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A collection of news and information related to Common published by Tribune Company sources.

Sample songs by Common with iTunes here.
A collection of news and information related to Common published by Tribune Company sources.

Sample songs by Common with iTunes here.
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  • Bluesman Guy Davis gets busier with age

    Bluesman Guy Davis gets busier with age
    At 62, blues musician Guy Davis is coming off the busiest year of his life. Some might be surprised by the constantly touring pace Davis keeps, but the Bronx, N.Y., resident is not. If you ask him, it is merely a prediction coming to fruition. “...
  • Snow Postpones Patriots' Victory Parade

    Snow Postpones Patriots' Victory Parade
    BOSTON (AP) - The Super Bowl celebration for New Englanders and their beloved Patriots will have to wait another day as Boston continues to get battered by heavy snow. Mayor Marty Walsh said the city will postpone a planned victory parade through...
  • Raise a glass at concert Monday to aid ailing bartender

    Sandpiper Lounge bar owners and brothers Chip and Chuck Harrell will be serving up altruism with drinks Monday night during a benefit to support Matt Schwirtz, the lounge's bartender and doorman for nearly a dozen years. Have a Heart Fundraiser will...
  • Don't fumble on an otherwise strong college admission run

    Dear Mr. Bradshaw, I have submitted applications to a number of top-tier colleges and am now waiting to hear their decision. I will be on pins and needles until the April 1 decision date. You have worked with a lot of high school seniors who have...
  • For John Legend, love and social protest make for an 'interesting mix'

    For John Legend, love and social protest make for an 'interesting mix'
    John Legend navigates through an obstacle course of Hollywood industry folk — photographers, a publicist, celebrity handlers, a model — all of whom inhabit the kitchen and living room of his Hollywood Hills home. The model is his wife,...
  • Who's going to win a Grammy? Vegas makes the odds -- for fun

    Who's going to win a Grammy? Vegas makes the odds -- for fun
    Musicians await the results of the 57th Annual Grammy Awards on Feb. 8, but Johnny Avello can already pick the winners. The director of race and sports operations at Wynn Las Vegas handicaps the golden gramophones for entertainment purposes only. But if...
  • Oscar nominations 2015: Common, John Legend, Tegan and Sara lead field

    Oscar nominations 2015: Common, John Legend, Tegan and Sara lead field
    A soulful civil rights anthem and an electro-pop sugar rush are two of the tracks up for music awards at this year's Oscars. Common and John Legend's "Glory," from the acclaimed film "Selma," leads an unusually wide bill of contenders for best...
  • Lady Gaga, Tony Bennett among duets set for Grammy Awards

    Lady Gaga, Tony Bennett among duets set for Grammy Awards
    The Grammy Awards will feature a number of collaborative performances, including Lady Gaga with Tony Bennett and Adam Levine with Gwen Stefani. The Recording Academy said Tuesday that Annie Lennox will also be paired with newcomer Hozier and Jessie J...
  • From Run the Jewels to J. Cole, how today's musicians carry on Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy

    From Run the Jewels to J. Cole, how today's musicians carry on Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy
    At the recent 2015 Golden Globe Awards, show host Tina Fey delivered one of the most poignant and effective jokes of the evening in regard to the multi-nominated film “Selma,” based on the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.-led voting rights march...
  • 'Selma' cast marches in Alabama; free screenings for students planned

    'Selma' cast marches in Alabama; free screenings for students planned
    Setting aside the perceived snub of "Selma"  in the Oscars nominations last week, director Ava DuVernay and producer Oprah Winfrey joined their cast and crew to march alongside local residents of Selma, Ala., on Sunday in celebration of Martin Luther King...
  • Common celebrates Dr. King's birthday with Oscar nomination

    Common celebrates Dr. King's birthday with Oscar nomination
    Common says earning an Oscar nomination for his music attached to a film about the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. on the activist's birthday makes the moment one of the best in his career. Common's "Glory," featuring John Legend, earned an Academy Award...