| Mar 21, 2012
| 4:23 AM
A show Friday was to mark the first local music performance of a famous area native in almost two decades, but a family tragedy has prevented that from happening. Bethlehem native Thom Schuyler has had tremendous achievements in country music.......
| Feb 13, 2012
| 11:05 AM
Amy 1. Oh what a night - Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons 2. You shook me all night long - AC/DC 3. Living on a prayer - Bon Jovi 4. We danced - Brad Paisley 5. Get out of my car - Toby Keith
Colleen 1. Love is the drug - Roxy Music 2. Heartbreaker - Pat...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 10:08 AM
I don't like to bandy about the term "hero" when talking about musicians. I think it's a watered down term that gets used out of context way too often. But there are certain musicians that I have a special place for in my blackened heart and Waylon...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 10:55 AM
I don't own a lot of "original motion picture" soundtracks. To be honest most movie soundtracks just aren't worth owning in my book. But there are a handful I own because either a) they break the trend and actually have more good music than bad or b)...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 8:12 AM
"The Revenge of Vera Gemini,” by Blue Oyster Cult, is the last song of side A on their 1976 album, Agents of Fortune. It was a good year for BOC. Agents of Fortune contained the hit song “(Don’t Fear) The Reaper,” which almost...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 2:02 PM
Santa Claus is coming to town — and this time he's singing.
Kris Kringle hits the Orange County Market Place at the Orange County Fairgrounds Dec. 1 and 2, and Dec. 8 and 9. Each day, he'll arrive at the swap meet singing, before leading sing-a-...
| Apr 23, 2012
| 8:12 AM
The Band's Levon Helm died Thursday, April 19, at age 71. The drummer and singer is being remembered far and wide for the purity and soulfulness of his music.
Helm's voice -- laden with backwoods Arkansas twang -- adorned The Band's biggest hit, "Up On...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 10:14 AM
WAYNESBURG — The cat is finally out of the bag about the outcome of Lincoln County Middle School drama teacher Lisa Johnson’s turn on a popular game show — and the cat is wearing a lei.
Two downstairs rooms of Johnson’s house were...
| May 14, 2012
| 6:40 AM
The hour is 11:30 on this Saturday night aboard the American Queen, somewhere south of Natchez, Miss. The dance floor in the Grand Saloon is deserted, and a lone man sits in the 24-hour Front Porch lounge, reading a paperback novel. The evening's...
| May 21, 2012
| 1:26 AM
One of the most beloved trios in pop history is now down to a single surviving member. Robin Gibb, 62, died Sunday of colorectal cancer — following twin brother Maurice, who died in 2003 after suffering a blocked intestine and cardiac arrest.
| Jun 10, 2012
Kenny Rogers knows he's been lucky.
At age 73, the country-pop icon with his signature raspy voice has spent more than 50 years in an impressive, musical genre-bending career.
And the man who made silver hair and facial hair a look said he's been...