- Kentucky folksinger, dulcimer player Jean Ritchie dies at 92 Updated: Jun-02-15 4:35 pm
NEW YORK - Jean Ritchie, the Kentucky-born folksinger who brought the centuries-old ballads she grew up with to a wide audience from the 1950s onward, died Monday evening. She was 92. Ritchie died in her home in Berea, Kentucky, with family around her, her niece Judy Hudson said.
- Correction: Obit-Johnny Gimble story Updated: May-11-15 5:34 pm
DRIPPING SPRINGS, Texas - In a story May 9 about the death of fiddler Johnny Gimble, The Associated Press erroneously reported Gimble's age when he died. He was 88 years old, not 89.
- Julio Iglesias receives honorary degree from Berklee Updated: May-09-15 5:49 pm
BOSTON - Julio Iglesias and three other prominent music industry figures have received honorary degrees from Boston's Berklee College of Music at its commencement.