Debra Filcman is a Chicago-based freelance journalist.
Elton John Mourns the Death of His Beloved Mother
A formative figure in Elton John's career, Sheila Farebrother encouraged her son to play piano, beginning at age 3.
Revisiting ‘WKRP in Cincinnati”s Classic Thanksgiving Episode
In 1978, a TV show about a fictional radio station in Cincinnati aired its most famous episode, one that culminated in 10 unforgettable words: “As God as my witness, I thought turkeys could fly.”
John Lennon’s Murderer, Mark Chapman, Says Jesus Has Forgiven Him
Mark Chapman, the man who murdered John Lennon, said he has been forgiven by Jesus.
Tom Jones Postpones U.S. Tour After Receiving ‘Medical Advice’
The U.S. tour that was to begin Wednesday is being rescheduled for May and June 2018.
45 Years Ago: Simon and Garfunkel Reunite for George McGovern
It had only been a year since Simon and Garfunkel called it quits, but they reunited for one time only — or so they thought — to support George McGovern’s presidential bid.
Paul Simon Announces ‘A Concert in Hyde Park’ Film and Album
His 'Graceland'-heavy performance at 2012's Hard Rock Calling Festival in London will premiere on PBS ahead of its release.
Don Henley Announces New Tour Dates, 70th Birthday Concert
Don Henley has a busy summer ahead, with added dates for his solo tour, a special 70th birthday concert and the first two Eagles performances since Glenn Frey's death.