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Phoebe Snow--nee Laub--  has passed away at age 60. Since January 19, 2010 she's been in a coma after suffering a brain hemorrhage. It's...
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Last summer I had the great honor of Aretha Franklin playing me several tracks from a new album called "A Woman Falling Out of...
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In Cameron Crowe's very moving and informational documentary, "The Union," I learned a lot about both of its subjects, Leon Russell and Elton John....
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The trades are reporting that Oscar winner and now six time nominee Jeff Bridges "has inked a contract with Blue Note Records." Yes, well,...
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If you've been complaining about how bad pop music is, how music from the "old days" was so much better, you can't complain any...
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One thing about the unexpectedly poignant funeral service last night for rock impresario Don Hill: you didn't have to convince the guests to wear...
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The Grammy Awards are dropping 31 categories from their rosters, going from 109 to 78 different awards. To do this they're going unisex-- no...
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Elvis Costello and two Attractions--Steve Nieve and Pete Thomas--with one Imposter, Davey Faragher--put on the hottest, tightest rock show anyone's seen in a long...
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Tonight, Elvis Costello goes back 32 years and plays a club show  on April Fools Day in New York. He's supposed to be on...
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BC Jean--she's 22, and we wrote about her first, in this column, last year. Beyonce tried to take her song, "If I Were a...