1. Yomo Toro, King of the Cuatro, Dead at 78.

    July 02, 2012 5:19 PM EDT Master of the cuatro, the guitar with five pairs of strings often called the national instrument of Puerto Rico, Yomo Toro brought traditional acoustic rhythms to the mainstream of popular Latin music and beyond. Toro, who died Saturday (June 30) ...

  2. Martina McBride Goes for 'Organic and Rootsy' on 11th Album

    October 06, 2011 3:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 When Martina McBride releases her eleventh studio album (appropriately titled "Eleven") on Oct. 11, it will mark her very first project for Republic Nashville -- after a very successful run with RCA. Releasing her first album, "The Ti ...

  3. Ronstadt Teams With Savoy For New Album

    May 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Veteran performer Linda Rondstadt has collaborated with Cajun music artist/scholar Ann Savoy on "Adieu False Heart," due July 25 from Vanguard Records. Veteran performer Linda Rondstadt has collaborated with Cajun music artist/scholar Ann ...

  4. Babyface Drafts Stars For Pro-Vote Single

    August 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Producer/artist Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds has spearheaded an all-star cover of Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes' "Wake Up Everybody" in hopes it will inspire youths to vote in the upcoming presiden Producer/artist Kenneth ...

  5. Various Cash CD, Video Projects Due

    September 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Purely coincidentally and unrelated to his death today (Sept. 12), several Johnny Cash audio and video projects will be released in the coming weeks. Purely coincidentally and unrelated to his death today (Sept. 12), several Johnny Cash audio and vi ...