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  • 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...
  • Single session launched Percy Sledge, No. 1 hit, and a sound

    Sound engineer Jimmy Johnson knew he had captured something special on tape as Percy Sledge finished singing "When a Man Loves a Woman" in a recording studio in 1965. Sledge, who died Tuesday, grew up singing in nearby cotton fields of northwest...
  • Percy Sledge, who sang 'When A Man Loves a Woman,' dies

    Percy Sledge, who soared from part-time singer and hospital orderly to lasting fame with his aching, forlorn performance on the classic "When a Man Loves a Woman," died Tuesday in Louisiana. He was 74. His family said in a statement released through...
  • Percy Sledge dies at 74; sang 'When a Man Loves a Woman'

    The way soul singer Percy Sledge often told the story, his unexpected entry into pop music immortality came out of a Christmas party performance gone south. Sledge, who had been working as a hospital orderly and was often asked by patients to sing for...
  • Tickets on sale for Les Paul's 100th birthday bash in Times Square

    Tickets on sale for Les Paul's 100th birthday bash in Times Square
    Tickets are on sale for the big 100th birthday bash in New York honoring Les Paul, guitarist and a pioneer of the modern electric guitar. The event is to feature performances by rocker Steve Miller, Journey's Neal Schon, blues rocker Joe Bonamassa and...
  • Blondie, Christina Perri, Dan Band coming to Sands Bethlehem Event Center

    Blondie, Christina Perri, Dan Band coming to Sands Bethlehem Event Center
    Two indie female pop singers in a double-bill show, a new-wave group that in recent years headlined Musikfest and a comedic band that has a male frontman singing female songs have set dates to play Sands Bethlehem Event Center, officials announced Monday....
  • 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...
  • Christina Perri and Colbie Caillat, Blondie and The Dan Band all announce shows at Sands Bethlehem Event Center

    Christina Perri and Colbie Caillat, Blondie and The Dan Band all announce shows at Sands Bethlehem Event Center
    Two hit indie female pop singers in a double-bill show, an iconic new wave group that in recent years headlined Musikfest and a comedic band all have set dates to play Sands Bethlehem Event Center, it was just announced. Christina Perri, the Bucks...
  • Lynyrd Skynyrd co-founder killed in car crash

    Bob Burns, the Lynyrd Skynyrd drummer whose backbeats laid the foundation for Southern rock, died Friday. He was 64. Burns was killed when his car veered off a road in Georgia and collided with a tree and a mailbox. He was not wearing a seatbelt,...
  • Ringo Starr to play the Lyric in October

    Ringo Starr to play the Lyric in October
    Ringo Starr and his All-Starr Band will perform at the Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric on Oct. 28. Tickets go on sale Friday at 10 a.m., and can be purchased on ticketmaster.com or at the Lyric's box office (open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday)...
  • 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...