The Shirelles

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2012

    Top 10 Carole King Songs Written for Other Artists

    Carole King is a woman who has played a major part in creating numerous classic hit songs. She has helped to shape popular music since she and then-husband Gerry Goffin (they divorced in 1968) wrote "Will You Love Me Tomorrow" in 1961. Her songs have been covered by such diverse artists as Smokey Ro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2011

    SXSW Video: Dum Dum Girls Evoke Oohs And Ahhs At Red 7

    Video by Marc Brubaker For the wristbandless/badgeless masses, getting into an official night showcase at SXSW can be a bit tricky - sure, we could've tried to bluff our way into Bear Hands and Tapes N' Tapes gig at Rusty Spurs, but we just didn't have the energy to put up a good enough effort. I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2011

    10 Uncool Artists Primed For Hipster Rediscovery

    Tumblr"Aw, dammit, I grabbed Dad's iPod by mistake. Paul Simon... is that one guy, or two Beatles?" ​Remember emo kids? Only a few short years ago, the nation's venues of the nation were filled with kids in all black, wearing ultra-skinny jeans, eyeliner, white belts, and identical chopped-mea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2009

    The Pogues' Rum, Sodomy & the Lash Answers Famous Musical Questions

    ​Dear Rum, Sodomy & the Lash, Who wrote the book of love? - The Monotones, Newark, NJ Dear Monotones, I'm going to make me a big sharp axe, shining steel-tempered in the fire. I'll chop you down like an old dead tree. Dirty old town, dirty old town. Dear Rum, Sodomy & the Lash, Why do fool ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2008

    Top Ten Americana Albums of 2008

    Picking the best folk and Americana records of the year isn't nearly as hard as discarding those great records that just didn't feel right stuck in the category. Releases by Calexico and DeVotchKa felt far too worldly to pigeonhole as folk or country, for instance, while Blitzen Trapper's fantastic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2008

    A Veterans' Day Montage: Dixie Chicks, the Clash, Johnny Cash, Glen Campbell, Pogues and More

    Ninety years ago today, in a railroad car in Northern France, representatives from Germany and the Allied Powers signed an armistice agreement to cease hostilities in what was then known as the "War to end all wars." That lasted until Hitler's Wehrmacht rolled into Poland, and ever since, as we well ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 3, 2008

    Chevy’s Freedom Over Texas with Fireworks presented by Shell

    Celebrate your independence with your favorite brand names

  • Music

    August 19, 2004

    Pop-Up Pop Stars

    With the help of city government, Matthew Knowles hopes to find the next Destiny's Child. You got a problem with that?

  • Music

    May 6, 1999
  • Music

    May 6, 1999

    He's Ba-ack

    Burt Bacharach's swanky pop stylings return to hipness

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    August 1, 1996
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    February 2, 1995
  • Culture

    July 28, 1994

    Sadism by the Sea

    Galveston stages the macabre Little Shop of Horrors