Post Tagged with: "The Grammy Awards"

‘They probably play those Beatles songs better than the Beatles': Aerosmith’s Joey Kramer on Paul McCartney’s band

‘They probably play those Beatles songs better than the Beatles': Aerosmith’s Joey Kramer on Paul McCartney’s band

Joey Kramer says there wasn’t much to draw him into the Grammys broadcast save for a partial reunion of the Beatles. That, he says, was enough to endure a show that didn’t have nearly enough rock music.

‘No, I don’t think so': After awful end, Brian Wilson closes the door on future Beach Boys reunions

‘No, I don’t think so': After awful end, Brian Wilson closes the door on future Beach Boys reunions

Brian Wilson, after earning a Grammy tonight, confirmed something that Beach Boys fans had feared following the disastrous conclusion of the band’s 2012 reunion tour: It won’t be happening again.

‘I want to play bass again; it’s why I live': Charlie Haden’s brave fight through a second bout of polio

‘I want to play bass again; it’s why I live': Charlie Haden’s brave fight through a second bout of polio

Charlie Haden has been stricken a second time by polio symptoms, focusing the legendary jazz bassist off the road. He’ll receive a Lifetime Achievement Award on Sunday before the Grammys, but is unsure if he will be able to speak for long.

‘The loamy voiced, rhythmic heart of the Band': Recalling five of Levon Helm’s most stirring moments

‘The loamy voiced, rhythmic heart of the Band': Recalling five of Levon Helm’s most stirring moments

Sunday gives us another chance to remember Levon Helm, as Elton John, Mavis Staples and others pay tribute to the rail-jumping, loamy voiced, rhythmic heart of the Band during the annual Grammy awards.

Joan Osborne – Bring It On Home (2012)

Joan Osborne – Bring It On Home (2012)

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Wd2DveN0R0&w=500&h=305] If you last heard one-hit-wonder Joan Osborne doing “One of Us” in the 1990s, a turn to the blues likely comes as a shock. But time has weathered her voice in the best of ways, and her abiding passion for these soulful sides did the rest.

Something Else! Interview: Bass-playing jazz legend Stanley Clarke

A new seven-album retrospective from Legacy focuses on one of Stanley Clarke’s most innovative periods, his solo Epic recordings of the 1970s.

Levon Helm cleared by doctors for a return to the stage; next show on March 10

Levon Helm, legendary co-founder of the Band and multiple solo Grammy winner, has been cleared for a return to performing after undergoing an undisclosed medical procedure.

Something Else! on the 2012 Grammys: Adele sweeps … so why didn’t we love 21 more?

We love Adele’s poise, her earthy attitude, the roiling emotion in her voice. So why don’t we love the newly crowned six-time Grammy winner’s album 21? Blasphemy, right?

One Track Mind: Glen Campbell, "Wichita Lineman" (1968)

The sudden death of pop diva Whitney Houston on the eve of the Grammys meant that no one got to say a proper goodbye to her before she left us, but fans and the music industry gave a living salute to a new Lifetime Achievement Award winner

Two decades later, Nirvana producer Butch Vig admits: I had no idea Dave Grohl could shred

As the Foo Fighters await word on whether they’ll claim any of the amazing six Grammys they’re up for on Sunday, frontman Dave Grohl and producer Butch Vig reminisced about their initial project together: Nirvana’s supernova hit Nevermind.