1. James Brown's Ex-Manager Gets Three-Year Sentence

    October 28, 2011 12:36 PM EDT James Brown's former manager has been sentenced to three years of home confinement on charges he took more money than he was allowed under contract from the late soul singer in his final years. The Aiken Standard reported Friday that 72-year-old David Cannon of Barnwell entered an Alford…

  2. May 3, 2009

    May 03, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – Doug Firley of Gravity Kills drops a keyboard on his hand, shattering the bones in his right ring finger during a show in Allentown, Pa. 1991 – Singer Andy Williams marries Debbie Haas in New York City. 1976 – Paul McCartney makes his first U.S. stage appearance in a decade as the …

  3. 'Godfather Of Soul' James Brown Dies At 73

    December 25, 2006 12:00 AM EST James Brown, the dynamic, pompadoured "Godfather of Soul," whose rasping vocals and revolutionary rhythms made him a founder of rap, funk and disco as well, died early today (Dec. 25), his agent said. James Brown, the dynamic, pompadoured "Godfather of Soul," whose rasping…

  4. Sweet Honey In The Rock Celebrates 30th Year

    February 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. In a return to a label that previously released five Sweet Honey in the Rock albums, Rhino-distributed Earthbeat! Records on Jan. 28 issued the venerable African-American female a cappella group's 30th-anniversary album, "The Women…

  5. Zero Church

    February 09, 2002 12:00 AM EST Sadly, the wondrous Roches have been dormant as a trio since their father died in 1977. But Suzzy and Maggie Roche, at least, reunite on this album. Sadly, the wondrous Roches have been dormant as a trio since their father died in 1977. But Suzzy and Maggie Roche, at least, reunite on this…

  6. THE ART OF VIOLIN

    January 19, 2002 12:00 AM EST The latest in Warner's "Art Of . . ." series of classical documentaries—following wonderful films dedicated to conducting, singing, and the piano—comes this gloss on the violin, with an The latest in Warner's "Art Of . . ." series of classical documentaries…