The Canadian poet and novelist turned epic songwriter has died. In a music career that spanned nearly five decades, Leonard Cohen wrote more than 20,000 recordings of his songs have been made by folk singers, like Judy Collins and Tim Hardin, and later by performers from across the pop music spectrum, among them U2, Aretha Franklin, R.E.M., Jeff Buckley, K.D. Lang, and Elton John.
During the intermission of the October 29 Metropolitan Opera performance of Guillaume Tell, audience member Roger Kaiser tossed a white powder into the orchestra pit.
The 2017 NAMM Technical Excellence & Creativity Awards will honor Aerosmith co-founder Joe Perry and his producer Jack Douglas. The NAMM Foundation announced October 27 that Perry will receive the Prestigious Les Paul Award given on behalf of the Les Paul Foundation to honor individuals who have set the highest standards of excellence in the creative application of recording technology in the spirit of audio pioneer and musician Les Paul.
Bob Dylan Wins Nobel Prize for Literature. The Nobel Committee said it selected the singer-songwriter for “having created new poetic expressions within the great…
PRS Signature artist Carlos Santana is holding a unique fundraising event at to benefit healthcare facilities serving two areas in Mexico key to his roots.
Researchers have reclassified 55 known tarantula species down to 15, while adding 14 new species, which now includes the famous Aphonopelma johnnycashi. “The tarantulas we have in California are fairly large so you think we would have a good idea what is here,” says Steve Heydon, a senior scientist at University of California Davis Bohart […]
Happy Birthday Settlement — In September, Chief US District Judge King in Los Angeles, who ruled that Warner/Chappell does not own a copyright to the lyrics.