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  • Reunion band channels fiery guitarist Freddie King

    Reunion band channels fiery guitarist Freddie King
    Benny Turner still remembers the moment he became hooked on the blues. He was a teenager, not yet old enough to frequent bars, but his older brother was a rising musician in the Chicago blues scene and used to bring him along to gigs. The gig that...
  • 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...
  • John Fogerty tour launches in May, autobiography due this fall

    John Fogerty tour launches in May, autobiography due this fall
    Rocker John Fogerty has been sharing his thoughts about society, politics and life through song for nearly half a century, and come this fall he’ll walk readers through the key points of his life in his autobiography, “Fortunate Son: My Life,...
  • B.B. King leaves hospital, tells fans he's 'feeling much better'

    B.B. King leaves hospital, tells fans he's 'feeling much better'
    Renowned blues musician B.B. King was released from the hospital Tuesday after being admitted for dehydration caused by Type II diabetes.  "I want to thank everyone for their concern and good wishes," King, 89, said in a statement posted on his website....
  • B.B. King hospitalized but 'doing much better'

    B.B. King hospitalized but 'doing much better'
    Legendary blues musician B.B. King has been hospitalized, his representatives confirmed to the Los Angeles Times, but his daughter later said he "is much better." King's daughter, Claudette, told The Times that her father was suffering from...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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,...
  • Library of Congress welcomes recordings by the Doors, Righteous Brothers

    Library of Congress welcomes recordings by the Doors, Righteous Brothers
    With nods to the Doors, Sly & the Family Stone, the Righteous Brothers and Steve Martin, the latest selections to the Library of Congress’ National Recording Registry have a decidedly California slant. Each year the institution surveys more than...