Rock music

August 16, 2018 - 6:47 pm
WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (AP) — Fans of the rock band Phish have been thrown a curveball by the last-minute cancellation of a three-day music festival in central New York because of health concerns stemming from torrential rains that contaminated drinking water. The Curveball festival was expected to...
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FILE - In this March 13, 1972 file photo, Aretha Franklin holds her Grammy Award for Best Rhythm and Blue performance of the song "Bridge Over Troubled Waters," in New York. Franklin died Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 at her home in Detroit. She was 76. (AP Photo/Dave Pickoff, File)
August 16, 2018 - 2:55 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The clarity and the command. The daring and the discipline. The thrill of her voice and the truth of her emotions. Like the best actors and poets, nothing came between how Aretha Franklin felt and what she could express, between what she expressed and how we responded. Blissful on...
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FILE - In this Jan. 19, 1993 file photo, singer Aretha Franklin performs at the inaugural gala for President Bill Clinton in Washington. Franklin died Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 at her home in Detroit. She was 76. (AP Photo/Amy Sancetta, File)
August 16, 2018 - 11:07 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Aretha Franklin, the undisputed "Queen of Soul" who sang with matchless style on such classics as "Think," ''I Say a Little Prayer" and her signature song, "Respect," and stood as a cultural icon around the globe, has died at age 76 from pancreatic cancer. Publicist Gwendolyn Quinn...
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FILE - In this Monday, July 10, 2017 file photo, Sir Paul McCartney performs at Amalie Arena in Tampa, Fla. McCartney released a new single on Wednesday called "Fuh You," where the key line contains a fudged version of a common obscenity. The 76-year-old former Beatle described it in a news release as "sort of a love song, but a raunchy love song." (AP Photo/Scott Audette, File)
August 15, 2018 - 5:39 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The man who co-wrote "I Want to Hold Your Hand" more than a half century ago is speaking more directly these days. Sir Paul McCartney released a new single on Wednesday called "Fuh You," where the key line — "I want to fuh you" — contains a fudged version of a common obscenity. The...
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August 15, 2018 - 3:44 pm
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Republicans on Wednesday condemned a poster by Pearl Jam that shows the White House in flames and a bald eagle pecking at a skeleton they say is meant to depict President Donald Trump. The National Republican Senate Committee compared it to the now-infamous photo of comedian...
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FILE - In this Thursday, June 14, 2018, file photo, John Mellencamp performs on stage during the 49th annual Songwriters Hall of Fame Induction and Awards gala at the New York Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York. The Butler Institute of American Art in Youngstown, Ohio, has announced a new exhibition of paintings by rocker John Mellencamp, known for his expressionistic oil portraits and other works. “John Mellencamp: Expressionist” opens Sept. 20 and runs through Nov. 18. It will include portraits and mixed-media pieces. (Photo by Brad Barket/Invision/AP, File)
August 12, 2018 - 10:30 pm
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio art museum has announced a new exhibition of paintings by rocker John Mellencamp, known for his expressionistic oil portraits and other works. "John Mellencamp: Expressionist" opens Sept. 20 at the Butler Institute of American Art in Youngstown and runs through Nov...
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August 02, 2018 - 1:43 pm
MARVELL, Ark. (AP) — The eastern Arkansas home of The Band musician Levon Helm has been added to the state Register of Historic Places. The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports that the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program's review board voted unanimously Wednesday to add Helm's boyhood home in...
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ARCHIVO - Foto de archivo del 10 de julio de 2017 de Paul McCartney actuando en la Amalie Arena de Tampa, Florida, EEUU. McCartney regresa al Cavern Club de Liverpool, considerado la cuna de los Beatles, el jueves 26 de julio de 2018. (AP Foto/Scott Audette)
July 26, 2018 - 9:05 am
LONDON (AP) — Paul McCartney is planning a return to the famous Liverpool club credited with being the birthplace of the Beatles. McCartney is set to take the stage at the Cavern Club for an exclusive performance on Thursday. The Fab Four played at the cellar bar — now located across the street...
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This combination photo shows, from left, Emmylou Harris, Jackson Browne and Steve Earle, who will be participating in a five-city concert series to support families who have been separated at the border due to immigration policies put into place by the Trump administration. The Women’s Refugee Commission announced “The Lantern Tour: Concerts for Migrant and Refugee Families,” which will run from Oct. 23 thru Oct. 28. (AP Photo)
July 25, 2018 - 1:22 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Acclaimed singer-songwriters including Emmylou Harris, Jackson Browne, Steve Earle will lead a five-city concert series to support families who have been separated at the border due to immigration policies put into place by the Trump administration. The Women's Refugee...
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FILE - In this June 10, 2018, file photo, Bruce Springsteen performs at the 72nd annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall in New York. A childhood home in New Jersey where Springsteen lived for seven years has been sold for $255,000. (Photo by Michael Zorn/Invision/AP, File)
July 09, 2018 - 7:22 am
FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) — A childhood home in New Jersey where Bruce Springsteen lived for seven years has been sold for $255,000. The Asbury Park Press reports the two-family home at 39 Institute Street in Freehold was listed for $269,900 in November. The Springsteens lived on the left side of the...
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