| Jan 29, 2013
| 7:03 AM
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...
| Feb 2, 2013
Longtime L.A. Philharmonic flutist
Roland Moritz, 86, who played flute for the Los Angeles Philharmonic for more than 40 years and for a time shared the concert stage with his father, Frederick Moritz, the Philharmonic's longtime...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 9:10 AM
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...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 1:13 PM
Yoko Ono is often blamed for breaking up the Beatles but in an interview Ono recorded back in 1987, she actually blamed Paul McCartney for the split. In the interview with industry exec Joe Smith, Ono said John Lennon was “feeling good about”...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 5:23 AM
Indian sitar player Ravi Shankar, whose influence on George Harrison helped shape the sound of some the Beatles’ most experimental songs, including “Norwegian Wood,” died in a hospital near his home in Southern California. He was 92....
| Dec 12, 2012
| 2:34 PM
On Wednesday night a heavyweight lineup of marquee acts will cram New York’s Madison Square Garden for a relief concert to benefit areas devastated by October's Superstorm Sandy.
Billed as "12-12-12: The Concert for Sandy Relief," the event will...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 7:38 AM
The Fox News Web headline Wednesday morning captured something in the air despite its utter wrongness:
"Beatles' sitar player Ravi Shankar dies at 92."
Well, first, the Beatles' sitar player was George Harrison. Shankar, who died Tuesday in his...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 8:37 AM
It originally aired Dec. 26, 1967, in what could be called the winter -- not the summer -- of love. John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Star created "Magical Mystery Tour" as a post-Christmas feast for the senses.
"In the wake of...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 2:03 PM
Eleven years ago today, George Harrison died at the age of 58 in Los Angeles.
And exactly one year after that some of the late Beatle's closest friends -- including Eric Clapton, Jeff Lynne, Tom Petty and Harrison's surviving bandmates -- gathered for...
| Dec 1, 2012
Inevitably this holiday season, my mom will tick through her shopping list and say with a sigh, "Your dad wants a book." Since I was a kid, my mom has teased my dad about the predictablity of this ritual, which usually involves the purchase of a brick-...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 3:36 PM
Ada Alverda Rohrer, 96, of Hagerstown, Md., and formerly of Sharpsburg, Md., passed away Monday, Dec. 3, 2012, at Autumn Assisted Living in Hagerstown.
Born June 18, 1916, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late George Harrison and Hilda May...
| Nov 23, 2012
| 1:14 PM
The Beatles audition tape rejected by a record label executive in arguably the biggest blunder in pop history has resurfaced and will go on sale at a London auction next week.
Ted Owen of The Fame Bureau, an auction house specializing in pop...