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Ramblin' Rhodes: Augustan was awed by Toussaint's music, warmth

...pianist Allen Toussaint at his death on Nov. 9 at age 77, although in New Orleans, the 1998 inductee into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is regarded as highly as any of those others I just named.And yet there has been so much renewed focus on the...
Sammy Hagar to perform at Bell Auditorium in November

Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Sammy Hagar is headed to Bell Auditorium for a concert Nov. 12.
Pop Rocks: Tribute to James Brown can be hashed out in better way

...But people care about him. It is no coincidence that he was among the first group of artists inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. To believe that an artist, once considered one of a handful of true musical pioneers, can become irrelevant...
When a man loves a song: Sound engineer reflects on Percy Sledge

...sustained his long touring career in the United States, Europe and South Africa and led to his induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2005.Sledge had a handful of other hits between 1966 and 1968, including Warm and Tender Love, It Tears...
Jay Leno, John Fogerty coming to Bell Auditorium

...Fortunate Son.In 1997, he earned a Grammy for Best Rock Album with Blue Moon Swamp. He has been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Songwriters Hall of Fame, won the BMI Pop Music Award's BMI Icon, and received Performance Magazine's...
Music by Turner: Keep the music coming

...Celebrating their 50th anniversary and this will probably be their final major tour.The newest members of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, will open. APRIL 24, BOB DYLAN: The Fox Theatre, AtlantaDylan is drawing...
Blues musician B.B. King dies

No one could play the blues like B.B. King, who died Thursday night at age 89 in Las Vegas, where he had been in hospice care.
Music by Turner: Relive 1969 with Fogerty in concert

...years earlier. THROUGH THE GRAPEVINE DEPT. Of course, Fogerty's Augusta appearance will also spotlight the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame artist playing later CCR and solo-era hits such as Travelin' Band, Lookin' Out My Back Door, Up Around...
Ramblin' Rhodes: Musical homecoming weekend filled with family ties

This weekend the Lewis and Easter families again will be united in a different way at the seventh annual Jeff & Sheri Easter Homecoming Mother's Day Weekend Festival.
Music by Turner: Documentary tells tale behind music

I bet you heard Hal Blaine play some of your favorite songs in the last few days. Don Randi too. Let's not leave out Carol Kaye, Tommy Tedesco, Joe Osborn, Larry Knechtel, or Plas Johnson either.