Ravi Shankar

From L to R: Al Jackson, Jr., Booker T. Jones, Donald "Duck" Dunn, and Steve Cropper (AP Photo).

Levon, Whitney, Robin: Saying Farewell To Those Who Passed In 2012

As we say farewell to 2012, we honor the legendary artists who we lost this year. Whitney Houston 1963 – 2012 One of the world’s best-selling music artists, Whitney Houston sold over 170 million albums, singles […]

12/28/2012

Ravi Shankar and daughter Anoushka Shankar

JACK’s Inside Track: Ravi Shankar

We lost a legend today…

104.1 JACK-FM–12/12/2012

Indian musician Ravi Shankar. (Shaun Curry/AFP/Getty Images)

Indian Sitar Virtuoso Ravi Shankar Dies In California At 92

With an instrument perplexing to most Westerners, Ravi Shankar helped connect the world through music. The sitar virtuoso hobnobbed with the Beatles, became a hippie musical icon and spearheaded the first rock benefit concert as he introduced traditional Indian ragas to Western audiences over a nearly century-long career.

12/12/2012

JACK’s Inside Track: Fiona & Norah

Fiona Apple used to go out with David Blaine, the trickless magician. Norah Jones just did a record with Danger Mouse from Gnarls Barkley. CeeLo Green is on The Voice. Coincidence? I think not…

01/24/2012

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