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12 hrs ago | Aquarius Papers

Happy 2014 Video Birthday to Guitar Wizard James Burton

Today is the 75th birthday of one of the most excellent guitarists of the second half of the 20th century, the remarkable James Burton! He played on hundreds of hits, and is generally considered one of the true masters of the instrument.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Wed Aug 20, 2014

E! Online

Miley Cyrus Set to Perform on the Live Series Finale of Chelsea...

She will be singing a cover of Roy Orbison 's song, "It's Over." Cyrus has shared her love for Orbison on her Twitter in the past , so her tribute to Chelsea Handler with this cover will definitely be meaningful and most likely not include any twerking.


Related Topix: Miley Cyrus, Pop/Rock, Chelsea Lately, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Chelsea-Handler, Hot Chicks

Mon Aug 18, 2014


Nicole Atkins - Slow Phaser

She comes out unscathed with another strong if over produced album. Over production can't save the filler cut "Sin Song."


Related Topix: Pop/Rock


Today's Daily Trivia Quiz

Written by Mentor Williams, "Drift Away" was originally recorded by John Henry Kurtz.


Related Topix: Soul, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Tina Turner

Sun Aug 17, 2014


Jake Owen to host free concert Monday on Music Row

Jake Owen is hosting a free beach party in the back parking lot of BMI at 10 Music Square East in Nashville.


Related Topix: Jake Owen, Country, Pop/Rock

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Country Weekly

Sun Records Exhibit Unveiled at Johnny Cash Museum

The Johnny Cash Museum in downtown Nashville unveiled a new exhibit, Legends of Sun Records , at an exclusive industry gathering at the museum, Wednesday afternoon .


Related Topix: Nashville, TN, Rock-N-Roll, Jerry Lee Lewis, Pop/Rock, Carl Perkins

Wed Aug 13, 2014


Slow Club - Complete Surrender

The third entry from this Scottish duo is considered its biggest stab at commercial success.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, John Lennon

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Elvis meets Orbison in Milwaukee tribute show

Elvis Presley died 37 years ago on Aug. 16, but he'll live on Saturday at the Pabst Theater - and so will the late Roy Orbison at the "Elvis and Orbison: The Voices of Rock" tribute concert.


Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI, Theater, Arts, Pop/Rock, Entertainment

Sat Aug 09, 2014

KISU-TV Pocatello

Sun Studio Sessions

SUN STUDIO SESSIONS features today's best new touring artists performing live in the legendary Sun Studio in Memphis, Tennessee.


Related Topix: Blues, Black Entertainment, B.B. King, Howlin' Wolf, Pop/Rock

Renton Reporter

The long and winding road to the White River Amphitheatre | COMMENTARY

Some claim he entered the world 45 years ago, having escaped his mother's womb on a muddy field in Woodstock, N.Y., even as Jimi Hendrix was closing out that infamous rock festival with his blistering take on "The Star-Spangled Banner."


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Beach Boys, The Steve Miller Band, Auburn, WA, Enumclaw, WA, Buckley, WA, Opinion

Fri Aug 08, 2014


Check Out Grimes' Rodarte Playlist Feat. The Cranberries, Roy Orbison, & J.Lo

There are a lot of different facets to Grimes and her whole project, but one of those facets is this: She is going to convince you, no matter how hard you might fight it, that pop music is awesome.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Cranberries, J Lo, Black Entertainment

Thu Aug 07, 2014

The Advertiser News (South)

Rave On to play at Jefferson gazebo

Rave On will play at the Jefferson Township Municipal Complex on Friday, Aug. 15, in the gazebo, beginning at 7 p.m. Rave On features the music of Buddy Holly, with such memorable hits as "That'll be the Day", "Peggy Sue", "Not Fade Away", "Oh Boy", "It's So Easy", and "Rave On", along with other classic early rock 'n roll songs.


Related Topix: Buddy Holly, Rock-N-Roll, Pop/Rock, New Jersey, Entertainment

Wed Aug 06, 2014

The Austin Chronicle

Christopher Denny

Christopher Denny arrives blessed with a tender vibrato that might have made Roy Orbison tip down his shades.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Privacy, Elvis Presley, Music, Entertainment

Tue Aug 05, 2014


Rock legends Elvis and Orbison come together for tribute show

Two of the seminal singers in the world of rock and roll were Elvis Presley and Roy Orbison -- contemporaries who never appeared on stage together.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Elvis Presley, King Creole, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Musical Movies, Milwaukee, WI

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Houston Press

True Blood: Dwarves, Rutger Hauer and Roy Orbison

Some people say that as the universe's entropy speeds us towards the inevitable Big Crunch, the massive amount of forces in play will actually cause bits of reality, space and time to break off from the universe proper and explode beautifully and brightly as the rest of us trudge towards our cold, singularity-based doom.


Related Topix: Vampire News, Entertainment, True Blood, Television, Pop/Rock

Sun Aug 03, 2014


Roy Orbison Reborn "the Pretty Woman Tour

Having been described as possessing 'the spirit of Roy Orbison' within him both physically and vocally, Dean thrills fans of Roy Orbison by effortlessly performing iconic hits like - Pretty Woman, Crying, Dream Baby, Blue Bayou, Penny Arcade, Danny Boy, Only The Lonely, and many many more.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Fri Aug 01, 2014

KUAD-FM Windsor

Chase Bryant Impresses New From Nashville Crowd at Boot Grill [PICTURES]

Chase Bryant is only 21-year's old, but his talent is undeniable. That was on display Thursday night at the Boot Grill in Loveland for K99's New From Nashville Series.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Ricochet, Country

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The West Milford Messenger

Rave On! at NJBG

Goodness, gracious, great balls of fire! Classic early rock 'n roll lights up the night at the New Jersey Botanical Garden, Friday, Aug. 8, from the band Rave On.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Entertainment

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Arkansas Times

2014 Editor's picks

AWAITED ALBUMS On Tuesday, Fast Weapons Records released Bonnie Montgomery's self-titled full-length album debut.


Related Topix: Little Rock, AR, North Little Rock, AR, Pop/Rock, Rock-N-Roll, More, Arkansas

Auburn Reporter

Navigating the White River Amphitheatre

Some claim he entered the world 45 years ago, having escaped his mother's womb on a muddy field in Woodstock, N.Y. even as Jimi Hendrix was closing out that infamous rock festival with his blistering take on "The Star-Spangled Banner".


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Beach Boys, The Steve Miller Band, Auburn, WA, Enumclaw, WA, Buckley, WA, Entertainment