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Mariah Carey launched many new things last night at the Allen Room at Jazz Lincoln Center: her new album, which features-surprise--her mom, Patricia as...
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Unofficially, I've seen Elton John play in small spaces over the years. But that was always for charity. A real Elton John show is...
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NIle Rodgers, the man behind Chic, is on the ballot for the Songwriters Hall of Fame this year. Like Leon Russell, I think he...
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That album of Michael Jackson's unreleased material? I'll tell you what: it's in limbo. Later this week we may get a sharper picture of what's going...
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Just a day after celebrating Sam Moore's 75th birthday, and a few days after the passing of Solomon Burke, General Johnson has died. He was...
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The Jon Stewart-Stephen Colbert rallies in Washington DC are starting to pick up musical artists. I'm told that the rallies, set for October 30th, have...
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Ozzy Osbourne turns out to be a rabid John Lennon fan. Who knew? Last week, Ozzy recorded the less well known song "How?" for Amnesty...
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Well, it's a tough week. We lost Solomon Burke, one of the great R&B legends. But on the other hand, today is Sam Moore's 75th...
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Solomon Burke is dead today at age 70. His death is not a total surprise. Solomon was a huge man physically who performed sitting...
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I’m kind of kvelling (which is Yiddish for tweeting, I think) about Elton John and Leon Russell’s album, “The Union,” set to be released...