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  • Fender IPO set at $13 to $15, values guitar maker at $395 million

    Fender IPO set at $13 to $15, values guitar maker at $395 million
    Fender Musical Instruments Corp., guitar maker to rock gods such as Jimi Hendrix, Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen and Kurt Cobain, said its initial public offering will likely price at $13 to $15 a share. The company expects 10.7 million shares to be sold...
  • Amy Winehouse, dead at 27: One acclaimed album, great promise left unfulfilled

    Amy Winehouse, dead at 27: One acclaimed album, great promise left unfulfilled
    Amy Winehouse, who was found dead Saturday at her home in London, left behind a small body of celebrated work and immeasurable unfulfilled promise. She was 27. Authorities were investigating the cause of the British singer’s death. But, sadly, it...
  • Rage Against the Machine: Older and as defiant as ever

    Rage Against the Machine: Older and as defiant as ever
    In a rehearsal room in North Hollywood are some of the battle scars Rage Against the Machine has accumulated during many years of conflict and noise. In one corner are the scorched, graffiti-covered amplifiers that bassist Tim Commerford has plugged...
  • 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...
  • Phoebe Snow dies at 60; singer of 1974 hit 'Poetry Man'

    Phoebe Snow, a singer and songwriter who gained fame with her 1974 self-titled album that featured the hit single "Poetry Man," has died. She was 60. Snow died Tuesday in Edison, N.J., said Rick Miramontez, her longtime friend and public relations...
  • Hurley X Rick Griffin collaboration catches a psychedelic wave

     
    The newest addition to Hurley's H Space Artist Collection series is a series of five graphic T-shirts adorned with the artwork of the late artist Rick Griffin, as well as a collaboration with Converse on a limited-edition Jack Purcell shoe....
  • Blues guitar great who played at ArtsQuest festival in September dies

     
    A blues guitar great who was perhaps the highlight of ArtsQuest's first Blast Furnace Blues Festival just three months ago has died. Blues guitarist extraordinaire Hubert Sumlin, who was a longtime collaborator of Howlin’ Wolf and influenced...
  • Joe Louis Walker an original electric bluesman

     
    On Dec. 16, Joe Louis Walker, with opening act Midnight Shift, will perform at the Gander Room on Bethlehem's South Side to celebrate the Lehigh Valley Blues Network’s 20th anniversary....
  • Banjo player great at Listen Live! Music, but something else made the show

     
    Banjo extraordinaire Tony Trischka was certainly that – extraordinary – at Listen Live! Music’s final show Saturday at the location at which it was founded Upper Milford Township Municipal Center. But what made the show so enjoyable...
  • A classic ‘Auld Lang Syne’

     
    There are lots of versions of “Auld Lang Syne” out there, but this is maybe the only one that will melt your face off. Ladies and gentlemen, Jimi Hendrix and the Band of Gypsys (“Don't forget the fuzz!”), recorded Dec. 31, 1969:...
  • Show respect for national anthem in Indiana -- or maybe face fine

     
    Roseanne Barr might want to stay out of Indiana – if a state lawmaker succeeds in passing legislation to require performance standards for playing or singing of the national anthem....
  • André 3000's Jimi Hendrix biopic underway without estate support

     
    When it was announced that André Benjamin – better known as Outkast’s André 3000 -- would be portraying iconic guitarist Jimi Hendrix in a biopic, it finally put to rest years of rumors of who would channel the psychedelic rocker on the big...