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  • 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......
  • A music critic's pick: 'Lisztomania' at the Egyptian [updated]

     
    Lady Gaga, be gone. Be gaggéd. Get thee from the spotlight. Make way for "Lisztomania"! Ken Russell's 1975 movie, the one supposedly about the first and greatest pop star (and no middling talent, this Franz Liszt, however many the 19th......
  • 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...
  • Jason Bonham announces 'Led Zeppelin Experience,' even as female singers attempt their own tributes

     
    On Monday, Jason Bonham, son of the late Led Zeppelin drummer John Bonham, announced details (well, kind of) of his upcoming tribute tour, called "Jason Bonham's Led Zeppelin Experience." The string of shows, the specifics of which have yet to......
  • This week's on-sales: Christina Aguilera, Ozzfest, Jonas Brothers and more

     
    A list of upcoming shows across the Southland, with on-sale dates in parentheses.Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre Christina Aguilera, Aug. 19 (Fri.); Jonas Brothers, Sept. 23 (Sat.) San Manuel Amphitheatre Ozzfest 2010, Aug. 14 (Sat.) John Anson Ford Jamie...
  • Did the Rolling Stones' music go downhill after the Beatles broke up?

     
    Reader Neil McCarthy responded to my recent interview with Mick Jagger and Keith Richards about the expanded reissue of the Rolling Stones’ 1972 album “Exile on Main St.” with an intriguing theory that’s been voiced by others over the years.......
  • Best zombie title of the year? [Updated]

     
    Does Alan Goldsher's new book "Paul is Undead: The British Zombie Invasion" have the best title of the year? Although the Paul-Is-Dead rumor happened before my time, it still made me snicker. For those of you, like me, who missed......
  • The story behind Ringo Starr's gold-plated drum headed to New York's Met

     
    New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art is known for its grand exhibitions of iconic visual artists, most of them dead, but also a few living ones who have attained high-ranking stature in their fields. So it struck many in the......
  • Brand X Files: Mick Jagger at World Cup. Ringo turns 70. Will Justin Bieber tour North Korea?

     
    Top 10 best pictures of Mick Jagger watching the World Cup: No one watches the World Cup like Mick Jagger does. NO ONE. With cameo appearances by Bill Clinton and Katie Couric! (Buzz Feed) Will Justin Bieber really tour North Korea? The fans have spoken!...
  • Live review: 'Beatles Celebration' at Hollywood Bowl

     
    The music of the Beatles, a summer night and the Hollywood Bowl: a can’t-miss recipe, right? As things turned out Friday, at the opening of a three-night “Beatles Celebration“ marking roughly the 45th anniversary of the Fab Four’s final Bowl......
  • 'Breakfast With the Beatles': Live from Hollywood

     
    “Breakfast With the Beatles,” the weekly celebration of all things John, Paul, George and Ringo on KLOS-FM (95.5), went out live Sunday morning from the Laugh Factory in Hollywood. Several dozen Fab Four enthusiasts were treated by host Chris Carter.....