| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:45 PM
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As a rule, composers of musicals are happy about any productions anywhere of their work.
But Mike Stoller, the surviving half of the fabled songwriting team of Leiber and Stoller, is particularly...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 10:53 PM
In the same year that Linda Ronstadt told the world she could no longer sing a note because of Parkinson's disease, she has been elected to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, a possibility that she recently told the Los Angeles Times she’d never "given...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 11:46 AM
It may be only rock 'n' roll to the Rolling Stones, but the group’s clout in that world is sufficient that the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland is renaming its American Music Masters series so that the British group can be the 2013...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 12:29 PM
Lamont Dozier’s songs have been part of the soundtrack of America for generations.
Dozier made a name for himself in the 1960s, as a force behind the Motown sound with writing and producing team Holland Dozier Holland. The trio penned songs for...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 2:30 AM
BIRTHDAY GUY: Musician John McVie, the "Mac" of legendary rock band Fleetwood Mac, was born on this day in 1945 in London. This bass guitarist was part of the British rock scene of the '60s and spent time as a member of John Mayall and the Bluesbreakers...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 7:40 PM
Just two months after Linda Ronstadt went public with the news that she can no longer sing because of Parkinson’s disease, she’s made the final nominations list for the 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame along with Peter Gabriel, Nirvana, Cat...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 1:17 PM
Elvis Presley’s camp once famously argued that “50,000,000 fans can’t be wrong.” And although fans can weigh in on which artists they think should be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame next year, their preferences -- in...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 8:57 AM
This week Oprah Winfrey announced that her OWN network’s first scripted TV movie will be a treatment of the memoir “My Name Is Love: The Darlene Love Story." This is a cherry on the top of a lot of recent good fortune for Love, who will...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 10:44 AM
Pete Seeger, who helped create the modern American folk music movement and co-wrote some of its most enduring songs such as "If I Had a Hammer," died on Monday at the age of 94.
Seeger, a Woody Guthrie protege whose songwriting credits included folk...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 4:22 AM
Here are the Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week: 1. JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE When Justin Timberlake came through Philadelphia with Jay Z on the Legends of Summer Tour in August, he had a new album, “The 20/20 Experience,” that debuted......
| Dec 31, 2013
Several of South Florida's New Year's Eve gatherings will offer a chance to feel extra nostalgic on the final night of 2013.
Doo-wop and soul legends the Drifters will headline one retro party Tuesday night at the Delray Beach Marriott (10 N. Ocean...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 2:10 PM
It's hard to believe, but Taj Mahal has been around long enough to have a listing — squeezed between Mad River and Mamas and the Papas — in Lillian Roxon's seminal 1969 Rock Encyclopedia. Harder to believe that, every year, his name never...