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Legendary Stax Records guitarist Steve Cropper (Booker T. & the MGs) and iconic blue-eyed soul singer/keyboardist Felix Cavaliere (the Rascals) have joined forces for the second time to roll out Midnight Flyer, the follow up to their 2008 collaboration...
Tags: Jeff Beck, Neil Young, John Mellencamp, Missouri, Onions
About 10 years or so ago, J.J. Grey and his band, Mofro, were a relatively private pleasure for music fans in the Sunshine State. Now, we pretty much have to share the Jacksonville band's swamp-rooted funk with the world, with folks at the New York...
Say what you want about the man and his films, but Tyler Perry is nothing if not unshakably Tyler Perry. The air of self-assurance bordering on arrogance that wafts from movie after movie as he confidently delivers his specific blend of light comedy and...
The Black Crowes burst onto MTV in 1990 with their cover of Otis Redding's "Hard to Handle" and then kept the momentum going with the ballad "She Talks to Angels," selling millions of copies of their debut studio album Shake Your Money Maker and proving...
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Boyle County Public Library will host a program and book signing with Obie Slater for his book, “Obie Slater Remembers Club Cherry,” at 2 p.m. Sunday in the community room at the library. Slater’s book highlights his time as the...
Tags: Libraries, Lebanon, Arts and Culture, B.B. King, Tina Turner
If you're a music fan of a certain age — say, perhaps, 41 — it may strike you as a bit disconcerting to listen to Derek Trucks talk about his kids. For there's a good chance that the first time you heard Trucks' name, he was an 11-year-old...
Among the items the Grammy Museum included in its George Harrison “Living in the Material World” exhibit that opened about this time last year was a letter the ex-Beatle received following the all-star Concert for Bangladesh fundraiser he...
Mac Arnold sounds completely at home on his sweat-raising 2011 recording, "Blues Revival." Captured on-stage at the Grey Eagle club in Greenville, S.C. — about 15 miles from the rural hamlet of Pelzer, where he grew up and currently resides —...
Tags: John Lee Hooker, Music, Muddy Waters, Entertainment
Among the first orders of business for Greg Harris on Monday on the announcement of his new post as president and chief executive at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum was to throw on a few of his favorite records during breakfast at home....
Photographer Gordon Parks' "Ethel Shariff in Chicago" depicts the daughter of religious activist Elijah Muhammad in a nun's habit, standing at the fore of rows of black women in the same attire. In Parks' "American Gothic," the late lensman who documented...
For his 50th birthday, Patrick Sutton got down — but not dirty — on the farm. The Baltimore interior designer is known for his elegant, understated and carefully curated spaces. To celebrate his milestone birthday, he and his girlfriend,...
Tags: Popcorn, Kanye West, Music, New Year's Day, Frank Sinatra
The gospel-truth, if you believe most of the history books: Aretha Franklin didn’t really find her true voice until she began working with producer Jerry Wexler at Atlantic Records in 1967. "My idea was to make good tracks, use the best players,...
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