In the spirit of the Bears comeback win against the 49ers this past Sunday night, lets take a look at albums that have launched artists from nebulous situations to jubilation.
A solo album can be a really gutsy move, but it’s always exciting to to hear how the music turns out compared to the the band the artist is from. There are a lot of solo efforts made by very talented and accomplished musicians that aren’t nearly as good as their primary bands, but here are ten individuals who had something more to say, and said in a way that couldn’t have been done in their previous gigs.
The three rock legends got together for one amazing photo op. Play ball!
Paul Simon and his wife Edie Brickell were arrested and charged with disorderly conduct over the weekend.
New Canaan police said Simon, 72, and his wife Edie Brickell, 47, were arrested Saturday night for a disturbance at their home.
To save you some of the grunt work of tracking down concert films and musician documentaries amidst Hollywood blockbusters and 12 seasons of Murder, She Wrote, here’s a look at the most noteworthy music-related titles newly available to stream online.
The show will feature Allen Toussaint, soul singer Bettye LaVette, and Joy Williams of the Civil Wars.
Among other things, Springsteen and U2 are releasing new albums, and we’re hoping Bob Seger might as well.
I was in a cab late yesterday afternoon when I checked my phone and saw the news that Nelson Mandela died. My cab driver was from Africa, and when I told him that Mandala had passed he let out a heartbreaking sound. Words could not convey his emotions. Though news of his death was not a surprise it still hit hard. Losing a man that had such an impact on his country, and every lover of peace and justice throughout the world, brings on a wave of various emotions.
Eighteen dates are set to be announced tomorrow for the tour, which is simply called “Paul Simon & Sting: On Stage Together,” with more to be announced soon.