LAS VEGAS (AP) — The lyrics blared loud and clear from San Jose State’s locker room Saturday night.
“You just call on me brother when you need a hand. We all need somebody to lean...
Bill Withers, who wrote and sang a string of soulful songs in the 1970s that have stood the test of time, including “ Lean on Me, ” “Lovely Day” and “Ain’t No Sunshine,” has died from heart...
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Cam Heyward walked into the Pittsburgh Steelers locker room earlier this week less than 24 hours removed from a humbling home loss to Jacksonville , his portable speaker blasting a playlist that served as a not so subliminal message for a team in search of good vibes.
Bedouine, "Bedouine" (Spacebomb Records)
Bedouine is Azniv Korkejian's alias and the title of her debut. It's a hushed, haunted, delicate wonder — a collection evoking 1970s singer-songwriters which pairs her thoughtful words with unfussy arrangements.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — About 4,500 degrees are being issued as part of West Virginia University's commencement weekend, including an honorary doctorate for "Ain't No Sunshine" singer Bill Withers.
The Dominion Post of Morgantown reports (http://bit.ly/2qeiqBF) that the weekend involves 17 ceremonies to hand out more than 3,000 undergraduate degrees, 915 master's and 531 doctorates.
Robert Cray, "Robert Cray & Hi Rhythm" (Jay-Vee Records)
Robert Cray teams up with the Hi Records rhythm section for a Memphis stroll of soulful sounds and evocative songs.
Working with drummer and producer Steve Jordan at that city's Royal Studios with musicians who backed Al Green, Ann Peebles and others there, Cray soaks up the character of the room for a set led by his expressive vocals and classy guitar licks.