1998 – It is announced that a 53-year-old Englishw… Read more

1998 – It is announced that a 53-year-old Englishw…

1998 – It is announced that a 53-year-old Englishwoman by the name of Ingrid Pedersen has declared herself John Lennon’s half-sister. “Now at last I can admit who I am – the little sis John loved but could never find,” she says. Birth and adoption certificates appear to show she was born in Liverpool to […]

1998 – What some refer to as “Lilith Lite,” the Su… Read more

1998 – What some refer to as “Lilith Lite,” the Su…

1998 – What some refer to as “Lilith Lite,” the Suffragette Sessions Tour begins at the State Theater in Portland, Maine, with Indigo Girls, Gail Ann Dorsey, Lisa Germano, Lourdes Perez, Kate Schellenbach of Luscious Jackson, Jane Siberry, Jean Smith of Mecca Normal, Ann Wilson of Heart, Joshephine Wiggs of Breeders, Thalia Zedek of Come, […]

1998 – PBS premiers a documentary on Robbie Robert… Read more

1998 – PBS premiers a documentary on Robbie Robert…

1998 – PBS premiers a documentary on Robbie Robertson’s Indian heritage. “Robbie Robertson: Making A Noise – A Native American Musical Journey” features tracks from the artist’s current Capitol release, “Contact From The Underworld of Redboy,” as well as footage of him in concert and in the studio. Robertson, who earlier in the year was […]

1998 – Former Soviet president Mikhail Gorbachev i… Read more

1998 – Former Soviet president Mikhail Gorbachev i…

1998 – Former Soviet president Mikhail Gorbachev is among the 15,000 visitors at the 10th Popkomm music fair. Gorbachev promotes the album “Russian Memories” by Ermitage, a.k.a. Munich-based Hungarian composer Leslie Mandoki. Sales of the CD benefit Gorbachev’s Green Cross charity, which supports humanitarian and ecological projects.