Celebrity Death Watch

Opera Singer Jessye Norman Dies At 74

September 30, 2019 Coccyx

Opera singer Jessye Norman died Monday morning at Mount Sinai St. Luke’s Hospital in New York. The official cause of death was septic shock and multi-organ failure secondary to complications of a spinal cord injury MORE


Music = Gone Country

September 26, 2019 Community Submission

A little over two hours long, but sure didn’t seem like it. Just a fun, nostalgic mix of Classic Country and Outlaw music (circa 1973-83) Whether you’re an avid Country Music fan (or not) it’s a memory lane spin – on what was happening in the Country and Nashville music scene, during the time. MORE

Celebrity Death Watch

Robert Hunter, Grateful Dead Lyricist, Dies at 78

September 25, 2019 Coccyx

Robert Hunter, the primary lyricist on many of the Grateful Dead’s most memorable songs, including “Uncle John’s Band,” “Scarlet Begonias,” “Dark Star” and “Truckin’,” died on Monday night at his home in San Rafael, Calif. MORE


Child Musicians

August 24, 2019 Clancy

North Carolina’s governor proclaimed a day in honor of soul musician Nina Simone (born Eunice Kathleen Waymon in Tryon, NC in 1933). Nina was what we often call a child prodigy: she started playing piano MORE