Little Richard

  1. Marva Whitney, Soul Sister No. 1 in James Brown Revue, Dead at 68

    December 24, 2012 7:36 AM EST Marva Whitney , a fiery voiced funk singer who toured and collaborated with James Brown -- along the way earning the nickname "Soul Sister #1" -- died on Saturday at age 68, according to a Facebook page dedicated to her. "She left u ...

  2. Mariah Carey to be Named BMI Icon at Annual BMI Urban Awards

    July 19, 2012 7:00 AM EDT Mariah Carey will be honored as a BMI Icon at the BMI Urban Awards, scheduled for Friday, September 7 at the Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills. Carey will join a group that includes the Jacksons, Snoop Dogg, George Clinton, James Brown, Isaac Hayes, ...

  3. Donald 'Duck' Dunn, Bassist With Booker T. and the MGs, Stax, Dead at 70

    May 13, 2012 10:13 AM EDT Bass player and songwriter Donald "Duck" Dunn, a member of the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame band Booker T. and the MGs and the Blues Brothers as well as a studio musician for the legendary Stax studios who played with countless m ...

  4. Dick Clark Dead at 82

    April 18, 2012 4:10 PM EDT Dick Clark, the revered TV producer whose "American Bandstand," "American Top 40" and "New Year's Rockin' Eve" helped shape modern pop music for decades, died of a "massive heart attack" at a Los A ...

  5. Digital Briefs: The Orchard, VeeJay Records And More

    November 28, 2007 12:00 AM EST - The Orchard has struck a digital distribution deal with vintage blues label Vee-Jay Records, known for their early recordings of Little Richard, Jimmy Reed, The Staple Singers, John Lee Hooker, among others. The label specialized in Blues, Jazz, ...

  6. Little Richard Entertains At SXSW Keynote

    March 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST Little Richard encouraged artists to take control of the business side of their careers and devote themselves to their craft during an entertaining keynote address this morning (March 18) at the South Little Richard encouraged artists to take cont ...

  7. The Beat

    March 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST Little Richard will deliver the keynote speech at the South by Southwest Music Conference (SXSW) March 18 in Austin. Little Richard will deliver the keynote speech at the South by Southwest Music Conference (SXSW) March 18 in Austin. News Little R ...

  8. The Beat

    March 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST Little Richard will deliver the keynote speech at the South by Southwest Music Conference (SXSW) March 18 in Austin. Little Richard will deliver the keynote speech at the South by Southwest Music Conference (SXSW) March 18 in Austin. News Little R ...

  9. Little Richard To Keynote SXSW

    January 28, 2004 12:00 AM EST Little Richard will deliver the keynote address at the South By Southwest Music Conference (SXSW) March 18 in Austin. He replaces former Arista Records president/CEO Antonio "L.A." Reid as the keynote Little Richard will deliver the keyn ...

  10. Little Richard To Keynote SXSW

    January 28, 2004 12:00 AM EST Little Richard will deliver the keynote address at the South By Southwest Music Conference (SXSW) March 18 in Austin. He replaces former Arista Records president/CEO Antonio "L.A." Reid as the keynote Little Richard will deliver the keyn ...