Posts Tagged Music

Beyonce, Topshop team up to launch athletic wear

In a Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014 file photo, Beyonce and her husband Jay Z stand up at half time in the Champions League soccer match between PSG and Barcelona, at the Parc des Princes stadium, in Paris. Beyonce announced Monday, Oct. 27, 2014 that she is merging with British retailer Topshop to launch an exercise clothing company, Parkwood TopShop Athletic Ltd. The clothing line will be available next fall. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Want a body like Beyonce’s? Now you can buy clothes she’s designed for exercising.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Johnny Marr returns to rock roots on ‘Playland’

In this Aug. 1, 2014 file photo, British singer Johnny Marr performs at Camp Bestival at Lulworth Castle in Dorset, England.The former guitarist for The Smiths has just released his second solo album, "Playland," a follow-up to well-received 2013 effort "The Messenger." Both offer robust, richly textured guitar rock _ the latest of Marr's many musical modes.  (Photo by Jim Ross/Invision/AP, File)

LONDON (AP) — Fittingly for the man who co-wrote “How Soon Is Now,” Johnny Marr doesn’t believe in living in the past.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , ,

Singer Aaron Lewis stumbles in national anthem

Recording artist Aaron Lewis performs the national anthem before Game 5 of baseball's World Series between the Kansas City Royals and the San Francisco Giants Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — There was an error at Game 5 of the World Series even before the first pitch.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Cream vocalist and bassist Jack Bruce dies at 71

In this Tuesday, Jan. 12, 1993 file photo, Eric Clapton, left, Ginger Baker, center, and Jack Bruce, members of the 1960s rock and roll group Cream, pose during the induction ceremony for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Los Angeles, Ca. British musician Jack Bruce, best known as the bassist from the 1960s group Cream, has died. He was 71. A statement released by his family on Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014 said “the world of music will be a poorer place without him but he lives on in his music and forever in our hearts." Cream, a blues-oriented power trio that also included guitarist Eric Clapton and drummer Ginger Baker, sold 35 million albums in just over two years and were awarded the world's first ever platinum disc for their album “Wheels of Fire.” Bruce wrote and sang most of the songs, including "I Feel Free", "White Room," "Politician" and ''Sunshine Of Your Love." (AP Photo/Chris Martinez, file)

LONDON (AP) — Jack Bruce was part Mississippi Delta and part Carnaby Street. In his glorious heyday as bassist and lead vocalist of 1960s power trio Cream he helped create a sound that combined American blues and psychedelia to thrill audiences throughout the world.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

Father of country star Reba McEntire dies

File-This file photo from 1995 shows Reba McEntire, right,  and her "daddy" Clark McEntire having a laugh with members of the media prior to induction ceremony at the National Cowboy Hall of Fame.  A post on the singer's verified Twitter account Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, says Clark McEntire passed away Thursday night in Coalgate, Okla. (AP Photo/The Oklahoman, Jim Beckel, File)

COALGATE, Okla. (AP) — The father of country music star Reba McEntire has died in Oklahoma.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , ,