| Apr 27, 2013
Three decades ago, an east Texas singer named George Jones took on an impossibly melodramatic, shamelessly sentimental song about a man who desperately clutched at lost love until his dying breath.
His 1980 recording of "He Stopped Loving Her Today"...
| May 16, 2013
| 4:04 PM
It was 1981 when I photographed my first Rolling Stones concert. It was the “Tattoo You” tour at the Oakland Coliseum with the J. Geils Band and George Thorogood opening the show. I was 21-years-old and taking pictures for the joy of it. I...
| Jul 22, 2012
| 9:23 PM
Mark Smith would have been happy. The leader of the garage band the Creatures (a.k.a. Creatures of the Golden Dawn) died last year after being weakened by Huntington’s Disease. Smith was honored Saturday night at the North Penn Rod and Gun Club in...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 5:04 AM
Global Focus: Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny faces accusations of inciting violence. A female punk rock trio awaits sentencing for appealing to the Virgin Mary to throw President Vladimir Putin out of office. The crackdown on dissent has...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 7:00 AM
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Bassist and singer Bobby Hackney Sr. gawked wide-eyed at the framed photos of Buster Keaton, Lillian Gish, Fatty Arbuckle and other stars from the early days of Hollywood, which lined the walls...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 5:30 AM
The conflict between mods and rockers, two warring factions of youth culture in Britain circa 1965, previously served as the backdrop for a terrifically gritty film, "Quadrophenia," based on the Who's concept album.
Now the same conflict is the milieu...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 3:23 PM
The archetype that governs the life stories of successful musicians, country and bluegrass legends in particular, involves one or more of the following elements: violent father; music career to escape a life picking cotton or mining coal; early mentor/...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 10:00 AM
The Who left an indelible impression on popular music in the '60s, but it wasn't until the subsequent decade that they really left their mark. To celebrate one of the high points of their '70s output, head to this one-night showing of "The Who:...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 2:00 PM
Now here's one of the few times when hoarding actually pays off! If you've managed not to throw out your 33-year-old Who concert ticket from the bands cancelled 1979 show in Providence, Rhode Island, the legendary British rockers are about to make good!...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 12:14 PM
Aug 03 (TheWrap.com) - There's a moment at the end of the promo reel for "Love, Marilyn," an upcoming Marilyn Monroe documentary that will premiere at the Toronto Film Festival, when Uma Thurman, speaking in words that were written by Monroe, almost...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 1:00 PM
Miraculously, Girl Talk’s Gregg Gillis has managed to keep his career — mashing up samples of songs by other artists into new, dance-frenzy tracks — going, without having his ass repeatedly sued into submission.
“As far as the...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 2:28 PM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - What if the generation that once rocked out to The Who's "hope I die before I get old" line actually does?
Most retirement plans and federal budget projections assume baby boomers -- those Americans born between 1946 and 1964 --...