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  • Robin Thicke, Pharrell Williams File New Request in ‘Blurred Lines’ Lawsuit

    Jun 18, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *A lawsuit over whether “Blurred Lines” copies a Marvin Gaye track continues with a new request from Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams, according to The Hollywood Reporter. In documents filed Friday (June 13), they seek for the Gaye family to release its communications with music publisher EMI, with which the family in December settled claims […]

  • Marvin Gaye III Recovering After Kidney Transplant

    Jun 2, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *The son of late R&B icon Marvin Gaye is recovering at home after a successful kidney transplant. A rep for Marvin Gaye III says he underwent surgery at UCLA Medical Center last week. Barbara Cole says donor Rick Greene of Cincinnati was moved to offer his kidney after seeing Gaye’s plea for help on “Entertainment […]

  • Marvin Gaye Set to be Feted by His Hometown, Washington DC in June

    May 14, 14 by Submitted by Larry Buford Leave a comment

    *The District of Columbia, in recognition of Black Music Month (June), will pay tribute to native son Marvin P. Gaye Jr., with a major musical concert at the Historic Lincoln Theatre, 1215 U Street, N.W. on June 14, 2014, 7:00 to 10:00 PM, presenting artists who were heavily influenced by Marvin and his music. The […]

  • Remembrance: Marvin Gaye, Coincidentally!

    Apr 1, 14 by Larry Buford 2 Comments

    *Author’s note: Following is an article I wrote 12 years ago in 2002. April 1st, marks the 30th anniversary of Marvin Gaye’s death. April 2nd would have been his 75th birthday. Marvin’s music is still relevant today, and just as exciting as it was when his recordings were first released. God bless his soul. [A […]

  • Funkadelic’s ‘Sexy Ways’ Dropped from ‘Blurred Lines’ Lawsuit

    Mar 28, 14 by EURPublisher01 2 Comments

    *An agreement was reached this week in the ongoing litigation involving Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines,” one of last year’s biggest songs. According to The Hollywood Reporter, all parties agreed that Bridgeport Music is no longer a defendant, which means the lawsuit won’t be considering whether the Thicke hit is a copyright infringement of Funkadelic’s “Sexy […]

  • ‘Motown The Musical’ National Tour Cast Announced

    Mar 25, 14 by LaRita Shelby Leave a comment

    *Producers Kevin McCollum, Doug Morris and Berry Gordy Jr.  are proud to announce the complete cast for the First National Tour of MOTOWN THE MUSICAL. As previously announced, Clifton Oliver and Allison Semmes will star in the leading roles of Berry Gordy and Diana Ross.  Portraying groundbreaking Motown artists, Nicholas Christopher will play Smokey Robinson […]