1. Robert Dickey, 'I'm Your Puppet' Singer, Dies at 72

    January 04, 2012 7:23 PM EST 0 0 0 Robert Dickey, a guitarist and singer in the group that recorded the hit song "I'm Your Puppet," has died. The 72-year-old died in his hometown of Tallahassee on Dec. 29. His death was confirmed by a Tallahassee funeral home. No cause ...

  2. Flamin' Groovies Principals To Reunite

    February 02, 2009 4:09 PM EST 0 0 0 Flamin' Groovies principals Cyril Jordan and Roy Loney will reunite for the first time since 1971 at the eighth Ponderosa Stomp festival, to be held April 28-29 at New Orleans' House of Blues. The Flamin' Groovies formed in San Franci ...

  3. Fame Records Relaunches With Hughes CD

    September 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Dormant for more than 30 years, Fame Records is relaunching this fall via a new distribution deal with EMI. Dormant for more than 30 years, Fame Records is relaunching this fall via a new distribution deal with EMI. The first release from the label, ...

  4. Cat Power Cements New Album Track List

    October 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Cat Power has settled on the track list for "Jukebox," her second covers album. The 12-track set is due Jan. 22 via Matador and includes a new original, "Song for Bobby," plus a fresh rendition of Cat Cat Power has settled on the ...

  5. Billboard Bits: Irma Thomas, Young MC, Music Now Festival

    March 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on Irma Thomas, Young MC, Music Now Festival R&B veteran Irma Thomas will release her first effort in six years this spring. "After the Rain" will be available April 25 via Rounder. Produced by Scott Billington, it is the New Orle ...

  6. Q&A: Al Kooper

    July 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Only 21 when he became famous for playing the signature organ riffs on Bob Dylan's "Like a Rolling Stone," Al Kooper has a list of credits that could fill this magazine. He started Blood, ...

  7. Nashville Sessions Generate Two Black CDs

    November 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 As the Pixies' reunion tour plows ahead, singer/guitarist Frank Black plans to release two albums' worth of material recorded earlier this year in Nashville, with a solo trek to follow. As tipped here As the Pixies' reunion tour plows ...

  8. Hot Product

    July 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Previewing new albums from Solomon Burke, Boyz II Men, Public Enemy, and more. You Get What You 'Give' R&B titan Solomon Burke enjoyed a string of soul hits -- "Just Out of Reach," "Cry to Me," "If You Need Me, ...

  9. Tell the Truth

    July 07, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 With Keb' Mo' sitting in on mandobanjo and harmonica, Lee Roy Parnell gets into the countrified blues of "I Declare," singing, "I declare I've been set free." For all we know, this could be a direct r With Keb' ...