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Eric Clapton, "I Still Do" (Bushbranch Records/Surfdog Records) Not as if there were any doubt, but Eric Clapton knows how to play the blues. And on the aptly-titled "I Still Do," the 71-year-old music legend proves it all over again with a smooth, sonically soothing mix of...
Blake Shelton, "If I'm Honest" (Warner Music Nashville) If his time on "The Voice" has done anything for Blake Shelton, it has sent him further down the road toward crowd-pleasing, show-stopping songs that build toward a moment when the audience can no longer contain itself...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The brother of Tejano star Emilio Navaira (nah-VY'-rah) says the Grammy winner may have suffered a fatal heart attack shortly after returning from a jog. Raulito Navaira says the autopsy shows a coronary artery was "90 percent clogged." Emilio Navaira was...
Bob Dylan, "Fallen Angels" (Columbia Records) After his own songs have been covered by hundreds of artists over the past half century, Bob Dylan is turning the tables for a second time in as many years. On "Fallen Angels," which comes a year after the similarly themed "Shadows...
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the indictment of Boston's top tourism official (all times local): 1 p.m. A Boston official charged with union-related extortion is calling the indictment against him "factually and legally flawed." Federal prosecutors say Kenneth Brissette — Boston's...
LONDON (AP) — Adele has been named songwriter of the year at Britain's prestigious Ivor Novello songwriting awards. The chart-topping singer won the prize Thursday for her third album, "25." She took the same award in 2012 for her album "21." Adele sent a video message from...
BOSTON (AP) — Boston's top tourism official has been arrested on what prosecutors described as union-related extortion charges. Federal prosecutors say Kenneth Brissette, director of the Office of Tourism, Sports, and Entertainment, was arrested Thursday. A federal indictment...
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — When Boston Pops conductor Keith Lockhart asked the University of Connecticut to provide a guest narrator to read "A Visit From St. Nicholas" during a 2014 holiday concert at the school, he was expecting to get UConn's president or perhaps a distinguished...
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota state lawmaker has decided to set aside a measure that would have clarified the rights of artists to control the commercial use of their names, likenesses and images, and extended those protections to heirs after a person's death. Republican...