Jimmy Webb wrote the songs that lofted Glen Campbell to stardom in the late 1960s — "By the Time I Get to Phoenix,” “Wichita Lineman,” “Galveston,” “Where’s the Playground, Susie?" — and the two…
Jimmy Webb has been in the pantheon of American songwriters almost from the very beginning, competing with himself in the Grammy Awards nearly 50 years ago with "Up Up and Away" and "By the Time I…
The Songwriters Hall of Fame has announced its 44th class of inductees, with Aerosmith cleffers Joe Perry and Steven Tyler leading a rock-leaning slate.
Glen Campbell said his farewell as a performer to Los Angeles -- where he broke into the studios as a member of the Wrecking Crew a half-century ago -- Sunday night at the Hollywood Bowl.
His fanfares for the common man influenced Zimmy
Woody Guthrie's legacy lives on in works of many inductees
ASCAP's I Create Music Expo -- where camaraderie, not hazing -- sets the prevailing tone of an event scheduled for Thursday-Saturday at the Renaissance Hollywood Hotel.
In major spring kudos for cleffers, Songwriters Hall of Fame chairman emeritus Hal David will receive its first-ever Visionary Leadership Award, while the National Music Publishers Assn. will present…
Maureen McGovern, chanteuse who will perform songs by Joni Mitchell, Jimmy Webb and Randy Newman in "A Long and Winding Road" running Feb. 21-23 at the Metropolitan Room in Gotham.
The answer to the title is distinctly and definitively provided in John Scheinfeld's "Who Is Harry Nilsson (and Why Is Everybody Talkin' About Him?)." Pic's positioned to revive Nilsson's name, which…