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NEW YORK (AP) — Recording new music had Florida Georgia Line, country music's carefree party boys, looking to the past. The duo's new album, "Dig Your Roots," embarks on a mature sound reflecting on family life and marriage, including sentimental tracks like "While He's Still...
NEW YORK (AP) — Recording new music had Florida Georgia Line, country music's carefree party boys, looking to the past. The duo's new album, "Dig Your Roots," embarks on a mature sound reflecting on family life and marriage, including sentimental tracks like "While He's Still...
Billy Bragg and Joe Henry, "Shine a Light: Field Recordings from the Great American Railroad" (Cooking Vinyl) It might seem paradoxical for a politically outspoken singer-songwriter like Billy Bragg to ride off during a divisive, restive time on both sides of the Atlantic. But...
Jake Shimabukuro, "Nashville Sessions" (JS Records) Jake Shimabukuro draws sounds both traditional and innovative from his ukulele on "Nashville Sessions," an adventurous, dazzling album. Using the instrument from his native Hawaii to explore a variety of styles in the company...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — After being widely ridiculed for a music performance on the "Today" show last week, Corey Feldman didn't seek solace from drugs or alcohol. He didn't speak with a therapist. The former child star got down on his knees and prayed to God. "At the end of the day...
TOKYO (AP) — Brian May, guitarist of British rock group Queen, is taking a stand against Japan's dolphin killing, saying the slaughter of animals should end in the same way society has turned against slavery or witch-burning. "Every species, and every individual of every species...
TOKYO (AP) — Brian May, guitarist of British rock group Queen, is taking a stand against Japan's dolphin killing, saying the slaughter of animals should end in the same way society has turned against slavery or witch-burning. "Every species, and every individual of every species...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Prince's former protege Sheila E. is coming to his hometown to play a benefit concert. Sheila E. will perform Oct. 23 at Orchestra Hall with her father, percussionist Pete Escovedo, and youth performers from Minnesota. The money will go to the Purple...
Usher, "Harder II Love" (RCA Records) If music stops panning out for him, Usher has bright prospects in fortune telling; by naming his eighth studio album "Hard II Love," he knew exactly what the future held. Or he recognized the slight masochism of a passion project that...