Lynyrd Skynyrd News
Lynyrd Skynyrd Founding Member Gary Rossington Suffers Heart Attack
Gary Rossington, one of the founding band members of Lynyrd Skynyrd , has suffered a heart attack , prompting the band to cancel some upcoming shows. "As Gary recuperates after suffering a heart attack late last week, the band regrets to announce that they’ll be canceling two upcoming performances.
Rutgers wins news conference, loses way into Bottom 10
The Bottom 10 inspirational thought of the week: "What's your name, little girl? What's your name? Shootin' you straight, little girl? Won't you do the same?" -- "What's Your Name," Lynyrd Skynyrd It wasn't 8 o'clock in Boise, I-da-ho, but kickoff was at 8 o'clock in Happy Valley. A few hours
Music Reviews: Carly Rae Jepsen, Method Man, Tracy Bonham and More
This week Canadian pop-sensation Carly Rae Jepsen returns with a very '80s-themed album, Wu-Tang member Method Man releases his first solo proper album in nine years, former alt-rocker Tracy Bonham strips down her sound for a more acoustic aesthetic, late rapper Sean Price drops a new mixtape/EP,
Ken Stabler, former Raiders QB, dies
Former Oakland Raiders quarterback Ken Stabler died Wednesday from complications resulting from Stage 4 colon cancer, the team confirmed Thursday. He was 69. "The Raiders are deeply saddened by the passing of the great Ken Stabler," said owner Mark Davis in a team release. "He was a cherished
Music Reviews: The Latest From 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Soundtrack, Ricky Martin and More
This week, we get to hear the much-hyped soundtrack to “ Fifty Shades Of Grey .” Is it better than the movie itself? From the buzz I’m hearing, it's quite possible. Also Fleet Foxes’ drummer J. Tillman releases his second album as Father John Misty, Ricky Martin releases a new Spanish record,
The Rolling Stones Saxophonist Bobby Keys Dies at 70
Longtime Rolling Stones saxophonist Bobby Keys has died. He was 70. The news was confirmed today by the band's rep. "The Rolling Stones are devastated by the loss of their very dear friend and legendary saxophone player, Bobby Keys," a statement read. "Bobby made a unique musical contribution to
Grammy-Award Winning Musician JJ Cale Dies of a Heart Attack at 74
JJ Cale, the renowned songwriter behind classic rock hits like Eric Clapton's "After Midnight" and Lynyrd Synyrd's "Call Me the Breeze," has died of a heart attack. Cale passed away Friday evening at Scripps Hospital in La Jolla, Calif., according to his website . He was 74. The Grammy-award
Isaac Upsets Plans for GOP Lobbyists, Wealthy Donors
A tropical storm named Isaac may accomplish what watchdog groups, newspaper editorials and ethics laws have not: it put a dent in the over-the-top entertaining and partying by lobbyists and special interests trying to buy access and influence with key members of congress at the political
Delegates for Dummies, Mitt Romney Squishes a Bug, Tired of Tuesday, Obama Rolls With Jobs (PM NOTE)
Tired of Tuesday? Dems Seek Weekend Election Days – Tuesday was first adopted by Congress because it was more convenient for farmers. What’s more convenient in an age of long commutes and work days? http://abcn.ws/x1lqw9 Delegates for Dummies – If you want to understand the...
Oct. 20: World Osteoporosis Day; Spirit Day; Watergate Scandal
Oct. 20 is World Osteoporosis Day, a day to show support for those who have osteoporosis — the thinning of bone tissue and the loss of bone density over time — and to raise awareness on what can be done to prevent it. The decrease in bone density makes a person...