This Sunday (July 25) marks the 45th anniversary of an epochal musical event, a sort of rock equivalent of the first public performance of Stravinsky's "Rite of Spring" in 1913: Bob Dylan's…
Thanks to one of the sharp-eyed souls at The Velvet Rope for passing along a Liverpool Daily Post story detailing some exquisite minutiae — the minutest of minutiae, really — about the late…
Noted West Coast blues singer-guitarist Phillip Walker died of heart failure July 22 in Palm Springs, Calif. He was 73.
Spinning off Variety's story today about a forthcoming Jerry Garcia biopic, Jeff Weiss at the Los Angeles Times is offering some casting suggestions for the picture. As usual with goofy stories of…
Several veterans of the Broadway production of Paul Simon's ill-fated musical "The Capeman" will reconvene for its August 14-16 concert performances at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park, the New…
Dec. 7 marks the 100th anniversary of singer-trumpeter Louis Prima's birth, and the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce will commemorate the event this Sunday (July 25), when Prima gets his own star on…
Despite the arrival of six new titles in the U.S. top 10, Eminem's "Recovery" showed more than enough strength to hold onto the No. 1 chart slot for a fourth straight week.
Remember the Maine: Arizona pop-punk band the Maine scores the fattest debut outside the top 10 this week with "Black & White" (Warner Bros.), which enters at No. 16 with a 25,000-unit showing…
Beverly Hills-based media metrics firm BigChampagne has initiated a new chart, termed the "Ultimate Chart," which tracks current hits using a combination of sales, airplay and social networking data.
Country darling Taylor Swift informed fans during a live Web chat today that she will release a new studio album, "Speak Now," on Oct. 25. A first single, "Mine," arrives Aug. 16. The new set…