Sly & The Family Stone News
Recordings by Elvis Presley, Beach Boys, Rod Stewart Among Grammy Hall of Fame Inductees
Memorable songs by a number of well-known veteran artists, including Elvis Presley , the Beach Boys , Rod Stewart , Sly & the Family Stone and The Jackson 5 , are among the 25 recordings that have been selected for induction into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2017 . For the past 44 years, musical
Review: Childish Gambino Gets Immersed in the Funk
Childish Gambino, "Awaken, My Love!" (Glassnote Records) It's OK not to "get" Childish Gambino's third studio album "Awaken, My Love!" With its lush soundscapes and sparse lyrics, one can only gather that the funk-drenched latest release from the multi-talented Donald Glover is a collection that is
Death of a Legend: How Prince Influenced Other Singers
Learn how the iconic artist mentored other singers and built an indelible cultural legacy.
Pete Yorn, Lucius, Jeff Buckley and More Music Reviews
This week singer-songwriter Pete Yorn releases his first solo album since 2010, indie-rockers Lucius deliver their sophomore effort, the late Jeff Buckley ’s first recordings for Columbia see release, They Might Be Giants drop their third studio album in a year, The Gaslight Anthem’s Brian Fallon
High School Show Choir Wins Competition After Bus Catches Fire, Destroys Costumes
The show went on for an Illinois high school choir whose bus caught fire on the way to a competition, destroying everything on board. Despite the major setback, the Wheaton Warrenville South High School show choir was able to win the invitational competition last Saturday, with a little help from
Music Reviews: The Latest From Panic! At The Disco, Anderson .Paak and Wray
I will be the first to admit that this year is not getting off to a good start. Not only is the January release schedule slow but in the last two weeks we have lost David Bowie , the Eagles ’ Glenn Frey and Mott The Hoople’s Dale Griffin. It has also been a time of sadness in the music world. Bowie
How Good Is Janet Jackson's First Album in 7 Years?
This week Janet Jackson returns after a seven-year absence, Swedish DJ Avicii releases his second album, the members of Garbage celebrate the 20th anniversary of their debut album, British post-punk band Editors return with their fifth album, Josh Homme and Jesse Hughes reunite as the Eagles Of
Barack the Deejay: Obamas Reveal Intimate White House Dance Party
It's played host to royalty, presidential family Christmases, and first lady summits. At one time it served as FDR's personal study. Now, President Obama says the Yellow Oval Room in the upstairs residence of the White House has also served as his personal dance floor. In an interview with People
Sly Stone Living in a Van in Los Angeles
Funk legend Sly Stone is living in a van in Los Angeles while attempting to revive his career and get clean, according to recent reports. Stone, 68, who fronted the legendary funk outfit Sly & the Family Stone, told the NY Post that he now...