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  • John Lennon's 72nd birthday brings fans to his Hollywood star

    John Lennon's 72nd birthday brings fans to his Hollywood star
    It isn't always possible to meet your favorite star. In Los Angeles, you often settle for your star's star instead.
  • Alvin Lee dies at 68; guitar virtuoso with Ten Years After

    Alvin Lee dies at 68; guitar virtuoso with Ten Years After
    At the Woodstock music festival in 1969, the British blues-rock band Ten Years After burst onto the U.S. music scene with a searing rendition of "I'm Going Home" featuring the fleet-fingered Alvin Lee whaling away on guitar. When the "Woodstock"...

    Victor Spinetti dies at 82; Tony winner, actor in Beatles films

    Victor Spinetti dies at 82; Tony winner, actor in Beatles films
    Victor Spinetti, a comic actor and raconteur who won a Tony on Broadway and the adoration of Beatles fans when he appeared in three of the Fab Four's movies, died Tuesday in Monmouth, England. He was 82. The cause was cancer, said Barry Burnett, the...

    Bert Weedon dies at 91; guitarist and author of 'Play in a Day' book

    Bert Weedon dies at 91; guitarist and author of 'Play in a Day' book
    Bert Weedon was a legendary British guitar player who influenced a generation of budding rock stars with his popular "Play in a Day" instructional book. Eric Clapton, Brian May, Pete Townshend, Paul McCartney, John Lennon and George Harrison are among...

    Ravi Shankar dies at 92; sitar master

    Ravi Shankar dies at 92; sitar master
    Ravi Shankar was already revered as a master of the sitar in 1966 when he met George Harrison, the Beatle who became his most famous disciple and gave the Indian musician-composer unexpected pop-culture cachet. Suddenly the classically trained Shankar...