Blues and Soul Music Magazine

Issue 1004

WELCOME TO B&S Online

THE OFFICIAL 1ST STOP FOR MUSIC WRITING, COMMENT, INTEGRITY, OPINION AND LISTINGS

Editorial STUFF

IN THIS FULL TO BURSTING EDITION OF B&S ONLINE WE HAVE PACKED IN INTERVIEWS WITH JORDIN SPARKS, ANGELA JOHNSON, REEL PEOPLE, SUGARUSH BEAT COMPANY AND ASA. WE REVIST KELIS AND A CLASSIC RETROSPECTIVE ON MICHAEL JACKSON... PHEW! ON TOP OF THAT WE HAVE COMPETITIONS GOLORE IN THE SHAPE OF GURU'S JAZZMATAZZ CD'S AND VIP TICKETS TO SOUTHPORT. IF THAT WASN'T ENOUGH IN THIS EAT ALL YOU CAN BUFFET OF B&S, WE HAVE OUR COMPREHENSIVE REVIEWS AND CLUB GUIDE LISTINGS... THAT SHOUD KEEP YOU GOING FOR A WHILE ;-)... BLUES AN SOUL REMINDS IT'S READERS THAT WE ARE ONLINE ONLY.B&S

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Mariah Carey

CAREY CATCHES UP WITH THE KING

Mariah Carey is reportedly about to get her eighteenth number one single in the US, bringing her equal on that score with Elvis Presley.

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Donna Summer

NEW DONNA SUMMER ALBUM

DONNA SUMMER WILL RELEASE HER FIRST STUDIO ALBUM IN SEVENTEEN YEARS IN MAY, THE WORKING TITLE FOR THE ALBUM IS 'CRAYONS'

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AMY WINEHOUSE

WINEHOUSE ONE OF THE DECADE'S BEST SELLERS

'Black To Black,' is in the black as Amy Winehouse's album is confirmed as one of the biggest selling albums of the decade.

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Jordin Sparks Jordin Sparks Jordin Sparks Winning American Idol 2007 Jordin Sparks

BRIGHT SPARKS AND HIGH LIGHTS.

AMERICAN IDOL WINNER JORDIN SPARKS LIGHTS UP THIS EDITION OF BLUES AND SOUL AS JEFF LOREZ TALKS TO HER ABOUT LIFE, LOVE AND BEING FAMOUS.

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Angela Johnson

ANGELA JOHNSON SHOWS B&S READERS 'A WOMANS TOUCH'

ANGELA JOHNSON TALKS HUGE ASPIRATIONS WITH PETE LEWIS IN NOT JUST DELIVERING A SUPERB STUDIO ALBUM. BUT BRINGING FIRST CLASS PRODUCTION VALUES COUPLED WITH 'A WOMANS TOUCH'.

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SUGARUSH BEAT COMPANY

JOIN THE 'SUGARUSH BEAT COMPANY'

'SUGARUSH BEAT COMPANY' GIVE PETE LEWIS THE STORY BEHIND THE NEW SINGLE 'GUNSHOTS AND CANDYFLOSS' AND EXPLAIN "ANYONE WHO THINKS THIS GROUP WAS PRE-PLANNED WOULD THINK WE'D HAVE TO BE IDIOTS"

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Reel People

'REEL PEOPLE', REEL MUSIC, REAL CLASS

REEL PEOPLE TALK TO B&S ABOUT AN UPLIFTING SOULFUL FUTURE, STELLA GUESTS ON THE ALBUM 'SEVEN WAYS TO WONDER' AND BEING HUGE IN JAPAN.

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Michael Jackson; Dancing JACKSON 5 OFF THE WALL Michael Jackson Thriller 25

Recent B&S article... MICHAEL JACKSON: A THRILLER OF A CAREER

B&S CONTINUES IT'S CLASSIC RETROSPECTIVE SERIES WITH THE ENIGMA THAT IS MICHAEL JACKSON. DAVID NATHAN LOOKS AT MICHAEL'S 36 YEAR CAREER FROM THE JACKSON FIVE TO THE RE-RELEASE OF THE 40 MILLION SELLING 'THRILLER 25' ALBUM

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KELIS

KELIS TALKS 'MILKSHAKE' AND 'TASTY' HITS

THE RELEASE THIS MONTH OF KELIS` `THE HITS` COMPILATION PROMPTS A TRAWL THROUGH THE "B&S” ARCHIVES TO RECALL PETE LEWIS` DECEMBER 2003 INTERVIEW WITH THE FEISTY HARLEM FIRECRACKER

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ASA; Guitar 2

ASA: FOCUS, TALENT AND AN INTERNATIONAL STYLE

WE TALK TO 'ASA' ABOUT HER SELF-TITLED ALBUM, HER NEW SINGLE 'JAILER' AND HOW HER MUSIC COUPLED WITH A MOVE TO FRANCE FROM HER BELOVED LAGOS MADE HER FEAR FOR HER LIFE.

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Estelle; American Boy

Estelle Feat. Kanye West; American Boy

AMERICAN BOY; ESTELLE FEAT. KANYE WEST HAS HIT STAMPED ALL OVER IT. HIGHLY INFECTIOUS AND A DAMN FINE TUNE. YOU'LL BE SINGING THE CHORUS IN YOUR SLEEP... BETTER WATCH THAT ONE ;-)

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Reel People; Alibi

Reel People; 'Alibi' Feat. Darien

Reel People wave 'Alibi' bye to the competition in this funked up soulful mix.

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MINISTRY OF SOUND; GARAGE CLASSICS

MINISTRY OF SOUND; ‘GARAGE CLASSICS’

MINISTRY OF SOUND; ‘GARAGE CLASSICS’ MIXED BY THE WIDEBOYS. "To say this is a quality album is an understatement as The Wideboys take you from classic to classic with effortless and cheeky precision. A must have for Garage fans every

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