Clarence Fountain Dies at 88

R.I.P Clarence Fountain Clarence Fountain, a founding member of the gospel group Blind Boys of Alabama, has died. His manager Charles Driebe confirmed to Pitchfork that Fountain died on Sunday in a Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He was 88. Throughout his nearly 70-year career, Fountain and the group worked with Lou Reed, Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon, […]

Alice Cooper Leads Songwriters Hall Of Fame Nominees

Alice Cooper is among the nominees under consideration for induction into The Songwriters Hall Of Fame. Joining Cooper on the latest nominees list are John Mellencamp, Chrissie Hynde of The Pretenders, Tom Waits, The Isley Brothers and Mariah Carey, among others. A songwriter must be a published writer for a minimum of 20 years with […]