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  • US-MUSIC Summary

    English DJ Mark Ronson returned to the coveted number one spot in the British singles chart on Sunday with his track "Uptown Funk", featuring U.S. singer Bruno Mars, the Official Charts Company said. Joe Cocker, raspy-voiced British singer, dies at 70...
  • Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: Seven complaints about its 2015 selections

    Congratulations to the new herd of musicians just named as inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Minus the context, all have proved themselves notable enough to be part of a trending topic for a few days per year, as well as serving as pawns in a...
  • Top 10 Albums of 2014

    1. The War On Drugs, Lost in the Dream (Secretly Canadian). The year saw no better argument than this for the power and potential of the album as a musically cohesive piece of work. Adam Granduciel's ebbing and flowing tour de force expertly moves from...
  • Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announces Class of 2015. See how good our predictions were

    Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announces Class of 2015. See how good our predictions were
    Green Day, Lou Reed and Joan Jett and The Blackhearts and Stevie Ray Vaughn are among the 2015 inductees for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the hall announced this morning. Just as Lehigh Valley Music said they should be. Kraftwerk, the Marvelettes,...
  • Lou Reed, Green Day, Stevie Ray Vaughan among Rock Hall inductees

    Lou Reed, Green Day, Stevie Ray Vaughan among Rock Hall inductees
    Lou Reed, Green Day, Ringo Starr, Stevie Ray Vaughan and Joan Jett will be welcomed into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as part of the 2015 class of inductees along with influential blues bandleader Paul Butterfield, R&B singer-songwriter Bill Withers...
  • Stevie Ray Vaughan tops fan vote for 2015 Rock Hall induction

    Stevie Ray Vaughan tops fan vote for 2015 Rock Hall induction
    Texas blues-rock guitar hero Stevie Ray Vaughan and his band Double Trouble are the runaway fan favorites for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for 2015, according to just-concluded balloting at the hall’s website. Vaughan, who died at...
  • Bowie, Philly soul and Dylan are boxed set standouts in 2014

    Bowie, Philly soul and Dylan are boxed set standouts in 2014
    Here are some of the most notable box sets this year in rock and pop: Michael Bloomfield, "From His Head to his Heart to his Hands"(Columbia/Legacy, $46): A herculean guitarist from Chicago's suburbs, Bloomfield stood at the leading edge of the rock-...
  • New Recordings: Azealia Banks; Mary J. Blige; Parkay Quarts

    AZEALIA BANKS Broke With Expensive Taste (Prospect Park 3 1/2 stars) So often in the music business these days, endless talk about the business itself overshadows important stuff about how the music actually sounds. Such was certainly the case with...
  • Originality enlivens the birthday party for Hurricane Mama

    Originality enlivens the birthday party for Hurricane Mama
    Hurricane Mama, the Walt Disney Concert Hall organ, is a young mama, but she's already made her mark as the model for a 21st century organ. For her 10th birthday party Sunday night, she had a brood of nine performers on hand to celebrate. And the first...
  • The outsized influence of Margaret Anderson's Little Review

    The outsized influence of Margaret Anderson's Little Review
    To open, an analogy: Margaret Anderson and The Little Review are to independent publishing what Lou Reed and the Velvet Underground are to music. In a 1982 interview with Musician magazine, Brian Eno observed that while the first Velvet Underground...
  • NOV 1 | Printers Row: Patti Smith, 2014 Chicago Tribune Literary Award winner

    NOV 1 | Printers Row: Patti Smith, 2014 Chicago Tribune Literary Award winner
    This year’s Chicago Tribune Literary Award pays tribute to Patti Smith, a galvanizing artistic force for four decades. On Saturday, Nov. 1, as part of the Chicago Humanities Festival, Smith will be honored with the 2014 Chicago Tribune Literary...