6/5/12 – Herb Reed of Platters Dead

6/5/12 – Herb Reed of Platters Dead

Herb Reed, the last surviving original member of 1950s vocal group the Platters who sang on hits like “Only You” and “The Great Pretender,” has died. He was 83. Reed died on Monday in a Boston area hospice ...

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5/25/12 – Eric Burdon’s new CD

5/25/12 – Eric Burdon’s new CD

  "Til Your River Runs Dry" is the new album from former Animal Eric Burdon, set for release this September. Eric recorded the album in New Orleans across 2010 with further work done in California. 'I ...

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11/22/11 – Robin Gibb has cancer (updated)

11/22/11 – Robin Gibb has cancer (updated)

Robin Gibb, formerly of the Bee Gees, is reportedly battling liver cancer, according to multiple British outlets. Gibb, 61, has been undergoing treatment for several months and was rushed to the hospital ...

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10/5/11 – Miracles guitarist passes away

10/5/11 – Miracles guitarist passes away

Marv Tarplin, the Motown guitarist and songwriter behind Smokey Robinson and the Miracles, died on Friday at his home in Las Vegas at the age of 70. His cause of death has not yet been determined. Tarplin ...

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9/23/11 – Beatles anti-discrimination contract sold

9/23/11 – Beatles anti-discrimination contract sold

A Beatles contract for a 1965 California concert that reveals that the Fab Four refused to play before a segregated audience has sold for $23,033 -- more than four times its estimated price. The contract, ...

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9/22/11 – Broadway returns to pop chart!

9/22/11 – Broadway returns to pop chart!

Last June, The Book of Mormon, the musical written by the creators of the raunchy hit cartoon series South Park on the US cable channel Comedy Central, won nine Tony Awards and the soundtrack raced up the ...

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