Bob Dylan is the Ted Williams of music. After Williams capped his unparalleled career with a home run in his final at-bat 60 years ago, the “Splendid Splinter” refused to acknowledge the scant home crowd of Red Sox fans at Boston’s Fenway Park.
Although Inland Northwest Opera’s 2020 season has been suspended, the company remains concentrated on finding innovative means of bringing opera to the inland northwest. Their new “Opera Gram” program will allow fans to book short driveby performances of opera standards while maintaining the safety of artists and audiences alike.
After a spin of “Checkmate,” the initial single from Lamb of God’s eponymous album, it’s evident what inspired vocalist-lyricist Randy Blythe. “Divide and conquer and close them in and bury secrets deep / Make America hate again and bleed the sheep to sleep.”
Though technically her second solo album, Phoebe Bridgers’ “Punisher” comes after two busy years of songwriting, recording and touring. Since the 2017 release of her debut album, “Stranger in the Alps,” Bridgers has released collaborative albums “Boygenuis” and “Better Oblivion Community Center,” the former with Lucy Dacus and Julien Baker and the latter with Conor Oberst.
A quarter-century ago Friday, Canadian pop singer/songwriter Alanis Morissette released her third album which veered away sharply from her previous outings, more into grunge and angst-rock. It would go on to sell 33 million copies in the U.S., win five Grammy Awards and define a generation of independent female musicians.
Thirty years ago today, a female pop trio placed its first single at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart. It would be the first of four consecutive Top 10 hits for the three daughters of 1960s pop music icons.
Eagles songwriter Don Henley is urging Congress to “Take It to the Limit” to protect artists against online pirating.
Forty years ago Sunday, “Funkytown” by Lipps Inc. hit No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart, becoming the final big hit of the disco era. Here’s a look at 53 essential No. 1 disco hits to help you remember how to shake, shake, shake your booty.
Shut down by the coronavirus crisis, Europe’s annual musical spectacular that pits countries against one another has instead sought to unite them.
Country star Eric Church doesn’t know when concerts might resume after the spread of the coronavirus, but he wants people to feel safe when they do
With quarantine forcing us to forgo regularly scheduled activities, this is a great opportunity for music lovers to take a deep dive into some of their favorite artists. Do yourself one better and indulge in uninterrupted listening of your favorite albums.
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