Chris Rainbow, a singer whose credits include a string of hit albums with the Alan Parsons Project and a stint in Camel, has died.
Roger Waters' longtime support of the Palestine people has prompted him to write open letters to artists such as Neil Young in the past.
Lady Antebellum's 'Need You Now' was a crossover smash in 2010, and a multiple Grammy winner the following year, but it was also dogged by accusations that it was an obvious (and uncredited) rewrite of the Alan Parsons Project's 1982 hit 'Eye in the Sky.'
Conventional wisdom suggests that middle-of-the-road (MOR) soft rock and highbrow intellectual conceits shouldn’t make for happy bedfellows. But that was before they converged in the Alan Parsons Project, which built a remarkably successful career by applying pop music of many stripes to Steely Dan’s studio-bound perfectionism and Pink Floyd’s dreamy progressive rock signature.