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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum

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  • Gary U.S. Bonds and friends celebrate the musical roots of Church Street.

    Gary U.S. Bonds and friends celebrate the musical roots of Church Street.
     Gary U.S. Bonds is the host with the most.  At 75, the great rock and roll singer from Norfolk can still belt out a tune. But if you want to see Bonds completely in his element, give him a stage and a microphone and a party to host.  That's what he...
  • Rock Hall of Fame to host Oct. 25 all-star Everly Brothers salute

    Rock Hall of Fame to host Oct. 25 all-star Everly Brothers salute
    The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame will salute the Everly Brothers at the institution’s annual Music Masters tribute concert on Oct. 25. An all-star affair that will be emceed by singer-songwriter Rodney Crowell, the event will feature performances by...
  • Neil Young, wife Pegi divorcing; she was inspiration for many songs

    Neil Young, wife Pegi divorcing; she was inspiration for many songs
    Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Neil Young and his wife and frequent muse Pegi Young are splitting after more than three decades of marriage, according to a dissolution of marriage petition filed July 29 in San Mateo County, Calif. Neil Young met...
  • Rock still rolls for Creedence Clearwater (Revisited)

    Rock still rolls for Creedence Clearwater (Revisited)
    Stu Cook and Doug Clifford never thought to reclaim their rock and roll legacy until after it had been taken away from them. As the rhythm section for Creedence Clearwater Revival, they laid the foundation for some of the most enduring hits of the late-...
  • Review: Eagles may have been the best opening act for Allentown's new PPL Center, in the long run

    Review: Eagles may have been the best opening act for Allentown's new PPL Center, in the long run
    In the long run, the Eagles might have been the perfect act to open downtown Allentown's gleaming new PPL Center. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame group — which once was such a mighty force in music that it sold 60 million albums in the 1970s...
  • Heart not looking back in anger

    Heart not looking back in anger
    The band that performs "Crazy On You" every time you hear it on the radio no longer exists. That was an early version of Heart, the Seattle rock band fronted by sisters Ann and Nancy Wilson, including lead guitarist Roger Fisher and bassist Steve Fossen....
  • Tommy Ramone, last surviving Ramones cofounder, dead at 65

    Tommy Ramone, last surviving Ramones cofounder, dead at 65
    Tommy Ramone, who died Friday of cancer at 65, was the last surviving original member of the Ramones, and also perhaps the most low key and least-known. But he was essential to shaping the pioneering punk quartet’s sound and image. As early as...
  • Rocker Patti Smith wins Tribune Literary Award

    Rocker Patti Smith wins Tribune Literary Award
    Patti Smith was writing long before she became known as a rock performer, so the accolades she has been receiving for her written work have a complete-the-circle sort of feel. She won the 2010 National Book Award for nonfiction for "Just Kids," her...
  • Rock legend still duck walking at 87

    Rock legend still duck walking at 87
    Fans of early rock music can always go the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland for a dose of the good stuff. Or they can go to St. Louis and see one of the hall's legends still performing — at age 87. Chuck Berry isn't wiling away his golden...
  • Johnny Winter dies at 70; dazzling blues guitarist

    Johnny Winter, a rail-thin blues guitarist known for his scorching riffs, flowing white hair and gravelly, hard-times voice, died Wednesday in Switzerland at the end of a European tour. He was 70. His death in a Zurich hotel room was confirmed by John...
  • Rock and Roll Hall of Fame drummer teaches ill boy to keep the beat

    When Sarah Newhard of New Tripoli asked her 9-year-old son Wyatt what he wanted for Christmas, she was surprised to hear him say a drum set. He had never been musical or particularly liked music, Newhard says. But Wyatt, who since age 3 has battled stage...