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  • Celeb birthdays for the week of March 8-14

    March 8: Songwriter Carole Bayer Sager is 71. Musician-actor Micky Dolenz of The Monkees is 70. Bassist Randy Meisner (The Eagles, Poco) is 69. Singer Peggy March is 67. Singer Gary Numan is 57. News anchor Lester Holt is 56. Actor Aidan Quinn is 56....
  • Clark Terry dies at 94; jazz trumpeter with Ellington and 'Tonight Show'

    Clark Terry, a versatile jazz trumpeter and fluegelhorn player whose long career included stints with Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Quincy Jones, Billie Holiday, Oscar Peterson and a 12-year run in the NBC Tonight Show Orchestra as the network's first...
  • Legendary jazz musician Clark Terry dead at 94

    Legendary jazz trumpeter Clark Terry, who mentored Miles Davis and Quincy Jones and played in the orchestras of both Count Basie and Duke Ellington and on "The Tonight Show," has died. He was 94. Terry's wife announced his death on his website late...
  • 'It's My Party' singer-songwriter Lesley Gore dies at 68

    Singer-songwriter Lesley Gore, who topped the charts in 1963 at age 16 with her epic song of teenage angst, "It's My Party," and followed it up with the hits "Judy's Turn to Cry," and the feminist anthem "You Don't Own Me," died Monday. She was 68....
  • Patti Austin to bring her passion for great American songs to BSO pops program

    Patti Austin to bring her passion for great American songs to BSO pops program
    Patti Austin may be the only person in town delighted with the weather. The Grammy-winning vocal artist, who will salute Ella Fitzgerald and Duke Ellington in this weekend’s Baltimore Symphony Orchestra pops program, couldn’t sound more...
  • Lesley Gore, 'It's My Party' and 'You Don't Own Me' singer, dies at 68

    Lesley Gore, 'It's My Party' and 'You Don't Own Me' singer, dies at 68
    Lesley Gore, best known for singing the 1960s hits "It's My Party," "Judy's Turn to Cry" and "You Don't Own Me," has died. She was 68. Gore died Monday in New York City after a battle with cancer, said Blake Morgan, the chief executive of ECR Music...
  • Lesley Gore dies at 68; singer found fame with 'It's My Party'

    Lesley Gore dies at 68; singer found fame with 'It's My Party'
    Lesley Gore rocketed to pop music stardom by singing about a typical 1960s teenage girl's emotional distress over another girl stealing her boyfriend, but Gore may have created her more lasting legacy with a follow-up hit that ushered nascent feminism...
  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 p.m. EST

    Danish sources identify gunman in Copenhagen attacks; say he got out of jail about 2 weeks ago The gunman responsible for Copenhagen's deadly shooting attacks was released from jail about two weeks ago and might have become radicalized there last summer,...
  • Lesley Gore, 'It's My Party' singer-songwriter, dead at 68

    Lesley Gore, 'It's My Party' singer-songwriter, dead at 68
    Singer-songwriter Lesley Gore, who topped the charts in 1963 with her epic song of teenage angst, "It's My Party," and followed it up with the hits "Judy's Turn to Cry" and "You Don't Own Me," died Monday. She was 68. Gore died of cancer at New York-...
  • New Festival of the Desert to open with Renee Fleming, Quincy Jones

    New Festival of the Desert to open with Renee Fleming, Quincy Jones
    Before the hordes of music fans descend on the Coachella Valley in April for the annual festival, the desert community will play host to a different kind of gathering in March devoted to the performing arts. The inaugural, one-day event, titled the...
  • Bob Dylan, named MusiCares Person of the year, honored by Bruce Springsteen, Neil Young, Raitt

    It was like clockwork: Acts from Neil Young to Bonnie Raitt to Bruce Springsteen performed across four different stages with no interruption. Aside from Bob Dylan lyrics, there were barely any words said. On Friday night, the music did all of the...