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  • Rolling Stones manager protests Rock Hall of Fame, skips own induction

    Rolling Stones manager protests Rock Hall of Fame, skips own induction
    This post has been updated. See note below for details. Andrew Loog Oldham, the Rolling Stones' early manager, producer and publicist who is being inducted this year into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, has announced that he will skip the ceremony....
  • Appreciation: Franny Beecher, lead guitarist of Bill Haley's Comets

    Other than die-hard fans and music journalists, few people would have recognized the name of Franny Beecher before stories surfaced Monday about his death at age 92. Beecher was the longtime lead guitarist of seminal rocker Bill Haley’s band, the...
  • Franny Beecher, Lead Guitar for Bill Haley and the Comets, Dies at 92

    Franny Beecher, lead guitarist for Bill Haley and the Comets, which helped kick off the rock 'n' roll era with the hit "Rock Around the Clock" in 1955, died Monday night at a nursing home near Philadelphia. He was 92. The Comets, whose hits also included...
  • Dr. John to get all-star concert salute May 3 in New Orleans

    Veteran New Orleans pianist, songwriter and producer Dr. John will be the honoree at a star-studded tribute concert during the city’s 2014 Jazz & Heritage Festival, with friends and admirers paying tribute on May 3. Mavis Staples, Allen Toussaint,...
  • Vertical Horizon talks about new album, lineup before show at Reverb in Reading

     
    For two years 1999-2001, Vertical Horizon ruled the radio airwaves, and produced four Top 20 songs, including the chart-topping “Everything You Want,” which stayed on the Hot 100 chart for 10 months. Vertical Horizon, with Matt Scannell in...
  • Trisha Yearwood Mixing It Up For Just Because Tour

    Trisha Yearwood Mixing It Up For Just Because Tour
    She's got a new album in the works, but it's nowhere near finished yet. Her Emmy-winning Food Network show, "Trisha's Southern Kitchen," is doing just fine, thanks, and two of her three cookbooks have become New York Times bestsellers. (Oh, yeah: she's...
  • Blues singer, musician are top Lehigh Valley Music Awards winners

     
    Blues singer Sarah Ayers, who stopped performing for nearly two years after a health condition damaged nerves in her throat, came back with a roar Sunday at the Lehigh Valley Music Awards. Sarah Ayers in file photo Ayers was chosen......
  • 1970s and '80 boogie-rocking band to headline Musikfest

     
    A classic 1970s and ’80 boogie-rocking band will headline Musikfest in August, it was just announced. ZZ Top, which had the hits “Tush” in the 1970s and “Legs” and “Sharp Dressed Man” in the 1980s will open...
  • KISS guitarist, drummer join list of snubs by rock hall of fame

    KISS guitarist, drummer join list of snubs by rock hall of fame
    This post has been updated. See below for details. Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley of the rock band KISS have long cherished living in aggrieved opposition to critics who they have felt failed to respect Kiss' heavy metal oeuvre, and the band's...
  • Stagecoach 2014: Set times announced

    Stagecoach 2014: Set times announced
    Set times for the 2014 Stagecoach Country Music Festival have been released by promoter Goldenvoice, which means festival-goers can now start figuring out whether to bypass newcomer Easton Corbin on Friday afternoon to catch Lynyrd Skynyrd playing at...
  • Watch Coldplay find 'Magic' in new video

    Watch Coldplay find 'Magic' in new video
    Coldplay's new single is called "Magic," but its video is more inclined to the dark arts. In the just-released clip, singer Chris Martin plays a couple of roles -- a scheming husband to magician Ziyi Zhang (of "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon" fame)...
  • Rolling Stones' ex-manager explains Rock Hall induction boycott

    Rolling Stones' ex-manager explains Rock Hall induction boycott
    Former Rolling Stones manager and producer Andrew Loog Oldham, in response to a request for comment from The Times, has elaborated on the reasons for his decision to skip his own induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this week. Oldham tells...