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  • City Lights: 'Revolver' show holds up for this Beatles fan

    City Lights: 'Revolver' show holds up for this Beatles fan
    When I was 8 years old, I wanted to be the Beatles. Not just one of the Beatles — I wanted to be all four of them. I was very precocious that way. Some time around the second grade, I got a hold of my parents' record collection and serenaded the...
  • Prog-Rock Stalwarts Yes Play a Trio of Classic Albums on Their Current Tour

    Prog-Rock Stalwarts Yes Play a Trio of Classic Albums on Their Current Tour
    Yes April 5, 8 p.m., $20-$45, MGM Grand Theater at Foxwoods, 350 Trolley Line Blvd., Mashantucket, (860) 312-3000, foxwoods.com.   In the spring of 1972, Yes guitarist Steve Howe was recording a guitar solo for "Siberian Khatru" for the upcoming...
  • The Jake Shimabukuro project

    The Jake Shimabukuro project
    Halfway through Jake Shimabukuro's new album, "Grand Ukulele," Alan Parsons' uninflected monotone breaks in to paraphrase the immortal words of actor Christopher Walken: "My name is Alan Parsons. I've got a fever, and the only prescription is more...
  • Rock and Sprawl: Tedeschi Trucks Band's Big, Retro Sound Returns to Connecticut

    Rock and Sprawl: Tedeschi Trucks Band's Big, Retro Sound Returns to Connecticut
    The ’70s was the era of the Big Family Band. Joe Cocker’s Mad Dogs and Englishmen toured with more than 30 musicians. The Grateful Dead, the Allman Brothers, Delaney and Bonnie and Friends (with Eric Clapton), Santana, the Mothers of...
  • Ambassadors, a rock band from Brooklyn, find big audience in Hampton Roads

    Ambassadors, a rock band from Brooklyn, find big audience in Hampton Roads
    Over the years, many Hampton Roads radio stations have been content to follow more often than lead. For example, once rock hits were broken in major markets, local outlets would jump on and ride the wave. That's started to change recently as stations...
  • Early Beatles Audition Tape Going on the Auction Block

    Early Beatles Audition Tape Going on the Auction Block
    They were four completely unknown men living in Liverpool in 1962. Ordinary 20-something-year-olds who had formed what seemed to be a very ordinary rock band. Their names were John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Pete Best -- they called...
  • Leon Russell & Little Feat Playing Shows at The Klein and the Capitol Theatre

    Leon Russell & Little Feat Playing Shows at The Klein and the Capitol Theatre
    Leon Russell left home at 17 to tour with Jerry Lee Lewis. He anchored George Harrison's Concert for Bangladesh in 1971. Elton John loves him. Little Feat have played their own blend of New Orleans swamp boogie since 1969, and Jimmy Page once called...
  • Maui is king of 'best beach' list

    Maui is king of 'best beach' list
    In a nation of more than 300 million people, a small county in the Pacific Ocean that's home to just over 155,000 people has nearly a quarter of the country's best beaches. Maui is called "The Valley Island," but in most travelers' minds, its beaches are...
  • Barbara Orbison dies at 61; wife of singer Roy Orbison

    Barbara Orbison dies at 61; wife of singer Roy Orbison
    When singer Roy Orbison was touring England in 1968, it had been four years since he last appeared at the top of the charts with "Oh, Pretty Woman," even though he continued playing live and recording long after the pulse of rock music shifted away from...
  • Victor Spinetti dies at 82; Tony winner, actor in Beatles films

    Victor Spinetti dies at 82; Tony winner, actor in Beatles films
    Victor Spinetti, a comic actor and raconteur who won a Tony on Broadway and the adoration of Beatles fans when he appeared in three of the Fab Four's movies, died Tuesday in Monmouth, England. He was 82. The cause was cancer, said Barry Burnett, the...
  • Bert Weedon dies at 91; guitarist and author of 'Play in a Day' book

    Bert Weedon dies at 91; guitarist and author of 'Play in a Day' book
    Bert Weedon was a legendary British guitar player who influenced a generation of budding rock stars with his popular "Play in a Day" instructional book. Eric Clapton, Brian May, Pete Townshend, Paul McCartney, John Lennon and George Harrison are among...
  • Concert review: Paul McCartney at Wrigley Field

    Concert review: Paul McCartney at Wrigley Field
    Paul McCartney could not just let it be Sunday in the first of two concerts at Wrigley Field. He played for nearly three hours and broke into a James Brown-worthy sweat, wringing new rivers of passion from songs he’s played hundreds of times. The...