latest on lotsa music-related whatever.
Waits’ 1966 yearbook on sale on Ebay
Hurry up, there’s only a couple more hours and it’s
over two-hundred bucks.
Hip hop producer James Yancey, AKA Jay Dilla or Jay Dee passed away
Friday at the age of thirty-two.
Hip Hop II
historian Charles Wolf R.I.P.
Charles K. Wolfe, who wrote A Good Natured Riot: The Birth of
the Grand Ole Opry, The Life and Legend of Leadbelly, The Devil's
Box: Masters of Southern Fiddling, Classic Country: Legneds of Country
Music, Tennessee Strings: The Story of Country Music in
Tennessee (Tennessee Three Star Books), Kentucky Country: Folk and
Country Music of Kentucky, and bunch more, passed away Thursday
at 62. I highly recommend his work on the Grand Ole Opry and Leadbelly..
hides the purple ticket
Prince is hiding a few purple tickets in copies of his new LP 3121
and new single “Black Sweat.” Each ticket will be good
for admission to an “Evening with Prince” at his mansion
to witness a performance. Just don’t get greedy and fall in
the chocolate river.
Scott statue in home town?
The mayor of Fremantle, AU is backing a plan too put up a statue
in honor of the deceased AC/DC singer.
Minister on America’s Most Wanted
Rapper Mac Minister appeared America's Most Wanted Saturday as he
is a suspect in the murder of rapper Anthony “Fat Tone”
Watkins and Jermaine “Cowboy” Atkins.
gets some competitors
Amazon and Google are launching digital music services to compete
Graham archives online!
Legendary promoter Bill Graham’s archives, which include thousands
of videos and recordings of concerts from the sixties and seventies,
are currently streaming on the Wolfgang's Vault web site.
Haggard fought over by two towns
Bakersfield and Oildale, two communities that would gladly have
rid themselves of Merle Haggard when he lived there, are both fighting
over who will honor his recent record for longest span of charting
Mendes plays hip-hop
Sergio Mendez incorporates gets wise to hip-hop and mixes it with
Boys to screen film at SXSW
The Beastie Boys will debut their new movie, Awesome: I Fuckin'
Shot That! On March 15 at SXSW. The film was shot by fifty audience
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