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  • Gil Friesen dies at 75; longtime president of A&M recording label

    Gil Friesen dies at 75; longtime president of A&M recording label
    A&M Records spent much of the 1960s, '70s and '80s as one of the leading independent labels in the music business, buoyed by a remarkably consistent string of hits from superstar acts, beginning with label co-founder Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass and...
  • When Woody Guthrie's 'This Land Is Your Land' went to school

     
    A new book traces the history of Woody Guthrie's 'This Land Is Your Land.' In the 1950s, Woody Guthrie's best-known song became part of elementary school education through the efforts of music publisher Howie Richmond....
  • Saturday’s Highlights: 'Firelight' on Hallmark

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of May 6 - 12 in PDF format TV listings for the week of May 6 - 12 in PDF format are also available here This week's TV Movies CUBA GOODING......
  • Adam Yauch, founding member of the Beastie Boys, dies at 47

     
    The Beastie Boys' Adam Yauch, best known the world over as the thoughtful, witty, in-your-face rapper MCA, has died. Yauch, who had been battling cancer for the last three years, was part of a trio of New York rappers whose music starting in the 1980s...
  • Herb Reed, original member of the Platters, dies at 83

     
    Bass singer Herb Reed, who co-founded the Platters in Los Angeles in 1953 and was the last of the original members of the vocal group, died Monday in Boston, his manager told the Associated Press. Fred Balboni told AP that......
  • Robin Gibb dead: Bee Gees singer, 62, had battled cancer

     
    Robin Gibb dead: Bee Gees singer-songwriter, who with his brothers made up one-third of one of the disco era's biggest acts, has died at 62 after a long battle with cancer....
  • Robin Gibb and the Bee Gees: More than disco kings [video]

     
    Robin Gibb, who lost his battle with colorectal cancer Sunday at the age of 62, was a founding member of the Bee Gees with his brothers Barry and twin Maurice. In 1994, the brothers Gibb were inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame at the Grammy Museum...
  • Rickie Lee Jones and Bettye LaVette interpret the blues

    Rickie Lee Jones and Bettye LaVette interpret the blues
    In a concert last month at Hollywood's Hotel Cafe, the buzzy English singer Paloma Faith crouched down near the floor to sing "Let Me Down Easy." It's a tough-love song associated with a number of hardy soul-music veterans, including Bettye LaVette and...
  • Review: Moving right along with the Black Keys at Staples Center

    Review: Moving right along with the Black Keys at Staples Center
    The Black Keys spent the beginning of last week in New York City, where they played for more than 60,000 people at a massive outdoor concert in Central Park with Neil Young and Foo Fighters. Saturday evening, they ended the week at L.A.’s Staples...
  • For the record

    Syrian fighter: An article In the Oct. 9 Section A about a female Syrian rebel fighter said that she was originally from Quneitra in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights. Quneitra, in the Golan Heights, was captured by Israel in the 1967 war, but has been...
  • 'The Wrecking Crew' doc screening, Q&A in Orange on Oct. 13

    'The Wrecking Crew' doc screening, Q&A in Orange on Oct. 13
    When he decided to put together a home movie about highlights of his dad’s life and career, Denny Tedesco did what a lot of children do at some point in their lives. What distinguished the product of his efforts from the thousands or millions of...