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Christie's sale highlights L'Wren Scott creations for Jagger

Jun. 11, 2021 13:11 PM EDT

Designing concert clothes for a rock star is not a simple task, especially if that rock star is as specific as Mick Jagger about the message he wants to send. So back in 2013 when designer L’Wren Scott, Jagger’s then-partner, was creating designs for the Rolling...

Copeland, Ingram among winners of Blues Music Awards

Jun. 07, 2021 15:12 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Singer Shemekia Copeland and guitarist Christone “Kingfish” Ingram are among this year's top winners at the Blues Music Awards. Veteran musicians Charlie Musselwhite and Elvin Bishop also won multiple awards for their album “100 Years of...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of June 13-19

Jun. 07, 2021 09:12 AM EDT

Celebrity birthdays for the week of June 13-19 June 13: Actor Bob McGrath (“Sesame Street”) is 89. Actor Malcolm McDowell is 78. Singer Dennis Locorriere (Dr. Hook and the Medicine Show) is 72. Actor Stellan Skarsgard (“Mamma Mia”) is 70. Actor Richard Thomas is...

AP PHOTOS: Return of live music to London inspires artists

Jun. 06, 2021 02:12 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Step by step — and note by note — London's many musicians are getting back to work and preparing to perform new music under new public guidelines. The return of live music in the city that produced bands from the Rolling Stones to the Spice Girls is...

Finn's Mac experience leads to reconstituted Crowded House

Jun. 04, 2021 10:50 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Touring as a member of Fleetwood Mac in 2018-19 made Neil Finn appreciate the memorable band in his own history. Two years later, Finn has brought that group, Crowded House, back to life with his sons Liam and Elroy, producer Mitchell Froom and original...

From the Beatles to Elton John: Oldest DJ's storied career

Jun. 04, 2021 01:14 AM EDT

HONG KONG (AP) — Ray Cordeiro considers himself the luckiest radio DJ in the world. In a storied career spanning over 70 years in Hong Kong, Cordeiro has interviewed superstars including the Beatles and Elton John, and even received an MBE — an order of the British...

Woman recovers wallet lost 46 years ago in California

Jun. 03, 2021 20:42 PM EDT

VENTURA, Calif. (AP) — A woman from Ventura was reunited with a wallet she lost 46 years ago after an employee working on remodeling Southern California's historic Majestic Ventura Theater discovered it inside a crawl space. “I would have never imagined,” said Tom...

Review: Mary Hott brings wrongs to light regarding mine wars

Jun. 03, 2021 12:50 PM EDT

Mary Hott with the Carpenter Ants, "Devil in the Hills: Coal Country Reckoning” (Harmonic Alliance) This is grim history beautifully told. Mary Hott has put to music the tragic tale of West Virginia’s mine wars. They ended 100 years ago this...

R.J. Palacio's 'Pony' to be published in September

Jun. 03, 2021 10:03 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — R.J. Palacio's next book is a world apart from her million-selling debut “Wonder.” Random House Children's Books announced Thursday that Palacio's “Pony” will be published Sept. 28, with an announced first printing of 500,000 copies. The story of...

A direction home: Bob Dylan album returned 48 years late

Jun. 01, 2021 19:22 PM EDT

UNIVERSITY HEIGHTS, Ohio (AP) — After nearly five decades of blowin' in the wind, a double Bob Dylan album finally has a direction home: A man living in San Francisco has mailed the vinyl back to an Ohio library 48 years after it was supposed to be returned. Howard...