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Folk (genre)

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  • Pop music and jazz figures

    Pop music and jazz figures Bob Popescu, 77; co-owner of Catalina Bar & Grill, turned the Los Angeles club into one of the top jazz venues in the country (Jan. 5) Ken Nelson, 84; longtime Capitol Records talent scout had an ear for country music (Jan. 6)...
  • New CDs: Tom Morello, Mercury Rev, Kellie Pickler

    New CDs: Tom Morello, Mercury Rev, Kellie Pickler
    Tom Morello: The Nightwatchman "The Fabled City" (Epic) * * * Some people think folk music is more honest than other forms, but it's also rich territory for alter egos. Bob Dylan called himself Blind Boy Grunt to continue making folk recordings as he...
  • Hollywood A-Z: Bob Dylan

    Hollywood A-Z: Bob Dylan
  • Hayes Carll comes in from the cold

    Hayes Carll comes in from the cold
    NASHVILLE -- Hayes Carll, 32, arranges his long limbs around a high-top table in the bar of a trendy Nashville restaurant. He's clearly out of place, but frequenting these locales comes with the new visibility he's earned as one of the most talked about...
  • Suze Rotolo's revealing look at young Bob Dylan

    Suze Rotolo's revealing look at young Bob Dylan
    NEW YORK -- It was one of the most iconic record album covers ever released, and Suze Rotolo was part of it: On a snowy day in 1963, she snuggled with Bob Dylan as the two walked down a Greenwich Village street. "The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan" went on to...
  • Bronfman plays Salonen's Piano Concerto

    Bronfman plays Salonen's Piano Concerto
    On Feb. 1, 2007, the New York Philharmonic premiered Esa-Pekka Salonen’s Piano Concerto, his most ambitious orchestral score. The Big Apple's skeptical concert-goers and critics, proudly sporting their late-model flashiness detectors, responded with...
  • For Jaymay, each song is a piece of her soul

    For Jaymay, each song is a piece of her soul
    JAYMAY will have to get used to this recurring little scene: the TV cameras and applause signs, the cue cards and her own face staring back from the video monitors. This sometimes happens to a young troubadour on the rise, even a singer-songwriter and...
  • Jypsi: A family band's breakthrough plans

    Jypsi: A family band's breakthrough plans
    THE STAR-MAKING machine in Nashville does a lot of things well, but nurturing musicians who work outside the box isn't one of them. In the 1950s, Buddy Holly was rebuffed when he first recorded there, and Willie Nelson and Waylon Jennings spent most of...
  • Mary Travers dies at 72; folk singer performed with the trio Peter, Paul and Mary

    Mary Travers dies at 72; folk singer performed with the trio Peter, Paul and Mary
    Mary Travers, the clarion-voiced female third of the quintessential folk trio Peter, Paul and Mary whose harmony-laden recordings of politically minded songs by Bob Dylan and Pete Seeger ushered them to the top of the sales charts in the 1960s, died...
  • For Esa-Pekka Salonen, it's been 'a tough year'

    For Esa-Pekka Salonen, it's been 'a tough year'
    Esa-Pekka Salonen always said he wanted to leave the Los Angeles Philharmonic while he was ahead. In April he did, finishing his 17-year run as music director in remarkable fashion. At the end of his last concert, a quiet chord of Stravinsky's "Symphony...
  • Save Film at LACMA channels Bob Dylan in video short

    Save Film at LACMA channels Bob Dylan in video short