Debra Filcman is a Chicago-based freelance journalist.
Heartbreakers Take on New Role as Evangelists for Tom Petty
After decades of performing with the band leader, members now spread the word about his work.
12 Rock Stars Who Used to Be Teachers
These renowned musicians have at least one thing in common: They commanded classrooms before commanding stages.
‘Mild Stroke’ Forces Dickey Betts to Cancel Tour
Former Allman Brothers Band guitarist Dickey Betts has canceled three upcoming tour dates after suffering "post-stroke repercussions."
45 Years Ago: Stevie Wonder Visits ‘Sesame Street’
The 23-year-old played 'Superstition' for the kids, and taught Grover how to sing.
Bob Dylan Announces U.S. Fall Tour
Following a string of dates in Australia and New Zealand, the singer-songwriter will hit more than 30 U.S. cities.
Glenn Frey and J.D. Souther’s ‘Longbranch/Pennywhistle’ Is Getting Reissued
Nearly 50 years after its initial release, collaboration between late Eagles co-founder and longtime songwriting partner is getting a second chance.
Dee Snider Says Twisted Sister Shouldn’t Be in the Rock Hall
Frontman says band has been influential but doesn't rise to Hall of Fame level.
Inspiration for Beatles’ ‘Strawberry Fields Forever’ to Reopen
As a child, John Lennon would hop the wall at the Strawberry Field orphanage to play with the kids who lived there.
New ‘Bad Reputation’ Trailer Details Joan Jett’s Rise to the Top
Upcoming documentary shows how bad-ass singer busted '70s rock 'n' roll boys' club.
Former Chicago Drummer Tris Imboden Lists ‘Relaxed and Elegant’ Malibu Mobile Home for $3.…
After leaving band earlier this year, drummer puts glamorous mobile home on that market.