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  • New Outkast record rumored; Andre 3000 still may portray Jimi Hendrix

    New Outkast record rumored; Andre 3000 still may portray Jimi Hendrix
  • Southern California Close-Ups: San Diego, Coronado and La Jolla

    Southern California Close-Ups: San Diego, Coronado and La Jolla
    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."...
  • Fender IPO set at $13 to $15, values guitar maker at $395 million

    Fender IPO set at $13 to $15, values guitar maker at $395 million
    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...
  • Adele to sing for James Bond again?

    Adele to sing for James Bond again?
    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,...
  • Bert Jansch dies at 67; Scottish singer-guitarist influenced rock, folk greats

    Bert Jansch dies at 67; Scottish singer-guitarist influenced rock, folk greats
    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...
  • Owsley Stanley dies at 76; 'Acid King' of the '60s psychedelic era

    Owsley Stanley dies at 76; 'Acid King' of the '60s psychedelic era
    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...
  • Jane Scott dies at 92; longtime rock critic

    Jane Scott dies at 92; longtime rock critic
    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...
  • PASSINGS: Doyle Bramhall, Winston C. Doby, Bruno Rubeo, Cargill MacMillan Jr.

    PASSINGS: Doyle Bramhall, Winston C. Doby, Bruno Rubeo, Cargill MacMillan Jr.
    Doyle Bramhall 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...
  • Phoebe Snow dies at 60; singer of 1974 hit 'Poetry Man'

    Phoebe Snow dies at 60; singer of 1974 hit 'Poetry Man'
    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...
  • Amy Winehouse dies at 27; iconoclastic British singer-songwriter

    Amy Winehouse dies at 27; iconoclastic British singer-songwriter
    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...
  • Amplifier maker Jim Marshall dies at 88

     
    Jim Marshall, who was known as "The Father of Loud" for designing amplifiers ubiquitous in the rock world, has died at 88....