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  • Uncovering the mysteries of Steely Dan

    Although they are on tour together as Steely Dan at the moment, Donald Fagen and Walter Becker have little reason to interact with the media. The current theater shows are easy to sell out, the last album they had to promote was more than a decade ago,...
  • Ramones co-founder Tommy dies at 65

    Ramones co-founder Tommy dies at 65
    Tommy Ramone, the drummer and last surviving original member of the American punk band the Ramones, whose aggressive and fast-driving songs spearheaded the punk-rock movement, has died at the age of 65, an associate said on Saturday. The death was...
  • 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...
  • Rock legend still duck walking at 87

    Rock legend still duck walking at 87
    Fans of early rock music can always go the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland for a dose of the good stuff. Or they can go to St. Louis and see one of the hall's legends still performing — at age 87. Chuck Berry isn't wiling away his golden...
  • At home, really, with Superman

    At home, really, with Superman
    Superman, the story goes, was born on the planet Krypton and sent to Earth in a small rocket by his father when that planet was about to explode. He was actually born in 1933 in a two-story bungalow in a scruffy neighborhood on the east side of...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Music Box: BSO brings Garcia back from the 'Dead'

    Music Box: BSO brings Garcia back from the 'Dead'
    Take a giant step back to the psychedelic sixties with a contemporary twist of sorts as you celebrated the music of the late Grateful Dead guitarist Jerry Garcia at a concert of his music performed by Warren Haynes (Govt Mule, Allman Brothers Band, Phil &...
  • Music Box: The Dan Band raises the roof at Rams Head On Stage

    If you love goofy movies you probably remember Dan Finnerty of The Dan Band from his appearances in "Starsky & Hutch," "The Hangover" and as the crazy bartender in "Old School." His group The Dan Band was the subject of a Bravo TV concert special...
  • Music Box: Capitol Fourth Celebration among noteworthy holiday weekend concerts

    Happy Independence Day and a weekend full of patriotic music! While there aren't a ton of concerts to choose from as many clubs and larger venues take some well-deserved time off, there are several public concerts on or around the Fourth of July. There'...