Mavis Staples, the gospel and R&B legend who was a prominent voice of the civil rights movement, was one of the artists recognized at Tuesday night’s Kennedy Center Honors in a flawless performance by Bonnie Raitt and Andra Day.
I knew I was going to cry during Bonnie Raitt’s show, I just didn’t know how much. It settled at somewhere around four or five times during a two-hour set, which I’ll assume for my own benefit is an amount Raitt would be okay with, given that she was right there with me for some of those tears.
In today’s Tweet Beat, Kelly Clarkson looks very happy, Coco learns something new and Yoko is back to being Yoko.
Whoa, it's Bonnie Raitt's 65th birthday today, so let's celebrate one of the greatest guitarists of all time!
Last night, luminaries gathered in Washington, DC for the 35th Kennedy Center Honors at the Kennedy Center. National treasures ahoy!
Every few years someone pens a piece about how women in rock are finally mainstream, pointing to the "emergence" of female singer-songwriters as proof. This weekend, The Telegraph, in an article about the "New Girl Power" in rock, declared that the mainstream music industry "has rarely invested in girls with guitars:…