SAM COOKE REMEMBERED

Today (January 22nd) marks what would have been legendary soul singer Sam Cooke's 89th birthday. Born in Clarksdale, Mississippi in 1931, he was one of seven children raised by parents Annie Mae Cook and Charles Cook, Sr., a Baptist minister. Cook — he added...

QUICK TAKES

While performing in Sydney on Tuesday night (September 7th), Elton John revealed he was donating $1 million to the fundraising effort for the Australian bushfire disaster. Elton told the crowd: “We should all be in the awe of the work the firefighters are doing....

SLASH NAMES HIS FAVORITE ALBUMS OF ALL TIME

Guns N' Roses guitarist Slash was asked in a recent interview with Los Angeles radio station KLOS to name his favorite albums of all time. While acknowledging that he was a fan of Black Sabbath, the legendary guitarist pointed to the Rolling Stones for his...

FLASHBACK: THE BEATLES RELEASE ‘RUBBER SOUL’

It was 54 years ago today (December 6th, 1965) that the Beatles released their groundbreaking sixth album, Rubber Soul in America. Also released in conjunction to the album was the band's first official “double A-sided” single, “We Can Work It...