As President Obama’s speech at the Democratic National Convention came to a thunderous close in Charlotte last night, viewers heard the triumphant sounds of an anthemic artist tailor-made for the occasion: Mr. Bruce Springsteen.
Taylor Swift performed three songs with James Taylor during his show this week at Tanglewood–a duet on “Fire and Rain” and two of her own songs.
Summer’s here, which means the time is right for dancing in the seats (or on the lawn, if you’re on a tight budget) under the stars. As the temperature rises, rock, pop and country tours […]
If you need a Christmas gift for a music fan or want to put something cool on Santa’s list for yourself, we strongly recommend David Browne’s book Fire and Rain: [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]the Beatles[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Simon […]
Singer/songwriter [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]J. D. Souther[/lastfm] celebrates his 66th birthday last week. If you don’t know his name, you probably know some of his work.
[getty id="67720" title="James Taylor (Photo by Noah K. Murray-Pool/Getty Images)" src="http://cbskool2.files.wordpress.com/2011/09/124657514.jpg?w=385&h=296"] I watched a bit of the 9/11 programming this weekend. But, at times, it was just too difficult to re-live. I had to turn […]
Love and death, set to country rhythms and steel guitars. So it was with [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Neil Young[/lastfm]‘s most popular record, Harvest.
Tonight on American Idol, you’ll hear the music of [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Carole King[/lastfm]! They won’t perform just the songs Carole King sang. They’re pulling from her songwriting catalog, as well. Having been one of the famed […]
Legend has it that [lastfm link_type=""]Carly Simon[/lastfm] and [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]James Taylor[/lastfm] first met 40 years ago this week, following her performance at the Troubadour in Los Angeles. About 18 months later, they would get married, […]
Fascinating facts, pivotal events, odd connections … what you don’t know about the people who make the music may surprise you! Each week, J.A. Bartlett of The Hits Just Keep on Comin’ digs up Five […]