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Los Angeles Times Staff WriterIN one, a poor woman from the west coast of Ireland flies, to the strains of a lonely Celtic melody, to Graceland to pay homage to Elvis Presley. In another, a British soldier wounded in World War II wanders London, recalling the days when he danced to...
firstname.lastname@example.orgCountry music legend Charley Pride never intended on breaking color barriers when it came to country music. He wanted to a break a different kind of record. One of 11 children who was born to sharecroppers in Sledge, Miss., Pride had dreams of being...
The archetype that governs the life stories of successful musicians, country and bluegrass legends in particular, involves one or more of the following elements: violent father; music career to escape a life picking cotton or mining coal; early mentor/...
VarietyAsk Neil Diamond, who receives a star today on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, the secret to his longevity and his answer is refreshingly simple: "Just work harder than everyone else." For decades now, the Grammy-winning singer-songwriter has put that ethic,...
CNNEarl Scruggs, whose distinctive picking style and association with Lester Flatt cemented bluegrass music's place in popular culture, died Wednesday of natural causes at a Nashville hospital, his son Gary Scruggs said. He was 88. "I realize his popularity...
"I’m coming down off the cloud. It'll take me a few days, but I expect I’ll get there," said 71-year-old drummer Dickie Harrell, who, as part of Gene Vincent's original band, was inducted into the Rock Hall of Fame on Saturday. A number of...
Lehigh Valley MusicThe songs The Ventures played at their show Friday at Musikfest Café at ArtsQuest in Bethlehem, in and of themselves, weren’t anything spectacular. Precision guitar notes, well-drummed backbeat, catchy melodies. The Ventures at Musikfest Cafe,...
The Aberdeen Community Concert Association begins its 73rd season Saturday with a 7:30 p.m. performance by the American Tenors at the Johnson Fine Arts Center. The show is the first of four concerts in the 2011-12 season. Season memberships will be...
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Van Hunt, who is back with a terrific new album that he will showcase Friday at Schubas, is trying to be philosophical about one of the worst periods of his life. In 2008, the acclaimed, Grammy-winning singer-songwriter was preparing to release his...
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Doyle Dykes, described by Chet Atkins as one of the finest fingerpicking guitarists around, will perform at 7 p.m. Monday at Engel Music, 209 S. Main St. Admission is $20. It will be the second visit to Engel Music by the guitar virtuoso, who toured...
Staff reporterPaul 1. 5 O'clock World - The Vogues 2. 9 to 5 - Dolly Parton 3. Working for the Weekend - Loverboy 4. Working My Way Back to You - Four Seasons 5. Workin' for a Livin' - Huey Lewis and the News Ed 1. Sloop John B - Beach Boys 2. Ding Dong, Ding Dong...
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