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  • Donna Summer dead: Her voice soared through disco and beyond

    Donna Summer died Thursday after a battle with cancer. The singer's soaring voice and sensual purrs made her a queen of disco and an enduring figure in the music industry long past the genre's heyday.
  • Last Stand for Lionel Batiste

    Last Stand for Lionel Batiste
    Fans of New Orleans Jazz man Lionel Batiste said goodbye at his viewing this afternoon but they didn't lean over his casket to get a final look.  Batiste was standing up for the viewing at Charbonnet-Labat-Glapion Funeral home in Treme. Louis Charbonnet...

    Albertina Walker dies at 81; Grammy-winning 'Queen of Gospel'

    Albertina Walker dies at 81; Grammy-winning 'Queen of Gospel'
    Albertina Walker, the Grammy-winning vocalist known around the world as the "Queen of Gospel" who helped launch some of the biggest names in traditional gospel through her vocal ensemble the Caravans, has died. She was 81. Walker died of respiratory...

    DeLois Barrett Campbell dies at 85; gospel soprano

    DeLois Barrett Campbell dies at 85; gospel soprano
    She was the mightiest voice of the greatest female trio in gospel. And if she had wished it, Chicagoan DeLois Barrett Campbell surely could have been a far bigger star singing solo in jazz, blues, pop, Broadway, you name it. But Campbell and her...

    Grammy Hall of Fame announces 2012 recordings inductees

    The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech is among 25 recordings selected for the 2012 Grammy Hall of Fame. Bruce Springsteen's "Born in the U.S.A." and the Rolling Stones' "Exile on Main St." also are among the new Grammy Hall of Fame...