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Petition: RIP, Tom - Build a Statue of Tom Petty in Gainesville, Florida
Offbeat  (tags: Tom Petty, honor the dead, musician, statue, society, music icon, legendary artists )

- 597 days ago -
Tom Petty was the classic American song writer and deserves a statue built in his honor in his birthplace of Gainesville, Florida. His tragic death at the age of 66, following his triumphant final U.S. tour, has his fans in shock. This would...
Jungle   video
Offbeat  (tags: Tash Sultana, Australian artist, Jungle, music, musician )

- 628 days ago -
Those who caught the Tash Sultana video I placed on last time seemed to enjoy this young artist out of Australia. This is the song that caught on and become her launch song. She is now touring the world. Enjoy
Musicians From Cher to Jason Isbell Post Heartfelt Tributes to Gregg Allman
Offbeat  (tags: Greg Allman, Cher, death, musician, tributes, I'm No Angel, Allman Brothers )

- 725 days ago -
The death of Gregg Allman has led to heartfelt social media tributes from the musicians he influenced and inspired, starting with Cher, who was married to Allman from 1975 to 1979.
Mandy Harvey: Singer Finds Her Sound After Going Deaf (VIDEO - Do Watch)
Offbeat  (tags: unusual, off-beat, performance, interesting, Mandy Harvey, feeling, music, singer, deaf, musician )

- 739 days ago -
Mandy Harvey always knew she wanted to be a musician, but after losing her hearing at 18, she questioned her direction in life. Now, a decade later, she has three albums under her belt, and tours with a band. How does she do it? The BBC went to find out.
Scatterlings of Africa   video
Offbeat  (tags: Africa, South Africa, Johnny Clegg, musician, apartheid, activist )

- 784 days ago -
Johnny Clegg dancer, anthropologist, singer, songwriter, academic, activist, campaigned against the injustice of apartheid South Africa, French knight, member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire.
Call To Arms   video
Offbeat  (tags: Call to Arms, SNL, Sturgill Simpson, musician, music video, anti war song, drugs, Afghanistan )

- 808 days ago -
Due to the fact that he is not one to filter his opinions when speaking, Sturgill Simpson is not a very well know musician. During his moments on SNL, he was allowed to sing one of his most empowering anti-war songs from all of his albums: Call to Arms.
Leonard Cohen Dies at Age 82
Offbeat  (tags: Leonard Cohen, musician, songwriter, poet, passed away )

- 923 days ago -
"I get tagged as an art-song intellectual," Leonard Cohen observed during the early 80s. "But I've always tried to have hits." Cohen -- who died at the age of 82 -- didn't have any of those. But the poet, songwriter and singer wielded
16 of the Finest Songs From Sir Elton
Offbeat  (tags: Sir Elton John, Eccentric Soul, musician, Music Videos )

- 997 days ago -
In his five-decade career, the Rocket Man, best known as Sir Elton John, has sold more than 300 million records, making him one of the most successful solo artists of all time.
Power In The Blood By Buffy Sainte Marie   video
Offbeat  (tags: Buffy Sainte Marie, Power In The Blood, video, woman warrior, musician, singer, legend, icon, activist )

- 1209 days ago -
No time for spin Doctors medicine Corporation Government selling me some cover up. Weaponized and pesticides poisoning my groceries nothing but another drug another license they can buy and sell. When that call it comes I will say no no no to war.
Heroes A Tribute To David Bowie   video
Offbeat  (tags: David Bowie, Heroes, musician, performer, singer )

- 1228 days ago -
I'm so sorry to learn that one of my favorite performers, musician and singer, has taken his journey. So long David thanks for the many hours of joy to my ears and eyes. Gentle journey to the Star Nation.
Going Down To The River   video
Offbeat  (tags: Doug Seegers, musician, homeless, Nashville, Magnus Carlson, Jill Johnson, New York, talented, Sweden )

- 1896 days ago -
Doug Seegers is a homeless street musician born in New York who lives in Nashville. A truly talented musician that deserves to get a roof over his head. Help him become famous by spreading the word and purchasing the song he wrote. The link is below.
Pigeon Droppings Cut Concert Short
Offbeat  (tags: americans, animals, bizarre, environment, funny, goodnews, humans, humor, interesting, news, off-beat, odd, performance, unusual, celebrities, pigeons, musician )

- 3223 days ago -
Kings of Leon abruptly stopped their concert on Friday because pigeons began raining down tokens of affection on the band. Daily Mail explains: Jared Followill (bassist) had been hit several times already when a particularly large splat landed on his face
OneRepublic's Ryan Tedder in Peta2 ABC Ad Animal Birth Control-Sign Pledge-VIDEO
Offbeat  (tags: animals, arts, music, musician, goodnews, spay neuter peta2 )

- 3487 days ago -
OneRepublic frontman Ryan Tedder is a huge animal lover who wants his fans to know that ending the dog and cat overpopulation crisis is as easy as ABC--animal birth control. In fact, the Grammy-nominated singer and songwriter feels so strongly about help
Drummer for ABBA Found Dead at Home in Mallorca
Offbeat  (tags: death, musician, music, legends, accident, sadness, performance, culture, police )

- 4084 days ago -
MADRID, Spain (AP) -- A former drummer for the Swedish pop band ABBA was found dead with cuts to his neck in the garden of his house on the Spanish island of Mallorca. The world of entertainment loses a great musician!!!!!

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