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52 min ago | WYMG-FM Springfield


THIS DAY IN 1981: MTV made its debut on cable stations across the U.S. The first video played was "Video Killed the Radio Star" by the Buggles.


Related Topix: Eric Clapton

5 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

5 more music biopics that dig deep in portrayals

'Get on Up' wows with Chadwick Boseman's virtual channeling of James Brown , but it also succeeds as a psychological portrait of what drove his genius.


Related Topix: Ray, Short, Comedy Movies, Music!, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Black Entertainment, Ray Charles, Celebrities, Jamie Foxx, Chanson, Edith Piaf

9 hrs ago |

What's your music weekend Boston, by Amy Nachbar

The Scituate Heritage Days is this weekend beginning on Friday, August 1, 2014 with musical guests James Montgomery, Jon Butcher, Danny Klein's Full House Band, Leon Russell, Dickie Betts, Girls Guns and Glory and more.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Crafts, Johnny Hoy and the Bluefish

13 hrs ago |

On Stage: Riverfront Blues fest, theatre and more

Jarekus Singleton gave up a career in basketball to become one of the top-rated blues guitar players on the scene today.


Related Topix: Blues, Tommy Castro, Marcia Ball, Popa Chubby, San Rafael, CA, Oakland, CA

17 hrs ago | Sentinel & Enterprise

Blessed to be blue: Shemekia Copeland comes to Bull Run

Two-time Grammy nominee Shemekiah Copeland, who opened for the Rolling Stones and shared the stage with Buddy Guy, B.B. King and Eric Clapton, will grace the Bull Run stage at 7:30 p.m. Thursday.


Related Topix: Shemekia Copeland, Pop/Rock, Mick Jagger, Black Entertainment, B.B. King, Eric Clapton

21 hrs ago | Oxford Mail

Downton Abbey star Dan Stevens and director Ben Bolt film a scene in Bampton

A DEVELOPER previously denied permission to build 127 homes in the village where ITV period drama Downton Abbey films outdoor scenes has returned with a new planning application.


Related Topix: Devon County, England, Oxfordshire County, England, United Kingdom, Dan Stevens,

Wed Jul 30, 2014


Jake Bugg has already shown ideas for third album with producer Rick Rubin

Jake Bugg has revealed that he has already started working on material for his third album, and has shared some ideas with super-producer Rick Rubin.


Related Topix: Jake Bugg, The Black Keys, Pop/Rock

Chico Enterprise-Record

Long-time blues man makes way to Feather Falls stage

Award-winning harmonica player, Rick Estrin and his band the Nightcats bring their tunes from their newest album to Feather Falls Casino.


Related Topix: Feather-Falls, CA, Jimmy Reed, Entertainment

Vids from the Vault - Dylan, Yearwood - Tomorrow Night, March 1994

This video is a rare video and there's little documentation online on the event, even from Bob Links and the usual reliable sources.


Related Topix: Lonnie Johnson


Project Car Hell, Famous Movie Police Cars Edition: Magnum Force or Blues Brothers?

For around a grand, you could start building a replica of the Blues Brothers' 1974 Dodge Monaco or Dirty Harry's 1972 Ford Custom 500.


Related Topix: The Blues Brothers, Magnum Force, Thriller, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Detroit, MI, Celebrities, Clint Eastwood, Autos


Dead man walking or comeback kid?

More than a few Republicans see Chris Christie as something akin to Bruce Willis' character in "The Sixth Sense" - the last man to realize he's no longer alive.


Related Topix: US News, Chris Christie, US Governors, Celebrities, Bruce Willis, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Frank Lautenberg, Republican, Senator Rand Paul

Oxford Times

Tweet from Shakira is Out of the Blue

Student group Out of the Blue, who filmed a music video of Shakira songs to raise money for charity, has gained praise from the pop star herself.


Related Topix: Out of the Blue

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Rio Times

Rock & Blues Guitarist Gwyn Ashton to Play in Rio

Touring in support of his most recent album release entitled, Radiogram , Australian guitarist and singer-songwriter Gwyn Ashton returns to Rio de Janeiro in July and August to play multiple shows.


Related Topix: Blues, Brazil Travel, South America Travel, Travel, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Travel, World News, Brazil, Johnny Winter, Muddy Waters

Daily Kos

The Evening Blues - 7-29-14

Welcome! " The Evening Blues" is a casual community diary where we hang out, share and talk about news, music, photography and other things of interest to the community.


Related Topix: Junior Kimbrough, Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Hamas (Palestine)


'Die Hard' actor James Shigeta dies

James Shigeta, a prolific and pioneering Asian-American actor whose 50-year career includes the movies "Die Hard" and "Flower Drum Song," died in his sleep in Los Angeles on Monday, his agent said.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Flower Drum Song, Musical Movies, Animation Movies, Family, Drama Movies, Mulan, Adventure, James Shigeta, Asian-American, Celebrities, Bruce Willis, Entertainment

Eric Clapton pays musical tribute to long-time fri...

A year after the death of American cult singer-songwriter JJ Cale, his close friend Eric Clapton has launched a tribute with an album and documentary featuring the likes of Willie Nelson and Mark Knopfler.


Related Topix: J.J. Cale, Eric Clapton, Willie Nelson, Country

Fort Wayne News-Sentinel

B.B. King to revisit Embassy

The thrill is not gone for legendary artist B.B. King, who is set to return to Embassy Theatre in October, the theater announced Monday.


Related Topix: B.B. King, Black Entertainment, Theater, Arts, Robert Cray

Monterey County Herald

Beth Peerless, Where It's At: Seeds are there for a fine blues festival

Though the turnout was light for Blues Brews and Barbecue, there was a comfortable amount of people so as not to feel strangely vacant.


Related Topix: Blues, Life, Food, Bar-B-Q

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Wandsworth Guardian

Romany saved after owner agrees community sale

A beloved scout hut is close to being saved after its new owner agreed it should be sold to the community.


Edmonton Journal

Preview: Down-under talent searched out blues in her teens

In a recent phone conversation, singer Anni Piper was psyched for an impending tour of North American that includes Edmonton's Blues on Whyte, this week through Sunday.


Related Topix: Blues, Australia, World News, The Paul Butterfield Blues Band, Stevie Ray Vaughan, The Blues Band