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  • PASSINGS: George Green, David Pressman, Robert Hollister, Laurie Hoyt

    George Green Lyricist and songwriter George Green, 59, who wrote lyrics for some of John Mellencamp's biggest hits, as well as songs for Barbra Streisand and others, died Sunday in Albuquerque of a rapid-forming lung cancer, his wife, Kathryn, told...
  • Stagecoach: Secret Sisters find that word travels fast

    Stagecoach: Secret Sisters find that word travels fast
    Not so long ago it would have been a dream come true for sisters Laura and Lydia Rogers of Muscle Shoals, Ala., to find themselves sitting in the balcony of Nashville's historic Ryman Auditorium and looking down upon their country music heroes onstage...
  • Willie Nelson set for SeaWorld on Saturday -- take our Willie quiz today

    Willie Nelson set for SeaWorld on Saturday -- take our Willie quiz today
    In honor of this weekend's appearance by Willie Nelson at SeaWorld Orlando's Bands, Brew & BBQ event, here is our Willie Nelson quiz. (For more information on the concert and related activities, go to www.SeaWorldOrlando.com). 1. "Willie" is Willie...
  • BoDeans hope to keep America Closer to Free

     BoDeans hope to keep America Closer to Free
    There are certain rockers who define the beat of the heartland. John Mellencamp, Bruce Springsteen and Neil Young are prime examples of musicians who have achieved that concept. Kurt Neumann of the BoDeans also belongs on that list. As frontman of the...
  • The art of drummer Billy Martin goes on view in Kent

    The art of drummer Billy Martin goes on view in Kent
    There are loads of famous musicians who have painted on the side. Miles Davis, Jerry Garcia, Joni Mitchell, Bob Dylan. The list keeps going. David Bowie, Iggy Pop, John Mellencamp, David Byrne. The connection between visual art and musical talent is...
  • Gene Vincent's Blue Caps to be inducted into the rock hall of fame April 14

    Gene Vincent's Blue Caps to be inducted into the rock hall of fame April 14
    Gene Vincent, the influential early rocker born in Norfolk, was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1998. His band, The Blue Caps, were unfortunately overlooked by the Rock Hall -- until now. Vincent's musical co-conspirators will be inducted...
  • The Blasters' frontman Phil Alvin takes to the stage New Year's Eve after a scary 2012

    The Blasters' frontman Phil Alvin takes to the stage New Year's Eve after a scary 2012
    When Phil Alvin takes the stage for a New Year's Eve solo set at Joe's Great American Bar & Grill in Burbank, he won't just be welcoming in 2013. He'll be closing the book on a year he'd rather forget. “Starting in November 2011, 2012 has been...
  • The Ron Paul campaign turns a new Page

    The Ron Paul campaign turns a new Page
    When Jordan Page was a boy of 11 with a yen for acting, his greatest thrill was playing the Crown Prince in '"The King and I" onstage. Two decades later, in the middle of an odyssey that began on Maryland's Eastern Shore, he's starring in a real-life...
  • Donovan inducted, Chili Peppers teased at Rock Hall ceremony

     
    John Mellencamp took a good-natured poke at the Red Hot Chili Peppers while introducing Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Donovan....
  • Rock Hall responds to Axl Rose, confirms Chili Peppers to play

     
    Axl Rose: Rock and Roll Hall of Fame officials respond to the cofounder of Guns N' Roses -- who said Wednesday he did not want to be inducted. "We are sorry Axl will not be able to accept his Induction in person, " a spokesmoman said in a statement....
  • Stephen King, John Mellencamp unveil 'Ghost Brothers' in Atlanta

     
    "Ghost Brothers of Darkland County," a musical by Stephen King and John Mellencamp, opens in Atlanta....