15 min ago
River Front Times
Homespun: Al Holliday, Made It Through the Mill, Again alhollidaymusic.com
Al Holliday is a 25-year-old, white, Collinsville, Illinois-bred pianist and singer who makes his debut with twelve original songs on Made It Through the Mill, Again .
3 hrs ago
Locals react to Nancy Reagan's interest in astrology in 1988 - Almanac May 20, 2013
Louis on his historic solo flight to France. ^ In 1993, an estimated 93 million people tuned in for the final first-run episode of the sitcom "Cheers" on NBC.
Mon May 20, 2013
Joe Cocker hits gold with 1969 debut
Known for his excellent covers and crazy gyrations during performances, Joe Cocker has maintained a steady following since his 1969 debut With a Little Help From My Friends.
Sun May 12, 2013
Tony Wheeler Talks Lonely Planet
When Tony Wheeler and his wife Maureen founded Lonely Planet in 1973, guidebooks for the traveler on a shoestring were an unheard-of concept.
Thu May 09, 2013
Joe Cocker / Jennifer Warnes
After starting out as an unsuccessful pop singer , Joe Cocker found his niche singing rock and soul in the pubs of England with his superb backing group, the Grease Band.
Wed May 08, 2013
Music Review: Marshall Chapman - Blaze of Glory
At 64, Marshall Chapman can look back over her 13 albums, her two books , her 1998 Off-Broadway musical and her role as Gwyneth Paltrow 's road manager in the film Country Strong and proudly proclaim she's a mainstay in the rockabilly tradition.
Tue May 07, 2013
The Papillion Times
George Ayoub: New graduates will need to showcase community skills
Tradition requires Edward Elgar's "Pomp and Circumstance," but your graduation play list really should include the Beatles - or Joe Cocker, if you want to be a little more bluesy.
Sun May 05, 2013
'Along The Watchtower' by Hendrix voted greatest rock cover
UK rock station, Planet Rock has found that Bob Dylan's song 'All along the Watchtower' covered by Jimi Hendrix Experience is the greatest rock cover song of all time.
Sat May 04, 2013
Don's Top 10 From May 5, 1977
Jennifer had three big hits in her career, all five years apart, but is much better known for the second & third, both #1 duets, with Joe Cocker & Bill Medley.
Wed May 01, 2013
This Is Grimsby
Glam up if you like 'Too' boogie on a Friday night
The 1970s glam rock tribute, Too Rex, also celebrates the musical talent of the original band's bassist, Steve Currie, pictured below, from Grimsby.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Joliet native 'Huck' steps his way into Blues Hall of Fame
Chicago is world famous for the blues, but when it comes to rippin' licks in Will County, nobody's got slide like Harvey "T-Bird Huck" Huckstep.
Anyway, I'd forgotten about Tricky stepping in and reshaping Mediate, making a nonsense-song that always had the potential to work actually work.
Mon Apr 22, 2013
Richie Havens: His four best covers of Beatles songs
But at Woodstock, Havens performed more Beatles songs than Joe Cocker, whose performance at the festival of "With a Little Help From My Friends" has become legendary.