Jeff Cook, guitarist and co-founder of the band Alabama, has died at the age of 73

Jeff Cook, guitarist and co-founder of the band Alabama, has died at the age of 73

CNN — Jeff Cook, one of the original members of the country band Alabama, has died, according to the group’s representative, Don Murry Grubbs. He was 73. Cook died at his vacation home in Destin, Florida on Monday “with his family and close friends by his side,” according to a press release and statement posted … Read more

Jeff Cook, co-founder of the country band Alabama, dies at age 73

Jeff Cook, co-founder of the country band Alabama, dies at age 73

NEW YORK — Guitarist Jeff Cook, who co-founded the successful country group Alabama and steered them up the charts with hits like “Song of the South” and “Dixieland Delight,” has died. He was 73. Cook had Parkinson’s disease and disclosed his diagnosis in 2017. He died Tuesday at his home in Destin, Florida, said Don … Read more

Nick Carter remembers his ‘baby brother’ Aaron Carter

Nick Carter remembers his ‘baby brother’ Aaron Carter

NEW YORK (AP) – The day after 34-year-old singer Aaron Carter was found dead at his Southern California home, Backstreet Boys member Nick Carter remembered his younger brother, saying that despite “a complicated relationship” his love for him “never faltered.” In a post on Sunday on Instagram with photos of the two over the years, … Read more

2015 Paris Terror Attacks | CNN

2015 Paris Terror Attacks | CNN

Editor’s Note: Read CNN’s Fast Facts about the Charlie Hebdo attacks in Paris in 2015. CNN  —  Here is a look at the November 2015 terror attacks in Paris that killed 130 people and wounded 494. The attackers, armed with assault rifles and explosives, targeted six locations across the city. ISIS claimed responsibility for the … Read more

Duran Duran stumbles, Dolly Parton rolls into Rock Hall

Duran Duran stumbles, Dolly Parton rolls into Rock Hall

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Lionel Richie soared. Pat Benatar bellowed. Duran Duran stumbled but remained sophisticated. Eminem was Eminem. The four acts found very different ways to celebrate Saturday night, but all can now forever say they are Rock & Roll Hall of Famers. So are Carly Simon, Eurythmics, Harry Belafonte, Judas Priest and Dolly … Read more

Singer-rapper Aaron Carter dies in California at the age of 34

Singer-rapper Aaron Carter dies in California at the age of 34

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Aaron Carter, the singer-rapper who began performing as a child and had hit albums starting in his teenage years, was found dead Saturday at his Southern California home. He was 34. Representatives of Carter’s family confirmed the singer’s death. His fiancée, Melanie Martin, asked for privacy while the family grieves. “We … Read more

Family, fans say goodbye to music icon Jerry Lee Lewis

Family, fans say goodbye to music icon Jerry Lee Lewis

FRIDAY, La. (AP) – Family, friends and fans gathered Saturday to say goodbye to rock ‘n’ roll pioneer Jerry Lee Lewis at memorial services in his north Louisiana hometown. Lewis, known for hits like “Great Balls of Fire” and “Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On,” died Oct. 28. at his home in Mississippi, south of Memphis, … Read more

Andy Taylor, former Duran Duran guitarist, has stage four cancer

Andy Taylor, former Duran Duran guitarist, has stage four cancer

London CNN — Andy Taylor, guitarist for British New Romantic group Duran Duran at the height of their fame, is battling stage four prostate cancer. The band made the announcement Saturday when they were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame during a ceremony at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Taylor, who … Read more

Backstreet Boys pay emotional tribute to “our little brother” Aaron Carter during concert in London

Backstreet Boys pay emotional tribute to “our little brother” Aaron Carter during concert in London

The Backstreet Boys paid an emotional tribute to Aaron Carter, the younger brother of group member Nick Carter, during their concert in London on Sunday. The younger Carter was found dead Saturday in a California home. “The next song is about family,” band member Kevin Richardson said as the group performed at London’s O2 Arena. … Read more

Amazon sweetens prime deals like grow stalls

Amazon sweetens prime deals like grow stalls

Amazon.com Inc.’s The move to greatly expand its music catalog for Prime members aims to give the popular subscription program a boost, along with rivals like Walmart Inc. WMT 0.18% has achieved faster delivery times and added new features to subscriptions. The tech giant revealed last week that it is expanding the free tier of … Read more