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Something Else! sneak peek: Saun and Starr with the Dap-Kings, “Hot Shot” (2014)

If you are a fan of Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings (and we are), then surely you’ve marvelled at the coiled brilliance of her smooth and sultry backup singers — dubbed the Dapettes (and we have). Here’s a chance to sample their forthcoming debut album, as Saun and Starr take a rare step out front.

One Track Mind: Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings, “Goldfinger” (2013)

One Track Mind: Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings, “Goldfinger” (2013)

Martin Scorcese’s newest film, The Wolf of Wall Street, features the director’s usual assortment of delectable oldies — but the best moment maybe belong to a new song. Or, really, a new version of an old song.

Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings – 100 Days, 100 Nights (2007)

The Dap-Kings may not be a household name, but you likely already know them: They backed the late soul diva Amy Winehouse on her tremendously successful “Rehab” from Back to Black — which, of course, was way better than just “Rehab.” Like Motown’s Funk Brothers, who backed pretty much everyone on the label in the ’60s, the Dap-Kings have sinceRead More

Joe Jackson – The Duke (2012)

Joe Jackson – The Duke (2012)

Joe Jackson tries to radically reinterpret many of Duke Ellington’s best-known works. Some remakes emit sparks, but all too few.

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