George Harrison

This photo taken on Sept. 21, 2013, shows residents in Benton, Ill., reading a historical marker honoring late Beatles guitarist George Harrison's visit 50 years earlier to Benton, Ill., where he spent two weeks visiting his sister Louise Harrison.  (AP Photo/Benton Evening News, Mona Sandefur)

My brother the Beatle: Sister recalls his Illinois visit pre-fame

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Not long after settling in southern Illinois in 1963, an ocean from her native England, Louise Harrison Caldwell trudged from one radio station to the next lobbying for air time for […]

02/07/2014

Indian musician sitar maestro Ravi Shankar. (AP Photo)

Indian sitar virtuoso Ravi Shankar dies

NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian sitar virtuoso Ravi Shankar has died. He was 92. Shankar helped millions of classical, jazz and rock lovers in the West discover the centuries-old traditions of Indian music over an eight-decade career. He was a hippie musical icon of the 1960s.

12/11/2012