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Smokey Robinson, 'King of Motown,' to release new solo album

Jan. 27, 2023 09:29 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — It's been nearly a decade since Smokey Robinson's last album, but new music from the King of Motown is on the horizon. Robinson will release the nine-track album “Gasms” on April 28, the music legend behind hits like “My Girl” and “The Way You Do the...

Today in History: JAN 26, Kobe Bryant and daughter killed

Jan. 26, 2023 17:00 PM EST

Today in History Today is Thursday, Jan. 26, the 26th day of 2023 There are 339 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 26, 1998, President Bill Clinton forcefully denied having an affair with a former White House intern, telling...

Fans, celebs gather at Graceland to mourn Lisa Marie Presley

Jan. 22, 2023 21:02 PM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Lisa Marie Presley, a singer, songwriter and the daughter of Elvis Presley, was remembered during a funeral service Sunday as a loving mother and an “old soul” who endured tragedy but persevered as a dedicated protector of her father's legacy as a rock ‘n’ roll...

Review: 'RUSH!' proves that Måneskin are here to stay

Jan. 20, 2023 18:20 PM EST

“RUSH!” by Måneskin (Arista/Sony Music Latin) From the moment they held the iconic glass microphone in Rotterdam in 2021, members of Italian rock band Måneskin have been catapulted to worldwide fame. Since then, the four-piece band have been riding their 15...

Reports: David Crosby, rock star and CSNY co-founder, dies

Jan. 19, 2023 19:38 PM EST

David Crosby, the brash rock musician who evolved from a baby-faced harmony singer with the Byrds to a mustachioed hippie superstar and an ongoing troubadour in Crosby, Stills, Nash & (sometimes) Young, has died at 81, several media outlets reported Thursday. The New York Times...

David Crosby, brash rock musician and co-founder of Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, dies at 81, reports say

Jan. 19, 2023 19:26 PM EST
LOS ANGELES (AP) — David Crosby, brash rock musician and co-founder of Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, dies at 81, reports say.

Lisa Marie carved her musical path as she bore Elvis' legacy

Jan. 14, 2023 13:36 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — She was dubbed a “rock princess,” but Lisa Marie Presley staked her own musical claim as a singer-songwriter, allowing her to express herself apart from — but sometimes alongside — her megastar father. Presley, who died Thursday at 54, bore a heavy...

Review: Etta Marcus swings wide on 'Heart-Shaped Bruise'

Jan. 13, 2023 19:22 PM EST

“Heart-Shaped Bruise” by Etta Marcus (Polydor) Etta Marcus hates being called a sad girl. Her major label debut, “Heart-Shaped Bruise,” features its share of pain and loss, but the singer-songwriter comes out swinging from the opening track, “Nosebleed,” singing “I’m...

Jeff Beck, guitar god who influenced generations, dies at 78

Jan. 11, 2023 19:32 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Jeff Beck, a guitar virtuoso who pushed the boundaries of blues, jazz and rock ‘n’ roll, influencing generations of shredders along the way and becoming known as the guitar player’s guitar player, has died. He was 78. Beck died Tuesday after “suddenly...

Today in History: December 27, Soviets take Afghanistan

Dec. 27, 2022 00:02 AM EST

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Dec. 27, the 361st day of 2022. There are four days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Dec. 27, 1979, Soviet forces seized control of Afghanistan. President Hafizullah Amin (hah-FEE’-zoo-lah...