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  • Rock Hall of Fame postscript: Rock 'n' roll without the drugs?

    Rock Hall of Fame postscript: Rock 'n' roll without the drugs?
    “Sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll!” has been the rallying cry in rock music for the last half-century, yet some of the most moving moments during Saturday’s induction ceremony at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland revolved around...
  • Ringo Starr, Green Day rock their way into Rock Hall

    Ringo Starr was ushered into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame with a little help from one of his famous friends. The mop-topped drummer who kept the beat for the Beatles, Starr was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a solo artist on Saturday...
  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 a.m. EDT

    Italy searches by sea, air for 700 migrants believed lost in Mediterranean north of Libya Emergency services mounted a major search and rescue operation Sunday north of Libya after a ship containing hundreds of migrants trying to reach Italy capsized...
  • Meet the 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees

    Meet the 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees
    In anticipation of Saturday's induction ceremony in Cleveland for the 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Calendar spotlights each of the acts being welcomed into the hall this year. PAUL BUTTERFIELD BLUES BAND Before the likes of the Rolling Stones, the...
  • How to fix the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame? Start all over again

    How to fix the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame? Start all over again
    Ignoring the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's annual foolishness can be a great time-saver for fans of pop music and its history. So why do I let each new induction announcement and ceremony lure me into the same old trap of grumping the same old useless...
  • Elgin Symphony presenting jazz show with Blues Bros. sax man Lou Marini

    The Elgin Symphony Orchestra next month will be presenting its first jazz concert, which will feature a musician who played with the Blues Brothers and other big acts. The concert will feature Mark Bettcher and his Reunion Jazz Ensemble along with...
  • Rock hall opening doors to Ringo Starr

    Rock hall opening doors to Ringo Starr
    The first few years after the Beatles split, Ringo Starr had bragging rights on his mates. He was all over the radio with "It Don't Come Easy," ''Back Off Boogaloo," ''Photograph" and other singles at a time that John Lennon, Paul McCartney and George...
  • Rock hall opening doors to Ringo Starr

    The first few years after the Beatles split, Ringo Starr had bragging rights on his mates. He was all over the radio with "It Don't Come Easy," ''Back Off Boogaloo," ''Photograph" and other singles at a time that John Lennon, Paul McCartney and George...
  • Miley Cyrus to induct Joan Jett & Blackhearts into Rock Hall

    Miley Cyrus to induct Joan Jett & Blackhearts into Rock Hall
    The final missing piece has dropped — like a wrecking ball — on the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s induction ceremony next week with news that Miley Cyrus will do the honors of welcoming in Joan Jett & the Blackhearts. Hall officials had...
  • Excerpts from recent editorials in Illinois newspapers

    April 5, 2015 Chicago Sun-Times End gerrymandering in Illinois for once and all In last November's election, 69 of the 118 races for representative in the Illinois House had just one candidate on the ballot. That means voters had zero choice 58...
  • Paul McCartney to induct Ringo Starr into Rock Hall on April 18

    Paul McCartney to induct Ringo Starr into Rock Hall on April 18
    The 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony will find one Beatle inducting another when Paul McCartney ushers Ringo Starr into the hall as a solo act. Punk poet Patti Smith will handle the duties of posthumously welcoming Lou Reed into the...