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Yesterday | CIO

Bono Pushes Red Apple iPod in Africa AIDS Fight

Bono, the Irish front man for the band U2, has joined forces with Apple Computer as part of the "Red" initiative to help fight the AIDS epidemic in Africa, touting a limited-edition red iPod nano, and a portion of its sales will be donated to Global Fund, a United Nations-backed program meant to eliminate the most dangerous diseases in the world, ... (more)


Related Topix: iPod, Startups, Apple, Pop/Rock, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Tuesday | Lexington Herald-Leader

Critic's pick: Emmylou Harris, 'Wrecking Ball - Deluxe Edition'

It's hard to fathom that two decades have passed since Emmylou Harris recast her already regal Americana expertise within the otherworldly ambience that Daniel Lanois designed for the extraordinary album Wrecking Ball .


Related Topix: Emmylou Harris, Country, Lucinda Williams, Steve Earle, Gillian Welch, Folk, Larry Mullen Jr., Pop/Rock

Sat Apr 12, 2014


Watch: U2 pay surprise tribute to The Alarm's Mike Peters at concert last night

The Irish rockers surprised the singer with a special message during the performance with BBC National Orchestra Of Wales.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Edge, Classical

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Cybercast News Service

Bono: Jesus 'Was the Son of God or He Was Nuts'

Bono, frontman for the Irish band U2, investor, and philanthropist, said he believes Jesus Christ was divine, that he arose from the dead, and that he made promises to the world that will come true.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Tue Apr 08, 2014


Coldplay's 'low-key' album

Coldplay's new album will be a "low-key" release. The British band, fronted by singer Chris Martin, recently announced the title of their sixth album, with Ghost Stories due to be released next month.


Related Topix: Dance, Coldplay, Pop/Rock

Sat Apr 05, 2014

All About Jazz

Emmylou Harris: Wrecking Ball

Emmylou Harris Wrecking Ball Nonesuch Records 1995/2014 Wrecking Ball seemed like a pivotal record in singer Emmylou Harris' history when it was released in 1995 and it is no less important now 20 years later.


Related Topix: Emmylou Harris, Country, Larry Mullen Jr., Pop/Rock, Steve Earle, Lucinda Williams, Gram Parsons

Thu Apr 03, 2014

WMGL-FM North Charleston

U2, Linda Ronstadt Recordings Added to National Recording Registry

U2's 1987 album The Joshua Tree , Creedence Clearwater Revival's antiwar anthem "Fortunate Son" and Linda Ronstadt's 1974 Heart Like a Wheel album are the newest additions to the Library of Congress' National Recording Registry.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Linda Ronstadt, Black Entertainment, Isaac Hayes, Soul


New Palestinian recognition bid largely symbolic

U2's classic album "The Joshua Tree," Linda Ronstadt's "Heart Like a Wheel" and an early, influential Christian rock album will play on forever, or at least as long as the Library of Congress is around.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Palestine, TX, Pop/Rock, Linda Ronstadt, China,

Wed Apr 02, 2014


U2 among 25 albums being preserved

Lake Wind Advisory issued April 2 at 3:32PM CDT expiring April 3 at 7:00PM CDT in effect for: McCurtain Tornado Watch issued April 2 at 2:47PM CDT expiring April 2 at 10:00PM CDT in effect for: Allen, Butler, Chautauqua, Cowley, Elk, Greenwood, Labette, Montgomery, Neosho, Sumner, Wilson, Woodson Tornado Watch issued April 2 at 2:43PM CDT expiring ... (more)


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Washington, Linda Ronstadt, Entertainment


Quick Hits: Katy Perry & Kacey Musgraves, U2 / National Recording Registry, Flea, Janelle Mon e

The CMT Crossroads series that pairs Country acts with artists outside of their genre will celebrate its 50th episode with a special concert featuring Kacey Musgraves and Katy Perry .


Related Topix: Flea, Celebrities, Dance, Kacey Musgraves, Country, Pop/Rock, Katy Perry, MTV Hits, Entertainment, Television, Raleigh, NC


U2 among 25 albums being preserved U2's classic album "The Joshua...

Winter Weather Advisory issued April 2 at 8:17AM MDT expiring April 3 at 12:00PM MDT in effect for: Archuleta, Delta, Dolores, Eagle, Garfield, Gunnison, Hinsdale, La Plata, Montezuma, Montrose, Ouray, Pitkin, San Juan, San Miguel Winter Weather Advisory issued April 2 at 8:17AM MDT expiring April 3 at 12:00PM MDT in effect for: Garfield, Mesa, Rio ... (more)


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Dolores, CO, Ouray, CO, Pitkin, CO, Moffat, CO, Saguache, CO, Entertainment


U2, CCR among 25 albums being preserved U2's classic album "The...

Areal Flood Watch issued April 2 at 3:36AM EDT expiring April 4 at 8:00AM EDT in effect for: Bartholomew, Boone, Brown, Carroll, Clay, Clinton, Daviess, Decatur, Delaware, Fountain, Greene, Hamilton, Hancock, Hendricks, Henry, Howard, Jackson, Jennings, Johnson, Knox, Lawrence, Madison, Marion, Martin, Monroe, Montgomery, Morgan, Owen, Parke, ... (more)


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, CCR, Linda Ronstadt, Creedence Clearwater Revival, The Everly Brothers, Entertainment


Suicide bombing in Iraq kills 5 army recruits

A Northern California man who survived two days in freezing temperatures in a snowy mountainous region said what he wanted most after the end of his ordeal was a hamburger.


Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Joshua Tree, CA, Pop/Rock, Linda Ronstadt, State Prisons, Prison

Bellingham Herald

U2, Linda Ronstadt among 25 albums to be preserved

These albums from the 1970s and 1980s are among 25 recordings selected for long-term preservation in the library's National Recording Registry, chosen for their cultural, historical or aesthetic importance.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Linda Ronstadt, The Everly Brothers, Christian-Rock, Larry Norman


U2's Joshua Tree to be preserved in US

The Library of Congress in the US has added U2's seminal 1987 album The Joshua Tree to its National Recording Registry of works that are "culturally, historically or aesthetically significant" and which will be preserved for future generations.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Everly Brothers, Black Entertainment, Isaac Hayes, Soul

Tue Apr 01, 2014

Amherst Daily News

Bono, Springsteen in Springhill today

U2 frontman Bono and Grammy Award winner Bruce Springsteen probably will not be in Springhill today, but if you thought to read this picture description before our April Fool's Day story, good on ya.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock


Blockbuster concert announced for Estevan

Estevan has hosted some marquee concerts since Affinity Place opened three years ago, such as Hedley and Motley Crue, and now the Energy City has scored its biggest and most renowned concert yet.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Mon Mar 31, 2014

Alabama Live

'Bono as a theologian:' Pastor preaches on U2 today at Advent Cathedral

The Rev. Steve Stockman is the author of "Walk On: The Spiritual Journey of U2" The Rev.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, World News, United Kingdom, Antrim County, Northern Ireland, Down County, Northern Ireland, Belfast County, Northern Ireland

Sun Mar 30, 2014


All Those Frozen Days

Fluxblog is the very first MP3 Blog. It was founded by me, Matthew Perpetua , in 2002.


Related Topix: The Edge, Pop/Rock

Fri Mar 28, 2014


Inside the Topanga Canyon Studio of Jacknife Lee, Producer...

The words "Abandon Taste" glow on a neon sign in the main room of Jacknife Lee's Topanga Canyon recording studio, part of a three-structure compound that also includes his home -- and a yurt.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Country, Hot Chicks, Pop/Rock, Taylor Swift, R.E.M., Michael Stipe, Snow Patrol