2001 – Returning home after a 46-year absence, gui… Read more

2001 – Returning home after a 46-year absence, gui…

2001 – Returning home after a 46-year absence, guitarist Carlos Santana unveils a plaque in Autlan De Navarro declaring him the “favorite son” of the west-central Mexican town. Mayor Armando Perez also gives Santana the keys to the town where he spent his early childhood and where his father was a well-known musician. The town’s […]

1999 – The Artist Formerly Known As Prince steals … Read more

1999 – The Artist Formerly Known As Prince steals …

1999 – The Artist Formerly Known As Prince steals the show at the second annual Yahoo! Internet Life Awards, held at Studio 54 in New York. He wins best Internet-only single (“War”) and leads an impromptu musical reunion that features James Brown saxophonist Maceo Parker and four members of Sly & the Family Stone.

1998 – Ray Charles celebrates his 50th year in the… Read more

1998 – Ray Charles celebrates his 50th year in the…

1998 – Ray Charles celebrates his 50th year in the music industry by performing with an all-star reunion band at the 15th annual Chicago Blues Festival in Grant Park. He is joined by David “Fathead” Newman, Hank Crawford, and Leroy “Hog” Cooper on saxes and Philip Guilbeau on trumpet. Mabel John, a former Raelett performs […]