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  • Beatles versus the Stones: Who’s better?

     
    What about MJ versus Prince? These and other pop music debates are settled....
  • Clive Davis: Whitney Houston would have wanted the music to go on

     
    Whitney Houston "would have wanted the the music to go on," said industry mogul Clive Davis, who opted to proceed with his annual Grammy-eve party at the Beverly Hilton, the site where hours earlier the pop icon he signed and mentored was pronounced...
  • Grammys 2012: Clive Davis sets the stage for Brandy/Monica redux

     
    Pop & Hiss took a peek at rehearsals for Clive Davis' annual Pre-Grammy Gala, which features Brandy and Monica as headliners. The two R&B divas recently reunited nearly 14 years after the success of their chart-topping duet "The Boy Is Mine," for a new...
  • British music legends join for Olympics closing ceremony

     
    For those of us suffering from Olympic burnout, take solace. The end is near. The 2012 London Summer Olympic Games come to a conclusion on Sunday, Aug. 12, at 7pm ET on NBC with the closing ceremony, titled “A Symphony of British Music.” Aside...
  • Kaskade, Maxwell, The Weeknd: This week's on-sales

     
    A list of upcoming concerts across the Southland, with on-sale dates in parentheses....
  • June 14: Author - Bob Riesman, I Feel So Good: The Life and Times of Big Bill Broonzy

    June 14: Author - Bob Riesman, I Feel So Good: The Life and Times of Big Bill Broonzy
    Bob Riesman Event: Tribute to Big Bill Broonzy Friday, June 17 8:00 p.m. Old Town School of Folk Music 4544 N Lincoln Avenue Chicago www.oldtownschool.org To purchase a copy of the book: I Feel So Good: The Life and Times of Big Bill Broonzy A major...
  • Best week ever: Baltimore events, music, movies and more

    Best week ever: Baltimore events, music, movies and more
    Everything you need to know about what's going on 11/14-11/20. MOVIES OPENING (Friday; Subject to change) Being Elmo¬† Happy Feet 2 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn — Part 1 NOTABLE TV MONDAY Basketball Wives L.A. (season finale; 8 p.m.; VH1)...
  • Bringing Big Bill Broonzy back into the spotlight

    He was one of the most celebrated blues artists of his era, a visionary Chicago singer-songwriter who mentored Muddy Waters, introduced the music to Europe and inspired no less than Eric Clapton, Ray Davies and Pete Townshend (as they've all acknowledged)...
  • An improbably happy ending for Rodriguez

    An improbably happy ending for Rodriguez
    A lovely film about a Detroit singer-songwriter robbed of musical fame but rewarded with a second chance decades later, at age 70, "Searching for Sugar Man" tells a story of serendipity and just deserts. If it were fiction, it'd be improbable fiction. But...
  • Q&A: Rodriguez, star of the documentary 'Searching for Sugar Man'

    Q&A: Rodriguez, star of the documentary 'Searching for Sugar Man'
    Spoiler alert: Little-known, critically acclaimed early 1970s folk singer Rodriguez is not, contrary to popular belief, dead. Yet, as chronicled in the Sundance award-winning film “Searching for Sugar Man,” that’s what many fans in...
  • London Olympics close with more music and much praise

    London Olympics close with more music and much praise
    It must be true: All good things indeed must come to an end — a fireworks-strafing, confetti-showering and rock-god-reviving end if you're talking about the Summer Olympics that concluded Sunday. "We lit the flame, and we lit up the world," said...