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Dr. John (music artist)

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  • Capturing the spirit of New Orleans: Kermit Ruffins and music from 'Treme'

     
    HBO’s “Treme” 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...
  • Tom Waits, Neil Diamond, Alice Cooper among 2011 Rock Hall inductees

     
    Tom Waits, Neil Diamond, the Alice Cooper Band, Dr. John and Darlene Love will be welcomed into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame next spring, the organization will announce Wednesday. All five had been long eligible for induction under......
  • And the 2011 nominees for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame are..

     
    The Alice Cooper Band, Neil Diamond, Dr. John, Darlene Love and Tom Waits lead a field that also includes Jac Holzman and Art Rupe, as individual recipients of the Ahmet Ertegun Award. Also, an award for musical excellence will be presented to Leon...
  • Tom Waits issues statement regarding his induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

     
    Tom Waits, who this morning was officially confirmed as an inductee into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, released a statement regarding the news. The singer, 61, spent his formative musical years in early '70s Los Angeles; he lived......
  • Album review: Gregg Allman's 'Low Country Blues'

     
    At their worst, the blues are license for self-indulgent musicians to toss out all sense of restraint and taste as they let ego run wild. At their best, the blues are a vehicle in which genuinely inquisitive ones wrestle with......
  • Gregg Allman has new solo album, thoughts for new Allman Brothers disc

     
    The Allman Brothers Band hasn’t had a new studio album since 2003’s “Hittin’ The Note,” and only one in the past 17 years, since 1994’s “Where It All Begins.” But front man Gregg Allman’s recent ex...
  • Robert Plant, Jeff Beck, Arcade Fire top 2011 New Orleans Jazz Fest lineup

     
    The lineup for the 2011 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival will bring together international rock, pop, jazz, country headliners, including Robert Plant, Jeff Beck, Arcade Fire, Bon Jovi, Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp and Sonny Rollins, it was...
  • American Idol: Contestants attempt to conjure the spirit and magic of New Orleans' music

     
    Pop & Hiss lends an ear to the tunes that play out on "American Idol" this season. Anyone with a keen ear to music knows it doesn’t take much to become enthralled by the breadth of musicianship that pours through......
  • Local boy makes good

    Local boy makes good
    Chula Vista native Tom Waits will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in March, it was announced Wednesday. Waits, a Grammy-Award-winning gravelly voiced singer/songwriter, is a graduate of Chula Vista's Hilltop High School. He started his...
  • Photographer To Jazz Greats Dead At 87

    Photographer To Jazz Greats Dead At 87
    He will go down as one of the greatest Photographers of our time. At one point in his much traveled life, Herman Leonard lived here in New Orleans. Singer Tony Bennet said, "No one photographs better than Herman Leonard. Leonard died Saturday outside...
  • Weekend Preview: Top five San Diego events v 12

    Weekend Preview: Top five San Diego events v 12
    The colors, flavors, textures, and sounds of fall will come alive this weekend in San Diego. Don’t miss the Taste of Downtown foodie event on Thursday evening, featuring 50 of the area’s best eateries, followed by Fashion’s Night Out...
  • Cyndi Lauper finds the blues in Memphis

    Cyndi Lauper finds the blues in Memphis
    It has been almost three decades since Cyndi Lauper sashayed her way to status as a 1980s icon with "Girls Just Want to Have Fun," but the singer still knows how to have a good time. Her latest fun diversion is "To Memphis, With Love," a concert DVD...