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Sometimes things fall apart. It's an unfortunate part of the deal. Just because music happens doesn't always mean it happens right, on schedule or as planned. Feedback happens. Budding genius is quashed by forces outside of one's control. Unfortunately,...
Tags: Marvin Gaye, Frank Zappa, Stevie Wonder, Entertainment, Music
Pop & HissA soul howler who’d been working construction and doing a James Brown tribute act began collaborating with Thomas Brenneck’s Menahan Street Band. Now comes a gig at the Echo. Once a touring member of Sharon Jones’ backing band the Dap-...
"Are you Guerdwich Montimere?" 70th District Court Judge Denn Whalen asked the defendant. "Yes, yes sir, I am," the man formerly known as Jerry Joseph answered softly. Those words and a plea deal ended the more than year-long scandal of the 2007 Dillard...
Guerdwich Montimere is still sitting in the Ector County Detention Center, waiting. And in two communities separated by 1,700 miles, his story still puzzles many and questions remain. Months after the former Dillard standout was first arrested for...
Turn It UpSyl Johnson is sitting in the South Side offices of his Numero Group record label and examining a 40-year-old portrait of himself in a rare moment when he wasnât playing a gig, running a recording session or working a day......
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterIke Turner, the musician who gave the world what many historians consider the first rock 'n' roll record -- "Rocket 88" in 1951 -- but bitterly acknowledged in his later years that he was most famous for being the abusive husband of Tina Turner, died...
40th ANNIVERSARY NEW ORLEANS JAZZ & HERITAGE FESTIVAL PRESENTED BY SHELL Weekend One Music Lineup April 24 - 26 Friday, April 24 Wynton Marsalis, Joe Cocker, Spoon, Drive-By Truckers and Booker T., Henry Butler, Tab Benoit, Trombone Shorty & Orleans...
Special to the TribuneBlues singer-guitarist Susan Tedeschi already has nearly a decade under her belt as a bandleader, a Grammy nomination and a four-year hiatus from recording, during which she married Allman Brothers guitarist Derek Trucks and gave birth to their first...
Tags: Buddy Guy, Koko Taylor, Bonnie Raitt, Albert King, Bob Dylan
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