Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Donovan, left, and Chubby Checker attend the Songwriters Hall of Fame Awards on Thursday, June 12, 2014 in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)

Checker to Rock Hall: Induct me or ‘drop dead’

NEW YORK (AP) — Chubby Checker wants the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame to know it’s time to induct him into its exclusive club before it’s too late. “I don’t want to get in […]

06/13/2014

Bruce Springsteen speaks at the 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on Thursday, April, 10, 2014 in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)

Nirvana, Kiss and the E Street Band join rock hall

NEW YORK (AP) — Kiss made up, but its music went unheard. Nirvana used four women rockers to sing Kurt Cobain’s songs. And Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band — predictably — turned its honor into […]

04/11/2014

In this May 8, 2008 file photo, members of Kiss, from left, Paul Stanley, Eric Singer, Gene Simmons and Tommy Thayer, at a news conference to promote the start of their KISS Alive/35 European Tour  in Oberhausen, Germany. (AP Photo/Volker Wiciok, file)

Kiss not the first to tell Rock Hall to kiss off

Graciousness is not always high on the list of attributes you find in successful rock ‘n’ roll stars. Because of this, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductions have sometimes brought out the worst […]

04/09/2014

FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2013 file photo, musician Bruce Springsteen performs at the Stand Up for Heroes event at Madison Square Garden, in New York. (John Minchillo/Invision/AP, file)

Springsteen among those to fete Rock Hall class

NEW YORK (AP) — Bruce Springsteen, Stevie Nicks, Carrie Underwood, Chris Martin: The stars are turning out to salute the 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees. The hall of fame announced Tuesday that […]

04/01/2014

U.S. singer-songwriter Bob Dylan performing at "Les Vieilles Charrues" Festival in Carhaix, western France, on July 22, 2012. (AP Photo/David Vincent, file)

Dylan’s electric guitar from Newport up for sale

NEW YORK (AP) — Bob Dylan’s sunburst Fender Stratocaster made rock history when he played it at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival. Now it is again set to make news when it goes on the […]

12/06/2013

U.S. singer-songwriter Bob Dylan performing at "Les Vieilles Charrues" Festival in Carhaix, western France, on July 22, 2012. (AP Photo/David Vincent, file)

New video coming for Bob Dylan’s ‘Rolling Stone’

  NEW YORK (AP) — Bob Dylan’s “Like a Rolling Stone” is a getting its first official music video, nearly 50 years after the song was released. The interactive video will premiere on Dylan’s website […]

11/18/2013

Hollywood Walk of Fame

Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame posthumously awarded to Janis Joplin

HOLLYWOOD (CNS) – Singer Janis Joplin posthumously received the 2,510th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame today, with her friend Kris Kristofferson performing a special acoustic version of “Me and Bobby McGee.” Joplin’s siblings, […]

11/04/2013

Bob Dylan

Dylan’s Newport guitar to be auctioned in NYC

NEW YORK (AP) — The sunburst Fender Stratocaster that a young Bob Dylan played at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival when he famously went electric, perhaps the most historic instrument in rock ‘n’ roll, is […]

10/31/2013

Gregg Allman performs at Eric Clapton's Crossroads Guitar Festival 2013 at Madison Square Garden, in New York on April 13, 2013. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, file)

Stars to hold tribute concert for Gregg Allman

ATLANTA (AP) — The Allman Brothers, Sam Moore, Taj Mahal, Warren Haynes, Eric Church and several others have signed on to pay tribute in concert to Gregg Allman early next year. “All My Friends: Celebrating […]

10/23/2013

Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight (l-r) in their YouTube video thanking the public for their support.

Cleveland kidnap survivors say thanks

Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight would like to say thank you to people from Cleveland and across the world who have offered support to them. They are extremely grateful for the tremendous outpouring […]

07/09/2013

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