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It was an emotional roller-coaster at the 2013 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony Thursday night in Los Angeles, even more so than usual for the annual event. Consider disco queen Donna Summer, whose husband and three daughters accepted the...
David "Honeyboy" Edwards, the son of a sharecropper, the grandson of a slave and — for an extraordinary 80-plus years — the voice of the Delta blues, died Monday at his home in Chicago, said his longtime manager, Michael Frank. He was 96 and...
Pop & HissNeil Young, Keith Richards, T Bone Burnett, Robbie Robertson, Eric Clapton and Bonnie Raitt explain. Why is Robert Johnson, above all other blues players, the preeminent figure in that bedrock form of American popular music? That question, one that...
Pop & Hiss"People have been talking this week about the 100th birthday of Ronald Reagan," said Ward Emling, director of the Mississippi Development Authority's Office of Film and Culture, from the stage of the Clive Davis Theater in the Grammy Museum on......
The intersection of DeSoto and State streets here doesn't look like anything special. On the southeast corner of the roads is H Town Custom Wheels. Across DeSoto to the west is Beer & Bud Mart, which faces a Church's Chicken stand. Immediately to the...
Brand XWho knows what kind of deal with the devil the top five contestants in the Guitar Center-sponsored 'King of the Blues' contest have rigged up, but who wouldn't sell their soul for a title like that? Not to mention the $25,000 in cash, a reissue of a...
Pop & HissEven after the deluge of Woodstock 40th anniversary commemorations weâve seen this year, a new box set revisiting the Rolling Stonesâ celebrated U.S. tour a couple of months after those three days of peace and music makes an invaluable addition......
Pop & HissOn the high-contrast black-and-white cover photo of John Mayer's latest studio album, the singer, songwriter and guitarist's hands are pulling at the collar of a thick winter coat. It seems as though he's trying to brace against the onset of......
Pop & HissIf soul-prog-glam maestro Todd Rundgren would play his cards right, he could be enjoying a revival. Daft Punk set him up by using âInternational Feel,â the opening track from Rundgrenâs 1973 opus, âA Wizard, a True Star,â in their robot......
Pop & HissSpoken-word proto-rap artist Gil Scott-Heron's new album, "I'm New Here," opens and closes with an unexpected sample: Kanye West's "Flashing Lights." The juxtaposition of one of America's most notorious polemecists speaking over such an unabashedly...
Pop & HissThe influential rock guitarist leads a lineup in Anaheim that also includes 'Honeyboy' Edwards. One of the musical highlights in recent years of the National Assn. of Music Merchantsâannual trade show, now under way in Anaheim, has been Deke Dickersonâ...
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