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Video: Remembering Sharon Jones’s Electric Live Performances

Last night, we were saddened to learn that funk and soul singer Sharon Jones had died at age 60 after a long battle with pancreatic cancer.
Anna Gaca / November 19, 2016

Sharon Jones Has Died

Sharon Jones, the front-woman for her soul group Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings, has died of complications from pancreatic cancer. She was 60.
Taylor Berman / November 18, 2016

White House’s South by South Lawn Festival Lineup: Leonardo DiCaprio, Sharon Jones

The Obamas went to SXSW this past March and they must've really liked it, because earlier this month the White House announced its own "South…
Anna Gaca / September 25, 2016

Watch Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings Generously Lord Over ‘Kimmel’

Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings visited Jimmy Kimmel Live! on Monday night to give the people what they want: a stunning, soulful performance on behalf…
Kyle McGovern / March 25, 2014

Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings Mine Cathartic Joy on ‘Give the People What They Want’

Euphoria is central to survival. What better way to keep on keepin' on than by experiencing innate, chromosomal happiness? If humans can't get it organically,…
Anupa Mistry / January 14, 2014

Sharon Jones on Beating Cancer, Going Onstage Bald, and Fighting for Soul

Sharon Jones was ready to the hit the road. In spring 2013, the vivacious 57-year-old Dap-Kings frontwoman plowed through a riveting SXSW showcase and chatted…
Max Blau / January 10, 2014

10 Albums to Stream: Bruce Springsteen, Damien Jurado, Sharon Jones, More

It's that time of the week again: We've rounded up the best album streams available online. Scroll down to find links to the latest from…
Kyle McGovern / January 7, 2014

See Sharon Jones Triumph Over Cancer in ‘Stranger to My Happiness’ Video

Soul-funk boss Sharon Jones makes a triumphant return to the limelight in the video for "Stranger to My Happiness." The new song hails from her…
Chris Martins / January 6, 2014

Sharon Jones Diagnosed With Stage-One Bile Duct Cancer

Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings still plan to Give the People What They Want, but first the soul-funk flame-keepers have to take care of their own…
Marc Hogan / June 3, 2013

Hear Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings’ Fierce ‘Retreat!’

Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings spent two years touring after 2010's I Learned the Hard Way, but the first track from the soul-funk torch-bearers' upcoming fifth…
Marc Hogan / May 8, 2013

Animal Collective, Youth Lagoon, Dan Deacon, and More Climb Onto Treefort Fest Lineup

Boise, Idaho's second annual Treefort Music Fest is set for March 21-24 and Animal Collective, Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings, Youth Lagoon, Dan Deacon,…
Kyle McGovern / January 14, 2013

The Sugarman 3, ‘What the World Needs Now’ (Daptone)

Daptone and Dap-Kings crew-members reunite for righteous instrumental '60s soul shindig.
Barry Walters / May 17, 2012

Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings, ‘I Learned the Hard Way’ (Daptone)

The biggest development on this Brooklyn soul group's fourth album is the inclusion of backup singers on several tracks -- not that Jones needs an…
Lindsey Thomas / April 8, 2010

New Albums from Dr. Dog & 3 More!

Here's a rundown of the essential albums available online and in record stores today:…
SPIN Staff / April 6, 2010

SPIN to Host Hole’s First U.S. Gig!

After a triumphant return to the stage this week in London, Courtney Love and Hole will play their first U.S. show in more than a…
Peter Gaston / February 19, 2010
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