• The day B.B. King played a concert at Lorton Reformatory

    WASHINGTON — One of blues legend B.B. King’s most memorable shows in the Washington, D.C. area was at an out-of-the-ordinary venue — Lorton Reformatory. King died Thursday, at age 89. “In the summer and autumn…

  • Unsung hitmakers finally get their due

    Songs featuring studio musicians The Wrecking Crew are part of the soundtrack of our lives, yet most never heard of them. A newly-released documentary will change that.

  • John Lennon’s acoustic guitar: Up close and personal

    It\’s been 18 years since the opening of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. DJ Cerphe Colwell will never forget his encounter with Beatle John Lennon\’s acoustic guitar.

  • Devo, Blondie to ‘Whip It To Shreds’ on new tour

    Two pioneering new wave bands – one edgily
    straight-ahead and sexy, the other uber-geeky
    eccentric – are heading out on a U.S. tour that
    demonstrates the range of the punk movement in
    1970s and 80s.