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  • George Harrison guitar from 1963 brings $490,000 at auction story has photos
    Updated: May-17-15 5:47 am

    NEW YORK - A guitar George Harrison played at a time when Beatlemania was taking flight has sold for nearly half a million dollars at a New York auction.

  • Late blues great B.B. King: Legacy lives on in Mississippi story has photosstory has video
    Updated: May-16-15 3:10 am

    INDIANOLA, Mississippi - Outside Indianola, B.B. King was a blues superstar, a guitar legend who inspired Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton and countless other musicians. But in this small farming town in north Mississippi, he was known as Mr. Riley. And he'd return here each year to meet with friends and relatives, and to play the blues for townspeople out in the sun on Church Street.

  • 'King of the Blues' B.B. King dead at 89 at home in Vegas story has photosstory has video
    Updated: May-15-15 1:30 pm

    LAS VEGAS - B.B. King, whose scorching guitar licks and heartfelt vocals made him the idol of generations of musicians and fans while earning him the nickname King of the Blues, died late Thursday at home in Las Vegas. He was 89.

  • 'Blues can never die': B.B. King reigned but music lives on story has photosstory has video
    Updated: May-15-15 12:18 pm

    LAS VEGAS - B.B. King believed anyone could play the blues, and that "as long as people have problems, the blues can never die."

  • Lloyd fuses ancient and modern on new CD "Wild Man Dance" 
    Updated: Apr-23-15 10:16 am

    NEW YORK - The soulful cries of Charles Lloyd's tenor saxophone filled the cavernous hall housing the ancient Egyptian Temple of Dendur in the Metropolitan Museum of Art as he performed the North American premiere of his "Wild Man Dance Suite."

  • The Meters featured on 27th USPS Jazz Fest envelope 
    Updated: Apr-23-15 5:43 am

    NEW ORLEANS - Since the Meters broke up in 1977, members of the funk band have played in groups such as the Funky Meters and the Meter Men.