Sunday marked the one-year anniversary of the bombing and shooting spree in Norway. At a memorial concert honoring victims of the tragedy, Bruce Springsteen and E Street Band guitarist Steven Van Zandt took the stage, surprising 60,000 attendees with a touching cover.
On February 21, Buddy Guy was part of a group of musicians who performed at the White House as part of a salute to blues music. While Mick Jagger passed the mic off to Obama that night, it was Guy who convinced the president to perform with the group for “Sweet Home Chicago.”
President Obama famously sang a few lines of Al Green’s “Let’s Stay Together” at a January fundraising event – a cover heard ’round the world, thanks to the power of YouTube. However, music rights management company BMG isn’t exactly pleased with the viral footage of Obama’s “Let’s Stay Together,” a song they own.
This week, Crosby, Stills & Nash release their new live DVD, simply titled Crosby Stills & Nash 2012. Recorded and shot (as the title suggests) earlier this year, it features some of the group’s political […]
It came together rather quickly, after Sony realized that Graceland – the defining album of Paul Simon’s solo career – was about to turn 25. Filmmaker Joe Berlinger, best known for his West Memphis Three […]
Burmese freedom fighter Aung San Sun Kyi will be honored by Bono, Live Aid organizer/musician Bob Geldof, rapper Lupe Fiasco, actress Vanessa Redgrave and more at the Electric Burma concert. The sold-out benefit concert will […]
Bob Dylan, Joan Baez, and Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young spent their early careers soundtracking a revolution – and they’re ready to do it again. Baez, Crosby & Nash, and Dylan – via documentary director […]
Paul McCartney, Mick Jagger, Elton John and many more British rockers have had the esteemed honor of being knighted, and now Bob Dylan is getting in on the action – sort of. Fifty years after […]
Video capturing President Obama’s appearance at a fundraiser at the Apollo Theater back in January “went viral,” though for reasons that had nothing to do with his political policies. In front of Reverend Al Green […]
John Stewart is just plain disappointed. Apparently, finishing in second place at the Iowa Straw Poll wasn’t enough to get poor ol’ Ron Paul even a meager mention from the mainstream media. The 12-term congressman from Texas […]