On This Day, December 22, 2014: Joe Cocker dies at age 70

On This Day, December 22, 2014 ...British singer Joe Cocker died of lung cancer in Colorado at the age of 70.Known for his raspy voice and expressive body movements while performing, Cocker first gained commercial success thanks to his soulful cover of The Beatles’ “With A Little Help... Read More.

In Brief: HBO renews ‘The Gilded Age’ for season 3, and more

HBO has renewed The Gilded Age, the period drama from Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes, for a third season. Carrie Coon, Morgan Spector, Cynthia Nixon and Christine Baranski star in the series, set in "a period of immense economic change, of great conflict between the old ways and brand-new systems, and of huge fortunes... Read More.

On This Day, November 13, 2016: Leon Russell dies at age 74

On This Day, November 13, 2016…Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Leon Russell died in his sleep at age 74.His songs, including “Superstar,” “A Song for You,” “Delta Lady” and “This Masquerade,” were big hits for other artists, and he worked with everyone from Bob Dylan and Joe Cocker to George... Read More.

On This Day, October 27, 2013: Rocker Lou Reed dies at age 71

On This Day, October 27, 2013…Rocker Lou Reed passed away from liver disease at the age of 71.Reed was the guitarist, singer, and principal songwriter for The Velvet Underground, which released five albums. Although they never achieved huge commercial success, their influence has been felt throughout underground,... Read More.