Tag Archives: Stevie Wonder

Jazz + soul = Gregory Porter

From today’s Sunday Times, my interview [£] with the man who has brought emotion back to the music: Even now, some critics prefer to call him a soul singer. Porter himself, sipping camomile tea and honey to ease a sore throat … Continue reading

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Little Stevie is 65

I still can’t quite believe it.   The first album of his that I bought was “Music of My Mind”, purchased with my school holiday earnings in Littlewoods department store.  The opening track hardly ever gets played nowadays. I have … Continue reading

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Brazil, Brazil

  In today’s Sunday Times [£], my list of 20 essential Brazilian songs, from João Gilberto to Carlinhos Brown, Maria Bethânia to Tom Zé. I’d assumed there’d be a feast of the country’s music on TV during the World Cup, but … Continue reading

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