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Breaks With Tradition

Breaks With Tradition: “Handclapping Song”

When Art Neville's passing was announced on Monday, the role he played in the musical heritage of postwar New Orleans was given the kind of…
Nate Patrin | July 25, 2019 - 11:38 am

Gotcha Covered

Gotcha Covered: “Wichita Lineman”

When Glen Campbell passed earlier this month, the first songs that came to mind for people to remember him by tended to vary amidst all…
Nate Patrin | August 24, 2017 - 12:12 pm

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Art Neville Of The Meters And Neville Brothers Dead At 81

Art Neville, a member of one of New Orleans' storied musical families, the Neville Brothers, and a founding member of the groundbreaking funk band The…
Associated Press | July 22, 2019 - 2:51 pm

Radiohead, Kate Bush, Rage Against The Machine Lead Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame 2018 Nominees

Early next year, the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame will induct a new class of honorees -- usually about five bands or artists. And…
Tom Breihan | October 5, 2017 - 8:52 am

Win Butler, Miguel, John Oates, & Kamasi Washington Cover Drake, Bowie, & More At Okeechobee Fest

Last night, Win Butler and Miguel presided over the PoWow! all-star jam at Florida's Okeechobee Music & Arts Festival, fronting a group that also included…
Peter Helman | March 6, 2016 - 12:13 pm

Nirvana, Replacements Nominated For Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame

The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame has announced 16 acts eligible for induction in 2014: Nirvana, Kiss, the Replacements, Hall And Oates, the Paul…
Scott Lapatine | October 15, 2013 - 11:23 pm