MotownThere's more to Marvin Gaye's life than just his greatest hits, and his sister, Zeola "Sweetsie" Gaye tells Essence magazine that she's determined to share those parts of him with fans in her new play, My Brother Marvin. The traveling production is doing a run this week in Detroit, with performances scheduled across the country. read more ≫
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Photos: Clay Patrick McBride/Marcus WayWith Valentine's Day upon us, some notable rockers are sharing their plans and feelings regarding the holiday, as well as sending out some wishes to their fans.
Lynyrd Skynyrd guitarist Gary Rossington sometimes spends Valentine's Day on stage with his wife, Dale, because she happens to be one of the band's backing singers. Rossington notes that some musicians might find it difficult touring with their spouse, but for him and Dale "it's fun." read more ≫
Mary McCartney/MPL Communications Ltd.Paul McCartney didn't attend the Grammy Awards on Sunday night, so he wasn't in the audience when his album Kisses on the Bottom was named Best Traditional Pop Album. McCartney says the win surprised him, as did the fact that it was the 17th Grammy Award of his career. read more ≫
Willie Gary and Chubby Checker (Gary, Williams, Parenti, Watson & Gary, P.L.)Attorneys for Chubby Checker have filed a copyright-infringement lawsuit against Hewlett-Packard and its subsidiary Palm Incorporated for selling an app that put a new twist on the term "chubby checker." The software in question, called The Chub read more ≫
Reprise/WEATom Petty & the Heartbreakers have confirmed their first concert appearance of 2013, a headlining slot at the fourth annual Hangout Music Fest. The three-day event is scheduled to take place May 15-17 on the beaches of Gulf Shores, Alabama. read more ≫