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  • Soul Singer Howard Tate Dead at 72

    Soul Singer Howard Tate Dead at 72 | ARTICLE

    Soul singer Howard Tate, who was effectively lost to fans for years after his once-promising career was cut short, died December 2nd of complications from multiple myeloma and leukemia. He was 72. Tate, who was born in Georgia...

    December 5, 2011 3:10 PM ET
  • Posthumous Comedy Album Coming from Patrice O'Neal

    Posthumous Comedy Album Coming from Patrice O'Neal | ARTICLE

    New material from Patrice O'Neal, the stand-up comedian who died on Monday, will be released on CD in February. Mr. P, a set recorded last April at the D.C. Improv, will be...

    November 30, 2011 3:20 PM ET
  • 'Tommy' Director Ken Russell Dead at 84

    'Tommy' Director Ken Russell Dead at 84 | ARTICLE

    British filmmaker Ken Russell, who directed the film version of the Who's Tommy, has died after a series of strokes. He was 84. Russell's long, provocative career featured recurrent themes including sexuality, the...

    November 28, 2011 10:20 AM ET
  • Rockabilly Hero Dexter Romweber Honored by Jack White, Exene Cervenka in New Doc

    Rockabilly Hero Dexter Romweber Honored by Jack White, Exene Cervenka in New Doc | ARTICLE

      A wild cult hero gets his due in Two Headed Cow, a new documentary about the life and music of Dexter Romweber. The co-founder of North Carolina rockabilly band the Flat Duo Jets, Romweber...

    November 22, 2011 12:30 PM ET
  • Exclusive Stream: Paul Weller's New Single, 'Around the Lake'

    Exclusive Stream: Paul Weller's New Single, 'Around the Lake' | ARTICLE

    Click to listen to Paul Weller's 'Around the Lake' This year marks the 35th anniversary of the Jam's landmark debut, In the City, and the...

    November 22, 2011 11:45 AM ET
  • Occupy Musicians Website Launches

    Occupy Musicians Website Launches | ARTICLE

    Today marks the official launch of Occupy Musicians, a resource for musicians who support the Occupy Wall Street movement and its affiliated protests. Among the first signers: Tom Morello, Lou Reed and Laurie Anderson,...

    November 21, 2011 10:10 AM ET
  • Exclusive Album Premiere: Rhett Miller's 'The Interpreter: Live at Largo'

    Exclusive Album Premiere: Rhett Miller's 'The Interpreter: Live at Largo' | ARTICLE

    Click to listen to Rhett Miller's album 'The Interpreter: Live at Largo' Old 97's frontman Rhett Miller keeps his solo career rolling with the upcoming...

    November 17, 2011 2:20 PM ET
  • Ricky Gervais Returning as Golden Globes Host

    Ricky Gervais Returning as Golden Globes Host | ARTICLE

    Comedian Ricky Gervais, who has taken plenty of criticism for his relentless jokes about Hollywood celebrities in past hosting gigs for the Golden Globes, has nevertheless been asked back as the host of this year's show....

    November 16, 2011 6:35 PM ET
  • Sting Creates iPad App

    Sting Creates iPad App | BLOG ENTRY

    Sting has released a multimedia iPad app that tells the story of his solo career. Sting 25 uses interviews, concert footage, photos, music videos and more, guiding users through his discography, influences and activism. The...

    November 15, 2011 5:40 PM ET
  • Austin's Doyle Bramhall Dead at 62

    Austin's Doyle Bramhall Dead at 62 | ARTICLE

    Doyle Bramhall, a longtime favorite son in Austin, Texas who played with Jimmie Vaughan's first band and, later, with Stevie Ray Vaughan, has died at age 62. Bramhall, a blues drummer who wrote many of his...

    November 14, 2011 10:45 AM ET
  • Bruce Springsteen, Jon Stewart Highlight Stand Up for Heroes Benefit

    Bruce Springsteen, Jon Stewart Highlight Stand Up for Heroes Benefit | ARTICLE

    They got the big surprise guest out of the way early at last night's Stand Up for Heroes, the fifth annual benefit for the Bob Woodruff Foundation and ReMIND.org. "I don't know what to say – I'm...

    November 10, 2011 12:55 PM ET
  • Madonna: Super Bowl Plans, New Single?

    Madonna: Super Bowl Plans, New Single? | ARTICLE

    Say one thing for the Material Girl: she never lacks for material. It appears that Madonna has agreed to be the next halftime act at the Super Bowl, which will take place on February 5th in...

    October 28, 2011 3:50 PM ET
  • Steve Jobs, Apple Founder, Dead at 56

    Steve Jobs, Apple Founder, Dead at 56 | ARTICLE

    Steve Jobs, the technological visionary who helped transform the way the world communicates and shares information with such innovative products as the Macintosh computer, the iPad, the iPod and the iPhone, died today after a long battle...

    October 5, 2011 7:56 PM ET
  • Guitarist Bert Jansch Dead at 67

    Guitarist Bert Jansch Dead at 67 | ARTICLE

    Bert Jansch, the Scottish folk musician, Pentangle co-founder, and guitar hero to Neil Young, Jimmy Page and many others, died today after a long battle with cancer. He was 67. Named one of Rolling Stone's 100...

    October 5, 2011 12:10 PM ET
  • Hank Williams Jr. Attempts an Apology for Comparing Obama to Hitler

    Hank Williams Jr. Attempts an Apology for Comparing Obama to Hitler | ARTICLE

    Hank Williams Jr. has released an apology of sorts for controversial comments he made yesterday on Fox & Friends, in which he said President Obama's golf game with House Speaker John Boehner was "like Hitler playing...

    October 4, 2011 11:25 AM ET
  • Amazon Unveils Kindle Fire

    Amazon Unveils Kindle Fire | BLOG ENTRY

    To plenty of fanfare, Amazon has unveiled its newest product, the Kindle Fire, a budget-priced tablet computer that is expected to rival Apple's iPad. Already the dominant player in the e-reader market, Amazon hopes to increase its...

    September 28, 2011 1:55 PM ET
  • First Listen: Morello, Malkmus, More on Nirvana's 'Nevermind'

    First Listen: Morello, Malkmus, More on Nirvana's 'Nevermind' | ARTICLE

    Click to listen to artists' take on Nirvana's 'Nevermind' To mark the 20th anniversary of Nirvana's game-changing Nevermind album, Sirius XM Radio is launching Nevermind Radio today at...

    September 23, 2011 12:35 PM ET
  • 'White Album' Sleeve Designer Dies at 89

    'White Album' Sleeve Designer Dies at 89 | ARTICLE

    Richard Hamilton, the "Father of Pop Art" who designed the Beatles' iconic White Album cover, died yesterday in England at age 89. Hamilton's art collages of the 1950s directly inspired Sir Peter Blake, who created the Beatles'...

    September 14, 2011 12:05 PM ET
  • Miles, Hendrix, Monk Captured in One Stroke

    Miles, Hendrix, Monk Captured in One Stroke | ARTICLE

    A photograph of the gravestone of Jam Master Jay, the late DJ for Run-D.M.C., will soon hang in the Spotted Pig, the chic West Village restaurant whose investors include Jay-Z and Bono. The artwork...

    September 13, 2011 3:25 PM ET
  • New Orleans Arranger Wardell Quezergue Dead at 81

    New Orleans Arranger Wardell Quezergue Dead at 81 | ARTICLE

    Wardell Quezergue, the highly regarded New Orleans bandleader and arranger whose credits include "Mr. Big Stuff," "Iko Iko," "Barefootin'" and other Crescent City classics, died today after a lengthy illness. He was 81. Nicknamed the "Creole Beethoven,"...

    September 6, 2011 2:10 PM ET
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