Tag: Sting

classical crossover

Your Blind Date with Beethoven

Janet Jackson lifts Satie. Elvis sings Martini. The Stones raided the Renaissance. And let’s not even get started with the Beatles, who regularly tapped the classical music well.

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Performing on “SNL” with Sting

Guitarist-author Jeffrey Lee Campbell made his TV debut on “Saturday Night Live.” This excerpt from his memoir “Do Stand So Close: My Improbable Adventures As Sting’s Guitarist” recounts one night filled with fire drills, bad equipment, sake and a nervous run-in with an idol.


Rock Gets Presidential

From the Stones (“Sympathy for the Devil”) to Sting (“Russians”), rock invades the Oval Office.