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Singer Percy Sledge dies at 74

NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Percy Sledge, who soared from part-time singer and hospital orderly to lasting fame with his aching, forlorn performance on the classic "When a Man Loves a Woman," died Tuesday in Louisiana.

Venus Cruz to celebrate Billie Holiday with free Union Station show

Billie Holiday would have turned 100 on April 7, and while her Colorado connections are more of the occasional kind than the deep-rooted, she still performed here over the years at venues like the Rossonian Hotel — back in the early half of the 20th century when the historically black Five Points neighborhood was a cultural hub: the “Harlem of the West.” To celebrate Holiday’s legacy and vocal genius, veteran Denver jazz singer and KUVO radio host Venus Cruz is staging a free, two-hour tribute at the Great Hall in LoDo’s Union Station from 4 to 6 p.m.

Listen: Tame Impala shares “‘Cause I’m a Man,” announces new album, “Currents”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EyEB2AEqHxc After sharing its first new track last month, Tame Impala has released another new song, "'Cause I'm a Man", and officially announced the new album, "Currents." I take it Tame Impala has been listening to some Prince lately, given the downtempo bedroom feel of the funky new track, "'Cause I'm a Man." In March, Tame Impala shared a totally different side of the album with “Let It Happen,” a trippy and largely instrumental track that runs for nearly eight minutes.

Welcome to the new Reverb

Hey Reverb readers, By now you've noticed that things look a little different around here. We've spent the last few months working to give Reverb a complete overhaul, and we're proud to roll it out for you today.