it was a commercial disasterIf success was purely a question of aesthetics, then Mowest could have ruled the world. The label logo certai... more info


1543 days ago
Soul Sides Kevin “Sipreano” Howes helped compile and write the liners for the brand spanking new compilation on Little In the Attic: Our Lives Are Shaped By What We Love: Motown’s Mowest Story 1971-1973. The comp anthologizes 16 songs from ... more info

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