Friday, January 21, 2022

Acclaimed Conceptual artist John Baldessari dies at 88

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JOHN ROGERS Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — John Baldessari, who pioneered a new genre of art in the 1970s and in the process helped...

DJ Imus, made and betrayed by his mouth, dead at 79

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DAVID BAUDER AP Media Writer COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Disc jockey Don Imus, whose career was made and then undone by his acid tongue...

‘Mame,’ ‘Hello, Dolly!’ composer Jerry Herman dies at 88

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MARK KENNEDY Associated Press Tony Award-winning composer Jerry Herman, who wrote the cheerful, good-natured music and lyrics for such classic shows as "Mame," "Hello, Dolly!"...

Songwriter Allee Willis, who did “Friends” theme, dies

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Allee Willis, a songwriter whose work included the Broadway musical "The Color Purple" as well as the theme song from...

Junior Johnson, “The Last American Hero,” dies at 88

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JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer Robert Glenn "Junior" Johnson, the moonshine runner turned NASCAR driver described as "The Last American Hero" by author Tom...

Snowboarding visionary Jake Burton Carpenter dies at 65

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EDDIE PELLS AP National Writer Whether you had a gold medal hanging from your neck, were just learning how to stand on a snowboard, or...

Obit: Acclaimed novelist Ernest Gaines dies at 86

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NEW ROADS, La. (AP) — Novelist Ernest J. Gaines, whose poor childhood on a small Louisiana plantation town germinated the stories of black struggles...