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  • Kenny Wayne Shepherd honors blues roots on ''Goin Home'

    Kenny Wayne Shepherd honors blues roots on ''Goin Home'
    As a boy growing up in Shreveport, La., in the 1980s, Kenny Wayne Shepherd immersed himself in playing blues guitar the same way other kids immerse themselves in sports, comic books or video games. While the pop music charts were dominated by Michael...
  • Selwyn Birchwood, Jarekus Singleton infuse the blues

    Selwyn Birchwood, Jarekus Singleton infuse the blues
    Selwyn Birchwood and Jarekus Singleton did not grow up thinking they were going to play the blues. But both young guitarists – Birchwood is 29, Singleton just turned 30 – unexpectedly found a form of personal inspiration and salvation in the...
  • Selwyn Birchwood: young and blue

    Selwyn Birchwood: young and blue
    If Selwyn Birchwood is singing the blues now, wait until he gets old and his body starts to fall apart. Birchwood, 29, will appear in Delray Beach Tuesday to introduce his first blues album. He already has quite the resume: Birchwood won the...
  • Hampton acoustic blues fest will feature Doug MacLeod

    Hampton acoustic blues fest will feature Doug MacLeod
    The tradition of a springtime unplugged blues events on the Peninsula will continue this year as the Hampton Acoustic Blues Revival returns to Thomas Nelson Community College on March 15. Doug MacLeod, a veteran blues man who has played with Big Joe...
  • 2013 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees announced

     
    At a press conference in Los Angeles today, Red Hot Chili Peppers' bassist  (and 2012 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee) Flea announced the list of performer inductees and Ahmet Ertegun (non performer) recipients for the induction into the Rock and Roll...
  • 2013 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony May 18 on HBO

     
    The 2013 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony — the 28th annual event — took place April 18 at Los Angeles' Nokia Theatre, marking the first time since 1993 that the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony was held on the West...
  • How Heart, Rush and the rest of Rock Hall of Fame's new nominees stack up

     
    Just nine days before it plays Sands Bethlehem Event Center, 1970s and ‘80s female rockers Heart has been nominated for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. But the big news out of today’s announcement of nominees is......
  • Rock and Roll Hall of Fame listens to us, inducts Rush. How'd we do on other predictions?

     
    Rush’s non-induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has been one of the institution’s biggest criticisms. Now the argument has been taken away. Rush's Geddy Lee at Allentown Fair in 2010 Hall of Fame voters listened to us,......
  • Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'Doctor Who'

    Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'Doctor Who'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of May 19 - 25, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES Doctor Who The Doctor's (Matt Smith)...
  • Video: Rush's 'Spirit of Radio' from HBO's Rock Hall of Fame show

    About 7,000 people were on hand at L.A.'s Nokia Theatre last month when Rush was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in the Class of 2013, along with Donna Summer, Randy Newman, Public Enemy, Heart, Albert King, Quincy Jones and Lou Adler....
  • PASSINGS: Tony Malinosky, Gary Moore, Irving Feintech

    PASSINGS: Tony Malinosky, Gary Moore, Irving Feintech
    Tony Malinosky Brooklyn Dodger and oldest living major leaguer Tony Malinosky, 101, a former Brooklyn Dodgers infielder who had been baseball's oldest living major leaguer, died Tuesday in Oxnard, the Dodgers announced. Malinosky played 35 games for...
  • PASSINGS: George Murdock, Charles 'Skip' Pitts

    PASSINGS: George Murdock, Charles 'Skip' Pitts
    George Murdock Character actor often played the 'heavy' George Murdock, 81, a veteran character actor who had a recurring role as Lt. Scanlon on the television sitcom "Barney Miller" and played God in the 1989 film "Star Trek V: The Final Frontier,"...