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  • A long time coming for Joe Ely

     
    Joe Ely is making a rare appearance in L.A. He will be performing with slide guitarist Jeff Plankenhorn at the Mint, and highlighting songs from ‘Satisfied at Last.’ Texas country rocker Joe Ely goes so long between shows in California......
  • Video premiere: Chieftains and the Low Anthem's 'School Days Over'

     
    The Chieftains and the Low Anthem's 'School Days Over': A new video featuring the Low Anthem and the Chieftains premieres on Pop & Hiss. Ireland's Chieftains collaborate with Rhode Island's Low Anthem on the song "School Days Over."...
  • Personal playlist: Islands' Nick Thorburn on songs ruined by love

     
    Maybe, wonders Islands' Nick Thorburn, he needs a therapist. Instead, he has a new album. His Valentine's Day release, "A Sleep & A Forgetting," is the latest addition to the never-ending library of rock 'n' roll break-up albums. With today being...
  • Buddy Holly commemorated with Walk of Fame star, L.A. concert

     
    It was Buddy Holly Day in Hollywood as the late rock & roll singer was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and a tribute concert....
  • Five great White Stripes covers: Dylan, Beefheart, Son House and more

     
    The White Stripes announced their break up Wednesday, triggering the (St. James Infirmary) Blues among Internet comment sections, your cool uncle and lovers of primary color schemes and electric guitar everywhere. For purposes of posterity, self-...
  • Harry Nilsson documentary opens Friday in West Hollywood

     
    Songwriter Jimmy Webb calls him “the best singer of our generation.” Filmmaker and Monty Python alumnus Terry Gilliam describes him as “a fallen angel.” Randy Newman compares his knack for writing indelible melodies to Franz Schubert, Paul...
  • Ben Keith, Neil Young's steel guitarist: 1937-2010

     
    Ben Keith, the veteran steel guitarist who played on Patsy Cline’s 1961 hit “I Fall to Pieces” before befriending Neil Young and going on to play on more than a dozen of the Canadian rocker's albums, has died. He was......
  • Linda Ronstadt remembers Kenny Edwards: 'A beacon to me'

     
    Linda Ronstadt spoke with me Thursday, generously sharing many memories of guitarist-singer-songwriter-producer Kenny Edwards, who died Wednesday at age 64. Edwards was a founder of the Stone Poneys, the band with whom Ronstadt first surfaced nationally...
  • Live review: Jimmy Webb at Largo at the Coronet

     
    The veteran songwriter mixes recent tunes with tales of his vaunted past. A quick synopsis of any Richard Harris movie, according to Jimmy Webb, goes like this: He plays the king. He yells a lot. He dies at the end.......
  • Economy hurts the PhD job market too

     
    The job market is tough for just about everybody -- but people with doctoral degrees might deserve one of the bigger pity parties. After spending five to six years of intense study preparing for jobs as university professors, many are......
  • Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers: L.A. or Fla.?

     
    During my recent interview with rocker Tom Petty for a profile that will appear in Friday’s Calendar, I asked him about his decision in the 1970s to leave his home turf in Florida and relocate to Los Angeles in search......