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The Tremendous Legacy Left Behind by Prince Rogers Nelson
Modern rock, pop and R&B would not be same had Prince not emerged out of Minneapolis in the late seventies. He was a strikingly unique character who played by his own rules. He was unlike any other performer seen up until that point. He an ace arranger and writer who could play a wide variety of
Prince had influence on world of sports, too
Prince's death was felt throughout the world Thursday, including in the world of sports. The pop superstar was found dead at his home on Thursday in suburban Minneapolis, according to his publicist. He was 57. A short time after the news came out, the Golden State Warriors cranked Prince classics
Kobe calls it a career: 'You can't write something better than this'
LOS ANGELES -- Playing in the last game of his 20-year career, Kobe Bryant put on a show for a sold-out Staples Center crowd one final time, as the retiring Lakers star poured in a season-high 60 points and steered his team to a 101-96 comeback win over the Utah Jazz on Wednesday night. Bryant
Bobby Cannavale on 'Vinyl' and Scorsese
"Vinyl" star Bobby Cannavale appears on "Popcorn With Peter Travers" and talks about working on a dream project with rock icon Mick Jagger and director Martin Scorsese.
When Whitney Hit The High Note
Y ou have to understand. You have to remember. This is 1991. Before six people died in the World Trade Center bombing. Before 168 died in Oklahoma City. This is before 111 individuals were injured by a bomb made of nails and screws at the Atlanta Olympics. Before backpacks stuffed with pressure
Fender Carries on Founder's Dream, Still Making Guitars in the US
From Bruce Springsteen and The Police to Eric Clapton and Jimi Hendrix , the Fender guitar has graced many a star-studded stage and is still going strong. Founded by Leo Fender in Corona, California, the company has been making guitars for some of the world's greatest musicians for nearly 70 years.
Elvis Presley to Appear on a New Forever Stamp
This summer, the King of Rock 'n' Roll will be making a return appearance on a postage stamp. The U.S. Postal Service announced today that Elvis Presley will be on a Forever stamp as part of its Music Icons series. The artwork for the new stamp will be released at a later time. “Elvis is a natural
Famed Rock and Roll Photographer Jim Marshall's Newly Released Photos
The Charlatans perform in Golden Gate Park. (Jim Marshall Photography LLC) It was the Summer of Love. Vietnam War protests were in full swing, the Hippie movement had taken root, and the Beatles were America’s soundtrack, and all of it was captured in its black,...
Music Reviews: The Latest From Train, Mike Doughty, Lia Ices and More
This week offered up an interesting variety of releases. Train release their latest record, while former Soul Coughing leader Mike Doughty releases his second album in a month’s time. Indie singer/songwriter Lia Ices releases her third album, Generationals go back to the eighties, rock producer and
Crystal to Honor Robin Williams at Emmys; Jim Kelly Has 'No Evidence' of Cancer
quicklist:1 title: Billy Crystal to Pay Tribute to Robin Williams at Emmys text: Billy Crystal , long-time friend and a former co-star of the late Robin Williams, will be paying tribute to the comedic legend at this year's 66th Emmy Awards. "We felt we needed to do something powerful and