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  • The Bo Diddley sound

    Here's a list of songs that have the Bo Diddley beat: The Who - "Magic Bus" George Michael- "Faith" U2 - "Desire" Bruce Springsteen - "She's the One" David Bowie - "Panic in Detroit" Duane Eddy - "Cannonball" Buddy Holly/Rolling Stones/Patti...
  • Bo Diddley, 79; singer-songwriter's beat marked rock 'n' roll

    Bo Diddley, 79; singer-songwriter's beat marked rock 'n' roll
    Primal rock and blues musician Bo Diddley, who helped cast the sonic template of rock more than 50 years ago with a signature syncopated rhythm that became universally recognized as "the Bo Diddley beat," died Monday. He was 79. Diddley died of heart...
  • Album Review: U2's 'No Line on the Horizon'

    On its latest album, "No Line on the Horizon" (Interscope), U2 sounds like a band trying to shrug off years of staleness. The Irish quartet is once again in transition, uncertain of its destination, and producing some fascinating music along the way....
  • Robert Hilburn's memoir: If rock is to remain vital, the young must lead

    Robert Hilburn's memoir: If rock is to remain vital, the young must lead
    Former Times pop music critic Robert Hilburn writes in his new book "Corn Flakes With John Lennon (and Other Tales From a Rock 'n' Roll Life)" that after John Lennon's death in 1980, he focused on artists who carried on in Lennon's tradition, including...
  • Who is Robert Hilburn? A champion and an advocate

    Who is Robert Hilburn? A champion and an advocate
    Bob Dylan, dressed for the Grammys in a pewter troubadour's coat and a dandy western tie, arrived backstage to greet the assembled press after winning the album of the year award for 1997, but before the first question he turned to his handlers and asked,...
  • Jay-Z widens the festival tent

    Jay-Z widens the festival tent
    The plan was to rock the mike, not cause an identity crisis. In 2008, when Jay-Z was named as a headlining act for Britain's fiercely rock-centric Glastonbury Festival -- a first for any hip-hop performer, let alone one of rap's epochal superstars -- the...
  • Grammy countdown: An inside look at rehearsals

  • The Beatles, Michael Jackson, and U2 Make Vatican Newspaper's List of Best Albums; Bob Dylan Snubbed

    The Vatican proclaims his 10 commandments of music. Click here to check it out: http://blogs.wsj.com/speakeasy/2010/02/15/the-beatles-michael-jackson-and-u2-make-vatican-newspapers-list-of-best-albums-bob-dylan-snubbed/
  • Shakira, other Latin American stars sing for their cause -- ALAS

    Shakira, other Latin American stars sing for their cause -- ALAS
    MEXICO CITY -- Not so long ago, Latin American artists who spoke up for social causes often risked prison, exile or far worse. What a difference a generation makes. On Thursday, a phalanx of Spanish-speaking pop artists headed by Colombian superstar...
  • 'As U2 Like It' at the Falcon Theatre

    'As U2 Like It' at the Falcon Theatre
    With equal parts iambic pentameter and impish pandemonium, "As U2 Like It" hits the Falcon Theatre. But as brazen and Bono-driven as it gets, this entrancing Troubadour Theater Company riff on Shakespeare's gender-bent trek through the Forest of Arden...
  • Springsteen to play Super Bowl halftime

    Springsteen to play Super Bowl halftime
    Another Super Bowl, another rock 'n' roll superstar at halftime. Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band will perform at the 2009 Super Bowl halftime show in Tampa, Fla., the NFL and NBC announced Sunday night. Continuing a run of major talent that...
  • NYC Street Renamed After U2

    NEW YORK (WPIX) -- U2 can now be be seen on Broadway. The Irish super-group had part of West 53rd Street renamed 'U2 Way' Tuesday. Band members Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton and Larry Mullen, Jr. along with Mayor Michael Bloomberg were on hand for the...