- Bernie Worrell, masterful P-Funk keyboardist, dead at 72 Updated: Jun-24-16 5:29 pm
NEW YORK - Bernie Worrell, the ingenious "Wizard of Woo" whose amazing array of keyboard sounds and textures helped define the Parliament-Funkadelic musical empire and influenced performers of funk, rock, hip-hop and other genres, has died.
- Australian elections a bore next to US, and that's a relief Updated: Jun-16-16 6:27 am
SYDNEY - The election campaign underway in Australia is often summed up by the local media with the following words: "A marathon." ''Endless." ''Exhausting." That endless, exhausting marathon lasts a whopping eight weeks - an eternity for Australians who cannot conceive of the years-long campaigning Americans are subjected to by their presidential candidates.