When much-beloved drummer/singer Levon Helm of The Band passed away on April 19, musicians from all genres and generations paid tribute at their concerts, in interviews and on Twitter. But on October 3rd at New Jersey’s Izod Center, a number of legends will pay tribute to him at a concert called “Love For Levon.”
This week on the Billboard 200 album chart, John Mayer scores a very respectable No. 1 with 219,478 copies sold of his Born and Raised, the guitarist’s attempt at a record with a 1970s Laurel Canyon country-folk vibe.
And so [mp3com-artist]John Mayer[/mp3com-artist] begat [mp3com-artist]Counting Crows[/mp3com-artist]. And Counting Crows begat [mp3com-artist]Jimmy Gilmer[/mp3com-artist]. But only in my mind.
Whilst rock music is most often thought of as bands of musicians making as much noise as possible, it’s the voices that wrench at the heart strings of listeners all over the world. This is […]
In three weeks, [lastfm]Jerry Lee Lewis[/lastfm], he of “Great Balls of Fire” fame, will turn 75 years young. Yesterday, though, Lewis reached a different milestone: The release of his new duets album, Mean Old Man, […]
When [lastfm]Michael Jackson[/lastfm] passed away one year ago today, the entire world wept. Michael’s family held his memorial service at the Staples Center, making it the hardest ticket to get in Hollywood. Only 20,000 people […]