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Paul McCartney memoir due out in November

NEW YORK – Paul McCartney is finally ready to write his memoirs, and will use music – and a Pulitzer Prize-winning poet – to help guide him. “The Lyrics: 1956 to the Present” will be released Nov....

DATE: Feb. 24, 2021 | CATEGORY: Music

Drunken driving charge against Bruce Springsteen dropped

The government dropped drunken driving and reckless driving charges against Bruce Springsteen on Wednesday stemming from an incident in November, admitting that the rocker’s blood-alcohol level was...

DATE: Feb. 24, 2021 | CATEGORY: Music

Pandemic causes Carnegie Hall to miss season for first time

NEW YORK – Carnegie Hall will miss an entire season for the first time for the first time in its 130-year history. Carnegie said it was canceling performances from April 6 through July at its three...

DATE: Feb. 24, 2021 | CATEGORY: Music

Grammy-winning duo Daft Punk break up after 28 years

NEW YORK – Grammy-winning electronic music pioneers Daft Punk have announced that they are breaking up after 28 years. The helmet-wearing French duo shared the news Monday in an 8-minute video...

DATE: Feb. 23, 2021 | CATEGORY: Music

Fat Boys member, radio host Prince Markie Dee dies at 52

NEW YORK – Prince Markie Dee, a member of the Fat Boys hip-hop trio who later formed his own band and became a well-known radio host, has died. He was 52. His death was announced Thursday by the...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2021 | CATEGORY: Music

Marilyn Manson investigated in alleged domestic violence

LOS ANGELES – Rocker Marilyn Manson is involved in a domestic violence investigation concerning alleged incidents about a decade ago, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said. “The Los...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2021 | CATEGORY: Music

Johnny Pacheco, salsa idol, dies at 85

NEW YORK – Salsa idol Johnny Pacheco, who was a co-founder of Fania Records, Eddie Palmieri’s bandmate and backer of music stars such as Rubén Bladés, Willie Colón and Celia Cruz, died Monday. He...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2021 | CATEGORY: Music

Chick Corea, jazz great with 23 Grammy Awards, dies at 79

NEW YORK – Chick Corea, a towering jazz pianist with a staggering 23 Grammy Awards who pushed the boundaries of the genre and worked alongside Miles Davis and Herbie Hancock, has died. He was 79....

DATE: Feb. 11, 2021 | CATEGORY: Music

Jay-Z, Foo Fighters and The Go-Go’s nominated for Rock Hall

NEW YORK – Jay-Z, Foo Fighters, Tina Turner and Iron Maiden lead this year’s nominees to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, a female-heavy list of 16 acts that includes for the first time The Go-Go’s,...

DATE: Feb. 10, 2021 | CATEGORY: Music

Mary Wilson, longest-reigning original Supreme, dies at 76

LAS VEGAS – Mary Wilson, one of the original members of The Supremes, the 1960s group that helped establish the Motown sound and propelled Diana Ross to superstardom, has died. She was 76. Wilson...

DATE: Feb. 9, 2021 | CATEGORY: Music

String Cheese Incident honors late Tony Rice

Colorado jam band The String Cheese Incident has just released a cover of the late bluegrass legend Tony Rice’s “Old Train.” David Anthony Rice died Dec. 25 at age 69. He was inducted into the...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2021 | CATEGORY: Music

Catch a classical music concert from your couch

We’ve reached that weird point in the winter – the holidays are over and there’s not a lot going on, just the grind of cold weather and early nightfall. And still no live shows. But, Jan. 15, you...

DATE: Jan. 7, 2021 | CATEGORY: Music

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