1. Music's Next Great Biopics

    June 09, 2011 1:06 PM EDT 0 0 0 No one wants to talk about a Marvin Gaye movie. Or one about Janis Joplin , or a Jimi Hendrix biopic. As film subjects go, they're problematic. Heirs to the Joplin and Hendrix estates have blocked films by withholding music and image rights. Th ...

  2. SAM COOKE BIOPIC NOW SCRIPTED, SEEKING A DIRECTOR

    March 18, 2011 10:00 AM EDT 0 0 A number of biopic rumors have surfaced in the last few years-Miles Davis, Marvin Gaye and Dusty Springfield just to name a few. This week, however, a Sam Cooke biopic took a significant step toward becoming a reality. The screenwriters behind the Bea ...

  3. Sam Cooke Biopic Moving Forward, Screenplay Complete

    March 14, 2011 9:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 Start singing "Ain't That Good News": A Sam Cooke biopic has taken a significant step toward becoming a reality. Start singing "Ain't That Good News": A Sam Cooke biopic has taken a significant step toward becoming a re ...

  4. Exclusive: Sam Cooke Biopic Moving Forward -- Screenwriters Complete Script

    March 14, 2011 7:19 PM EDT Start singing "Ain't That Good News": A Sam Cooke biopic has taken a significant step toward becoming a reality. The screenwriters behind the all-Beatles musical "Across the Universe" have finished their adaptation of Pete ...

  5. Dr. John, Ronnie Spector Set For Ponderosa Stomp

    February 11, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Dr. John and Jean Knight have been added to the bill of this year's seventh annual Ponderosa Stomp Music Conference, set for April 29-30 at the House of Blues and the Parish in New Orleans. Dr. John and Jean Knight have been added to the bill o ...

  6. Veteran Guitarist Johnny Jenkins Dies

    June 29, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Johnny Jenkins, a guitarist who worked with Otis Redding in the early 1960s and influenced Jimi Hendrix through his acrobatic playing style, has died. Johnny Jenkins, a guitarist who worked with Otis Redding in the early 1960s and influenced Jimi He ...

  7. Dream Boogie: The Triumph Of Sam Cooke

    January 05, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Peter Guralnick, the author of the prize-winning two-part Elvis Presley biography "Last Train to Memphis" and "Careless Love" returns with the story of another legend of American music. This comprehen The Singing Children Let me ...

  8. Sam Cooke Tributes / Nov. 5-6, 2005 / Cleveland (Playhouse Square)

    November 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The bridge was "A Change Is Gonna Come," one of Sam Cooke's last tunes. The overlap was Solomon Burke, Taj Mahal, the Manhattans, the Dixie Hummingbirds, Cissy Houston, the timelessly elegant Soul Sti The bridge was "A Change Is ...

  9. Spiritual Memories Captured On 'Monterey Pop' DVD

    November 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 In the hit song "Monterey" -- commemorating the landmark Monterey Pop Festival of June 16-18, 1967, in northern California -- Eric Burdon & the Animals sang the lyrics: "Young gods smiled upon the In the hit song "Monterey&qu ...

  10. Anything Anytime Anywhere: Singles 1979-2002

    January 26, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Keep Movin' On doubles as a vocal accompaniment to VH1's recent illuminating Legends special about the charismatic soul/pop singer responsible for such '50s and '60s hits as "You Send Me" and "Wonderf Keep Movin� ...