Bob Dylan

Sony's logo outside the company's headquarters in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Itsuo Inouye)

Sony rejects Loeb proposal for entertainment sale

  TOKYO (AP) — Sony’s board has unanimously rejected a U.S. hedge fund manager’s proposal that it sell part of its entertainment business, sending the Japanese company’s shares down more than 5 percent. In a […]

08/05/2013

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Top stars square off for summer tour dollars

(AP) – All anyone’s been talking about are those aged wonders The Rolling Stones and their 50th-anniversary tour, but there’s so much more happening on the road this summer. It’s a crowded tour market and […]

05/23/2013

Willie Nelson is among the headliner acts at this year's Farm & Food and Farm Aid concert in Saratoga Springs, NY

Accidental outlaw Willie Nelson celebrates 80th

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — America loves its outlaws, and few are as admired and lionized as Willie Nelson.

04/28/2013

Gibson Amphitheatre (Photo credit: Gibson Amphitheatre)

LA’s storied Gibson Amphitheatre closing in Sept.

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Live Nation announced Wednesday that a landmark Los Angeles music venue where Bob Marley, Johnny Cash and Frank Sinatra performed will close its doors this fall.

04/24/2013

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Woodstock singer Havens, 72, dies of heart attack

NEW YORK (AP) — Richie Havens, the folk singer and guitarist who was the first performer at Woodstock, died Monday, his family said. He was 72. Havens died of a heart attack, the family said it a statement.

04/22/2013

Joan Baez (AP Photo)

AP Interview: Joan Baez returns to past in Vietnam

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — At 72, Joan Baez is not short of events to anticipate: She has her mother’s 100th birthday party, a summer tour of Australia and a new passion — painting — to explore.

04/09/2013

Bob Dylan

Dylan voted into elite arts academy

NEW YORK (AP) — If he lived in England, he’d surely be Sir Bob Dylan. The century-old American Academy of Arts and Letters said Tuesday that Dylan has become the first rock star to join the ranks of its artists.

03/12/2013

The Staples Singers

Cleotha Staples of Staple Singers siblings dies

CHICAGO (AP) — Cleotha Staples, the eldest sibling in the influential gospel group The Staple Singers, has died. She was 78. Staples died Thursday at her Chicago home after suffering from Alzheimer’s disease for the past decade.

02/22/2013

A look at the dead-whale-on-a-beach dilemma

(AP) – After a dead whale washed up on a beach in Malibu, Calif., near Bob Dylan’s home it wasn’t long before a foul smell was blowin’ in the wind and residents were demanding answers.

12/06/2012

Road warrior Dylan reopens theater in NY

PORT CHESTER, N.Y. (AP) – Fifty years into his career as a recording artist and a week away from release of an extraordinary new CD, Bob Dylan spent his Tuesday evening where he seems to […]

09/05/2012

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