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  • Tommy Ramone, last surviving Ramones cofounder, dead at 65

    Tommy Ramone, last surviving Ramones cofounder, dead at 65
    Tommy Ramone, who died Friday of cancer at 65, was the last surviving original member of the Ramones, and also perhaps the most low key and least-known. But he was essential to shaping the pioneering punk quartet’s sound and image. As early as...
  • Rock and Roll Hall of Fame drummer teaches ill boy to keep the beat

     
    When Sarah Newhard of New Tripoli asked her 9-year-old son Wyatt what he wanted for Christmas, she was surprised to hear him say a drum set. He had never been musical or particularly liked music, Newhard says. Rock and Roll......
  • At last, Cleveland gets another turn in the limelight

    WASHINGTON -- After 80 years, the city of Cleveland, much maligned in lore as "the mistake on the lake," has been selected to host a national political convention in 2016. Famous Ohioans President William McKinley and Mark Hanna, the Karl Rove of his day,...
  • Johnny Winter dies at 70; dazzling blues guitarist

     Johnny Winter dies at 70; dazzling blues guitarist
    Johnny Winter, a rail-thin blues guitarist known for his scorching riffs, flowing white hair and gravelly, hard-times voice, died Wednesday in Switzerland at the end of a European tour. He was 70. His death in a Zurich hotel room was confirmed by John...
  • Boy battling cancer gets lesson from former E Street Band drummer

    Boy battling cancer gets lesson from former E Street Band drummer
    When Sarah Newhard of New Tripoli asked her 9-year-old son Wyatt what he wanted for Christmas, she was surprised to hear him ask for a drum set. He had never been musically inclined or particularly liked music, Newhard says. But Wyatt, who since age 3...
  • Beyonce outfits to grace Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

    By Kim Palmer CLEVELAND, July 18 (Reuters) - Pop singer Beyonce may not be a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, but six of her outfits go on display next week, making her the first artist not inducted to be featured in a part of the Cleveland...
  • Pop Essentials

    Main Event DC Jazz Fest Jazz at the Capitol Riverfront The word: DC's Jazz Fest provides a week-long celebration of jazz, with musicians playing in venues around the nation's capital. Gregory Porter, Trombone Shorty, the Rebirth Brass Band and Irma...
  • Legendary soul artist Bobby Womack dies at 70

    Bobby Womack, a prolific gospel-soul singer who also wrote songs recorded by the Rolling Stones, Janis Joplin, George Benson and others, died Friday. He was 70. A representative from his label, XL Recordings, confirmed the death of the longtime Los...
  • Soul singer Bobby Womack dead at 70

    Soul singer Bobby Womack dead at 70
    Soul singer and songwriter Bobby Womack has died, his publicist said on Friday. He was 70. The cause of his death was not yet known, according to his publicist, Sonya Kolowrat at XL Recordings. The streetwise vocalist inducted into the Rock and Roll...
  • Bobby Womack, legendary soul singer, dies at 70

    Bobby Womack, legendary soul singer, dies at 70
    Legendary soul singer Bobby Womack died Friday, said Sonya Kolowrat, his publicist with XL Recordings. Womack was 70.  The cause of death was not immediately clear.  ------------ FOR THE RECORD June 27, 6:49 p.m. An earlier version of this post...
  • 'Jersey Boys' logged stage time en route to big screen

    'Jersey Boys' logged stage time en route to big screen
    Back in 2005, by virtue of his charm and formidable vocal range, a young actor named John Lloyd Young won one of the most coveted roles in modern Broadway history: the part of Frankie Valli in Des McAnuff's production of "Jersey Boys." Young had never...
  • Soul Music Legend Bobby Womack Dies at 70

    Bobby Womack, the multitalented singer-songwriter-guitarist who left an indelible mark on R&B and soul in the 1960s and '70s but battled drug addiction in his later years, died Friday at 70, his record label XL Recordings confirmed. He had been...