Joan Baez

  • Associated Press Aug 4, 2019

    Oscar-Winning Documentary Maker D.A. Pennebaker Dies at 94

    D.A. Pennebaker, the Oscar-winning documentary maker whose historic contributions to American culture and politics included immortalizing a young Bob Dylan in “Don’t Look Back” and capturing the spin behind Bill Clinton’s 1992 presidential campaign in “The War Room,” has died. He was 94. Pennebaker, who received an honorary Academy Award in 2013, died Thursday of natural causes at his home...

  • NEW YORK Jul 31, 2019

    Organizers Finally Cancel Troubled Woodstock 50 Festival

    Woodstock 50 is officially canceled. Organizers announced Wednesday that the troubled festival that hit a series of setbacks in the last four months won’t take place next month.

  • NEW YORK Apr 7, 2017

    Tupac, Pearl Jam, Journey Inducted Into Rock Hall of Fame

    Seattle rockers Pearl Jam, the late rapper Tupac Shakur and 1970s hitmaking band Journey were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on Friday night....
    Joan Baez, Electric Light Orchestra and Yes were also part of the 2017 class inducted at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, which kicked off with a tribute to Chuck Berry....
    The new inductees...

  • rapper Apr 5, 2017

    David Letterman Replaces Neil Young at Rock Hall Show

    David Letterman will replace an ailing Neil Young as the person inducting Pearl Jam into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame on Friday.

  • Singer Mar 31, 2017

    Journey Keyboardist Talks Rock Hall Reunion With Steve Perry

    Journey keyboardist Jonathan Cain says former singer Steve Perry will be in attendance when the band is inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

  • rapper Mar 29, 2017

    Snoop Dogg to Induct Tupac Into Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

    Snoop Dogg will induct the late rapper Tupac Shakur into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, while Pharrell Williams will induct Nile Rodgers during the ceremony in Brooklyn next month. The Rock & Roll Hall announced Wednesday additional guests who’ll be on hand April 7 at the Barclays Center to induct this year’s newest class.

  • Los Angeles Nov 11, 2016

    ‘Hallelujah’ Singer-Songwriter Leonard Cohen Dies at 82

    Leonard Cohen, the baritone-voiced Canadian singer-songwriter who seamlessly blended spirituality and sexuality in songs like “Hallelujah,” ”Suzanne” and “Bird on a Wire,” has died at age 82, his son said. “My father passed away peacefully at his home in Los Angeles,” Adam Cohen said in a statement Thursday. “He was writing up until his last moments with his unique brand...

  • Singer Oct 18, 2016

    Tupac Shakur, Pearl Jam Lead Rock Hall of Fame Ballot

    The late rapper Tupac Shakur and Seattle-based rockers Pearl Jam are among the first-time nominees on the ballot for induction next year into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Nine of the 19 acts nominated are on the ballot for the first time, with Shakur and Pearl Jam in their first year of eligibility. More than 800 artists, historians...

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