Courtesy of Paul Simon Private Collection by Luise GubbUnder African Skies, the recent documentary that focused on Paul Simon's return trip to South Africa in 2011 to commemorate the 25th anniversary of his landmark album Graceland, will air as an episode of PBS' Great Performances next month. The program, titled Paul Simon's Graceland Journey: Under African Skies, is set to premiere on select stations on January 4 at 9 p.m. read more ≫
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L. Cohen/WireImageOne of the most effective uses of a pop song as a political campaign theme was no doubt Bill Clinton's use of Fleetwood Mac's "Don't Stop." It was so linked to his first presidential campaign, in fact, that Fleetwood Mac reunited to perform it at Clinton's 1993 inaugural ball. But now, Stevie Nicks reveals the unusual circumstances by which Clinton was inspired to use the song. read more ≫
Photo: Rob FortunatoThe 90th annual National Christmas Tree Lighting takes place today in Washington, D.C., and James Taylor is among the big names who will be gathering around the tree to serenade the crowd with holiday songs and hits. read more ≫
Facebook.com/121212ConcertHow would you like to watch the star-packed concert to raise money for the victims of Hurricane Sandy that's taking place next Wednesday at New York City's Madison Square Garden free of charge on the big screen? Producers of 12.12.12 -- The Concert for Sandy Relief have organized a free simulcast of the event that will take place in a variety of movie theaters in the states hardest hit by the superstorm -- New Jersey, New York and Connecticut. read more ≫
Danny ClinchBruce Springsteen received a few nominations for the 2013 Grammy Awards on Wednesday night.
He is a contender for best rock album, for Wrecking Ball. He's also up for best rock song and best rock performance, for "We Take Care of Our Own."
Paul McCartney is one of three nominees in the best traditional pop vocal album. He's up for Kisses on the Bottom. Carole King is nominated in that category, too, for A Holiday Carole. read more ≫