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Brown, James | South Carolina Public Radio
Brown, James | South Carolina Public Radio

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"B" is for Brown, James (1933-2006). Musician. Born in Barnwell County, Brown began his career in Augusta in the 1950s when he formed the Flames—the first of a series of backing bands that would...
James Brown | Digital Traditions
James Brown | Digital Traditions

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James Brown was born in 1933 in Barnwell, SC, where he spent his early childhood. He developed his interest in music at an early age, performing gospel songs and first playing piano and later bass and...
Spartanburg Musical History | ETV Upstate
Spartanburg Musical History | ETV Upstate

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A short profile of many popular musicians who got their start in Spartanburg, S.C., including Joe Bennett and the Sparkletones, Paul Riddle, the Marshall Tucker Band, Pink Anderson (from whom Pink...
The Mobros - Excuse Me | Palmetto Scene
The Mobros - Excuse Me | Palmetto Scene

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Listen to soul, rock and Americana fusion band, The Mobros, perform their original song, "Excuse Me" from their album, Walking with a Different Stride. To learn more about The Mobros, visit Palmetto...
The Mobros - Mississippi Woman | Palmetto Scene
The Mobros - Mississippi Woman | Palmetto Scene

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Listen to soul, rock and Americana fusion band, The Mobros, perform their original song, "Mississippi Woman". To learn more about The Mobros, visit Palmetto Scene. Song used with permission from Kelly...
Pop & Soul | Gullah Music
Pop & Soul | Gullah Music

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Rhythm and blues was an early form of rock and roll but it also contributed to a smoother sounding musical style called soul. In 1960, Berry Gordy, Jr. began a recording label in Detroit, Michigan...
Shagger's Hall of Fame   | ETV Shorts
Shagger's Hall of Fame | ETV Shorts

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Derived from the jitterbug, the Shag is a legendary dance that grew up in the Carolinas. The Shagger's Hall of Fame is located in North Myrtle Beach. Thousands flock to the area every year to enjoy...