INDIANOLA, Miss. (AP) — B.B. King’s early life personified the blues: He was born to dirt-poor sharecroppers in the cotton country of the Mississippi Delta and left alone by the deaths of his mother and grandmother when he was a child. But he never let those circumstances hold him back or define him, a minister said Saturday at the funeral of the blues legend.
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NEW YORK (AP) — Bruce Springsteen called Pete Townshend “the greatest rhythm guitarist of all-time,” told a story about attending his first Who concert as a pimply-faced teenager and joined Townshend and surprise guest Roger Daltrey onstage for a rocking set.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — In the early 1980s, when Steve Martin was a fledgling movie star, he recalls attending the American Film Institute’s celebration of Frank Capra and how Hollywood glitterati swirled around the Oscar-winning filmmaker.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge on Friday delayed the murder trial of Marion “Suge” Knight after the former rap music mogul hired the attorney who successfully defended Michael Jackson against child molestation charges.
WALLINGFORD, Conn. (AP) — Almost 30 noise complaints made in the past year could put the future of a major Connecticut music venue in jeopardy.