| Jan 31, 2011
| 1:30 AM
MINNEAPOLIS - They traveled the same logistically insane route that Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and the Big Bopper did that bitterly cold winter 52 years ago. They've visited the still-standing old ballrooms from the Winter Dance Party tour and talked...
| Mar 10, 2011
| 1:30 AM
Dick Dunkirk was in the band the night the music died.
Dunkirk was a member of Bobby Vee and the Shadows, the band that performed Feb. 3, 1959, at the armory in Moorhead, Minn. That group filled in for three stars - Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and the...
| Nov 4, 2011
Character actor in dozens of TV, film projects
Sid Melton, 94, a character actor perhaps best known for his roles in the hit television shows "Green Acres" and "The Danny Thomas Show," died of pneumonia Wednesday at Providence St. Joseph...
| Nov 6, 2011
Bernard G. Sarnat
Beverly Hills plastic surgeon, research scientist
Dr. Bernard G. Sarnat, 99, a Beverly Hills plastic surgeon and research scientist who advanced the study of facial deformities, died of respiratory failure Oct. 21 in Los Angeles, his...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 3:13 PM
It’s before 10 a.m. in Hawaii when Lukas Nelson answers the phone for his interview.
It’s early for the 22-year-old who has been criss-crossing the United States as Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real.
But this stop in Hawaii isn’t...
| Sep 12, 2011
| 4:10 AM
Toby Keith has announced the release of four new live tracks with the deluxe edition of his new album, 'Clancy's Tavern,' set for release on Oct. 24.
The live songs are all covers of classics, including Waylon Jennings' 'High Time (You Quit Your Low Down...
| Sep 15, 2011
| 10:25 PM
Here come the would-be blockbusters. The music industry inevitably rolls out new releases by its biggest artists in the fall, just in time for holiday gift-giving. This year is no exception, with studio albums expected from Drake and Mary J. Blige; a host...
| Sep 19, 2011
| 1:38 PM
Album of the Year Winners by thegrammys: An out-sized playlist that includes every category winner. Travel from Henry Mancini’s Music From Peter Gunn through Stevie Wonder’s silly three-album mid-’70s period to Phil Collins and George...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 2:01 PM
Music remains her mainstay, but LeAnn Rimes says the occasional acting role is nice, too.
The country singer has left the other profession largely to husband Eddie Cibrian, recently of NBC's "The Playboy Club," but she's headlining a new TV movie for...
| Dec 5, 2011
| 7:30 AM
Anyone who knows me should know that I love old school country music. I especially love listening to timeless country albums from back in the day that hammer home my belief that the soulless bubble gum pop in cowboy hats being passed off by major labels...
| Dec 11, 2011
The members of the folk group the Highwaymen were freshmen in the same fraternity at Wesleyan University in Connecticut when they came together to perform at a campus party in 1958.
By their senior year, the quintet had a No. 1 single with their haunting...
| Jul 22, 2011
| 1:05 AM
Harvest Fest-Ranch Rodeo festivities are planned in Wilmot July 29-31.
Starting off on July 29 will be the Heart of the Whetstone Horizons brat and burger supper from 5-7 p.m. at the Wilmot Community Center. The Slowest Tractor Race will be at 6 p.m....