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  • Beyond the Luau

    Beyond the Luau
    If you doubt the influence of Hawaiian music, consider the following: The YouTube clip of ukulele virtuoso Jake Shimabukuro playing George Harrison’s “While My Guitar Gently Weeps” has nearly 8 million views. Eddie Vedder of Pearl Jam...
  • The Sunday Conversation: Ravi Shankar 'fell in love' with California

    The Sunday Conversation: Ravi Shankar 'fell in love' with California
    Ravi Shankar, 91, India's most famous classical musician in the West since his collaborations with Beatle George Harrison and violinist Yehudi Menuhin in the 1960s, makes an infrequent concert appearance when he performs at the Terrace Theater in Long...
  • Singing the Citys Praises

    Born on Vancouver Island in British Columbia, I’ve lived my entire adult life in Los Angeles, but I remain a big Canadian flag waver. Victoria may be the greatest city in which to grow up, but L.A. may well be the greatest city to live out your dreams....
  • Delaney Bramlett; songwriter who wrote 'Let It Rain'

    Delaney Bramlett, 69, a singer, songwriter and producer who penned classic rock songs such as "Let It Rain" and worked with musicians George Harrison and Eric Clapton, died Saturday at UCLA Ronald Reagan Medical Center in Los Angeles as a result of...
  • Allen Klein dies at 77; powerful figure in music world

    Allen Klein dies at 77; powerful figure in music world
    Allen Klein, the brash music mogul whose five-decade career included stints as the business manager for the Beatles and the Rolling Stones, died Saturday in New York. He was 77. Klein died after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer's disease, according to Bob...
  • French design firm H5 eyes Oscar glory with 'Logorama'

     
    The Paris-based design company H5 has built its reputation primarily on commercials and music videos. In the U.S., its best-known work includes innovative videos for Massive Attack and Röyksopp, as well as the hard-to-get-out-of-your-head commercials for...
  • Live review: Paul McCartney rocks the Hollywood Bowl [Updated]

     
    It’s hard to think of much in the pop music world more impressive than a 67-year-old musician holding forth for nearly three hours, outdoors on a chilly March night, while delivering some three dozen songs, the least of which would......
  • Album review: Ringo Starr's 'Y Not'

     
    During a recent sit-down with Elvis Costello on his Sundance Channel music-interview show "Spectacle," U2 singer Bono talked about the importance in life of sustained effort along a particular direction, a thought that's inescapable listening to the...
  • Cast for Beatles' 'Yellow Submarine' remake reported to be set

     
    Already remade into video game characters, the Beatles are now one step closer to getting the modern 3-D treatment. Director Robert Zemeckis has reportedly zeroed in on the cast for his computer animated take on the 1968 film "Yellow Submarine."......
  • Ringo Starr's Q&A at the Grammy Museum

     
    The Grammy Museum has landed an impressive roster of artists for its series of question-and-answer and performance sessions in the year since it opened at the L.A. Live complex downtown. Among the participants: Brian Wilson, Smokey Robinson, Annie Lennox,...
  • 40th anniversary 'Give Peace a Chance' benefits U.N. Peacebuilding Fund

     
    Yoko Ono and Sean and Julian Lennon have authorized a 40th anniversary digital single of the John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band track “Give Peace a Chance” to generate funds for the U.N. Peacebuilding Fund. It’s available for download for $1.29 starting.....