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The Staples Singers

Staples Singer Cleotha Staples Dies At 78

AP | CARYN ROUSSEAU | Posted 04.24.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO — In a family of vocalists, it was Cleotha Staples' smooth and velvety voice that helped set apart the sound of the influential and best...

"Freedom Isn't Free": A Loving Playlist for the American Heroes of "South Park"

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

I love that Matt and Trey do not care who they offend in the pursuit of amusing themselves and a watching world. I support them with all my heart & soul right until the point where it puts me in any actual danger.

Obama's Chicago Soul: President's Ideals Tie Him To City's Music Legends

Chicago Sun-Times | Dave Hoekstra | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

President-elect Barack Obama paid homage to Chicago soul in his Grant Park acceptance speech. He riffed on Wendell Phillips High graduate Sam Cooke by...