American Idol contestants tackle some of the greatest Motown hits in a last effort to secure a spot in the top 10. Jacob Lusk, James Durbin and Scotty McCreery deliver while Stefano Langone struggles.
Dr. Dre and Justin Bieber had fans and viewers talking about this year's Grammy Awards show. It was the first time Dr. Dre has appeared on live TV in over ten years.
Esperanza Spalding poses backstage with the award for Best New Artist at the 53rd annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on Feb. 13.
But the boundaries are clearly drawn.
Through interviews and film clips, 'Phil Ochs: There But for Fortune' creates a complex and fascinating portrait of the counterculture folk singer.
Gift guides are popular this time of year, especially for the procrastinating shopper. Check out the Monitor holiday gift guides, which include classic and foreign TV programs in DVD sets.
John Lennon’s life was as inspired and messy as were the 1960s.
Music is appreciated throughout the year and makes a great holiday gift for family and friends. Here are some suggestions – ranging from Ken Burns' 'Baseball' soundtrack to Dave Brubeck – recommended by the Monitor staff. Click on the link at the end of each item to purchase on amazon.com, and a small percentage will go to support the Monitor.
New releases of 1960s recordings show Bob Dylan's early genius.
Soul music singers Mavis Staples and Bettye LaVette bring a rare maturity and authority to the age of 'American Idol.'