1. Penn Badgley Talks Becoming Jeff Buckley In 'Greetings From Tim Buckley' at Tribeca Premiere

    April 24, 2013 7:30 PM EDT "Greetings From Tim Buckley," a new film that premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival Tuesday, is a biopic of famed 90s rock singer Jeff Buckley -- just not in the traditional sense. Rather than chronicling his most famous period (the release of his acclaimed debut "Grace"…

  2. Bass Player Chuck Rainey Suffers Stroke

    November 07, 2011 11:40 AM EST Prolific Artist Has Worked With Steely Dan, Aretha Franklin & Jackson Browne Chuck Rainey , a prolific bassist whose mile-long list of credits over the span of 43-plus years includes Aretha Franklin, Quincy Jones and Steely Dan, suffered a stroke over the weekend, his wife said in a…

  3. Bryan Ferry, "Olympia"

    October 29, 2010 2:29 PM EDT Judge this album by its cover-Kate Moss pouting moodily on satin sheets-and you'd assume it harks back to Bryan Ferry 's Roxy Music pomp, when supermodels queued up to grace the band's album covers and Ferry dispatched endless art-rock classics without even breaking a sweat.…

  4. Rare Tim Buckley Recordings Unearthed

    July 14, 2009 4:39 PM EDT A rare performance from folk icon Tim Buckley will see the light later this summer, when the Tompkins Square label issues "Live at the Folklore Center, NYC - March 6, 1967" on August 25. The live recording adds to an assorted mix of posthumous releases from the Buckley camp that…

  5. Rare Tim Buckley Recordings Unearthed

    July 14, 2009 10:13 AM EDT A rare performance from folk icon Tim Buckley will see the light later this summer, when the Tompkins Square label issues "Live at the Folklore Center, NYC – March 6, 1967" on August 25. The live recording adds to an assorted mix of posthumous releases from the Buckley camp that…

  6. This Day in Music

    June 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Johnny Jenkins, a guitarist who worked with Otis Redding in the early 1960s and influenced Jimi Hendrix through his acrobatic playing style, dies at a hospital in Macon, Ga. He is 67. 2006 - Johnny Jenkins, a guitarist who worked with Otis Redding in the early 1960s and influenced Jimi…

  7. This Day in Music

    June 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Johnny Jenkins, a guitarist who worked with Otis Redding in the early 1960s and influenced Jimi Hendrix through his acrobatic playing style, dies at a hospital in Macon, Ga. He is 67. 2006 - Johnny Jenkins, a guitarist who worked with Otis Redding in the early 1960s and influenced Jimi…

  8. This Day in Music

    June 29, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1986 - </b>No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: "There'll Be Sad Songs (to Make You Cry)," Billy Ocean.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2004 - With two awards apiece, Beyonce, OutKast and Usher headed the winners' circle at the BET…

  9. Buckley Bound For Biopic Treatment

    June 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Late musician Jeff Buckley is getting the biopic treatment. Writer-director Brian Jun, whose "Steel City" was nominated for the grand jury prize at January's Sundance Film Festival, will write and dir Late musician Jeff Buckley is getting the biopic treatment. Writer-director…

  10. Indie Acts Pay Tribute To Jeff, Tim Buckley

    December 13, 2005 12:00 AM EST Sufjan Stevens, the Magic Numbers and Engineers lead the lineup for the upcoming tribute album "Dream Brother: The Songs of Jeff & Tim Buckley." Sufjan Stevens, the Magic Numbers and Engineers lead the lineup for the upcoming tribute album "Dream Brother: The Songs of Jeff …

  11. This Day in Music

    June 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2004 - </b>With two awards apiece, Beyonce, OutKast and Usher headed the winners' circle at the BET Awards. 2004 - With two awards apiece, Beyonce, OutKast and Usher headed the winners' circle at the BET Awards. 2002 - Singer/actress Rosemary Clooney dies at her…

  12. Film Rights Secured For Buckley Biography

    June 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A script currently making the rounds in Hollywood could further ignite interest in a pair of musicians, father and son, whose posthumous reputations have remained durable. A script currently making the rounds in Hollywood could further ignite interest in a pair of musicians, father and son,…

  13. This Day in Music

    June 29, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Singer/actress Rosemary Clooney dies at her Beverly Hills, Calif., home. She is 74. She had been fighting a recurrence of lung cancer. 2002 - Singer/actress Rosemary Clooney dies at her Beverly Hills, Calif., home. She is 74. She had been fighting a recurrence of…

  14. Dreamland

    July 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Rare among '70s hard-rockers, Led Zeppelin icon Robert Plant has led an exemplary solo career, with his previous six albums all marked by broad musical sympathies, exquisite taste, and a yen for exper Rare among '70s hard-rockers, Led Zeppelin icon Robert Plant has led an exemplary…

  15. Plant Returns To Interpretation

    July 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. "My ability and vocal chords are all in good shape, but I haven't really felt substantially relevant as a lyricist for a long time." A stunning admission, but one characteristic of Robert Plant, the disarmingly honest voice of Led…

  16. Robert Plant Returns With 'Head First'

    April 05, 2002 12:00 AM EST Led Zeppelin frontman Robert Plant will release his first studio album in nine years, "Head First," internationally in July via Universal, according to reports. Although a spokesperson for longtime Pl Led Zeppelin frontman Robert Plant will release his first studio album in nine…

  17. U.K.'s Starsailor Riding High In U.S.

    January 25, 2002 12:00 AM EST The process of introducing a hot British band to the U.S. requires more these days than waving a couple of New Musical Express covers under the noses of American tastemakers. But with a program of liv The process of introducing a hot British band to the U.S. requires more these days than…

  18. Morning Glory: The Tim Buckley Anthology

    April 14, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The most promising of a crop of mid-'60s Californian singer/songwriters, Tim Buckley was blessed with a multi-octave vocal range and a rare poetic sensibility. The most promising of a crop of mid-'60s Californian singer/songwriters, Tim Buckley was blessed with a multi-octave vocal…