Tag: Pop and Rock Music

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Playlist: The Playlist: Gregory Porter Celebrates Nat King Cole and 8 More New Songs

Advertisement Gregory Porter’s new album pays tribute to one of his major influences: Nat King Cole.CreditJacob Blickenstaff for...

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The Hidden History of Japan’s Folk-Rock Boom

That meant complex wordplay and ambiguities created through deliberate mispronunciation. Most of the band’s lyrics were by its...

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Pop, Rock and Jazz in NYC This Week

DANNY L HARLE at Brooklyn Night Bazaar (Oct. 27, 8 p.m.). Perhaps the most pop-friendly member of the...

A painting of a snowman holding a rocket launcher in the window at the Irish Republican Prisoners Welfare Association's office
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New Orleans Marks Fats Domino’s Death in Its Usual Style: With a Party

“It’s odd to say this, but I feel like I did when Prince died,” Mr. Perrine said. “When...

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Fats Domino Songs: Listen to 12 Essential Tracks

Photo Fats Domino sang songs about heartbreak and betrayal with such sly humor, they sounded like a good...

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Album Review: Weezer’s Pop-Rock Defies a Hip-Hop World on ‘Pacific Daydream’

Photo Weezer’s “Pacific Daydream” lives up to its title with echoes of the Beach Boys, but also includes...

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Fats Domino, 89, One of Rock ’n’ Roll’s First Stars, Is Dead

Photo Mr. Domino performing in 2007 on NBC’s “Today” show. Credit Richard Drew/Associated Press Fats Domino, the New...

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Pink’s ‘Beautiful Trauma’ Is No. 1 With Big Sales in a Streaming World

Photo Pink’s “Beautiful Trauma” debuted at the top of the Billboard album chart with 408,000 sales in the...

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Julien Baker Bravely Confronts Her Traumas and Fears

While Ms. Baker’s songs are exquisitely somber, the singer was cheerful and voluble across a cafe table. “It...

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Popcast: The Persistence of Pink and Kelly Clarkson, Outspoken Pop Survivors

Photo On Kelly Clarkson’s “Meaning of Life,” the singer embraces the sound she favored in her youth: soul....