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Delbert McClinton and Self-Made Men, "Prick of the Litter" (Hot Shot Records/Thirty Tigers) Few singers illustrate the gulf between live and recorded music better than Delbert McClinton, whose gruff voice and blues-infused rock have always sounded best in a beer-splashed...
William Onyeabor, the elusive Nigerian musician who pioneered a stuttering style of electronic funk in the '70s and '80s before retreating from the spotlight to focus on his faith and business ventures, has died. His record label, Luaka Bop, says Onyeabor died in his sleep...
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A tour bus belonging to the country group Eli Young Band was damaged in a fire on the Kansas Turnpike, destroying most of the band's electronic and sound equipment. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports ( http://bit.ly/2iREOga ) the driver was the only person...
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say two musicians with the band Tower of Power remain hospitalized after being hit last week by an Amtrak train in Oakland. The East Bay Times reports ( http://bayareane.ws/2jyYPZX ) that drummer Dave Garibaldi is in fair condition but will...
The Flaming Lips, "Oczy Mlody" (Warner Bros. Records) On the anniversary of David Bowie's death, The Flaming Lips have done Ziggy Stardust proud. With the 12-track "Oczy Mlody," The Lips return with a moody, industrial and hypnotic CD that's probably what Major Tom would be...
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say two musicians with the band Tower of Power remain hospitalized after being hit last week by an Amtrak train in Oakland. The East Bay Times reports ( http://bayareane.ws/2jyYPZX ) that drummer Dave Garibaldi is in fair condition but will...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — John Legend, Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban and Metallica are set to perform at the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles next month. Underwood and Urban are both up for Grammys this year. Underwood's "Church Bells" and Urban's "Blue Ain't Your Color" are nominated for...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — John Legend, Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban and Metallica are set to perform at the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles next month. Underwood and Urban are both up for Grammys this year. Underwood's "Church Bells" and Urban's "Blue Ain't Your Color" are nominated for...
NEW YORK (AP) — Keep your eyes on Diana Damrau, if you can, as she darts about the stage as the innocent and impetuous teenage heroine in the opening scene of Gounod's "Romeo et Juliette." "She is like a bird you can't catch, going here and going there," the German soprano said...