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Black singer says white woman assaulted him over Trayvon Martin song

By Ronnie Cohen SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – An African American performer who was shoved after he dedicated a song to slain Florida teenager Trayvon Martin at a California music festival filed a lawsuit on Monday against the white woman who he said assaulted him onstage. Prosecutors have charged Dinalynn Andrews-Potter,…

Musician Lester Chambers: I am the 99 percent, screwed by the music industry

The lead singer of the 1960s soul rock group The Chambers Brothers is barely surviving on his meager income, even though his voice has appeared on hundreds of albums, movies, TV shows and commercials. While musicians have penchant for squandering their money on luxuries or drug addictions, 72-year-old Lester Chambers…