| Aug 31, 2014
| 7:39 PM
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...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 3:00 AM
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...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 2:00 PM
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...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 7:33 AM
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-...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 8:44 PM
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...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 7:38 AM
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....
| Jul 12, 2014
| 4:59 PM
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...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 10:17 PM
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...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 11:24 AM
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...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 8:00 PM
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...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 2:23 PM
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...