Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Singer Bobby "Blue" Bland (AP Photo)

Blues singer Bobby ‘Blue’ Bland dies at 83

GRENADA, Miss. (AP) — Bobby “Blue” Bland, a distinguished singer who blended Southern blues and soul in songs such as “Turn on Your Love Light” and “Further On Up the Road,” died Sunday. He was […]

06/23/2013

Ray Manzarek, founding member of The Doors. (AP Photo)

Manzarek, founding member of The Doors, dies at 74

(AP) – Ray Manzarek, a founding member of the 1960s rock group The Doors whose versatile and often haunting keyboards complemented Jim Morrison’s gloomy baritone and helped set the mood for some of rock’s most […]

05/21/2013

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Rush jams into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rush fans can relax. The band is now officially in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The Canadian rockers were added into the musical fraternity at Thursday’s 28th annual induction ceremony by the Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl and Taylor Hawkins.

04/19/2013

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

Musician David Bowie

David Bowie readies 1st album in 10 years

NEW YORK (AP) — David Bowie is celebrating his birthday by releasing new music. The English singer announced Tuesday, his 66th birthday, that he has released his first song in 10 years titled “Where Are We Now?” Here’s the video.

01/08/2013

Ann and Nancy Wilson of Heart (AP Photo)

Vindication for 2013 Rock Hall of Fame inductees

Randy Newman’s glad he didn’t have to do anything drastic to get into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The members of Rush are choosing to let bygones be bygones. And Quincy Jones, well, he’s still mad.

12/11/2012

Rush, Public Enemy among Rock Hall of Fame noms

(AP) – Rush, Deep Purple, Public Enemy and N.W.A. are among the group of first-time nominees for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. They join returnees Heart, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, Randy Newman, […]

10/03/2012

Axl Rose declines induction into Rock Hall

(AP) – The acrimony that helped dissolve Guns N’ Roses nearly 20 years ago still lingers. Axl Rose announced Wednesday that he won’t be showing up to see the band inducted into the Rock and […]

04/12/2012

Green Day to induct Guns N' Roses into Rock Hall

Green Day will welcome fellow hard rockers Guns N’ Roses into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Rock Hall spokesman Todd Mesek said Monday that Green Day members Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt and […]

04/09/2012

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