| Mar 27, 2013
| 6:31 PM
Gordon Stoker, the lead tenor in the Jordanaires vocal group that backed Elvis Presley, died Wednesday at his home in Brentwood, Tenn., after a lengthy illness, his son, Alan, told the Associated Press. He was 88.
Stoker joined the Jordanaires in 1950,...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 8:58 PM
The down-on-his-luck singer sat on the steps of Nashville's famed Grand Ole Opry, bemoaning the job he'd just lost at a radio station, when out walked country legend Hank Williams.
The celebrated but troubled singer and songwriter, who had just been...
| Jan 3, 2013
Patti Page, the Oklahoma-born pop singer whose gossamer voice on "The Tennessee Waltz," "The Doggie in the Window" and other 1950s hits offered a soothing counterpart to the revolutionary new sound of rock 'n' roll, died New Year's Day in Encinitas,...
| Feb 10, 2011
| 4:37 PM
Americana songwriter, singer, guitarist and producer Buddy Millerâs latest project, the Majestic Silver Strings, surfaces March 1 in a new album named for the stellar collection of players who join him: Marc Ribot, Bill Frisell and Greg Leisz. In...