David Bowie has died

By: The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — David Bowie, the other-worldly musician who broke pop and rock boundaries with his creative musicianship, nonconformity, striking visuals and a genre-spanning persona he christened Ziggy Stardust, died of cancer Sunday.

Download “Mama Needs the Bottle” from A Shadow of Jaguar

Rock 'n' roll really has a thing for mothers. Rolling Stone magazine even once argued that the first rock 'n' roll song was also Elvis' first release, "That's All Right," a song consoling mama by saying "that's all right, any way you do." Perhaps musicians are especially sensitive people with a soft spot for their moms, and perhaps they see how the life of a musician can be tough on momma.

B.B. King, “King of the Blues”, dead at 89

BY KEN RITTER ASSOCIATED PRESS LAS VEGAS (AP) -- B.B. King, whose scorching guitar licks and heartfelt vocals made him the idol of generations of musicians and fans while earning him the nickname King of the Blues, died late Thursday at home in Las Vegas.