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Kenny Gamble And Patti LaBelle’s New National Anthem

“We need a new a national anthem,” says Patti LaBelle in the trailer for I Am An American: The Making of an Anthem, a CD/DVD to be released today, Veterans Day. “I Am an American” was part of the repertoire of spirituals sung during services by Reverend Major Jealous Divine, AKA Father Divine, who died…

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Motown Turns 50

It’s the 50th anniversary of the founding of Motown records, and some of the biggest household names in American music are talking about the impact the Detroit-based record label has had on their lives. Patti LaBelle, Wynonna Judd, Ted Nugent, Anita Baker, and President Bill Clinton all share their stories. Clinton has the coolest by…