Blues and Soul Music Magazine

Issue 1006

WELCOME TO B&S ONLINE

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

Editorial STUFF

Like proud parents we feel you'll love our new arrival 'ISSUE 1006'. In this issue we talk to JAY SEAN, LUPE FIASCO, TRINA BROUSSARD and CONYA DOSS. We have classic feature interviews from WAR and the sorely missed LYNDEN DAVID HALL. This month also sees the Cheltenham Jazz festival in full swing as we talk to COURTNEY PINE, COLIN SALMON and RUBY TURNER about their involvement in what promises to be the best Cheltenham yet! MIx that with a two superb competitions to win SOLDOUT 'SOUTHPORT' TICKETS and copies of the critically acclaimed MICHAEL MCDONALD 'SOUL SPEAK' album and we have a bumper edition. This month also sees a EXPANSION RECORDS bringing you a one time offer on the artist TRINA BROUSSARD'S immaculate album 'INSIDE MY LOVE' (click on banner ABOVE for details). And if that wasn't enough we have the usual NEWS, REVIEWS and OPINION from the cream of music writing... Blues and Soul re-reminds it's readers that it is 'ONLINE ONLY.'B&S

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Soul Train Awards

SOUL TRAIN MUSIC AWARDS CANCELLED

THE SOUL TRAIN MUSIC AWARDS HAVE BEEN CANCELLED THIS YEAR AFTER POOR ATTENDANCE LAST YEAR AND A STEDY DECLINE IN INTEREST SINCE THE SHOW STOPPED AIRING.

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Prince

PRINCE TO PLAY FOR $4.8 MILLION

PRINCE IS REPORTEDLY TO BE PAID $4.8 MILLION FOR A NIGHTS WORK...

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Jay Sean

JAY SEAN: PRINCE CHARMING

THE SULTRY JAY SEAN SITS DOWN WITH PETE LEWIS TO DISCUSS HIS MULTI-PLATINUM ALBUM SALES, STAYING TRUE TO HIMSELF/R&B AND HAVING ONE OF THE BIGGEST FAN BASES' IN THE WORLD!

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Lupe Fiasco

LUPE FIASCO: 'PARIS, TOKYO'... BLUES AND SOUL

WORDSMITH LUPE FIASCO TALKS WINNING GRAMMY'S WITH KANYE, WORKING WITH JAY-Z, FORMING SUPER GROUP 'CRS' AND BEING THE COOLEST GEEK ON THE PLANT!

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Trina Broussard: 'Inside My Love' Trina Broussard Trina Broussard Trina Broussard

TRINA BROUSSARD: A LADY IN WAITING

WE GO STATESIDE TO TALK TO TRINA BROSSARD ABOUT HER CARRER BACKING MEGGA STARS, BEING SPOTTED BY JERMAINE DUPRI AND HAVING TO WAIT TEN YEARS FOR THE CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED ALBUM 'INSIDE MY LOVE' TO BE RELEASED!

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The Sugarush Beat Company

The SugaRush Beat Company: Bush Hall (London) 28/04/2008

THE FUSION OF THESE TALENTS SUCCEEDED IN COMING TOGETHER TO CREATE AN ORIGINAL AND UPLIFTING PERFORMANCE.

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War

War: WAR AND PEACE... & MUSIC!

WITH THE HIGHLY-ANTICIPATED REUNION CONCERT OF VETERAN GEORDIE VOCALIST ERIC BURDON WITH LEGENDARY LA FUNKSTERS WAR ON APRIL 21st & IN TURN PROMPTING A NEW BEST OF ALBUM. PETE LEWIS RECALLS HIS APRIL 2005 INTERVIEW WITH WAR'S LONNIE JORDAN.

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COURTNEY PINE: Photo (Gary Wallis)

COURTNEY PINE FRESH AND READY

HAVING REMAINED AT THE FOREFRONT OF THE UK JAZZ SCENE FOR MORE THAN 20 YEARS- BOUNDARY PUSHING COURTNEY PINE OBE CATCHES UP WITH PETE LEWIS TO TALK ABOUT HIS NEW SHOW 'TRANSITION IN TRANSITION' A TRIBUTE TO SAXOPHONIST SIDNEY BECHET.

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MARIAH CAREY: 'BYE BYE'

MARIAH CAREY: 'BYE BYE'

'BYE BYE' IS SUNG IN AN ABSOLUTELY STUNNING MANOR BY AN ABSOLUTELY STUNNING DIVA... MARIAH DOES IT AGAIN.

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Cold Town

NATTY: 'COLD TOWN'

NATTY DOESN'T LEAVE US IN THE COLD FOR AN INSTANT WITH THE CHARMING 'COLD TOWN'. HIS UNDERLYING MESSAGE MEETS AN ADDICTIVE TUNE- CAP THAT OFF WITH HIS RASPING VOCALS = A SURE FIRE HIT!

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Kelly Rowland: 'Miss Kelly Deluxe'

KELLY ROWLAND: ‘MS. KELLY DELUXE’

WE ARE PLEASED THAT THE 'MISS KELLY' ALBUM HAS BEEN PIMPED BECAUSE THE ALBUM SHOULD HAVE BEEN BETTER RECEIVED THE FIRST TIME ROUND... LOSING 7 OF THE ORIGINAL TRACKS THIS ALBUM 'DELUXE' IMPROVES ON ALL FRONTS.

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Trina Broussard: 'Inside My Love'

TRINA BROUSSARD: ‘INSIDE MY LOVE’

THE CONTRIBUTIONS ON 'INSIDE MY LOVE' HELP GIVE THIS ALBUM THE SEAL OF REAL QUALITY, WHILE TRINA BROUSSARD DELIVERS FIRST CLASS VOCALS ON A MUST HAVE SOUL ALBUM.

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EMMANUEL JAL: 'WARCHILD'

EMMANUEL JAL: 'WARCHILD'

THE WORD UNIQUE IS OFTEN BANDED ABOUT WITHOUT PROOF OF PURCHASE- WITH THE ARTIST EMMANUEL JAL HOWEVER, I STRUGGLE TO FIND ANY OTHER WORD'S TO SUM HIM UP.

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