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National Choir Appreciation Sunday Set for January 8, 2012 Watch

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There are 32.5 million choir members in churches across America that volunter 8.5 billion hours every year. This event is designed to ... continue reading

A picture with Elvis is worth more than a thousand words

Image of There is a famed photograph, taken by Alfred Wertheimer inside the home on Audubon Drive in Memphis that Presley shared with his parents. In the photo, Barbara is prim in a white dress with dark polka-dots; Elvis is slouched and shirtless.

There's no mistaking the young Elvis, giving his trademark whiplash smile to the camera. A beautiful brunette, who just so happened to be ... continue reading

Master of heavy rock Black Sabbath to tour again

Image of Before the announcement, the original four band members of Black Sabbath had not appeared together since their Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction in 2006. The last album they released together was 1978's

If it's too loud, you're too old? That truism has been applied to the music of hard rock, heavy metal groups from day one. Older rock 'n' ... continue reading

Rap star Heavy D dead at the age of 44

Image of Suave and profane-free in his raps, Heavy D was often heralded as the

Rap artist Heavy D -- real name is Dwight Arrington Myers, has died. The 44-yerar-old singer was found collapsed at his Beverly Hills ... continue reading

Drug overdose suspected in Weezer bassist's death

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Mikey Welsh, the 40-year-old former bassist for the rock band Weezer has been found dead in a Chicago hotel room. A cleaning crew had tried ... continue reading

'All you Need is Love', Former Beatle Paul McCartney weds for third time Watch

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We will you still need me, will you still feed me when I'm 64?" former Beatle Paul McCartney once sang. McCartney, now 69, confidently took ... continue reading

New fad of 'silent discos' sweeping the globe

Image of College campuses are now hosting Silent Disco parties for their students as well as music festivals, fairs, weekly silent nights at your favorite club, rooftop parties.

It's a wild new fad that feeds off the dissociation found in modern life. While millions of people listen to music on headphones while ... continue reading

It's the end of R.E.M. - and they feel fine

Image of R.E.M. formed in Athens, Ga., in 1980 with singer Stipe, guitarist Peter Buck, bassist Mike Mills and drummer Bill Berry.

To rephrase the lyrics of their smash hit single, it's the end of R.E.M. - and they feel fine. The southern rock band, who defined the ... continue reading

Blues great David 'Honey Boy' Edwards dies at 96

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He was believed to be the last surviving Delta bluesman. His musical legacy stretched all the way back to blues legend Robert Johnson. ... continue reading

Nick Ashford of Ashford & Simpson succumbs to throat cancer

Image of Nick Ashford met his future wife and songwriting partner Valerie Simpson while attending White Rock Baptist Church in Harlem. Simpson at that time was a 17-year-old high school graduate who was studying music.

When he wrote songs for others, they were always declarations on the power of love - "Ain't No Mountain High Enough" and "Ain't Nothing ... continue reading

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