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Jimmy O'Neill, an Oklahoman barely out of his teens when he became Los Angeles' top-rated radio deejay and only 24 when he catapulted to national celebrity as the host of "Shindig!," one of the earliest rock 'n' roll shows on prime-time television, died...
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Pop & HissGrammy-winning R&B king R. Kelly is set to release his new album, “Write Me Back,” on June 26, RCA Records announced Tuesday. “Write Me Back” is led by the bubbly “Share My Love,” which landed at No. 1 on urban adult...
Pop & HissThe FM station’s annual holiday show indeed featured a wide range of entertaining acts, but there were a few stylistic gaps. Are friends eclectic? Yes. The answer to the question posed in the title of KCRW’s holiday show is a......
Show TrackerA recap of 'American Idol's' St. Louis auditions, in which we met Johnny Keyser and Lauren Gray....
Pop & HissAfie Jurvanen, a.k.a. Bahamas, takes a spare, economical approach on ‘Barchords,’ his new album. He is playing the Satellite in Silver Lake....
Pop & HissAt the Hollywood Bowl on Sunday night, the Tonight Show's Ricky Minor presented Global Soul, featuring Stevie Wonder, Janelle Monae, Sharon Jones, Mia Doi Todd and others....
Pop & HissIt 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....
Pop & HissBuddy Holly got a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame last week, but still has no Grammy Awards. Holly and other pioneering rock and rollers have long been overlooked by Grammy voters....
Pop & HissNBC's 'The Playboy Club' to release weekly music from show stars...
Few people can get away with telling an anecdote about being on safari in Africa and make it sound like a trip to the supermarket. But for Elton John, that's precisely how and where he became inspired to call his keyboard-playing pal Leon Russell after...
Pop & HissR. Kelly put a remarkable amount of effort into the organization of a show Saturday night that ultimately lacked a center. Playing the first of two concerts at the Nokia Theatre in support of last year’s excellent “Love Letter” album,......
Pop & HissHBOâs âTremeâ series has accomplished the none-too-easy task of capturing the musical pulse of New Orleans, a pulse that continues despite the devastation wreaked on the Crescent City in recent years by hurricanes, broken levees and governmental...
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