"I was really proud if it," Pete Townshend says of "Who's Next." "Proud of the way it sounded and also proud of the fact that although it was being perceived as a very straightforward album, I knew that there was a bit of depth there if you wanted to look.
Soul singer Barry White, known for his rich bass vocals, died today (July 4) in a Los Angeles hospital at the age of 58, his manager Ned Shankman said. Shankman said White, a two-time Grammy winner, died at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles where he had been battling kidney failure brought on by high blood pressure. He suffered a stroke in May.
A few years back, producer Dennis Herring was struck by a nagging question about blues legend Buddy Guy. Why, record after record, was Guy chasing crossover success? He seemed to be toiling away, trying to push a brand of blues-rock fusion on folks who just weren't buying it.
Jennifer Lopez has filed a petition with the California Labor Commissioner accusing her former manager Benny Medina and his Handprint Entertainment of violating the state's Talent Agency Act by procuring employment on her behalf, among other charges.