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  • Al Green Named Among 2014 Kennedy Center Honorees

    Sep 4, 14 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment

    *Al Green is set to take his place among the artists chosen for the annual 37th annual Kennedy Center Honors. The R&B crooner will be recognized alongside fellow honorees Tom Hanks, Sting, Lily Tomlin and ballerina Patricia McBride. The event, taking place on the Kennedy Center Opera House stage, will feature performances and appearances by […]

  • Memphis Music Great Mabon ‘Teenie’ Hodges Dies at 68

    Jun 24, 14 by EURPublisher01 2 Comments

    *Mabon “Teenie” Hodges, a singer, songwriter and guitarist who played a significant role in shaping the sound of Memphis music, has died due to complications from emphysema, reports Billboard. He was 68. Born June 3, 1946 in Germantown, Tennessee, Hodges was always bound to find his place in a group; he was one of 12 […]

  • Mekhi Phifer Wants to Play Al Green in Musical Biopic

    Mar 24, 14 by Deron Dalton Leave a comment

    *Biopics about black musician are on the rise again! So it only makes sense many Black Hollywood stars want to take part in the resurgence. Mekhi Phifer wants to play Al Green in a biopic about the singer and reverend’s life.

  • Robin Thicke Now Singing Al Green to Get Paula Patton Back

    Mar 4, 14 by EURpublisher02 4 Comments

    *At a concert in Virginia last week, Robin Thicke dedicated his single “Lost Without U” to Paula Patton just days after the couple announced their separation. On Sunday, he reportedly pulled out the big gun to woo her back – Al Green. At his Sunday concert at Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in Atlantic City, the […]

  • Obama Sings, Jokes During ‘Memphis Soul’ Night (Watch)

    Apr 10, 13 by EURpublisher02 1 Comment

    President Barack Obama kicked off a celebratory night of Memphis Soul performances in the East Room of the White House on Tuesday night by suggesting a small change in presidential tradition, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Give it up for our musical director, Booker T. and the Memphis Soul All-Stars,” Obama told the audience, as […]

  • Now We Know Why Al Green Didn’t Sing for the President and First Lady

    Jan 23, 13 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *By now we’ve all witnessed the president & first lady dancing to Al Green‘s “Let’s Stay Together” being sung by Jennifer Hudson at the inaugural balls. And yes, like you we were wondering why it wasn’t Al Green himself singing the classic, smooth out ditty. Hey nothing against Miss Hudson ’cause she ain’t no joke, […]