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Americana music has experienced a major revival in recent years, with groups like Mumford & Sons and the Avett Brothers topping the charts with their music based in traditional American genres. Hot Club of Cowtown, the Austin-based trio of Elana James, Whit Smith and Jake Erwin, are no bandwagoners, having played their hybrid of western swing and hot jazz firmly rooted in the American tradition since the 1990s. Yet, as the rest of the music world turns its eyes to Americana, the group has decided to explore their other biggest influence, the Gypsy jazz of 1930s Paris, on their current U.S. tour and upcoming album.
If he lived in England, he'd surely be Sir Bob Dylan.
A second Jonah Lehrer book is being pulled.
The story of Sixto Rodriguez, the greatest protest singer and songwriter that most people never heard of, is a real-life fairytale with a Hollywood finale.
Grammy-winning fingerpicking guitarist Pat Donohue thinks a South Dakota college town of about 10,000 is an unlikely place for a wide-ranging collection of musical instruments that includes saxophones built by inventor Adolphe Sax, a rare Stradivarius violin with its original neck and a Spanish guitar on which Bob Dylan composed some of his earliest songs.
Elton John and Mumford & Sons will hit the Grammys stage to pay tribute to Levon Helm.
The lyric music video _ which features words onscreen while a song plays _ is not a new phenomenon in music. Some consider Bob Dylan the pioneer of the lyric video when he released his 1965 song "Subterranean Homesick Blues," which features the singer holding up large cue cards with the song's lyrics.
The structure is simple, the guitar riffs basic, the lyrics at best inane, but the Troggs' "Wild Thing" remains a garage rock classic more than 45 years after its release made The Troggs and lead singer Reg Presley international stars.
The structure is simple, the guitar riffs basic, the lyrics at best inane, but the Troggs' "Wild Thing" remains a garage-rock classic more than 45 years after its release made the Troggs and lead singer Reg Presley international stars.
Even the members of The Lumineers are puzzled by the success of their song "Ho Hey" and their sudden rise to fame after years on the road. The song has long legs and is not only getting played alongside Nicki Minaj and Maroon 5 on the radio, it's been ruling Spotify and working its way into popular culture.
Anna Deavere Smith has won one of the largest and most prestigious awards in the arts.
The man who helped introduce Elvis Presley to worldwide audiences through the Louisiana Hayride _ the state's version of the heralded Grand Ole Opry country radio show _ has died. He was 87.
Andrew Leahey, music reviewer for The Washington Times, lists his top 10 movies of 2012.
The kids at first didn't seem to know how to respond as Ravi Shankar began his four-hour set on the final afternoon of the Monterey Pop Festival, in the fabled summer of 1967.
CNN on Thursday named former NBC Universal chief Jeff Zucker as its top executive, searching for a way to turn around the original cable news network as it has lagged behind rivals Fox News Channel and MSNBC.
"I would guess it's unlikely," Dajani said of whether Dylan would show up for either occasion.
Bob Dylan wrote a song about it: "The Death of Emmett Till."