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  • Ringo Starr's Q&A at the Grammy Museum

     
    The Grammy Museum has landed an impressive roster of artists for its series of question-and-answer and performance sessions in the year since it opened at the L.A. Live complex downtown. Among the participants: Brian Wilson, Smokey Robinson, Annie Lennox,...
  • Oh, Pretty Woman

     
    I'm watching "Spectacle: Elvis Costello with Bruce Springsteen" on the Sundance Channel. The pair just did a little Roy Orbison "Pretty Woman." And I got to thinking, "Man, to write something that's played with reverence and love 50 years later......
  • 'Pretty Woman' may score a hat trick with new fragrance

     
    It was wonderfully “Orbison” at Apothia Fred Segal on Thursday. The late singer's voice, crooning classics, permeated the space. But just as importantly, another essence surrounded us. Amber, bergamot and cedar (among other delightful aromas)...
  • The scent of a 'Pretty Woman'

     
    Here's one product you didn't see during the Super Bowl. Roy Orbison's signature song "Pretty Woman" now shares the name with a perfume. Julie Neigher over on sister blog All the Rage has the details, and sampled a scent of......
  • Retro-rocker Findlay Brown, tonight at the Echo

     
    Roy Orbison recently got a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, but for a different kind of tribute to "the Voice," we turn to Findlay Brown, who sounds uncannily like him. Brown's vocals aren't quite as deep and resonant, but the stylings are similar, and...
  • The Eagles, March 3, 1980

     
    Eagles drummer Don Henley at the Forum. March 3, 1980: Robert Hilburn reviews the Eagles’ first local appearance in more than three years … Also on the bill, Roy Orbison. "The Eagles show that you can reach millions of people without sacrificing...
  • Critic's Notebook: Musical détente at Hanoi Opera House

     
    HANOI -- This year marks the 15th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the United States and Vietnam. The country is still a tender land, but the Vietnamese have long known how to profit from their various invaders over the past......
  • Coachella 2010: San Francisco's Girls dream, dream, dream the afternoon away

     
    The winsome San Francisco band Girls has a history fraught with religious cults and tweaked gender expectations. But for four minutes in the Gobi tent, they were as sweet and simple as a kiss on the cheek. "We've got something......
  • 'Dancing With the Stars': Lights! Camera! Action!

     
    Roll out the red carpet, because Monday was Movie Night in the “Dancing With the Stars” ballroom. Each couple got to perform to a well-known song from a film, and the band trotted out famous numbers from movies including “Risky......
  • Tom Petty returns to his roots with Mudcrutch

    Tom Petty returns to his roots with Mudcrutch
    THE misadventure began, as so many do, in a dingy Florida strip club. This one was called Dub's, and it was cinder-block roadhouse in Gainesville where, in the early 1970s, a dancer named Bubbles shimmied for students, townies and truck drivers while a...
  • The flip side of Nashville

    My college-sophomore son and I make an interesting pair. He'll listen to country music all day long and is teaching himself to pluck a tune or two on the guitar; I'll tolerate the music in limited doses, but if I never heard another country song again,...