Solomon Burke

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2013

    Bluesman Mike Heads Benefits for Salvation Army and The Philippines This Month

    The best way to get rid of the blues is to play some good blues, and make it for the benefit of those in need. Many of the blues players in the Valley do just that. One example would be Bluesman Mike and the Blues Review Band, set to host the sixth annual Toy and Diaper Drive at the Rhythm Room Dec ... More >>

  • Music

    September 22, 2011
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    October 11, 2010

    Cee-Lo Gives a Big 'F*ck You' to the Music Industry

    ‚ÄčIt turns out that Cee-Lo Green's song "F*ck You" isn't about a girl at all, but rather about the music industry, according to NME."I was in a place where subconsciously, my 'f*ck you' was aimed at the industry itself," Cee-Lo told NME. "You have to be kind, you have to court it, and be considerat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2009

    Lucero Coming to The Clubhouse in November

    Gear up, Valley Fans -- Lucero is coming to Tempe this November‚ÄčIt seems every week, if not every day, I have a fantastic new show announcement for The Valley. This week's edition brings us Lucero, a Valley favorite judging by the last time they packed the Rhythm Room. Their sixth album and major ... More >>

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    July 9, 2009
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    May 29, 2009

    The Rosewood Thieves Shake Up The Lost Leaf

    Imagine, if you will, stepping into a friend's house... Except it's filled with people you don't know (yet), and this friend built a bar around his kitchen, and set up track lighting and a half-dozen hightop tables in the dining room. That place would be Downtown Phoenix's The Lost Leaf, which hoste ... More >>

  • Music

    December 6, 2007
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    January 2, 2003

    Critics VS 2002: Rebuilding From Ash

    2002 spent the year in a 9/11 hangover. Through the confusion, notable and amazing works still arose

  • Music

    December 12, 2002

    Candles in the Dark

    The Blind Boys of Alabama bring their brand of Southern gospel closer to the mainstream -- and help keep roots music alive

  • Music

    July 4, 2002

    Burke Slaw

    With his latest star-powered release, Solomon Burke — the King of Rock and Soul — preaches to a new congregation

  • Music

    December 31, 1998

    Repackaged Goods

    The boxed-set dilemma: When are four CDs too little and three CDs too much respect?

  • Music

    November 26, 1998

    Mose's Better Blues

    A trip to Long Island reveals an Allison wonderland

  • Music

    June 12, 1997

    Get It While You Can

    Jerry Ragavoy and the ghost of Janis Joplin

  • Music

    December 19, 1996

    Santa Gets Down

    Twelve Yuletide carols that'll put a lump of soul in your stocking

  • Music

    October 26, 1995
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    December 16, 1992