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  • 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...
  • Can Queen work with Adam Lambert? Ask AC/DC, Van Halen

    SAN JOSE, Calif. Many fans regret never seeing Queen in concert. But is it worth buying a ticket to see the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame act perform without the rock icon Freddie Mercury, who died in 1991? Fans will find out when Queen with "American Idol"...
  • Art Garfunkel emerges from silence to sing again

    Art Garfunkel emerges from silence to sing again
    Art Garfunkel remembers the precise moment, about three months ago, when his voice truly came back. He had gone three full years without singing due to a sudden stiffness that afflicted one of his vocal chords in January 2010. Starting in February 2013,...
  • Priscilla Bagley salutes Linda Ronstadt in cabaret

     Priscilla Bagley salutes Linda Ronstadt in cabaret
    Direct from New York City's Metropolitan Room, Priscilla Bagley salutes a great American singer with her cabaret "When Will I Be Loved?: The Linda Ronstadt 'Hall of Fame' Victory Tour." Ronstadt was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in April....
  • Grammy-winning songwriter, country chart-topper, actor/singer headline State Theatre season

    Singer-songwriter Randy Newman, country singer Jo Dee Messina and actor/singer Danny Aiello, along with a cache of comedy and a long lineup of Broadway and stage performances highlight the 2014-15 season of The State Theatre in Easton, which was announced...
  • Gerry Goffin, lyricist and ex-husband of Carole King, dead at 75

    Gerry Goffin, lyricist and ex-husband of Carole King, dead at 75
    Gerry Goffin, the lyricist who co-wrote some of the biggest hit songs of the 1960s with his former wife and longtime collaborator Carole King, died on Thursday at age 75, King said in a message posted on Facebook. Goffin, who died of natural causes at...
  • Gerry Goffin, songwriting partner of Carole King, dies at 75

    Gerry Goffin, songwriting partner of Carole King, dies at 75
    Lyricist Gerry Goffin, whose songwriting partnership in the early 1960s with then-wife Carole King yielded some of the most indelible hits of the era, died Thursday at home in Los Angeles, said his wife, Michelle Goffin. He was 75. Michele Goffin said...
  • Gerry Goffin, Carole King's Ex-Husband and Songwriting Partner, Dead at 75

    Gerry Goffin, the lyricist whose work with songwriting partner (and wife at the time) Carole King yielded some of pop music's most enduring hits, has died of natural causes at his L.A. home. He was 75. Goffin's wife, Michelle, announced the death....
  • 'Jersey' is hot this season

    'Jersey' is hot this season
    As "Jersey Boys" prepares to return to the Segerstrom Center for the Arts next week, Terry Dwyer remembers the moment he got an endorsement from the most famous Jersey Boy of all. Ten years ago, the musical about the rise and tumultuous career of the...
  • Songwriters Hall of Fame Shines a Light on Sidestage Tunesmiths

    Here's a problem that curators in Cooperstown, N.Y., Cleveland and Canton, Ohio, rarely have to face: How do you properly maintain a Hall of Fame when so many of your most important inductees aren't particularly, well, famous? Yet it's an issue the...
  • Bobby Womack dies at 70; soul singer and song writer

    Bobby Womack dies at 70; soul singer and song writer
    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...