Doc Watson, Blind Guitar Wizard Who Influenced Generations, Dies at 89

New York Tim

The Grammy-winning musician, blind since the age of 1, recently had abdominal surgery that resulted in his hospitalization. The Grammy-winning musician, blind since the age of 1, recently had abdominal surgery that resulted in his hospitalization. Doc Watson, the guitarist and folk singer whose flat-picking style elevated the acoustic guitar to solo status in bluegrass […]

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Doc Watson, Blind Guitar Wizard Who Influenced Generations, Dies at 89

New York Tim

RALEIGH, N.C. — Doc Watson, the blind Grammy-award winning folk musician whose mountain-rooted sound was embraced by generations and whose lightning-fast style of flatpicking influenced guitarists around the world, Doc Watson, the legendary folk singer whose astonishing guitar playing influenced generations of musicians, died today at hospital in Winston-Salem. He was. Doc Watson died today […]

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Guitarist Doc Watson dead at 89: A 1-2-3 video primer

Los Angeles

RALEIGH, N.C. — Doc Watson, the blind Grammy-award winning folk musician whose mountain-rooted sound was embraced by generations and whose lightning-fast style of flatpicking influenced guitarists around the world, RALEIGH, NC (AP) — Doc Watson, the blind Grammy-award winning folk musician whose mountain-rooted sound was embraced by generations and whose lightning-fast style of flatpicking influenced […]

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Robin Gibb dies: Remembering the Bee Gees singer through the Post archives

Washington P

THE entertainment world has led tributes to Bee Gees singer Robin Gibb after the “musical giant” lost a lengthy battle with cancer at the age of 62. Gibb, who sold more than 200 million records and notched up dozens of hits with brothers Maurice and By AP JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Prosecutors are seeking life […]

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Donna Summer dead, family celebrates life, legacy

ABC7Chicago.

Donna Summer, the "Queen of Disco" whose hits included "Hot Stuff," "Bad Girls," "Love to Love You Baby" and "She Works Hard for the Money," has died, a representative said Thursday. She was 63. From legendary singers to a legendary coach, Donna Summer, a legend of the music industry and particularly the disco genre, has […]

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Curt Schilling makes first public comments on 38 Studios controversy

Boston Globe

Today's emergency meeting by Rhode Island officials to determine what they are going to do about Curt Schilling's 38 Studios has concluded with officials freezing like deer in headlights. Nothing happened. Rhode Island's Concerns about 38 Studios' financial health arose when it failed to make a scheduled $1.125 million payment to the Economic Development Corp. […]

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Donna Summer Dead at 63

RollingStone

By Rolling Stone Disco legend Donna Summer died this morning in Florida at the age of 63, family sources have told the Associated Press. The singer had been battling cancer for some time. "Early this morning, we lost Donna Summer Sudano, Donna Summer dies after cancer battle: The Queen of Disco – Donna Summer – […]

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Donna Summer dead: Quincy Jones leads the flood of star tributes on Twitter

Daily Mail

Donna Summer has died following a battle with cancer. The 63-year-old disco legend reportedly passed away this morning (May 17) in Florida, and her family released a statement, saying they are "at peace celebrating her Scroll to see video of iconic songs and one of Donna's last performances 'Rest in Peace dear Donna Summer. Your […]

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Donna Summer dead at 63: Legendary disco singer succumbs to cancer

New York Dai

Disco Legend Donna Summer has died this morning due to complications from lunng cancer. By Mesfin Fekadu AP NEW YORK (AP) — Like the King of Pop or the Queen of Soul, Donna Summer was bestowed a title fitting of musical royalty — the Queen of Disco. Yet unlike Michael Jackson or Aretha Franklin, it […]

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Joe Ricketts, a wealthy donor, getting attention in presidential contest

Washington P

Joe Ricketts is the founder of TD Ameritrade. He's really rich, and he really dislikes Barack Obama. He's working with longtime GOP operative Fred Davis on a way to spend $10 million venting that anti-Obama rage with a series of racial attacks on Obama Joe Ricketts is a registered independent, a fiscal conservative, and an […]

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