Hear Jerry Garcia and Clarence Clemons Jam Onstage in 1989

Hear Jerry Garcia and Clarence Clemons Jam Onstage in 1989 Over the decades, a diverse array of musicians sat in with the Grateful Dead — everyone from Bob Dylan and Neil Young to Ornette Coleman and Daryl Hall and John Oates found themselves on the same ...

Read a Whitney Houston Tribute by Her Manager/Sister-in-Law

Read a Whitney Houston Tribute by Her Manager/Sister-in-Law Pat Houston, Whitney Houston’s long-time manager and sister-in-law, has shared an excerpt of an essay she wrote in tribute to the singer as part of a new vinyl release of her self-titled debut album. ...

Bruce Springsteen, Sting, Eurythmics Revisit the 1980s at All-Star Rainforest Fund Benefit

Bruce Springsteen, Sting, Eurythmics Revisit the 1980s at All-Star Rainforest Fund Benefit Bob Geldof has organized some of the most incredible all-star shows in rock history, including the original Live Aid in 1985 and its follow-up, Live 8, in 2005. But even the man that reunited Pink ...

Big Names To Perform At Sting's Rainforest Fund Benefit

Eurythmics, Bruce Springsteen, John Mellencamp and James Taylor will be among the performers at Sting's 30th anniversary Rainforest Fund benefit, taking place at the Beacon Theatre in New York, Dec. ...

The Last Word: Clive Davis on ‘Failed’ Whitney Docs and Dinners With Aretha

The Last Word: Clive Davis on ‘Failed’ Whitney Docs and Dinners With Aretha This past June, Clive Davis was preparing to embark on his annual lengthy European vacation, but he first had to break some startling news: “We’re coming out with a new record of Whitney on Friday,” ...

Hear Whitney Houston and Kygo’s Steve Winwood ‘Higher Love’ Cover

Hear Whitney Houston and Kygo’s Steve Winwood ‘Higher Love’ Cover When Whitney Houston recorded her cover of Steve Winwood’s 1986 hit “Higher Love” in 1990, it was meant for her third album I’m Your Baby Tonight. By that time, Houston was already a multi-platinum ...

Carlos Santana on the Power of ‘The Mona Lisa,’ Today’s New Hippies

Carlos Santana on the Power of ‘The Mona Lisa,’ Today’s New Hippies Although Carlos Santana has been playing concerts in Paris since the early Seventies, he never set foot inside the Louvre until 2016. In fact, when his family asked if he wanted to go there, he asked, ...

Aretha’s Greatest Albums: ‘Who’s Zoomin’ Who?’ (1985)

Aretha’s Greatest Albums: ‘Who’s Zoomin’ Who?’ (1985) Aretha Franklin, who died on August 16th at age 76, recorded more than 40 full-length albums in her six-decade career. It’s a deep catalog, crowded with indisputable classics and hidden gems. Rolling ...

Aretha Franklin’s Producer Narada Michael Walden Remembers the Queen of Soul: ‘Her Eyes Had That Fire’

Aretha Franklin’s Producer Narada Michael Walden Remembers the Queen of Soul: ‘Her Eyes Had That Fire’ In the mid-1980s, Aretha Franklin’s career was at a low ebb. Not only had her long hot string of hits largely cooled off, her beloved father, the Reverend C.L. Franklin, had died after spending years ...

Aretha’s Greatest Albums: ‘Hey Now Hey’ (1973)

Aretha’s Greatest Albums: ‘Hey Now Hey’ (1973) Aretha Franklin, who died on August 16th at age 76, recorded more than 40 full-length albums in her six-decade career. It’s a deep catalog, crowded with indisputable classics and hidden gems. Rolling ...

Robert Christgau on Aretha, the Genius Behind a Voice Unlike Any Other

Robert Christgau on Aretha, the Genius Behind a Voice Unlike Any Other Aretha Franklin will be mourned as the “Queen of Soul,” which is as it should be. It was her rocket ride up the charts under Atlantic’s Jerry Wexler in 1967 and 1968 that established “soul” as a ...

The Last Temptation

“Now are you ready to go back?” a tuxedoed band leader asked the crowd at Staten Island’s St. George Theatre on a rainy night in May. “I’m talking about all the way back … allow me to introduce the ...

William Shatner Is New Boston Red Sox Umpire - in a Music Video

William Shatner Is New Boston Red Sox Umpire - in a Music Video The captain of the Enterprise has landed behind home plate at Boston's venerable Fenway Park. William Shatner, 81, is no stranger to kooky parody, from his recent Oscar cameo to his Priceline.com ads. ...

For Your Ears Only - The 10 Best Bond Themes

Goldfinger. GoldenEye. The Man with the Golden Gun. The world's most famous Martini drinker (shaken not stirred, naturally) has long been synonymous with that most precious and coveted of metals, but ...

Rolling Stone Gathers Whitney Houston's Dark Side

Rolling Stone Gathers Whitney Houston's Dark Side The new issue of Rolling Stone takes a look at Whitney Houston's life, including some of the demons that plagued the pop singer throughout her life. Although Whitney could be incredibly warm and ...

Colleagues Baffled By Whitney Houston's Dark Side

Colleagues Baffled By Whitney Houston's Dark Side Some of Whitney Houston's industry collaborators are speaking out about the superstar's persistent demons, which eventually contributed to a declining career that peaked in the early '90s. One of the ...

E Street Band Legend Suffers Stroke

E Street Band Legend Suffers Stroke New York — Saxophonist Clarence Clemons of Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band has suffered a stroke. A person who has worked with Clemons in the past confirmed Sunday night that Clemons had the ...

Weekend Shopping Guide 11/20/09: Boldly Going

The weekend’s here. You’ve just been paid, and it’s burning a hole in your pocket. What’s a pop culture geek to do? In hopes of steering you in the right direction to blow some of that hard-earned ...