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  • '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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band to play Allentown's PPL Center; the waiting will be the hardest part

     
    Allentown’s new PPL Center just announced that another big headline music act will play the downtown arena late this summer. And with this one, the waiting will be the hardest part. Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers, the Hall of Fame......
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Tommy Ramone, Last Surviving Member of Influential Punk Band, Dies at 62

    Drummer and producer Tommy Ramone, the last surviving original member of the influential New York punk quartet the Ramones, died Friday at his home in the Ridgewood area of Queens, New York. He was 62 and had been in hospice care following treatment for...
  • Ellen DeGeneres sells trophy home to tech billionaire Sean Parker

    Ellen DeGeneres sells trophy home to tech billionaire Sean Parker
    Ellen DeGeneres has sold the A. Quincy Jones-designed Brody House on Los Angeles' Westside to Napster co-founder Sean Parker for $55 million in an off-market deal. Built in 1950 for real estate developer Sidney Brody and his wife, modernist art...