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Detroit's '67 riots halted music, helped recalibrate sound
In July 1967, Motown's "Sound of Young America" _ on the stage and in the studio _ was silenced by rioting in Detroit
'Sister Act' turns 25: A breakdown of the film's iconic soundtrack
It's been 25 years since we watched nightclub lounge singer Deloris Van Cartier turn into Sister Mary Clarence to avoid getting killed in "Sister Act." Whoopi Goldberg 's character was put in protective custody, inside a rundown San Francisco convent, to avoid her gangster boyfriend's goons after
Super Bowl LI: A History of Super Bowl Halftime Performances in the Modern Era
The Super Bowl halftime show normally features the biggest names in music, and this year, it certainly has one in Lady Gaga . In fact, the NFL claims that she's the first artist who's ever gone from singing the national anthem at the game to performing at halftime the very next year. The Super Bowl
Blink-182, Maxwell, Bat For Lashes and More Music Reviews
This week the members of Blink-182 return with a new lineup, Maxwell drops his first new album in seven years, Bat For Lashes releases a concept album, pop-band American Authors release a new record and we listen to the new offering from Canadian, reggae-influenced band Magic! Blink-182’s
Tom Bergeron on ‘A Capitol Fourth’ Symbolism and ‘Good-Looking’ Baby on 'DWTS Stars'
TV host extraordinaire and longtime “Dancing With the Stars” co-host Tom Bergeron will be doing double-duty as the host of “A Capitol Fourth,” an Independence Day special airing tonight on PBS. This is Bergeron’s fourth time hosting the special that presents a star-studded concert and fireworks
Eurythmics Singer Dave Stewart Reflects On His Career
Dave Stewart is most famous for being one-half of Eurythmics , but a look through his credits and his new book, the aptly-titled “Sweet Dreams Are Made Of This,” reveals that for the last 40 years or so, he's done so much more. From co-writing the theme to “Ruthless People” with Mick Jagger to
Super Bowl 2016: A History of Halftime Performances
The Super Bowl halftime show normally features the biggest names in music, who are often veteran performers. This year's headliners, Coldplay , may not be as iconic as the Rolling Stones and Bruce Springsteen, but they're a bit more seasoned than the headliners from the last two years: Katy Perry
Natalie Cole Memorialized in Los Angeles
Natalie Cole was remembered by friends and family on Monday during a nearly three-hour long funeral in Los Angeles, attended by Lionel Richie, Stevie Wonder and others.
Natalie Cole Memorialized in Los Angeles By Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson and Others
Natalie Cole was remembered by friends and family on Monday during a nearly three-hour long funeral in Los Angeles, attended by Stevie Wonder , Smokey Robinson and others. The service took place at the West Angeles Church of God in Christ. According to Cole's publicist, Wonder sang and Kurt Carr
Music Icons Jam at the White House
Musical Icons serenaded the president and first lady at a star-studded concert held at the White House.