Posts Tagged ‘greatest’

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Ruff Flyers: DMX Screams on Orlando Sling Shot Ride

That’s how Ruff Ryders whoa! DMX might be one of the most intimidating hip-hop artists on the planet but he’s not immune to the terror of a wild amusement park ride TMZ has located a video of the gruff-voiced rapper screaming his brains out onboard the Magical Midway Sling Shot in Orlando…

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Sara Evans: My 10 Favorite Duets

It’s been more than 15 years since Sara Evans scored her first chart-topping hit with “No Place That Far” a country tearjerker featuring Vince Gill on backup vocals Since then she’s collaborated on outside tracks with a few artists including the Warren Brothers and Brad Paisley but she waited until…

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Joe Nichols Cracks Up Concertgoers With Countrified Rap

You can take the boy out of Arkansas but you can’t take the Arkansas out of the boy … even when he’s covering a rap song A History of Hick-Hop The 27-Year-Old Story of Country Rap Country-to-the-core hitmaker Joe Nichols has started incorporating the 1992 Sir Mix-a-Lot song “Baby Got Back” into…

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Jesus Christ Sue-perstar: Lawsuits Launched Over Cancelled Musical

The cancellation of what would’ve been a truly bizarre production of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s Jesus Christ Superstar is now the subject of a lawsuit between the Really Useful Group — Webber’s production company — and Michael Cohl the main promoter behind the failed adaptation The New York…

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R. Kelly Kicked Off Ohio Music Festival Following Protests

R Kelly has decided not to perform at Columbus Ohio’s Fashion Meets Music Festival following scrutiny from local press a radio station that withdrew its sponsorship and a band that backed out of its slot over the R&B singer’s past legal strife and accusations of possessing child pornography Kelly was…

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Songwriter Spotlight: Jaren Johnston

Some country songwriters prefer to remain behind the scenes Others like Jaren Johnston are working musicians who front their own bands As the driving force behind the Cadillac Three (recently named one of Rolling Stone Country’s “10 New Artists You Need To Know”) Johnston has toured with Lynyrd Skynyrd cracked…

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Steven Van Zandt ‘Finally’ Cooks Up Star-Studded Darlene Love Album

E Street Band guitarist Steven Van Zandt has begun putting together a record for Sixties pop hit-maker Darlene Love whose voice appeared on countless Phil Spector–produced singles like “He’s a Rebel” and “Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah” Van Zandt says he promised her he’d make a record with her about three decades ago “depending…

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Led Zeppelin Continue Reissues With ‘IV’ and ‘Houses of the Holy’

Less than a year after reissuing their first three albums as deluxe sets Led Zeppelin plan on putting out two more in the fall On October 28th the group will release deluxe editions of its 1971 album Led Zeppelin IV and its next record 1973′s Houses of the Holy  The 40…

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Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett Detail ‘Magnificent’ Collection of Duets

When Lady Gaga recalls her first meeting with golden-throated crooner Tony Bennett she still sounds impressed She had just performed a set of pop hits and a cover of Nat King Cole’s “Orange Colored Sky” – “a jazz song” she points out – at the Robin Hood Foundation benefit gala…

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Horror Classic ‘The Evil Dead’ Coming to TV With Star Bruce Campbell

More than three decades after the horror classic The Evil Dead sprang forth from The Book of the Dead to spawn two sequels and a 2013 reboot the franchise will return as a TV series The original movie’s writer and director Sam Raimi has teamed with his brother Ivan and the…

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Paul McCartney to Reissue More Wings Albums With Unreleased Material

Paul McCartney will continue to add to his Archive reissue series with two Wings albums this fall The group’s 1975 LP Venus and Mars which contains the single “Listen to What the Man Said” and the following year’s Wings at the Speed of Sound home to “Silly Love Songs” and…

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Tim McGraw’s New Album to Feature Wife and ‘Kid’

Tim McGraw’s highly anticipated Sundown Heaven Town album will make its debut September 16th but the wait is over for the cover art and track listing for the set which will be available to pre-order at iTunes Amazon and the singer’s website starting Tuesday July 29th Co-produced by McGraw with…

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