Wonder Years

Wonder Years

After numerous delays, Stevie Wonder's first new album in 10 years, "A Time 2 Love," finally arrives this week via Motown. The set was most recently due for release June 14.
I 'Me' Mine

I 'Me' Mine

Lest anyone has forgotten, Ashlee Simpson appeared on "Saturday Night Live" last October. As she prepared to sing her second song, a prerecorded vocal track of her first performance erroneously began playing, revealing that she had been lip-syncing.
Lightning Road

Lightning Road

Little did Rod Stewart know what he was starting when he fulfilled a longtime dream by releasing the standards album "It Had to Be You ... The Great American Songbook."
Cover Time

Cover Time

After establishing herself as one of country music's top female artists, Martina McBride decided to pay homage to the classic country music on which she was raised.
'Number' Cruncher

'Number' Cruncher

Breaking the longest musical silence of his decade-plus career, David Berman reactivates his Silver Jews project for its fifth studio album, "Tanglewood Numbers."
The Week In New Releases

The Week In New Releases

Previewing new albums from Rod Stewart, Ashlee Simpson, Stevie Wonder, Silver Jews and more.
This Day in Music

This Day in Music

1990 - Jazz drummer Art Blakey dies in New York City. Age 71.
Slug Keeps Growing On New Atmosphere Album

Slug Keeps Growing On New Atmosphere Album

Six albums into a career that has mobilized and polarized the indie rap underground, the Minneapolis rapper Slug, one-half of acclaimed Rhymesayers duo Atmosphere, is finally stepping outside himself.
This Day in Music

This Day in Music

1998 - Puff Daddy plays his first-ever U.K. show at the official opening of the new London venue Sound Republic in Leicester Square. The invitation-only event is broadcast live by MTV U.K.
Bonnie Raitt / Oct. 11, 2005 / Ann Arbor, Mich. (Michigan Theater)

Bonnie Raitt / Oct. 11, 2005 / Ann Arbor, Mich. (Michigan Theater)

Bonnie Raitt's been around long enough to have ghosts -- or at east friendly spirits -- all over the country. And she was feeling them when she and her band hit Ann Arbor for the fifth show of their North American tour supporting Raitt's new album, "Souls Alike."
Withers In No Hurry To Make New Album

Withers In No Hurry To Make New Album

"You don't know how frigging good you are. Just be yourself and sing." That is the advice rock icon Graham Nash offered 34 years ago to a nervous Bill Withers. The occasion? The recording of Withers' 1971 Sussex Records debut album, "Just As I Am."

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