ONE TRUE VINE Mavis Staples (Warner) The second collaboration between soul great Mavis Staples and Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy, like the first, owes as much to Tweedy’s deft guidance and production skills as it does to Staples’ power-punch vocals. He manages to plug into the emotional centre of a singer bought up on gospel, who became a powerful voice for the US civil rights movement.
Katchafire are raging across the United States. The New Zealand seven-piece roots and reggae band have spent the last five weeks burning up the roads on their first US tour
Rod Stewart has spent the past decade belting out Great American Songbook staples by the likes of Irving Berlin and Cole Porter and, later, crooning his hits to adoring Las Vegas audiences. But while it seemed unlikely that the man behind 1971’s soulful and chart-topping Maggie May would ever pen another original, he’s back with a songwriting vengeance on Time.
As the hard-rocking guitarist and songwriter with legendary band Aerosmith, Joe Perry has lived the rock’n’roll dream, but he could have been a big fish in a different pond.
L.A. Laker fans must have hoped that their team’s imploding in this year’s NBA playoffs during coach Phil Jackson’s likely last season was the end of the this year’s Staples Center soap opera.
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So, you would like to understand about Black Thanksgiving? First of all, what you’ll want to learn about Wilbon, whom I love, is that he has been recognized to exaggerate just a touch on event. But on this 1, he’s on point. For those of us who cover the NBA for any living, like me […]
There’s normally a protocol in these games when the Lakers want a game-winning basket. Phone timeout. Draw a play that may get Kobe Bryant open. And allow the Black Mamba consider treatment of your rest. The identical logic could use towards the NBA All-Star sport. But there was one slight problem when the Western Conference […]
The price wars have gone nuclear. From Target’s $3 coffeemakers to Best Buy’s half-price washing machines to Staples’s $350 laptops, the theme of this holiday shopping season is, without a doubt, “we sell for less.” Even Wal-Mart’s commitment to “every day” low prices isn’t preventing it from going lower.
Michael Jackson’s music sales keep soaring as fans purchased more than 800,000 of his albums last week, Billboard magazine said. Jackson’s albums hold all 10 top positions on Billboard’s top pop catalog albums chart, according Nielsen SoundScan sales data released Wednesday