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Ramblin' Rhodes: Malpass Brothers keeping tradition of country alive

...Lincolnton, Ga.Herman Harper, who sang with the original Oak Ridge Boys and with The Carol Lee Singers Grand Ole Opry backup vocalists, was The Lewis Family's personal agent with the Don Light agency.Light was a president of the Nashville chapter...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-08-20/ramblin-rhodes-malpas
Most characters in 'Get On Up' played real role in James Brown's life

...did exist in Brown's bands. So did another backup vocalist, Yvonne Fair, who is depicted in the movie.Many of his other well known backup vocalists in real life, including Lyn Collins and Martha High...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-07-31/most-characters-get-p
Sharon Jones lays claim to Brown's performing legacy

...Letterman or Jimmy Fallon the week before.According to many music sources, there is no large touring band with backup vocalists and a horn and rhythm section that comes as close to James Brown and his Soul Generals as does Jones and her band...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/life-style/2014-07-21/sharon-jones-lays-claim-
Ramblin' Rhodes: Williams to play new songs; Brown movie gets a title

...co-founder Bobby Byrd and Tika Sumpter as Brown's backup vocalist and lover Yvonne Fair.Keith Robinson, who graduated...two key roles are his mother (Susie Brown) and his backup vocalist/lover (Fair) indicates the movie is going to play...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-01-15/ramblin-rhodes-willia
Ramblin' Rhodes: Augusta, take a listen to Trinity River Band, Danberrys

...Island-legend Carter up to the stage to perform.But without any rehearsal with Lee's six-piece band and two backup vocalists, Carter launched into a fiery performance of the Bill Monroe/Elvis Presley classic Blue Moon of Kentucky.You...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2013-10-23/ramblin-rhodes-august
Ramblin' Rhodes: Lewis performers inducted into Gospel hall of fame

...Wally Fowler, The Hemphills and The Happy Goodman Family before becoming country star Terri Clark's bandleader and backup vocalist for 10 years. CLINTON GREGORY AT HEPHZIBAH OPRY: Hit country singer and songwriter Clinton Gregory returns to the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2013-10-15/ramblin-rhodes-lewis-
Ramblin' Rhodes: Grammy-winner Ian will fit in fine with Evans audience

...Brown.In her 2008 book Society's Child: My Autobiography, Ian tells of being asked to join another woman as backup vocalists for one of Brown's recording sessions.The singers arrived at the studio to find Brown sitting at the recording...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2013-04-23/ramblin-rhodes-grammy
Ramblin' Rhodes: From pop to gospel and country, get ready for it all

...The Happy Goodman Family (featuring Vestal Goodman) before becoming country star Terri Clark's bandleader and backup vocalist for 10 years.Ross will be performing at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 1, at the Vineyard Cafe in the Vineyard Church...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2013-02-27/ramblin-rhodes-pop-go
Ramblin' Rhodes: Brotherton, on road with Keen, recalls Augusta roots

Former Augustan Rich Brotherton credits his stage presence as lead guitarist and backup vocalist for Robert Earl Keen to his childhood years performing with The Augusta Players and local music groups."It was all fun," he...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2012-06-19/ramblin-rhodes-brothe
Country singer graciously shares his memorable night at the Opry

...performed several songs, including Whiskey Lullaby, which he sang as a duet with his 21-year-old fiddler and backup vocalist, Kenzi Wetz. The song, written by Mr. Anderson and Jon Randall, won the Country Music Association's 2005 Song...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/03/09/rho_68409.shtml
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