Rock music

FILE - In this May 27, 2007 file photo, Dick Dale, known as "The King of the Surf Guitar," performs at B.B. King Blues Club in New York. Dale has died at age 81. His former bassist Sam Bolle says Dale passed away Saturday night, March 16, 2019. No other details were available. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
March 17, 2019 - 7:41 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dick Dale, whose pounding, blaringly loud power-chord instrumentals on songs like "Miserlou" and "Let's Go Trippin'" earned him the title King of the Surf Guitar, has died at age 83. His former bassist Sam Bolle says Dick Dale passed away Saturday night. No other details were...
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Former Texas congressman Beto O'Rourke speaks to local residents during a meet and greet at the Beancounter Coffeehouse & Drinkery, Thursday, March 14, 2019, in Burlington, Iowa. O'Rourke announced Thursday that he'll seek the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
March 14, 2019 - 9:41 pm
BURLINGTON, Iowa (AP) — The Latest on Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke (all times local): 8:40 p.m. Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke is not in favor of traditional reparations for African-Americans for the legacy of slavery but says it is important to confront the...
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This combination photo shows Harry Styles, from left, Brian May and Janelle Monae, who will presenting at the 2019 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony on March 29. Styles will induct Stevie Nicks, May will induct Def Leppard and Monae will induct Janet Jackson. (AP Photo)
March 13, 2019 - 5:04 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Harry Styles, Queen's Brian May and Janelle Monae are among those presenting at the 2019 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony. Stevie Nicks, who made it into the Rock Hall in 1998 with Fleetwood Mac, will be inducted by Styles, while May will induct Def Leppard and Monae...
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FILE - In this June 25, 2008, file photo, Don Randi, from left, Glen Campbell and Hal Blaine, representing session musicians known as The Wrecking Crew, hold up their hands after placing them in the cement following the induction ceremony for Hollywood's RockWalk in Los Angeles. Drummer Blaine, who played on many of the biggest hits in music history, has died. Blaine's son-in-law Andy Johnson tells The Associated Press that Blaine died of natural causes Monday, March 11, 2019, at his home in Palm Desert, California. He was 90. (AP Photo/Kevork Djansezian, File)
March 12, 2019 - 1:41 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hal Blaine, the Hall of Fame session drummer and virtual one-man soundtrack of the 1960s and '70s who played on the songs of Frank Sinatra, Elvis Presley and the Beach Boys and laid down one of music's most memorable opening riffs on the Ronettes' "Be My Baby," died Monday...
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FILE - This Aug. 9, 2007 file photo shows music producer Phil Spector's mansion on Grand View Drive in Alhambra, Calif. The hilltop Los Angeles-area mansion where Spector killed actress Lana Clarkson in 2003 is for sale at $5.5 million. The chateau known as "Pyrenees Castle" sits on 2.5 acres (1 hectare) in Alhambra. Spector is serving 19 years to life after his murder conviction in Clarkson's death, found shot to death in the foyer of the 8,700-square-foot (808-square-meter) home. (AP Photo/Richard Hartog, Pool, File)
March 11, 2019 - 8:50 pm
ALHAMBRA, Calif. (AP) — The hilltop Los Angeles-area mansion where music producer Phil Spector killed actress Lana Clarkson in 2003 is for sale at $5.5 million. The Daily News reported Sunday that the walled French-style chateau known as "Pyrenees Castle" sits on 2.5 acres (1 hectare) in Alhambra...
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FILE - In this Oct. 9, 2018, file photo, Annie Lennox attends Porter's 3rd Annual Incredible Women Gala at the Wilshire Ebell Theatre in Los Angeles. Lennox has a sweet dream - that the world will embrace the term global feminism and continue to push for the advancement of women's rights around the globe. The iconic singer and activist teamed with Apple Music to launch a video Thursday, March 7, 2019 in support of global feminism to coincide with International Women's Day, which is Friday, March 8. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
March 07, 2019 - 6:15 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Annie Lennox has a sweet dream — that the world will embrace the term global feminism and continue to push for the advancement of women's rights around the globe. The iconic singer and activist teamed with Apple Music to launch a video Thursday in support of global feminism to...
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FILE - In this July 13, 2017, file photo, Pete Townshend of The Who performs during the Festival d'ete de Quebec in Quebec City, Canada. Townshend, the man who helped invent the rock opera, has now written a rock novel. Hachette Books announced Tuesday, March 5, 2019 that the British composer-guitarist’s “The Age of Anxiety” was scheduled for Nov. 5. Set in London, the novel takes on the torments of creativity and the music business and “deals with mythic and operatic themes including a maze, divine madness, and long-lost children.” (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP, File)
March 05, 2019 - 6:04 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Who's Pete Townshend, the man who helped invent the rock opera, has now written a rock novel. Hachette Books announced Tuesday that the British composer-guitarist's "The Age of Anxiety" was scheduled for Nov. 5. Set in London, the novel explores the modern generational divide...
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FILE - In a March 19, 2005 file photo, a crowd begins to gather outside of the Muscle Shoals Music Hall, in Sheffield, Ala. The mall northern Alabama music studio where The Rolling Stones, Cher, and other stars recorded their hit songs is turning 50 this year. Muscle Shoals Sound Studios will host an April 27, 2019 celebration of the milestone in Sheffield, Alabama. (Jim Hannon/The TimesDaily via AP, File)
March 02, 2019 - 12:41 pm
SHEFFIELD, Ala. (AP) — A small northern Alabama music studio where The Rolling Stones, Cher, and other stars recorded their hit songs is turning 50 this year. Muscle Shoals Sound Studios will host an April 27 celebration of the milestone in Sheffield, Alabama. David Hood will perform as part of a...
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FILE - In this May 2, 2015 file photo, Jerry Lee Lewis performs at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival in New Orleans. Rock ’n’ roll pioneer Lewis is recovering after a minor stroke, but he’s expected to make a full recovery. A statement from his publicist says the 83-year-old Rock & Roll Hall of Famer had the stroke Thursday night, Feb. 28, 2019, and is recuperating in Memphis. (Photo by John Davisson/Invision/AP, File)
March 01, 2019 - 10:09 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Rock 'n' roll pioneer Jerry Lee Lewis is recovering after a minor stroke, but he's expected to make a full recovery. A statement from his publicist says the 83-year-old Rock & Roll Hall of Famer had a stroke Thursday night and is recuperating in Memphis. His publicist,...
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Models wear creations as part of the Manish Arora ready to wear Fall-Winter 2019-2020 collection, that was presented in Paris, Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
February 28, 2019 - 5:04 pm
PARIS (AP) — High-collared, fluid silhouettes teeming with detail were the Paris Fashion Week recipe when Chloe showcased its latest winter collection and bid adieu to former designer Karl Lagerfeld, who died on Feb. 19. Rick Owens, meanwhile, pushed the envelope with a truly frightening and...
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