Debra Filcman is a Chicago-based freelance journalist.
Brenda Lee Eager Turns Out to Be Prince’s ‘Somebody': 365 Prince Songs in a Year
Brenda Lee Eager co-wrote Prince's 1996 'Emancipation' song, "Somebody's Somebody."
Sitting at the Piano, Prince Calls Out His ‘Heroes': 365 Prince Songs in a Year
On his "Piano and a Microphone" tour, Prince honored the many musicians who influenced him, including the late David Bowie, whose "Heroes" he covered.
Dolores O’Riordan Poured Her Pain and Rage Into the Cranberries’ ‘Zombie’
From the start, Dolores O'Riordan knew "Zombie" wouldn't be one of the sweet ballads fans had come to expect from the Cranberries.
Jack White Announces 2018 North American Tour
Following news of an imminent solo record release, Jack White has announced an extensive North American tour to begin in April 2018.
Jack White Announces New Album, ‘Boarding House Reach’ Details: Release Date, Cover Art + …
Jack White is set to release his first new solo album in four years, 'Boarding House Reach.'
Funk Music Hall of Fame Opens in Dayton, Ohio
The long-awaited Funk Music Hall of Fame and Exhibition Center in Dayton, Ohio, has had its soft opening and expects a full opening this spring.
Prince Claps New Life Into ‘Thunder’ for Joffrey Ballet
Days after the release of "Thunder" on 'Diamonds and Pearls,' Prince composed an extended version of the song for the Joffrey Ballet.
Belinda Carlisle and ABC To Headline 2018 Retro Futura Tour
Belinda Carlisle and ABC will co-headline the 2018 Retro Futura Tour, which features an all-'80s bill.
David Byrne Announces New ‘American Utopia’ Album, ‘Everybody’s Coming to My House’ Single
David Byrne is putting out his first solo album in 14 years, and previewing it with the single "Everybody’s Coming to My House."
Juliana Hatfield’s New Album Is Hopelessly Devoted to Olivia Newton-John
Juliana Hatfield is set to release an album of Olivia-Newton John covers in April 2018.