| Aug 23, 2011
| 12:13 PM
The songwriting world lost two titans Monday when Nick Ashford and Jerry Leiber died within hours of each other.
Ashford, 70, cowrote a string of hits with his wife, Valerie Simpson, that helped define soul, R&B and funk in the ‘60s, ‘70s and...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 12:41 PM
Drummer Jason Bonham, son of the late Led Zeppelin legend John Bonham, filled in for his dad with the three remaining Zeppelin members (at 2007 reunion tribute for Ahmet Ertegun). He’s also done session work and live gigs for other serious players,...
| Sep 19, 2011
| 10:17 AM
a. Blackbird: The Beatles
b. I Want to Break Free: Queen
c. Changing: The Airborne Toxic Event
d. Just the Way You Are: Billy Joel
e. Melt with You: Modern English
a. In Your Wildest Dreams:The Moody Blues
| Sep 24, 2011
Singer of R&B hits in 1980s
Vesta Williams, 53, an R&B singer who had hits in the 1980s with "Once Bitten Twice Shy" and "Congratulations," was found dead Thursday evening of a possible drug overdose in an El Segundo hotel room.
| Dec 7, 2011
| 3:43 AM
Geithner says he is encouraged at progress Europe is making in addressing debt crisis
PARIS (AP) -- U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said Wednesday he is very encouraged with the progress Europe is making in coming up with a plan to shore up the...
| Sep 27, 2011
The nominations for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2012 were announced today.
The nominees are: • Beastie Boys • The Cure • Donovan • Eric B. & Rakim • Guns 'N Roses • Heart • Joan Jett and The Blackhearts • Freddie King • Laura Nyro...
| Oct 7, 2011
| 1:19 PM
“This is Boot Camp,” (Night Two). That’s what Steve Jones was supposed to say. I had DVRed ‘The X Factor’ because of a dinner date and when I finally got around to watching it, I discovered that I missed nothing but a...
| May 11, 2011
| 10:27 AM
The Indianapolis Motor Speedway announced Wednesday American Idol winner Kelly Clarkson and Grammy Award winner Seal will perform the national anthem as a duet before the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday, May 29th. The two will be accompanied by grammy-...
| Jun 2, 2011
When Prince called into George Lopez's "Lopez Tonight" TV show in early April and announced that in less than a week he'd play the Inglewood Forum to kick off a string of 21 concerts in the region, some of his staunchest fans wondered whether he'd...
| Jun 18, 2011
| 10:00 PM
Barring a last-minute meltdown, this year's Hampton Jazz Festival will go down as one of the biggest in nearly a decade.
One has to look back to 2002 to find so many advance tickets sold to this annual set of jazz and R&B concerts at Hampton Coliseum....