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The "American Idol" top 8 tackled the music of Detroit on Wednesday. That turned out to mean mostly Motown, but also, incongruously, a song by Madonna -- "Michigan's own Material Girl," Ryan Seacrest reminded us – and a countrified version of it...
Tags: Entertainment, Music, Keith Urban, Aretha Franklin, Madonna
Bobby Rogers, an original member of the Motown group the Miracles, who collaborated with lead vocalist and songwriter Smokey Robinson and kept the musical franchise going after its biggest name left, died Sunday at his suburban Detroit home. He was 73....
FrameworkContinuing along the path of “big-picture” story telling, this week’s selections look at projects that are built out of collaboration. It is the combination of individual experiences and stories, that when told together give a wider...
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Doug E. Fresh, 2 Chainz and MC Lyte were among those on hand to be honored at Sunday night's Hip-Hop Inaugural Ball at the Harman Center for the Arts in Washington, D.C. But none let the fact that they were collecting hardware keep...
That’s right, our man Jerry Sands, the slugging prospect who could never quite take with the Dodgers, is on the move again. He is clearly still intriguing to many. Sands, part of the group sent by the Dodgers to the Red Sox in the blockbuster...
Tags: Tommy Lasorda, Nick Punto, Jerry Sands, Piracy, Adrian Gonzalez
That’s right, the Dodgers’ very own ambassador of baseball manages to morph Bing Crosby and Elvis in his new holiday treat: “I’m Dreaming of a Blue Christmas.” Actually, he’s just the opening and closing act on this...
NICK PUNTO, 35, infielder Final 2012 stats: .219 batting average, one homer, 10 RBI, 20 runs, six stolen bases, .321 on-base and .281 slugging percentages in 160 at-bats. Contract status: Signed for 2013 at $1.5 million, the last season of a two-...
Poor Ned Colletti. Seems he’s not too sexy for his shirt or cowboy boots. What has it come to for general managers these days, when they’re not only critiqued on that last free agent signing but also on if they turn heads when they enter a...
It was one nation under a groove at Barack Obama's victory celebration Tuesday night in Chicago. Classic soul, R&B, funk, disco and Motown provided the soundtrack for the president's post-reelection bash, as throngs of Democratic Party faithful swayed to...
Motown's Frank Wilson wrote and produced hit records for such big names as the Supremes and the Temptations, but he was best known for a single recorded in Los Angeles that featured his own voice — and was never released. Copies of his "Do I Love...
Tags: Music, Entertainment, Berry Gordy, Diana Ross, BBC
In "Can You Learn," a slow-rolling cut from his new studio disc, T.I. beseeches a lover to look past his recent legal troubles to focus on "the good qualities within." "Trouble Man" asks something similar of listeners: The Atlanta rapper's first album...
Jon Lord Deep Purple keyboard player Jon Lord, 71, a British keyboardist for Deep Purple and Whitesnake, died in London on Monday of a pulmonary embolism after a battle with pancreatic cancer, said a statement on his official website. Lord co-wrote...
Tags: Music, Classical Music (genre), Authors, Smokey Robinson, Book
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