1. New Doc Premiering at SXSW Explores the Tumultuous Life of Legendary New Orleans Pianist James Booker

    March 14, 2013 11:03 AM EDT Harry Connick Jr. deciphers the work of his piano mentor James Booker in Lily Keber's film "Bayou Maharajah: The Tragic Genius of James Booker," that receives its world premiere today at SXSW. He explains in the film that Booker&# ...

  2. Solomon Burke

    Solomon Burke

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  3. Light Of My Life

    November 05, 2012 11:36 AM EST a decade since his debut, cody chesnutt returns with self-released project that's brighter, but still packs plenty of soul In 2002, Atlanta native Cody Chesnutt sang, "Man, something is killin' me . . . My break- down is on the wa ...

  4. Retail Briefs: Essential Launches in North America, Iggy Pop On Record Store Day, NARM Honors Brett Gurewitz

    January 25, 2012 10:20 AM EST Essential Music & Marketing Expands to North America Essential Music & Marketing, a U.K. and European indie distribution company, has launched a North American division, which will be headed by Erik Gilbert, who previously was VP of client ...

  5. Gillian Welch Returns with 'The Harrow and the Harvest'

    June 27, 2011 12:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 Ten years ago, Mumford & Sons didn't exist. Neither did the Felice Brothers , or the Civil Wars , or Fleet Foxes . But the foundation of the roots music revival currently flourishing with those bands was laid when the soundtrack to "O ...

  6. Mick Jagger Working on Solo Record: Report

    March 02, 2011 2:30 PM EST 0 0 0 Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger is reportedly hard at work on a record with producer Dave Stewart in Los Angeles -- or so says Jagger's baby brother, Chris. In an interview airing yesterday (Mar. 1) with a Portuguese TV station, during whic ...

  7. Arcade Fire, Lady Antebellum Big Winners at 2011 Grammys

    February 14, 2011 12:45 AM EST 0 0 0 The 2011 Grammys ended with a major shocker, as Canadian indie rockers Arcade Fire beat out platinum pop stars Eminem , Lady Gaga and Katy Perry for the night's big award, Album of the Year, for "The Suburbs." The seven-member ensembl ...

  8. Mick Jagger to Make First Onstage Grammy Appearance

    February 03, 2011 11:19 AM EST The Recording Academy is finally getting some satisfaction, with Mick Jagger's first appearance on the Grammy stage. The Rolling Stones frontman will perform at the Feb. 13 ceremony as part of a tribute to soul great Solomon Burke, who died l ...

  9. Mick Jagger to Make First Onstage Grammy Appearance

    February 03, 2011 8:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Recording Academy is finally getting some satisfaction, with Mick Jagger's first appearance on the Grammy stage. The Rolling Stones frontman will perform at the Feb. 13 ceremony as part of a tribute to soul great Solomon Burke, who died las ...

  10. 2010 GRAMMYS A-Z: I: IMMORTALITY

    January 05, 2011 12:00 AM EST 0 0 Choose a letter to navigate to another section of our "Grammys A-Z" story. A B C D E F G H I J L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Dead men (and women) may tell no tales, but they sure can sell records. This year's Grammy nominations include ...

  11. Eclectic Austin City Limits Fest Anchored By Burke Tributes, Eagles

    October 11, 2010 12:47 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Strokes , Muse , the Eagles and Phish were the big names at the 2010 Austin City Limits Music Festival this weekend (Oct. 8-10), but it was a more modest act that seemed to have divine inspiration. Austin City Limits Photos Muse, the Strokes, Ea ...

  12. Solomon Burke Dies At Amsterdam Airport At 70

    October 10, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Solomon Burke, the larger-than-life "King of Rock and Soul," whose songs blended soul, gospel, country and R&B, died early Sunday at Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport at age 70. Born to the sound of music in an upstairs room of a Phi ...

  13. Legendary Producer Willie Mitchell Dead At 81

    January 06, 2010 10:07 AM EST 0 0 0 W illie Mitchell , a record producer, label head and musician who worked with Al Green and other stars, died Tuesday. He was 81. Mitchell died at Methodist University Hospital in Memphis at 7:25 a.m., more than two weeks after he suffered cardiac ar ...

  14. Lauryn Hill, Herbie Hancock, Black Eyed Peas Top Montreux Jazz Fest Bill

    April 08, 2009 2:31 PM EDT 0 0 0 B.B. King, Herbie Hancock, Black Eyed Peas and Lauryn Hill are booked to perform at the Montreux Jazz festival, one of Europe's most prestigious summer music events, organizers said on Thursday. Founder Claude Nobs announced the eclectic line-u ...

  15. Solomon Burke To Headline WOMAD

    March 23, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Solomon Burke, the Grammy award-winning soul veteran, tops the list of acts set to appear at this year's WOMAD festival which takes place July 24-26 in Wiltshire, England. Other confirmed headline artists for the world music event, now in its ...

  16. March 19, 2009

    March 19, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – R&B singer Luther Ingram dies of heart failure in Belleville, Ill., at the age of 69. 2002 – Jazz organist Big John Patton dies in Montclair, N.J., of complications from diabetes and kidney failure. He is 66. 2001 – Aerosmith, Michael Jac ...

  17. Plant/Krauss, Panic Bring Bonnaroo Back To Its Roots

    June 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 If the first two days of Bonnaroo 2008 featured some of the heaviest rock bands ever to play the seven-year-old festival, the final day of music was a relatively sedate one focusing on American roots, If the first two days of Bonnaroo 2008 featured ...

  18. Bonnaroo: Veterans Lesh, Helm, King Hit The Right Notes

    June 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music veterans like Phil Lesh, Levon Helm and B.B. King showed the younger generation a thing or two on the second day of Bonnaroo, offering a strong contrast to performances by rockers like Pearl Jam If Friday's day and night of music at Bonna ...

  19. Famous Pals Lift New Solomon Burke Album

    May 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Soul legend Solomon Burke says there's no great secret for getting major artists to write songs for his albums. Soul legend Solomon Burke says there's no great secret for getting major artists to write songs for his albums. "You call ...

  20. Billboard Bits: Telluride Bluegrass, Steve Reich, The Notwist

    March 05, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Ryan Adams and the Cardinals, Ani DiFranco, the Frames, Arlo Guthrie, the Swell Season, Bela Fleck, the Del McCoury Band and Solomon Burke lead the lineup for the 35th annual Telluride Bluegrass Festi Ryan Adams and the Cardinals, Ani DiFranco, the ...

  21. Metallica, Pearl Jam, Kanye Set For Bonnaroo

    February 06, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The seventh annual Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival has rolled out its most diverse lineup yet for 2008, with Metallica, Pearl Jam, Kanye West, Willie Nelson, Jack Johnson and My Morning Jacket amon The seventh annual Bonnaroo Music & Arts Fes ...

  22. 18OnTV

    April 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for April 30 - May 6, 2007. MONDAY, APRIL 30 "Stereophonics: Language. Sex. Violence. Other?," STARZ! Cinema Featured Artist(s): Stereophonics. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured Artist(s ...

  23. 15onTV

    April 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for April 9 - April 15, 2007. MONDAY, April 9 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," SYN Featured Artist(s): Corinne Bailey Rae, Leah Rimini. "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," NBC Featured Artist(s): Good Charlotte ...

  24. 07OnTV

    February 26, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Feb. 26 - Mar. 4, 2007. MONDAY, FEB. 26 "Sting: Songs From the Labyrinth," PBS Featured Artist(s): Sting (also scheduled: Edin Karamazov). "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured Artist(s) ...

  25. 05OnTV

    January 22, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Jan. 22-28, 2006. MONDAY, JAN. 22 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist(s): Natalie MacMaster (also scheduled: Natalie MacMaster, Jan Crawford Greenburg). "The Morning Show with Mike and Juliet,&quo ...

  26. Brett Gurewitz: Lessons In Independence

    January 19, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Around the time Brett Gurewitz was launching Epitaph Records in 1981, his father was lecturing him to take guitar lessons. The Bad Religion guitarist and punk-rock entrepreneur never sat down for cour Around the time Brett Gurewitz was launching Epi ...

  27. Underground Garage

    December 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 In a year that started with our president "staying the course" and ending with him saying the Commission on Iraq had some "good points" (yeah, like screw your course, get the hell out of there, you mo In a year that started with ...

  28. Lewis Still Shakin' With Two Albums, TV Special, DVD

    November 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fifty years after starting his recording career with "Crazy Arms," Jerry Lee Lewis notes that he's "putting in a little bit more time these days." And that's an understatement. The Killer is working o Fifty years after ...

  29. Chart Beat

    October 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred discusses Tony Bennett, Jerry Lee Lewis, Ludacris and more! TONY, WINNER: Just two months ago, I compiled a list of Tony Bennett's top 20 albums for a special section in Billboard magazine. Today, if I were to update the list, a new album ...

  30. 'Dancin' Queen

    September 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Ludacris shows off multiple sides of his musical personality, Alan Jackson flips the script with Alison Krauss, Janet Jackson looks to the past for new inspiration and the Scissor Sisters keep the par A double-disc live album from rock act My Mornin ...

  31. Burke Belts It Out In 'Nashville'

    June 29, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Beyond duets with Dolly Parton, Emmylou Harris and Patty Loveless, "Nashville" finds Burke trying his hand at Bruce Springsteen's "Ain't Got You," Don Williams' "Atta Way To Go" and Jim Lauderdale's ...

  32. Burke In A Country Mood On New Album

    April 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Emmylou Harris, Dolly Parton, Gillian Welch, Patty Loveless and Patti Griffin have contributed to Solomon Burke's upcoming album, his first full-length country effort. Emmylou Harris, Dolly Parton, Gillian Welch, Patty Loveless and Patti Griffi ...

  33. Sabbath, Blondie Lead Rock Hall's 2006 Class

    March 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Iconic heavy metal quartet Black Sabbath, new-wave pop crossover combo Blondie, late jazz legend Miles Davis, southern rock mainstays Lynyrd Skynyrd, notorious punk outfit the Sex Pistols and A&M Iconic heavy metal quartet Black Sabbath, new-wav ...

  34. On TV

    January 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Jan. 30-Feb. 5, 2005. MONDAY, JAN. 30 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist(s): Leif Garrett (also scheduled: Mark DiCarlo, Garrett's mother Carolyn Stellar). "The View," ABC Featured arti ...

  35. Peter Gallagher

    November 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Although best known for playing Sandy Cohen on "The O.C." and film roles, singing is this actor's lifelong passion. Recently on Fox drama "The O.C.," actor Peter Gallagher showed off his vocal skills by singing Solomon Burke ...

  36. 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 ...

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

    October 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "Maggie's Farm" "Maggie's Farm" (Bob Dylan) • Bob Dylan, single (1965); Bringing It All Back Home (1965); Bob Dylan's Greatest Hits, Volume II/'65 (1971); Hard Rain (1976); Bob Dylan at Budokan (1979) ...

  38. OnTV

    October 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Oct. 17-23, 2005. MONDAY, OCT. 17 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured Artist: Rod Stewart (also scheduled: Billie Jean King). "Live With Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artist: Simply Red (als ...

  39. TV

    September 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Sept. 26-Oct. 2, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, SEPT, 26 "Today," NBC Featured artists: Josh Groban, Tracy Chapman. "Live With Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist: ...

  40. Prine, Miller Top Americana Awards

    September 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Veteran roots music artists Buddy Miller and John Prine took the top honors at the Americana Music Association's fourth annual Americana Honors & Awards, held Sept. 9 at Nashville's Ryman Auditori Veteran roots music artists Buddy Mill ...

  41. No Depression Surveys Decade Of Alt-Country

    August 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Call it Americana, alt-country, roots music, what-have-you: The musical genre without a bin card has been defined for a decade by No Depression magazine. Call it Americana, alt-country, roots music, what-have-you: The musical genre without a bin car ...

  42. Make Do With What You Got

    March 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Sixties soul great Solomon Burke continues the comeback that began when "Don't Give Up on Me" won the 2002 Grammy Award for best contemporary blues album. Sixties soul great Solomon Burke continues the comeback that began when "D ...

  43. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week (March 7-13, 2005)

    March 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV (March 7-13, 2005). GET ON BOARD THE SOOOOOOOOUUUUUUUUL TRAIN... AWARDS: You don't need no ticket to ride the Soul Train, just an appreciation for what's going on right now in R&B an ...

  44. 10TunesOnTV

    February 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Feb. 28-March 6, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, FEB. 28 "Faith Evans Makes a Video," MTV2 Featured artist: Faith Evans ("Again"). "The View," ABC Featured artist: ...

  45. Hot Product

    February 26, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: Soul legend Solomon Burke’s “Make Do With What You Got” (Shout! Factory), featuring songs penned by Bob Dylan, Van Morrison and Dr. John. The sophomore album from hard rock act th ...

  46. Miss. Allstars, Umphrey's McGee Lead Jammy Noms

    February 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 North Mississippi Allstars and Umphrey's McGee scored a leading three nominations each for the fifth Jammy Awards, to be handed out April 26 at the Theater at Madison Square in New York. North Mississippi Allstars and Umphrey's McGee score ...

  47. DMB Plots Maiden Australian Visit

    January 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Dave Matthews Band will play its first-ever shows in Australia in March. Dave Matthews Band will play its first-ever shows in Australia in March. In addition to a March 24 appearance at the East Coast Blues and Roots Festival in Byron Bay, the group ...

  48. Was (Not Was) Finds New Life On Tour

    January 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Was (Not Was) just wrapped its first set of U.S. dates since 1990 and is planning a lengthier tour for April. With a greatest hits compilation and a new album due this spring, things are finally heati Was (Not Was) just wrapped its first set of U.S. ...

  49. Travolta Sings For 'Bobby Long'

    December 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 At the first peak of his career, actor John Travolta was also something of a pop star. On the soundtrack for his latest film, "A Love Song for Bobby Long," opening today (Dec. 29) in New York and Los At the first peak of his career, actor ...

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