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Even In Death, Sharon Jones Is An Inspiration

Sharon Jones wasn't supposed to happen. She'd tried. She'd tried again and again. As a teenager, she'd sung at talent shows around New York City,…
Tom Breihan | November 21, 2016 - 3:00 pm

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Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings – “Searching For A New Day” Video

Before retro-soul legend Sharon Jones died in late 2016, she recorded one last album with her band, the Dap-Kings, called Soul Of A Woman. The past two
Julia Gray | January 9, 2018 - 1:14 pm

Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings – “Call On God” Video

Sharon Jones recorded one last album with the Dap-Kings before she passed away last year. That album, Soul Of A Woman, is coming out in…
Peter Helman | November 1, 2017 - 11:06 am

Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings – “Please Come Home For Christmas” Video

Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings put out a Christmas album called It's A Holiday Soul Party! last year, and today the band has released a…
Peter Helman | December 20, 2016 - 12:13 pm

Sharon Jones Had A Stroke While Watching Election Results

Sharon Jones, vocalist of the retro-soul institution Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings, passed away on Friday after a prolonged battle with pancreatic cancer. And in…
Peter Helman | November 20, 2016 - 4:19 pm

R.I.P. Sharon Jones

Sharon Jones, vocalist and leader of the retro-soul band Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings, has passed away following a battle with pancreatic cancer. According to…
Peter Helman | November 18, 2016 - 9:09 pm

Ariana Grande – “Voodoo Love” & “OG Honeymoon” (Feat. The Dap-Kings)

Ariana Grande has created a new SoundCloud account, claiming the highly sought-after URL soundcloud.com/arianagrandeforrealidkwhyicantgetmyownlinkbutok. For her first uploads, the pop star has unleashed two previously…
Peter Helman | August 2, 2016 - 8:39 pm

Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings – “I’m Still Here”

Later this summer, Miss Sharon Jones! -- the Barbara Kopple-directed documentary that chronicles Jones' battle with cancer and her return with 2014's Give The People
James Rettig | July 14, 2016 - 4:07 pm

Watch Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings Play Conan

Last night on Conan, retro-soul wailer Sharon Jones followed up her Fallon appearance and continued her post-cancer return to the stage. Jones is still bald…
Tom Breihan | January 17, 2014 - 12:19 pm

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

I didn't do one of these columns last week, since there were almost no music videos. At this point, the music industry has stretched and…
Tom Breihan | January 10, 2014 - 10:59 am

Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings – “Stranger To My Happiness” Video

Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings had to delay the release of their new album Give The People What They Want because Jones was going through…
Tom Breihan | January 6, 2014 - 2:14 pm

Stream Sharon Jones And The Dap-Kings Give The People What They Want

Initially, retro-soul institution Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings planned to release their new album Give The People What They Want back in August. But Jones,…
Tom Breihan | January 6, 2014 - 10:15 am

Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings – “Goldfinger” (Shirley Bassey Cover)

If you skipped out on your family last night to go see the new Scorsese joint The Wolf Of Wall Street, you may already know…
Tom Breihan | December 26, 2013 - 10:35 am

Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings – “Ain’t No Chimneys In The Projects” Video

If you watched the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings joined Joan Jett & The Blackhearts as one of the most welcome…
Tom Breihan | December 11, 2013 - 11:07 am

Sharon Jones And The Dap-Kings – “Retreat!” Video

Retro-soul force of nature Sharon Jones and her Dap-Kings had planned on releasing their new album Give The People What They Want back in August,…
Tom Breihan | October 9, 2013 - 4:05 pm