1. Brian Epstein, Sage of the Beatles' Early Career, Receives Blue Plaque Honor in London

    June 30, 2014 9:28 AM EDT One of pop music's most famous businessman is honored in London. A Blue Plaque was unveiled yesterday (Sunday), by U.K. body the Heritage Foundation, in honor of former Beatles manager Brian Epstein, on the site that housed the London offices ...

  2. Keith Moon Biopic In the Works

    November 11, 2013 1:16 AM EST A still-untitled biopic of legendary The Who drummer Keith Moon will be the first project to be developed under a new slate development and financing agreement announced today by Exclusive Media and Da Vinci Media Ventures. The new agreement betwe ...

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  4. 12-12-12 Sandy Benefit Concert Rocks NYC With Rolling Stones, Paul McCartney, Nirvana; Raised $36 Million Before a Note Was Played

    December 13, 2012 8:14 AM EST Gotta give it up for the locals. Musicians closely associated with New Jersey and New York dominated the 12-12-12 concert to raise funds for Hurricane Sandy survivors, selecting songs that created a narrative of perseverance, rebirth and hope. 12- ...

  5. Sandy Concert Rocks NYC With Stones, McCartney and a Reunited Nirvana

    December 13, 2012 2:30 AM EST 0 0 0 Gotta give it up for the locals. Musicians closely associated with New Jersey and New York dominated the 12-12-12 concert to raise funds for Hurricane Sandy survivors, selecting songs that created a narrative of perseverance, rebirth and hope. CONCE ...

  6. Van Dyke Parks, 'SMiLE' Collaborator, Aims to 'Agitate' With Solo Music

    May 08, 2012 4:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 Van Dyke Parks' mantra these days is "My greatest victories are ahead of me, not behind." And that's saying something considering the musical track record the composer, arranger, producer and lyricist has amassed to this point. R ...

  7. How Train Came to Bottle a Drops of Jupiter Petite Sirah

    May 03, 2012 6:30 AM EDT SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Backstage with the rock band Train before a performance at San Francisco's hallowed Great American Music Hall may not be quite what you expect from a Grammy-winning, multi-platinum group. What's missing from the dre ...

  8. Train Makes Tracks in Wine World

    May 02, 2012 7:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 Backstage with the rock band Train before a performance at San Francisco's hallowed Great American Music Hall may not be quite what you expect from a Grammy-winning, multiplatinum group. What's missing from the dressing room - groupies, bl ...

  9. Backbeat: Joe Walsh Rocks Troubadour, Irving Azoff With Ringo -- and First New Songs In 20 Years

    February 02, 2012 2:37 PM EST WEST HOLLYWOOD -- A private party to introduce Joe Walsh 's first album of original music in 20 years started comical, included a sales pitch and ended with "Rocky Mountain Way" -- featuring Ringo Starr on drums -- at the Troubadour ...

  10. Doyle Bramhall Sr., Texas Musician, Dies at 62

    November 14, 2011 5:40 PM EST 0 0 0 Singer/musician Doyle Bramhall Sr., who collaborated with a number of notable Texas musicians, died at 62 at his home in Alpine, Texas on Sunday (Nov. 13). The cause of death was not immediately known. According to the Austin Chronicle , Bramhall be ...

  11. Pete Townshend on 'Quadrophenia,' The Who's 'Last Great Album'

    November 11, 2011 10:15 AM EST 0 0 0 With a recent theatrical production, a forthcoming orchestral version and movie sequel, a pair of upgraded reissues and a possible tour in 2012, Pete Townshend says he's understandably "had 'Quadrophenia' on the brain now for qui ...

  12. The Who's Daltrey on 2012 Tour: 'Nothing's For Sure Yet'

    October 04, 2011 10:25 AM EDT 0 0 0 Though Pete Townshend has stated that he and Roger Daltrey plan to take the Who on the road next year to play their 1973 rock opera "Quadrophenia," Daltrey is choosing to remain cautiously optimistic. "Certainly we are hoping to," ...

  13. Amy Winehouse Funeral Brings Family and Friends Together

    July 26, 2011 10:40 AM EDT 0 0 0 Wearing dark suits, black dresses and the occasional beehive hairdo, friends and family said goodbye to Amy Winehouse Tuesday with prayers, tears, laughter and song at an emotional funeral ceremony. The singer's father, mother and brother were ...

  14. Phil Collins Talks Motown Covers Album, Genesis' Future

    September 14, 2010 2:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 It's a rainy day in New York, and London-born, Switzerland-based Phil Collins is making the most of his time stateside. The 59-year-old singer/songwriter/drummer has brought his two youngest sons with him for a summer vacation. They've vis ...

  15. May 25, 2009

    May 25, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – Reggae musician Desmond Dekker dies of a heart attack at his home in Croydon, England, at the age of 64. 2005 – Domenic Troiano of the Guess Who and Bush dies of prostate cancer in Toronto, Canada, at the age of 59. 2005 – Country singer Carr ...

  16. May 2, 2009

    May 02, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – Cream reunites for four shows in London’s Royal Albert Hall. 2001 – Jazz drummer Billy Higgins dies in L.A. of liver failure. He is 65. 1998 – Former X-Japan lead guitarist Hide dies in Tokyo in an apparent suicide. He is 33. 1986 – Country m ...

  17. March 17, 2009

    March 17, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – A judge in London orders Paul McCartney to pay Heather Mills $48.6 million to settle their divorce. The court also orders McCartney to pay $70,000 annually in child support for the couple’s 4-year-old daughter, Beatrice. 2006 – Rapper Lumumba ...

  18. The Who's 'Kids' Buffed Up For DVD

    December 16, 2008 2:31 PM EST 0 0 0 The Who's 1979 documentary "The Kids Are Alright" will be reissued in two different DVD forms Jan. 20 from UMe, both of which feature digital remastering and 5.1 surround sound. The single-disc version features commentary by director ...

  19. The Who Looks Back To '77 On Live DVD

    November 17, 2008 3:07 PM EST 0 0 0 A December 1977 concert from Kilburn, London, considered a holy grail by Who fans, was a somewhat ambivalent experience for the band, according to frontman Roger Daltrey. "I just remember it was kind of a weird day," Daltrey tells Billboar ...

  20. The Who Looks Back To '77 On Live DVD

    November 17, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 A December 1977 concert from Kilburn, London, considered a holy grail by Who fans, was a somewhat ambivalent experience for the band, according to frontman Roger Daltrey. A December 1977 concert from Kilburn, London, considered a holy grail by Who f ...

  21. The Who Puts Covers Album On Hold

    September 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A planned covers album by the Who, to be produced by T-Bone Burnett, is on hold but still on the British duo's radar, according to frontman Roger Daltrey. "It still probably will happen, but I think t A planned covers album by the Who, to ...

  22. This Day in Music

    August 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - David Schnaufer, who brought dulcimer to recordings of artists ranging from Chet Atkins to Cyndi Lauper, dies in Nashville of cancer. He is 53. A native of Texas, Schnaufer lifted dulcimer play 2006 - David Schnaufer, who brought dulcimer to ...

  23. Star-Studded Crew Leads VH1's Who Tribute

    July 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Some of the biggest names in rock saluted the Who last night (July 12) with performances during a taping for VH1's "Rock Honors" at Pauley Pavilion in Los Angeles, but the biggest thrills were deliver Some of the biggest names in rock ...

  24. Top Rock Acts Gear Up For VH1's Who Tribute

    July 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Learning covers for VH1's "Rock Honors" tribute to the Who has been a labor of love for many of the participants, including Pearl Jam, the Flaming Lips and Incubus. The event also features Foo Fighter Learning covers for VH1's &q ...

  25. Chart Beat

    January 03, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred discusses Yoko Ono, Taylor Swift, Vince Guaraldi and more! YES ON 'NO': Normally, it's not polite to discuss a woman's age, but when it comes to reporting chart records, civility goes out the window. In 2003, less than a mon ...

  26. This Day in Music

    August 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - David Schnaufer, who brought dulcimer to recordings of artists ranging from Chet Atkins to Cyndi Lauper, dies in Nashville of cancer. He is 53. A native of Texas, Schnaufer lifted dulcimer play 2006 - David Schnaufer, who brought dulcimer to ...

  27. Ahmet Ertegun: Reflections From A Music Icon (page 4)

    February 16, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The late Ahmet Ertegun was the link, the most prominent executive of the modern-day music business who also was active at the birth of R&B, rock'n'roll and all the pop fashions since. What follows Continued from page 3 ... You hired Ph ...

  28. THE WHO

    November 04, 2006 12:00 AM EST The question "Who Are You?" has never been more apt when it comes to the Who, or what's left of it. Shorn of the fury provided by the late Keith Moon and John Entwistle, what is now effectively the To The question "Who Are You? ...

  29. This Day in Music

    August 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1995 - </b>Natalie Merchant, one-time lead singer for 10,000 Maniacs becomes the first guest in a series of live chats on the Elektra Entertainment Group's World Wide Web site. Merchant says she wo 1999 - Beach Boys founder Brian ...

  30. The Who / July 2, 2006 / London (Hyde Park)

    July 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The rejuvenation of a classic rock titan can be as exhilarating as the discovery of a new one. Purists may say that the Who died when Keith Moon did, and question whether Paul McCartney and Ringo Star The rejuvenation of a classic rock titan can be ...

  31. The Who Not Rushing First New Album Since 1982

    March 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 "It will come out when it is ready," Daltrey tells Billboard. "What's the point of trying to give yourself deadlines that aren't really important? I think we have to get it good before we can finish i Surviving Who principal ...

  32. Rock Legends Emerge From Wolfgang's Vault

    February 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 A wealth of vintage performances from some of rock's biggest names will hit the Internet "airwaves" tomorrow (Feb. 8) via Wolfgang's Vault. A wealth of vintage performances from some of rock's biggest names will hit the Inte ...

  33. This Day in Music

    August 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1995 - </b>Natalie Merchant, one-time lead singer for 10,000 Maniacs becomes the first guest in a series of live chats on the Elektra Entertainment Group's World Wide Web site. Merchant says she wo 1999 - Beach Boys founder Brian ...

  34. Daltrey Sings For A New Generation

    December 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 It has been almost 40 years since Roger Daltrey first hollered, "Hope I die before I get old" and captured the anger and frustration of his generation. It has been almost 40 years since Roger Daltrey first hollered, "Hope I die before ...

  35. The Who 'Hearing' New Music

    September 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Years of discussion about a new studio album from the surviving members of the Who appears to be finally giving way to action. A post on guitarist Pete Townshend's official Web site reveals that he an Years of discussion about a new studio albu ...

  36. This Day in Music

    August 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>Beach Boys founder Brian Wilson files a suit to dissolve a 1997 joint venture with Joe Thomas, who co-produced Wilson's last album, the 1998 Giant release "Imagination." The suit is file 1999 - Beach Boys fou ...

  37. Small Faces Feted With Debut Album Reissue

    December 26, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Small Faces are a band whose recorded legacy seems to grow in legend by the year. British contemporaries of the Beatles and The Rolling Stones, their career was short (four years), but the sheer q The Small Faces are a band whose recorded legacy ...

  38. This Day in Music

    August 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>Beach Boys founder Brian Wilson files a suit to dissolve a 1997 joint venture with Joe Thomas, who co-produced Wilson's last album, the 1998 Giant release ""Imagination."" The suit is fi 1999 - Beac ...

  39. John Entwistle Laid To Rest

    July 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Family, friends, and surviving members of iconic British rock band The Who attended the funeral of virtuoso bass player John Entwistle today (July 10) at a rural church in Stow-On-The-Wold, England. G Family, friends, and surviving members of iconic ...

  40. Poll: Fans Split On The Who's Decision To Tour

    July 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fans are split on whether it was right for guitarist Pete Townshend and singer Roger Daltrey -- the surviving members of legendary rock act the Who -- to continue with the band's touring plans in the Fans are split on whether it was right for g ...

  41. Mike Myers Considers Keith Moon Flick

    July 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "Austin Powers" star Mike Myers is discussing the possibility of starring in a new movie about founding drummer of the Who, Keith Moon. Myers and Who frontman Roger Daltrey have discussed plans for a "Austin Powers" star Mike Mye ...

  42. Part two of "A Final Conversation With The Who's John Entwistle"

    June 28, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Part two of "A Final Conversation With The Who's John Entwistle" Known as "the Ox," the Chiswick, England-born bassist said he was pleased that the band had returned to a five-piece after touring with a large backing band in ...

  43. The Who: Together Again, For A Good Cause

    January 28, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Almost 40 years after its members declared they hoped they died before they got old, the Who -- vocalist Roger Daltrey, guitarist Pete Townshend, and bassist John Entwistle -- is about to hit the stag Almost 40 years after its members declared they ...

  44. Early Psychedelic Furs Discs Expanded

    January 17, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Influential British post-punk act the Psychedelic Furs will see its first three studio albums repackaged in expanded editions on March 5 via Columbia/Legacy. Featuring restored packaging and artwork f Influential British post-punk act the Psychedeli ...

  45. Harper Celebrates 60 With Plant, Page

    June 07, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Manchester, England-born singer/songwriter Roy Harper will celebrate his 60th birthday Sunday (June 10) with an intimate, star-studded show at London's Royal Festival Hall. Harper, whose actual birthd Manchester, England-born singer/songwriter ...

  46. Daltrey Joins Marriott Tribute, Adds Acting Roles,

    April 12, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Who's Roger Daltrey is the latest artist to join the Steve Marriott tribute concert, set for April 20 at London's Astoria Theatre. The show, which will commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Humb The Who's Roger Daltrey is the la ...