We’re jumping on this a little late, but it’s too entertaining to ignore. Over the weekend a recording of the latter portions of a phone call between tech-journalist, Ryan Block, and an unnamed customer service rep — for a very popular cable TV and Internet provider — hit the Web.
Tommy “Tommy Ramone” Erdelyi, the original drummer and last-surviving member of the first line-up of the Ramones — widely acknowledged as one of the most influential rock ‘n’ roll bands to ever have existed — died on Friday at age 65.
Legendary jazz pioneer, Charlie Haden, a bassist, composer, and bandleader best known for the groundbreaking recordings he made as a member of Ornette Coleman’s late-50s/early-60s quartet — but whose list of noteworthy accomplishments stretches decades beyond that impressive association — died on Friday at age 76.
Earlier this week, country superstar Garth Brooks – one of the best-selling recording artists of all-time — promised a Thursday press conference and big announcements. Thursday arrived, and so did the news.