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  • Elvis Festival returns to the fairgrounds

    Elvis Festival returns to the fairgrounds
    The 13th annual Elvis Festival, themed the "Magic of Elvis," will honor the king of rock 'n' roll Sunday at the Orange County Market Place in Costa Mesa. California's only Elvis festival will commemorate the 35th anniversary of Elvis Presley's death,...
  • Mixtape Friday, August 24

    Here are you winners! Sandy  1.  Lionel Ritchie- Dancing on the Ceiling 2.  Carl Douglas- Kung Fu Fighting 3. The Guess Who-Clap for the Wolfman 4.  Bertie Higgins- Key Largo by Bertie Higgins.  5.  Styx- Mr. Roboto   Judy 1. John Fred and...
  • Elvis Bible goes at auction; soiled underwear, not so much

    Elvis Bible goes at auction; soiled underwear, not so much
    When Elvis Presley wasn’t all shook up, he was knocking out the gospel tunes. And now, some lucky hound dog is praying the way the King did, with his very own Bible. That’s right. Omega Auctions, over in England, auctioned off 'The Elvis...
  • Andrew Love dies at 70; Grammy-winning saxophonist

    Andrew Love dies at 70; Grammy-winning saxophonist
    Trumpeter Wayne Jackson was the personification of mixed emotions in February when he and his longtime musical partner, saxophonist Andrew Love, were presented with a Lifetime Achievement Grammy Award for their work over half a century together as the...
  • John Mellencamp talks 'No Better Than This' and Bob Dylan at Grammy Museum

    John Mellencamp talks 'No Better Than This' and Bob Dylan at Grammy Museum
    It's a tall order for any musician to one-up Bob Dylan, but John Mellencamp may have pulled it off in February when he and Dylan were invited to perform at the White House as part of a salute to music of the civil rights era. "Bob was nervous,"...
  • Book review: 'Nashville Chrome' by Rick Bass

    Book review: 'Nashville Chrome' by Rick Bass
    "Nashville Chrome" is Rick Bass' 25th book — at this stage in the game, there's no such thing as a fresh start …and thank goodness. Pieces of the writer's previous work — landscapes, "pewter skies," endangered species (human and animal),...
  • Holiday CDs for every musical taste

    Holiday CDs for every musical taste
    This year's bounty of new holiday releases offers thoughts of the season from a slew of musicians, including a pair of singers who've officially "Got Talent," an "American Idol" alumnus, a neo-rockabilly hipster, a former member of an influential...
  • At the crossroads as Robert Johnson centennial nears

    At the crossroads as Robert Johnson centennial nears
    The intersection of DeSoto and State streets here doesn't look like anything special. On the southeast corner of the roads is H Town Custom Wheels. Across DeSoto to the west is Beer & Bud Mart, which faces a Church's Chicken stand. Immediately to the...
  • Hank Cochran dies at 74; country music songwriter

    Hank Cochran dies at 74; country music songwriter
    Hank Cochran, the esteemed country music songwriter revered for the poetic economy and power of such enduring hits as Patsy Cline's "I Fall to Pieces" and Eddy Arnold's "Make the World Go Away," died Thursday at his home in Hendersonville, Tenn., after...
  • Michael Been dies at 60; singer was a founding member of rock band the Call

    Michael Been dies at 60; singer was a founding member of rock band the Call
    Michael Been, a singer, songwriter, guitarist and founding member of the Northern California modern rock band the Call, which broke out with the 1983 MTV hit "The Walls Came Down," has died. He was 60. Been (pronounced Bean) died Thursday after suffering...
  • George David Weiss dies at 89; songwriter co-wrote 'What a Wonderful World,' 'The Lion Sleeps Tonight'

    George David Weiss dies at 89; songwriter co-wrote 'What a Wonderful World,' 'The Lion Sleeps Tonight'
    George David Weiss, a prolific songwriter who co-wrote "Can't Help Falling in Love," "What a Wonderful World," "The Lion Sleeps Tonight" and many other pop hits, has died. He was 89. Weiss, a former longtime president of the Songwriters Guild of America,...
  • Gil Garfield dies at 77; member of the '50s trio the Cheers

    Gil Garfield dies at 77; member of the '50s trio the Cheers
    Gil Garfield, a member of the 1950s trio the Cheers, who had a top 10 hit with "Black Denim Trousers and Motorcycle Boots," has died. He was 77. Garfield, who also was an artist and songwriter, died Saturday of cancer at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical...