"Star Trek Into Darkness" opens on a primitive planet, where the natives are restless and a volcano, in mid-eruption, traps First Officer Spock (Zachary Quinto) over a boiling ocean of lava.
Muddy Waters got it right with his anthemic song, “The Blues Had a Baby and They Named It Rock and Roll.” And few figures ever personified that evolutionary link as clearly as Big Joe Turner, the blues shouter–turned–early rock and roll hero, who celebrates a birthday — it would have been his 102nd — on May 18. “Shake, Rattle and Roll,” Turner’s signature 1954 hit, is a crystal clear example of a
MALMO, Sweden (Reuters) - Singers from 26 countries began battling it out on Saturday night for the crown of glitzy pop in the Eurovision Song Contest, returning this year to the homeland of ABBA, the Swedish band it propelled to global superstardom.
The Eurovision Song Contest is under way in the Swedish city of Malmo as 26 countries compete in front of millions of TV viewers.