Some of Browne’s peers (Bruce Springsteen, Bonnie Raitt and Don Henley) contribute to the album, as do “younger” artists (Ben Harper, the Indigo Girls, Joan Osborne, Sara Watkins of Nickel Creek).
The Rolling Stones’ 50 & Counting Tour recently spent few weeks as the current highest-grossing U.S. tour, earning just under $8.5 million. Though the average ticket will set you back $340 (roughly $16 per song), […]
For the single folks in the room, Valentine’s Day is just cruel. An entire day that rubs in the fact that you’re alone? No thank you. Take the mushy stuff elsewhere, this is not a […]
Bonnie Raitt had nine GRAMMYS before tonight’s ceremony, and just won her tenth – and first since 1996 – taking the Best Americana Album, in a very strong category. She won against her all-male and […]
Don Was has had some great experiences at the GRAMMY Awards. In 1994, he was named Producer of The Year. That same year, he was the musical director for a tribute to Curtis Mayfield that […]
Bruce Springsteen nabbed three GRAMMY nominations Wednesday night, and the song that bears his name got two more. Meanwhile, “Springsteen” — the song by country singer Eric Church that name drops several Bruce classics — was nominated for Best Country Solo Performance and Best Country Song.
Clearly, it was a departure for the Kennedy Center Honors. Now in it’s 35th year, the ceremony started out by paying tribute to cultural icons like Fred Astaire, Ella Fitzgerald and Tennessee Williams. In recent years, rock has been represented more and more at this prestigious event, with Paul McCartney, Pete Townshend, Roger Daltrey, Elton John and Bruce Springsteen all collecting the Kennedy Center medallion. But past ceremonies probably never got as loud as this year’s.