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The Glorious Corner: Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Awards, Heart’s Ann and Nancy Wilson’s Family Trouble, David Letterman, and More

    G.H. Harding    From Billboard: The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducted its Class of 2017 on Friday (April 7) night at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center. Folk icon and social justice activist Joan Baez, string-augmented rock hitmakers Electric Light Orchestra, arena rock titans Journey, grunge pioneers Pearl Jam, West Coast rap god Tupac […]

Today in The Glorious Corner: Broadway’s Dear Evan Hansen , The Monkees, New Stephen Stills Bio, Mariah Carey and More!

  G.H. Harding  GOOD TIMES INDEED — Rolling Stone had The Monkees’ first album in twenty years, Good Times!,in at #44 on their Top 50 albums of the year. The U. K.’s Mojo had it in their Top 30 of the Year. For Monkee-purists, Rolling Stone founder-Jann Wenner was among the first naysayers and very vocal about the group not being […]

Today in the Glorious Corner: Leonard Cohen, ELO, Long Island’s Nonstop To Cairo and More!

  G.H. Harding  COHEN PASSES — From Rolling Stone: Leonard Cohen, the hugely influential singer and songwriter whose work spanned nearly 50 years, died yesterday at the age of 82. Cohen’s label, Sony Music Canada, confirmed his death on the singer’s Facebook page. “It is with profound sorrow we report that legendary poet, songwriter and artist, Leonard Cohen has […]

WATCH: Cyndi Lauper Debuts New Video For “Funnel of Love”

  Grammy®, Emmy® and Tony®-winning singer-songwriter Cyndi Lauper has unveiled a new video for her rollicking take on the Wanda Jackson classic “Funnel Of Love.” The song is the first single from Detour, Lauper’s upcoming album of county covers from the ‘40s, ‘50s and ‘60s, available May 6 on Sire Records. Filmed at the legendary honky-tonk […]

David Bowie ‘Cremated in Secret in New York’

David Bowie has been cremated in New York City with no family or friends present, it has been claimed. The iconic British singer passed away on Sunday following a secret 18-month battle with cancer, with his representative confirming the news on Monday. It’s now been reported the 69-year-old star has already been laid to rest, […]

The Glorious Corner by G.H. Harding: Homeland Survives, Tis The Season, Don Johnson Dumped, Kinks Fans Rejoice and More!

by G.H. Harding HOMELAND SURVIVES — When Showtime’s Homeland first premiered in 2011, it deftly stepped into very much uncharted territory. The tragedy of 9/11 imbued with the groundswell of terrorist activity and the constant fear that we all now lived with was all something new for the small screen. It was certainly not your typical playbook for […]

Paul McCartney to Induct Ringo Starr Into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Sir Paul McCartney will induct Ringo Starrinto The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The former Beatles musician has been confirmed as a presenter at this year’s ceremony, which takes place on April 18. He has been given the role of initiating his old bandmate Ringo into the prestigious museum in Cleveland, Ohio, but it’s not clear whether they’ll sing together. “I told Paul that […]

The Reinvention of Taylor Swift: Rolling Stone Cover Story

  Taylor Swift is on the cover of the latest Rolling Stone  and she discusses her transition from country to full-on pop music, the making of the music video for “Shake It Off,” and how the new album is less about relationships and more wistful and nostalgic.  She even hints at an arch-rival in the […]

Unbreakable Katy Perry: Rolling Stone Cover–” I’m very grateful for fans’ support”

“I’m not, like, a crazy ‘I’m gonna die for my fans’ type,” Katy Perry says in her new Rolling Stone cover story, which hits stands on Friday (Aug 1). “Some people are so dramatic about it, and you’re like, ‘Honestly, you’re not the Second Coming. You’re just an entertainer!’… I’m very grateful for fans’ support, but I’m […]

Rock legend, Lou Reed Dies at 71

Lou Reed, who took rock ‘n’ roll into dark corners as a songwriter, vocalist and guitarist for the Velvet Underground and as a solo artist, died Sunday, his publicist said. He was 71. “It is now officially confirmed that Lou Reed did pass away several hours ago,” said Peter Noble. Noble didn’t disclose details of […]

Julian Lennon Tells Rolling Stone “I Am Quite Happy Where I Am”

Julian Lennon is busy promoting his latest album Everything Changes. Rolling Stone spoke with the Grammy nominated singer-songwriter about his new music, his love for photography and working with Aerosmith. Fifteen years after the release of his last album, Julian Lennon was ready Friday night to celebrate his return to public life as an artist, both musical and visual. The 50-year-old […]

Billy Joel And Elton John End Feud at Songwriters Hall of Fame Celebration

Billy Joel and Sir Elton John ended their feud at the Songwriters Hall of Fame ceremony in New York City on Thursday night after Joel told the ‘Rocket Man’ to call him just after he introduced inductees Mick Jones and Lou Gramm of Foreigner. The former pals and touring partners fell out in 2011 when […]

Michael Jackson’s Deathbed Removed From Auction

Michael Jackson‘s deathbed has been removed from an upcoming auction at the request of the late singer’s family. The bed was set to hit the auction block along with a handful of other items that were in the mansion that pop icon was renting in the final months of his life. According to RollingStone.com, the […]

Exclusive Axl Rose Interview on “That Metal Show” Airs November 11, 2011 at 11 PM ET/PT

“That Metal Show” Season Nine Welcomes Slash, Marilyn Manson, Brian Johnson, Dave Mustaine and More! Courtesy  The boys are back and there’s gonna be some trouble! Season nine of “That Metal Show” kicks off on National Metal Day (11-11-11) with an exclusive interview with Guns N’ Roses lead singer and original member, Axl Rose and […]

Bob Seger: ‘My career is Winding Down’

Ageing rocker Bob Seger is contemplating retiring from the stage after his current tour because it’s becoming more and more of a “challenge” to perform well in concert. The singer admits his vocals aren’t what they used to be thanks to his smoking habit, and although he knows his days onstage are numbered, he’s doing […]

Elton John Gives Billy Joel ‘Tough Love’ in New Rolling Stone Cover Story

In the new issue of Rolling Stone – on stands and in the digital archives Friday (subscription required) – Elton John reflects on his 40-year career. Just days after the birth of his son Zachary, John speaks about the joys of fatherhood, his enduring relationship with lyricist Bernie Taupin, how he’s mentored Eminem through difficult times – and his true feelings […]