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  • New project in US South promotes music "triangle" 
    Updated: May-04-15 10:20 am

    CLARKSDALE, Mississippi - Blues. Jazz. Country. Rock n' roll. Gospel. Southern Gospel. Cajun-zydeco. Soul/ R&B. Bluegrass.

  • New project in US South promotes music "triangle" story has photos
    Updated: May-02-15 7:38 pm

    CLARKSDALE, Mississippi - Blues. Jazz. Country. Rock n' roll. Gospel. Southern Gospel. Cajun-zydeco. Soul/ R&B. Bluegrass.

  • Julio Iglesias to receive honorary degree from Berklee 
    Updated: Apr-19-15 6:34 pm

    BOSTON - Julio Iglesias and three other prominent music industry figures will receive honorary degrees from Boston's Berklee College of Music at its commencement next month.

  • Correction: Obama-Gospel story story has photos
    Updated: Apr-15-15 4:18 pm

    WASHINGTON - In a story April 14 about a gospel music celebration at the White House, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Loretta Lynch would be the first female U.S. attorney general. She would be the first black female attorney general.

  • Single session launched Percy Sledge, No. 1 hit, and a sound story has photos
    Updated: Apr-15-15 5:17 am

    MUSCLE SHOALS, Alabama - Sound engineer Jimmy Johnson knew he had captured something special on tape as Percy Sledge finished singing "When a Man Loves a Woman" in a recording studio in 1965.

  • Lenox singer reflects on her 'American Idol' moment 
    Updated: Apr-11-15 9:56 am

    LENOX, Massachusetts - According to the NCAA, the average high school senior's chances of one day being drafted by the NFL are 1 in 2,000. In the NHL, it's about 1 in 1,200 and for the NBA it's about 1 in 3,500.