| Jul 21, 2014
| 8:18 AM
American singer, songwriter, actor and producer Lionel Richie has "partied all night long," "danced on the ceiling," and provided a host of romantic ballads that are the "go to" songs when talking about falling in and out of love.
He is coming to...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 10:00 PM
An occasional listing of intriguing, wacky, useful, provocative and otherwise interesting links that readers and I have come across and think you might want to see.
"Join giblets" may be my favorite among the 31 Adorable Slang Terms for Sexual...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 8:54 AM
Alynda Lee Segarra is a twenty-something feminist singer-songwriter with a very old soul. The Americana artist is her own woman, all the while drawing on a mix of vintage and contemporary influences including Robert Johnson, the Carter Family, Townes...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 4:58 AM
Let’s start with the undeniable:
At eight years older than that fellow who needs to be fed in “When I’m Sixty-Four,” Paul McCartney is not supposed to be able to do what he’s been doing, such as Wednesday night at the...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 4:29 AM
Texas songwriting pioneers Lyle Lovett and Emmy Lou Harris, whose Grammy Awards could fill a small pickup, have been added to the 2014-2015 Live at Knight series at Miami’s Arsht Center.
Tickets for Lovett’s Oct. 16 performance go on sale...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 2:13 PM
Never got to see James Brown in concert? Want to relive early U2, Bob Dylan or the Rolling Stones?
YouTube is already rife with millions of clips uploaded by fans, labels, artists and bootleggers, making it easy to find footage of your favorite...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 1:30 PM
In 1954, Bill Haley shook, rattled and rolled. In 2003, Beyoncé went crazy in love. That's two pop stars, among the biggest of their time, using similar language (and similar grooves) to describe more or less the same thing.
But think of all that...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 9:00 AM
As much as Woody Guthrie cultivated his persona as a freewheeling vagabond, through the titles of such songs as “Hard Travelin’,” “So Long, It’s Been Good To Know You” and the one he picked for his autobiography,...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 8:30 PM
It would be difficult to determine in which domain Nat Hentoff, premiere jazz critic and highly controversial First Amendment rights champion, contributed more to the public consciousness. Documentarian David L. Lewis makes no attempt to do so in "The...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 11:49 AM
Despite a wealth of party-ready anthems on offer, it was difficult to enjoy much of anything on the Mane Stage as the three-day Stagecoach Country Music Festival drew to a close on Sunday.
I blame John Prine. And Michael Nesmith.
In the early 1970s,...
| May 1, 2014
| 10:22 AM
A hand-written manuscript described by Sotheby’s auction house as “the only known surviving draft of the final lyrics” to Bob Dylan’s 1965 rock anthem “Like A Rolling Stone” will be offered for sale in June and is...