| Jun 3, 2012
| 7:00 AM
San Diego could be improved. If the county had 75 miles of beaches instead of 70. If the Padres won a World Series or the Chargers won a Super Bowl. Or if the municipal sloganeers dropped "America's finest city" in favor of "You stay classy, San Diego."...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 10:00 AM
Fender Musical Instruments Corp., guitar maker to rock gods such as Jimi Hendrix, Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen and Kurt Cobain, said its initial public offering will likely price at $13 to $15 a share.
The company expects 10.7 million shares to be sold...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 3:08 PM
Call him the spy who (really) loved her.
A week after Adele's "Skyfall" became the first James Bond theme to win the Academy Award for original song, producers for the spy-film franchise have drafted Adele to sing for the next Bond movie, as well,...
| Oct 6, 2011
Bert Jansch, a revered, enigmatic Scottish singer-guitarist whose effect on a host of prominent musicians eclipsed his own fame, has died. He was 67.
Jansch died Wednesday at a hospital in London of lung cancer, a disease he first battled in 2009, his...
| Mar 15, 2011
Nearly everyone familiar with the history of the 1960s has heard of Timothy Leary and Ken Kesey, the pranksters who spread the gospel of psychedelics to the countercultural generation. But far fewer remember Owsley Stanley.
Stanley, who died Saturday...
| Jul 5, 2011
Jane Scott was a code breaker for the Navy during World War II. She owned a wind-up Victrola. And the first song she ever loved was from the big band era: a Jimmy Rushing hit for Count Basie called "Sent for You Yesterday (And Here You Come Today)." So...
| Nov 16, 2011
Bluesman collaborated with Stevie Ray Vaughan
Doyle Bramhall, 62, a blues singer, drummer and songwriter best known for his collaborations with the late guitarist Stevie Ray Vaughan, died Saturday at his home in Alpine, Texas, the Houston...
| Apr 27, 2011
Phoebe Snow, a singer and songwriter who gained fame with her 1974 self-titled album that featured the hit single "Poetry Man," has died. She was 60.
Snow died Tuesday in Edison, N.J., said Rick Miramontez, her longtime friend and public relations...
| Jul 24, 2011
British singer-songwriter Amy Winehouse was a phenomenon: a Jewish girl from a London suburb with a retro beehive, a devil-may-care attitude and a voice that channeled Aretha Franklin and Ruth Brown. Music industry figures on both sides of the Atlantic...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Jim Marshall, who was known as "The Father of Loud" for designing amplifiers ubiquitous in the rock world, has died at 88....