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This week's issue of the Shepherd features an interview with Sharon Jonesin which the revivalist soul singer objects to being called retro. "There’s nothing retro aboutSharon Jones," she tells L. Kent Wolgamott. "I was born in 1956. If I was 20 .. more

May 20, 2010 11:02 AM On Music

The Milwaukee Bucks take on the Atlanta Hawks tonight at the Bradley Center at 7:30 p.m.,Today in Milwaukee more

Jan 31, 2009 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee 1 Comments

Back in the 1980s Robert Mugge was among the best documentary filmmakers working in music. Two films of his from the era have been issued on DVD, Sonny Rollins: Saxophone Colossus and Gospel According to AlGreen. Rollins came to prominence in.. more

Jan 26, 2009 5:00 AM I Hate Hollywood

Once a regular feature of this blog, the Cheap Album Round-Up has all but disappeared in recent months as I, like much of the country, try to keep my spending habits in check. This weekend, however, I did treat myself to a couple of used albums, i.. more

Jul 31, 2008 4:00 AM On Music

  After the one-two punch of Al Green's solid comeback albums I Can't Stop and Everything's OK, I set my expectations a touch too high for Lay It Down, Green's much-hyped album with the visionary Roots drummer ?uestlove and a host of respectable, .. more

May 12, 2008 4:00 AM On Music

Often billed as an explicit homage to PBS’ long-running kids series “Sesame S Avenue Q ,Today in Milwaukee more

Feb 28, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

2008 is shaping up to be the worst year yet for the struggling music industry—this week, for instance, music sales were down a whooping 9% from just a year ago, and the top-selling album, Alicia Keyes’ As I Am, was the second lowest-selling #1 al.. more

Jan 24, 2008 5:00 AM On Music

Unmarried women make up the largest bloc of non-voters in the nation. More than 26% of eli Shepherd Express ,Cover Story more

Jan 2, 2008 12:00 AM Around MKE 10 Comments

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