The Woodstock Music & Art Festival will be remembered for peace, love, great music and some “brown acid” the over half million in attendance were warned about. But something you might not have known is how much the performers were paid to appear at Woodstock.
Summer’s here, which means the time is right for dancing in the seats (or on the lawn, if you’re on a tight budget) under the stars. As the temperature rises, rock, pop and country tours […]
Today is [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Bob Dylan[/lastfm]‘s 70th birthday. At an age, and with a bankroll, that would permit him to hole up on an island to be served grapes by scantily-clad female devotees, Dylan continues to […]
As we noted earlier this week, “Brown Sugar” by [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]the Rolling Stones[/lastfm] hit the Billboard Hot 100 forty years ago. It was the highest-debuting song of the week. A couple of the other new songs […]
Singer/songwriter/sideman [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Leon Russell[/lastfm] turns 70 years old today. Some sources say he’s turning 69, but we’re going with 70, because that’s what the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame says. Newly inducted into the […]
[photogallerylink id=25784 align=left]Carlos Santana is officially off the market. The singer professed his love to acclaimed drummer Cindy Blackman onstage at First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre in Tinley Park, Illinois during Friday night’s concert and asked […]
Joe Cocker’s surprise performance at the end of the American Idol Finale last night was the final highlight of the show. Right before the winner was named, Cocker joined finalists Crystal Bowersox and Lee DeWyze […]