1. John Mellencamp Unhappy With Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker Over Song Use

    April 16, 2014 11:44 PM EDT 0 0 0 Liberal rocker John Mellencamp wants conservative Republican Gov. Scott Walker to know he supports union rights and says Walker should think about that before using his songs on the campaign trail. Politicians for years have been using rock songs at ...

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  3. Pete Fornatale, Longtime New York Radio DJ, Dead at 66

    April 26, 2012 4:13 PM EDT Longtime New York radio disk jockey and author Pete Fornatale, best known for his long stints on WFUV-FM and WNEW-FM, died Thursday morning at the age of 66. According to New York's Daily News , He suffered a brain hemorrhage on April 15 and ...

  4. Peter, Paul & Mary Bassist Dick Kniss Dies

    January 27, 2012 6:00 PM EST 0 0 0 Dick Kniss, a bassist who performed for five decades with the folk trio Peter, Paul and Mary and co-wrote the John Denver hit "Sunshine on My Shoulders," has died. He was 74. Kniss died Wednesday of pulmonary disease at a hospital near the ...

  5. Peter, Paul & Mary Bassist Dick Kniss Dies

    January 27, 2012 3:00 PM EST Dick Kniss, a bassist who performed for five decades with the folk trio Peter, Paul and Mary and co-wrote the John Denver hit "Sunshine on My Shoulders," has died. He was 74. Kniss died Wednesday of pulmonary disease at a hospital near t ...

  6. Peter, Paul Honor Mary Travers One Year After Her Passing

    September 22, 2010 5:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 Mary is gone, but Peter and Paul remain something of a going concern -- and certainly, they plan to keep memories of their late comrade alive. Peter Yarrow and Noel Paul Stookey -- along with longtime Peter, Paul and Mary musical director Robert DeC ...

  7. Mary Travers Of Peter, Paul And Mary Dead At 72

    September 17, 2009 8:26 AM EDT 0 0 0 Mary Travers, one-third of the popular 1960s folk trio Peter, Paul and Mary who were perhaps best known for their hit "Puff (The Magic Dragon)," died in a Connecticut hospital after battling leukemia for several years. She was 72. The band ...

  8. Mary Travers Of Peter, Paul And Mary Dead At 72

    September 16, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Mary Travers, one-third of the hugely popular 1960s folk trio Peter, Paul and Mary, has died. The band's publicist, Heather Lylis, says Travers died at Danbury Hospital in Connecticut on Wednesday. She was 72 and had battled leukemia for seve ...

  9. May 31, 2009

    May 31, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – Latin bandleader Tito Puente dies in a New York hospital as a result of complications from open-heart surgery. He is 77. 2000 – Singer Johnnie Taylor dies of a heart attack in Dallas. He is 66. 1998 – Geri “Ginger Spice” Halliwell confirms he ...

  10. March 26, 2009

    March 26, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – Guitarist Clint Lowery returns to Sevendust to replace Sonny Mayo. 2006 – Swell Maps front man Nikki Sudden dies after a show in New York. He is 49. The cause of death is an enlarged heart. 2005 – Paul Newell Hester of Crowded House commits s ...

  11. This Day in Music

    December 09, 2008 12:00 AM EST - U2 wraps its box-office busting Vertigo tour in front of a packed house at Honolulu's Aloha Stadium with a show that features guest turns from members of opening act Pearl Jam as well as Green 2006 - U2 wraps its box-office busting Verti ...

  12. Vedder Warms Up For Solo Trek With Seattle Gigs

    March 26, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder stunned Seattle fans who'd bought tickets for a screening of "Into the Wild" on Monday and Tuesday by instead performing a full solo set, in advance of the April 2 laun Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder s ...

  13. This Day in Music

    December 09, 2007 12:00 AM EST - U2 wraps its box-office busting Vertigo tour in front of a packed house at Honolulu's Aloha Stadium with a show that features guest turns from members of opening act Pearl Jam as well as Green 2006 - U2 wraps its box-office busting Verti ...

  14. This Day in Music

    December 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Shots are fired and one man is killed during a Toronto-area video shoot for "Get Busy" by Jamaican dance hall artist Sean Paul.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2004 - AMC Theate ...

  15. Peter, Paul & Mary To Be Honored

    May 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Event to be held June 15 in New York. Peter, Paul & Mary will be the recipients of the Sammy Cahn Lifetime Achievement Award at the Songwriters Hall of Fame 2006 Awards dinner. The award honors industry veterans who are pioneers in their craft ...

  16. This Day in Music

    December 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Shots are fired and one man is killed during a Toronto-area video shoot for "Get Busy" by Jamaican dance hall artist Sean Paul.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2004 - AMC Theate ...

  17. Mary Travers Returning To Performance

    November 29, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Mary Travers of Peter, Paul and Mary, who has been battling leukemia, will perform at a holiday concert Dec. 9 at New York's Carnegie Hall. Mary Travers of Peter, Paul and Mary, who has been battling leukemia, will perform at a holiday concert ...

  18. 'Festival' DVD Collects Classic Newport Clips

    October 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The 1967 concert film "Festival!," which documented the Newport Folk Festival from 1963-1966, has finally made the jump to DVD via Eagle Rock. The 1967 concert film "Festival!," which documented the Newport Folk Festival from 196 ...

  19. Keys To The Rain: The Definitive Bob Dylan Encyclopedia (continued)

    October 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "Like a Rolling Stone" "Like a Rolling Stone" (Bob Dylan) &#149; Bob Dylan, single (1965); Highway 61 Revisited (1965); Bob Dylan's Greatest Hits (1967); Self Portrait (1970); Eat the Document (film)/'66 (1971); Mas ...

  20. This Day in Music

    December 09, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Ashanti takes home a leading eight awards, including R&B/hip-hop artist and female artist of the year for her self-titled debut album and the hit single "Foolish," at the 2002 Billbo 2002 - Ashanti takes home ...

  21. Peter, Paul & Mary 'Carry' Out New Box Set

    October 02, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rhino Records will celebrate the career of legendary folk trio Peter, Paul & Mary Nov. 11 with two new releases -- a four-disc box set including previously unreleased tracks and an all-new studio Rhino Records will celebrate the career of legend ...

  22. Nelson Schedules Kucinich Fundraisers

    July 31, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Willie Nelson has scheduled three fundraising concerts for Democratic presidential candidate Dennis Kucinich. As promised , Willie Nelson has scheduled three fundraising concerts for Democratic presidential candidate Dennis Kucinich. The shows are s ...

  23. This Day in Music

    December 09, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Singer/songwriter Peter Yarrow loses a Larrivee guitar that he has played on every of Peter, Paul & Mary recording and every one of the trio's concerts since 1973. Prized for its sou 2000 - Singer/songwriter Peter ...