Vocalist, actress and activist Abbey Lincoln, who died Aug. 14 at age 80, captured the energy and drive of an era in recording and film as few others could.
Sooner or later every popular TV show eventually flops, and "American Idol" last season appeared to be heading down that path - but the show must go on, right?
Devo, one of the original "new wave" bands of the '70s best known for their 1981 hit single "Whip It," has released their first new album in 20 years - with a relevant message.
With "Until You Come Home," singer-songwriter George Mann is able to offer up not only a strong musical statement on behalf of veterans of our recent wars but also one about his own fallen comrade, Julius Margolin.
There is truly something missing on American Idol this year.
ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. -- The Harvest of Hope, an event to help migrant workers, was held here in St. Augustine, Fla., over the March 13 weekend. To those who ask, what are the youth doing today to change the world? This event should give us great hope!
CLEVELAND - Musicians at this city's famous orchestra are taking heat from phony populists, but their union's firmness sets an example that is good for the entire labor movement.
This is the season of 'best of the year' and 'best of the decade' lists when it comes to books, movies, music and more. I decided to compile a list of some of the best and most influential protest music from the past ten years.
There is much to be told about the message of the holiday classic, "Wizard of Oz," beginning with its Oscar-winning lyricist Edgar Yipsel Harburg.
After discovering master recordings of the legendary Woody Guthrie in a Brooklyn basement, Rounder Records released a four-disc boxed set, "My Dusty Road."