| Jun 13, 2013
| 11:32 AM
Ringo Starr was never known as a songwriting Beatle -- that honor went to John Lennon and Paul McCartney first, with George Harrison far behind. And far behind that was drummer Ringo.
But now Starr, born Richard Starkey, is writing a children's book...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 12:42 PM
“Rick Springfield, you have a song that people recognize after three frigging notes. Congratulations, Rick frigging Springfield,” Dave Grohl said on Thursday to his colleague in a new band celebrating the former Van Nuys recording studio Sound...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 9:32 AM
It's only a rock 'n' roll festival, but evidently they don't like it.
Despite a series of suggestions to the contrary, the Rolling Stones will not play the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, according to Rolling Stone magazine, which cited a...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 7:59 AM
Bob Dylan is bringing it all back home.
A year after the legendary singer-songwriter was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, he's set to be decorated with France's prestigious Legion of Honor, according to Reuters, which said that a 17-member...
| May 30, 2013
| 10:08 AM
Ringo Starr has decided to share his photographs taken before, during and after his time as a member of the Beatles in “Photograph,” first to be published June 12 as an e-book, and later this year in physical form.
“These are shots...
| May 23, 2013
| 10:06 AM
Carole King has amassed some impressive accolades in her storied five-decade career. Now she can add the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song to her mantle.
The prolific singer-songwriter was feted with the songwriting award — named...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 6:26 PM
Hector Gonzalez straps a five-string bass guitar over his belly inside a music studio on a dreary stretch of Monterey Park. He plays as a smooth, prerecorded tenor joins a funky accordion through his headphones.
Trying to bite a bullet, or sometimes...
| Dec 30, 2012
| 12:10 PM
Sir Richard Rodney Bennett, a prolific British composer, arranger and pianist whose film scores were nominated three times for Academy Awards, has died in New York City. He was 76.
Bennett died Dec. 24 after a brief illness, his publisher Novello & Co...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 9:30 AM
PARIS -- Paul McCartney, Bono, Nicole Richie, Jessica Alba and Kanye West were up bright and early at the gilded Palais Garnier on Monday morning for Stella McCartney's fall 2013 runway show. Despite the illustrious guest list, the dynamite clothes proved...
| May 10, 2013
| 1:21 PM
It’s a good time for Beatle fans to be collecting cars.
First, Paul McCartney’s 1964 Aston Martin DB5 sold for almost $500,000 in October 2012. Now bidders will have the chance to snatch up the first car John Lennon ever owned: a 1965 Ferrari...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 9:28 AM
It's the Knockouts, that instant elimination round sandwiched between the Battles and the live shows, on "The Voice" this week. On Monday night, in the first of two back-to-back two-hour shows that will trim 32 contestants to only 16 (four from each team)...