The cause of his untimely death was most likely glioblastoma, the same type of brain cancer that killed Senators Edward M. Kennedy in 2009 and John McCain this September.
By Dr. Howard Markel
Believed to be named "Fragile," at least according to Rolling Stones fan websites, the song is a slow love ballad that has Mick Jagger and Carly Simon seemingly sitting together at a piano and singing.
By Chris Lehourites, Associated Press
A legend is gone. Aretha Franklin, the “Queen of Soul,” died Thursday at age 76 in Detroit from pancreatic cancer. One of the best-selling musical artists of all times, she defined a generation of music with countless hits like “Think”…
By Judy Woodruff, Anne Azzi Davenport
Legendary singer Aretha Franklin died Thursday.
By Mesfin Fekadu, Hillel Italie, Associated Press
Growing up in a family with Chinese, Dutch-Indonesian and Native American ancestry, Kayla Briët says the first medium that really allowed her to express her identity was music. Briët offers her Brief but Spectacular take on storytelling through art, language…
By Jeffrey Brown
The lost recordings of jazz titan John Coltrane have been rediscovered and shared with the world. Jeffrey Brown visits the jazz great’s recording studio where the mystery began to take a listen to "Both Directions at Once: The Lost Album,"…
By Dan Cooney
Comedian Dave Chappelle sat down recently for an interview with the PBS NewsHour's Jeffrey Brown about his career in comedy, his four Netflix specials and the boundaries of humor. He also sang this.
By Joshua Barajas
These songs conjure up memories and refuse to take the summer off.
By Fred de Sam Lazaro
In a remote Himalayan community in India, admission to a school set up by a Canadian Jesuit priest meant more than a meal ticket for the children on the lowest rung of the traditional social hierarchy; each student was also…
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