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Cleve Duncan, whose plaintive tenor captured the heartache of teen love in the enduring 1954 doo-wop hit "Earth Angel," died Nov. 7 in Los Angeles. He was 78. A spokeswoman for the Inglewood Park Cemetery Mortuary confirmed his death but could not...
Pioneering rhythm-and-blues singer, songwriter, drummer, bandleader and disc jockey Johnny Otis made the kind of conscious life choice early on that few people have the inclination, or circumstance, to carry out. Born white, the son of Greek immigrant...
Born on a mountain farm near Weaverville, N.C., in 1907, Wade Mainer soaked up old songs ringing in the far hills and hollers. As a professional singer and banjo player, he would introduce that music to audiences throughout the nation and also pass it on...
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We live in a pop age gone loco for retro and crazy for commemoration. Band reformations and reunion tours, tribute albums and box sets, anniversary festivals and live performances of classic albums: Each new year is better than the previous year for music...
When Prince called into George Lopez's "Lopez Tonight" TV show in early April and announced that in less than a week he'd play the Inglewood Forum to kick off a string of 21 concerts in the region, some of his staunchest fans wondered whether he'd...
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Special to The TimesDuring the summer, ski resort towns don't close up shop. In fact, the warm-weather action can be more frenetic than the winter variety, what with golf, mountain biking, river rafting, hiking and more. Nowadays, there's more to your favorite ski resort in...
Lehigh Valley Music presents FESTBLOGAn annual popular music concert that for 25 years brought headline entertainers to the Lehigh Valley to raise funds for disabled and sick children, has been discontinued, the organization says. But a new event will take its place. Camelot for......
Lehigh Valley MusicTop 5 Concerts of the Coming Week: 1. WARPED TOUR The best thing about the Warped Tour, the 17-year-old new-music festival, is its sheer amount of entertainment. This year’s edition features 78 bands on 11 stages over 10 hours, with......
ReporterA fiddle player from West Virginia took top honors this year at the Old Fiddlers Convention in Galax. Jake Krack was named best all-around performer when the fiddlers convention wrapped up Saturday night. Mandolin players were in the spotlight on...
Monday, July 2 Movie time The Columbia Association Summer Lakefront Film Festival continues with "The Smurfs" (rated PG) at 8:30 p.m. at the Columbia Town Center Lakefront off Little Patuxent Parkway. Admission and parking are free. For more information,...
The last Coffee House of the season will take place at 7 p.m. Friday in the Community Ministry Center at Friedens Lutheran Church. Jerry Intihar, Johnstown's own "Polka King," will provide the entertainment. Intihar is well known around the area as...
Everyone has his or her own taste in music. We oldsters might think that modern rock or hip hop is a little strange, but still it remains to each his own. Music is the elixir of the soul, and it's wonderful to be able to tune the radio to your...
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