Tennessee State Museum added to Music Pathways trail
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee's Music Pathways trail has a new stop, the Tennessee State Museum.
The museum said it has been designated as a stop on the state Tourist Development...
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Singer Tina Turner, bluesman Charlie Musselwhite and guitarist Steve Cropper are headlining this year's class of Memphis Music Hall of Fame inductees.
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Class of 2018: Nina Simone’s strongest advocate is the guy who signed Metallica: Inductee profile
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Class of 2018: Nina Simone's strongest advocate is the guy who signed Metallica: Inductee profile
CLEVELAND, Ohio – Wanna rile the guy who turned Metallica into stars? Just go "Who?" when you hear that the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame is inducting Nina Simone as a member of the Class of 2018.
Sam Moore and Dave Prater Jr.'s hit single "Soul Man" is 50 years old.
The song was written by Isaac Hayes and David Porter, with help from Moore, released on the historic Memphis based Stax Records label, and hit No. 1 on Cashbox's Pop Charts Nov. 11, 1967, Moore's media rep said.
The single also topped the Billboard Hot Black Singles chart, No. 2 on the Billboard's Hot 100 and #2 in Canada.
Iowa State readies for Purdue’s big men in NCAA tourney
MILWAUKEE (AP) — No. 4 seed Purdue (26-7) vs. No. 5 seed Iowa State (24-10)
Second round, Midwest Region; Milwaukee; 9:45 p.m. ET.
Review: Aaron Neville shakes a funk feather on ‘Apache’
Aaron Neville, "Apache" (Tell It Records/Kobalt)
Aaron Neville picks up the pace and delves into songwriting on "Apache," a lively album meshing New Orleans R&B with Brooklyn funk.
Ably guided by Soulive's Eric Krasno and backed by members of Lettuce and session aces like keyboardist Pete Levin and sax player Cochemea Gastelum, Neville's famous falsetto and vocal quivers shine brightest on the ballads while also raising some of the brisker tunes above where they...