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9 items by Jim Allen

  • Corb Lund's Southern Odyssey

    Corb Lund's Southern Odyssey | ARTICLE

    "The first hour was a bit overwhelming, because they've got all the pictures on the wall and there's a big X where Elvis stood," says Canadian country star Corb Lund of making a Memphis pilgrimage to record...

    July 1, 2014 9:00 AM ET
  • Carole King's 'Beautiful' Opens on Broadway

    Carole King's 'Beautiful' Opens on Broadway | ARTICLE

    It's tough to imagine what kind of event could put a high-powered crowd including Phil Collins, Nathan Lane and Clive Davis under the same roof in New York while most of the entertainment world was gathered...

    January 13, 2014 11:25 AM ET
  • Breaking: Cotton Jones

    Breaking: Cotton Jones | ARTICLE

    April 22, 2009 12:52 PM ET
  • Meet Crooked X, The Quartet of 14-Year-Olds MTV, Kiss and "Rock Band" Adore

    Meet Crooked X, The Quartet of 14-Year-Olds MTV, Kiss and "Rock Band" Adore | ARTICLE

    When Rock N Roll Dream premieres January 13th on MTV, the rock doc will introduce the world to Crooked X, four heavy-hitting 14-year-olds from the heartland of Coweta, Oklahoma, who went from having their parents drive them...

    December 19, 2008 1:55 PM ET
  • Q&A: Joan Jett on Her Big Hits and Runaways Drama

    Q&A: Joan Jett on Her Big Hits and Runaways Drama | ARTICLE

    With Twilight star Kristen Stewart portraying Joan Jett in an upcoming Runaways biopic, a new hits collection on the way and even a Christmas album on Joan Jett's Blackheart label, Rolling Stone caught up with rock's original...

    December 17, 2008 8:45 AM ET
  • Animal Collective Preview Trippy "Merriweather Post Pavilion"

    Animal Collective Preview Trippy "Merriweather Post Pavilion" | ARTICLE

    Tuesday night, a few dozen journalists and fortunate fans braved inclement weather to get a first listen to Animal Collective's Merriweather Post Pavilion, due January 20th on Domino Records. On first listen, the band's eighth studio album...

    October 29, 2008 12:47 PM ET
  • Echo and the Bunnymen Let "Ocean Rain" Fall On Radio City Music Hall

    Echo and the Bunnymen Let "Ocean Rain" Fall On Radio City Music Hall | ARTICLE

    Echo & the Bunnymen's 1984 album Ocean Rain was a bold, ambitious record that marked the pinnacle in the moody Liverpudlians' career, and still stands up as one of the finer moments of the post-punk/new...

    October 2, 2008 11:39 AM ET
  • Ani DiFranco: "Music Sharing Is Essential, But There Must Be a Way For Artists to Get Paid"

    Ani DiFranco: "Music Sharing Is Essential, But There Must Be a Way For Artists to Get Paid" | ARTICLE

    Ani DiFranco may have a reputation as a confrontational folk firebrand, but for all its sociopolitical savvy, her new album, Red Letter Year, is also fueled by domestic bliss. The Buffalo-born troubadour makes her home in New...

    October 1, 2008 1:09 PM ET
  • Loretta Lynn, Desmond Child Inducted Into Songwriters Hall of Fame

    Loretta Lynn, Desmond Child Inducted Into Songwriters Hall of Fame | ARTICLE

    While the rest of the show-biz crowd gets its annual ya-ya's out at over-the-top affairs like the Grammys and the Oscars, songwriters celebrate themselves in a comparatively understated (but equally impressive) manner at the yearly Songwriters Hall...

    June 20, 2008 12:21 PM ET
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