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Charles Bradley

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2014

    Record Store Geek: 16 Sweet Slices of Soul

    Chances are, if you met me -- I'm a tall, goofy-looking, middle-aged white guy with a Canadian accent (it's actually North Dakotan) -- you wouldn't think, "Hey, I should get some recommendations on fantastic soul albums from this cat." Of course, I'm stereotyping myself, and you would be, too. I un ... More >>

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    August 20, 2013

    Charles Bradley: I Give Audiences "The Truth of My Soul"

    Charles Bradley, his voice dripping with raw emotion, sings as though his life depends on it. It's a voice that, in essence, gave Bradley a new start in life at 61, when his debut album, No Time for Dreaming, at long last found its way into the world, via Daptone Records. As the howling outsider f ... More >>

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    August 19, 2013

    Top Five Must-See Phoenix Shows This Week

    Are you aware just how big a deal Barenaked Ladies' first album was in Canada? Wikipedia tells me it "topped the Canadian charts for eight consecutive weeks," and that 80,000 copies of Gordon were sold in the first 24 hours. We didn't include them in the Top Five Must-See Phoenix Shows this week-- ... More >>

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    August 15, 2013
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    August 7, 2012

    Ten Favorite Playlists at Metro Phoenix Restaurants

    See Also: 10 Favorite Drive-Thrus in Metro Phoenix Let's face it, the music that streams through the speakers of a restaurant has the ability to make or break your dining experience. We know of a sushi shop that only plays religious music, a Mexican food joint that can't turn down the top 40 banger ... More >>

  • Music

    February 9, 2012
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    December 27, 2011

    Top Cover Songs of 2011

    Charles Bradley​Welcome to another installment of Up on the Sun's 2011 Review. We've been counting down our favorite songs, shows, national and local releases of 2011. This installment takes a look at 2011's best videos. Enjoy! The idea of The Beatles, The Pixies, Tom Waits, and Elton John sh ... More >>

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    December 14, 2011

    15 Favorite National Songs: Jason P. Woodbury

    Michael Kiwanuka​Welcome to another installment of Up on the Sun's 2011 Review. Over the next week, we'll be counting down our favorite songs, shows, national and local releases of 2011. Enjoy! I'm already regretting this one. I left so much off this list it hurts, deserving songs from the li ... More >>

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    April 21, 2011

    13 Must-Hear Songs from the First Third of 2011 ( Mp3)

    Toro y Moi​Did you know that a third of a year is called a tertile? Now you do!The first tertile of 2011 (great word, right?) comes to end at the close of this month, which seems like a good time to get caught up on the best songs from the first part of the year. Hey, it's never too early for a be ... More >>

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