1. March 9, 2009

    March 09, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – Brad Delp of Boston commits suicide in his Atkinson, N.H., home. He is 55. 2005 – Country singer Chris LeDoux dies of cancer in Casper, Wy. He is 56. 2005 – George Scott of the Blind Boys of Alabama, dies at his home in Durham, N.C., of complications from diabetes. He is 75. 1997 – The…

  2. This Day in Music

    March 09, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Singer/songwriter Chris LeDoux, who became a cult favorite on the rodeo circuit during the 1970s, dies in a Casper, Wy., hospital after a lengthy illness. He is 56. 2005 - Singer/songwriter Chris LeDoux, who became a cult favorite on the rodeo circuit during the 1970s, dies in a Casper…

  3. This Day in Music

    March 09, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Singer/songwriter Chris LeDoux, who became a cult favorite on the rodeo circuit during the 1970s, dies in a Casper, Wy., hospital after a lengthy illness. He is 56. 2005 - Singer/songwriter Chris LeDoux, who became a cult favorite on the rodeo circuit during the 1970s, dies in a Casper…

  4. This Day in Music

    March 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>First ladies of hip-hop Salt-N-Pepa embark on their first North American tour in four years in Indianapolis.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2005 - Singer/songwriter Chris LeDoux, who became a cult favorite on the rodeo circuit…

  5. Founding Blind Boy George Scott Dies

    March 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST George Scott, founding baritone of gospel vocal group the Blind Boys Of Alabama, died yesterday (March 9) at his home in Durham, N.C., according to a statement. He was 75. George Scott, founding baritone of gospel vocal group the Blind Boys Of Alabama, died yesterday (March 9) at his home in…

  6. God's Work Still Comes First For Blind Boys

    October 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. When the Blind Boys of Alabama went out on a limb last year, embracing a blusier sound and covering songs by Tom Waits, Ben Harper, and the Rolling Stones, fans of blues, soul, and rock responded, turning "Spirit of the Century" -- the…

  7. Blind Boys Reach For 'Higher Ground'

    May 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The Blind Boys of Alabama, now in their 63rd year of performing, will release the 12-track "Higher Ground" Sept. 3 via Peter Gabriel's Real World Records. Following the formula of last year's "Spirit The Blind Boys of Alabama, now in their 63rd year of performing,…

  8. Blind Boys Give Contemporary Voice To Old-Time Gospel

    April 04, 2001 12:00 AM EDT British pop star Peter Gabriel is known more for championing a diverse array of African and Asian artists on his Real World label than for any enthusiasm for Americana. But when Gabriel heard the British pop star Peter Gabriel is known more for championing a diverse array of African and Asian…

  9. Blind Boys Give Contemporary Voice To Old-Time Gospel

    April 04, 2001 12:00 AM EDT British pop star Peter Gabriel is known more for championing a diverse array of African and Asian artists on his Real World label than for any enthusiasm for Americana. But when Gabriel heard the new British pop star Peter Gabriel is known more for championing a diverse array of African and…