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Big Star Singer Alex Chilton Dies at 59

As part of Big Star, he wrote some of the best music of the 1970s.

RIP: Mark Linkous of Sparklehorse

The frontman for Sparklehorse was nearly finished recording the band’s fifth album.

Vic Chesnutt 1964 – 2009

Yes, he dreamed about an angel, and he thought about a gun.

Ellie Greenwich: 1940-2009 (Video)

Ellie Greenwich

As if living in a world without Ted Kennedy weren’t bad enough, today also saw the passing of Ellie Greenwich. Through her collaborations with Jeff Barry and Phil Spector, Greenwich’s songwriting had a profound influence on American pop music in the 60’s, with masterpieces like “Be My Baby”, “Then He Kissed Me”, “Going to the […]

RIP Studs Terkel: “Curiosity Did Not Kill This Cat”

Pulitzer Prize-winning author, radio host and activist Studs Terkel died in his Chicago, Illinois, home Friday at the age of 96. Terkel, known for his portrayal of ordinary people young and old, rich and poor, won a Pulitzer Prize in 1985 for his remembrances of World War II, “The Good War.” In a 2005 interview […]