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Dr. John (music artist)

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  • 2012 Grammy Nominations

    1. Record Of The Year Lonely Boy The Black Keys The Black Keys & Danger Mouse, producers; Tom Elmhirst & Kennie Takahashi, engineers/mixers; Brian Lucey, mastering engineer Track from: El Camino [Nonesuch] Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You) Kelly Clarkson...
  • Vote Here To Induct 'The Meters' Into Rock n Roll's Hall of Fame

    Vote Here To Induct 'The Meters' Into Rock n Roll's Hall of Fame
    The Meters are local "funk" legends influencing musicians all over the world. Now they could be joining the ranks of The Beatles, The Who and The Rolling Stones. But it's not a done deal for The Meters. To be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame...
  • Dr. John & the Blind Boys of Alabama Perform at The Palace in Stamford

    Dr. John & the Blind Boys of Alabama Perform at The Palace in Stamford
    Mac Rebennac, a.k.a, Dr. John, is a New Orleans swamp blues, boogie woogie, voodoo icon. The gospel group the Blind Boys of Alabama, three of whom are actually blind, formed over 70 years ago and have finally been raking in the Grammys and formal...
  • Grammys 2013: The performance mash-ups to dread

    The best thing the Grammys telecast attempts to do is also its most tricky feat to accomplish: the artist pair-up. For every Elton John and Eminem, there's a Stevie Wonder and the Jonas Brothers. For every Mumford & Sons and Bob Dylan, there's a record-...
  • Grammys 2013: Pre-telecast ceremony broadens the spotlight

    Grammys 2013: Pre-telecast ceremony broadens the spotlight
    Awards handed out Sunday before the evening Grammy Awards telecast sometimes set the stage for what happens during the national TV broadcast. This year, the Black Keys got the momentum rolling by having a hand in three awards early on, including rock...
  • Discovery Music Series to present Fishbone, Steve Forbert, Paul Thorn

    Discovery Music Series to present Fishbone, Steve Forbert, Paul Thorn
    Norfolk's Discovery Music Series has announced a new set of shows starting Oct. 18 and stretching into the spring of 2013. Shying away from indie rock, the series has steered toward acoustic, folk and bluegrass. An exception is the legendary punk-ska-...
  • Levon Helm dies at 71; drummer and singer with the Band

    Levon Helm dies at 71; drummer and singer with the Band
    Levon Helm is most widely known for the songs he sang that found their way onto the pop charts during his long tenure as drummer and singer for the Band: "Up On Cripple Creek," "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down" and "Don't Do It," earthy and infectious...
  • Levon Helm, drummer and singer for The Band, dies of cancer

    Levon Helm, drummer and singer for The Band, dies of cancer
    Levon Helm was the rarest of musical multi-taskers: an unflappable drummer and a singer who wrung soul out of every note. He also was a terrific team player and bandmate; he made the people around him sound good. Helm was "the only drummer who could make...
  • Album review: Dr. John, 'Locked Down' ✭✭✭ 1/2

    Album review: Dr. John, 'Locked Down' ✭✭✭ 1/2
    3.5 stars (out of 4) Mac Rebennack has been making records since the ‘60s and has been a revered figure in New Orleans music for just as long. In reinventing himself as Dr. John, he took the city’s funk tradition deeper into the swamp of...
  • This time, it's Barbara Morrison's turn for a favor

    This time, it's Barbara Morrison's turn for a favor
    Sitting in the hall that she operates in Leimert Park on a recent afternoon, Barbara Morrison is uncharacteristically sedentary. She recently lost a leg to diabetes. While she speaks with customary grace and cheer, the jazz vocalist is in a period of...
  • Musikfest sets most free acts ever, new stages, and has a new poster free for you

     
    Musikfest, Bethlehem’s massive 10-day August music festival, has announced its first wave of free acts this year – including one of the Grammy-winning Neville Brothers – and says it offer more free music than ever before for its 29th...
  • Tom Waits, Neil Diamond, Alice Cooper among 2011 Rock Hall inductees

     
    Tom Waits, Neil Diamond, the Alice Cooper Band, Dr. John and Darlene Love will be welcomed into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame next spring, the organization will announce Wednesday. All five had been long eligible for induction under......