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  • André 3000's Jimi Hendrix biopic underway without estate support

     
    When it was announced that André Benjamin – better known as Outkast’s André 3000 -- would be portraying iconic guitarist Jimi Hendrix in a biopic, it finally put to rest years of rumors of who would channel the psychedelic rocker on the big screen. But the Hen
  • 2012: The Year the Music Died (So Far)

    2012: The Year the Music Died (So Far)
    It’s not even June. But already this calendar year we’ve lost a gut-wrenching list of people who’ve impacted the music world: impresarios Don Cornelius and Dick Clark, R&B legends Johnny Otis and Etta James, the incomparable Band...

    Birthplace of rock 'n' roll? Memphis has plenty of evidence in its favor

    Birthplace of rock 'n' roll? Memphis has plenty of evidence in its favor
    MEMPHIS, Tenn. - This port city on the Mississippi River calls itself the birthplace of rock 'n' roll. Its credentials? The Memphis Recording Service, forerunner of Sun Studio, in 1951 recorded "Rocket 88" by Jackie Brenston & His Delta Cats, which some...

    Jim Shea: On 12-12-12, Nothing Big Has Happened, So Far

    Today's date is 12-12-12. OK, first the good news, 12-12-12 is not the date on which the world is scheduled to end. That will not be happening until a week from Friday, so breathe easy. Frankly I'm getting tired of all these end-of-the-world deadlines....

    Andre Williams, Rock 'n' Roll's Happily Tacky Senior Citizen, Visits Cafe Nine on Dec. 1

    Andre Williams w/ Barrence Whitfield & the Savages and Bronson Rock. $15. 9 p.m., Dec. 1. Cafe Nine, 250 State St., New Haven, cafenine.com. As of November 1, Andre Williams has officially spent 76 years on Earth, and that cautionary proverb about...