| May 11, 2011
| 4:14 PM
It's not often that you get to speak with a musical legend as lasting and impactful as Herb Alpert. Given that he will be performing May 20 in our backyard at the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall in Costa Mesa, I thought you might enjoy this....
| Jun 6, 2011
| 9:46 AM
MA MA TOLD ME - THREE DOG NITE
SPIRIT IN THE SKY - Norman Greenbaum
GREEN EYED LADY - SUGAR LOAF
VENUS - TheShocking Blue
FORTUNEATE SON - CCR
Someday I'll be Saturday Night by Bon Jovi
Until the Night by Billy Joel
Thunder Road by...
| Jun 13, 2011
| 9:20 AM
Clarence Clemons, aka The Big Man, sax player for Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band, has suffered a stroke, the Associated Press reports.
Clemons, 69, was born in Norfolk County -- in an area that's now the city of Chesapeake -- in 1942. He reportedly...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 7:14 AM
Willimantic's Shaboo Inn, co-founded in 1971 by David Foster when he was only 19, was THE quiet corner jaunt to hear great music in the 1970s; AC/DC, The Police, Elvis Costello, Joe Cocker, Dr. John, Iggy Pop, David Crosby, Bob Weir, Tom Petty, Cheap...
| Apr 9, 2012
Do not read this interview with “Queens of Country” star Lizzy Caplan and picture her as moody Janis Ian from “Mean Girls.”
This year Caplan becomes a leading lady, not a sidekick. She not only delivers a knockout turn in “...
| Oct 18, 2011
| 10:43 AM
From the stirring, gospel-flavored intro of her inspiring reading of Des’ree’s 1994 hit “You Gotta Be” to the final bars of a highly distinctive, ethereal and moody remake of the Depeche Mode staple,“Enjoy The Silence,”...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 7:49 PM
Melanie Amaro demonstrated on "The X Factor" Wednesday she already has the heart of an old pro. The 19-year-old from Sunrise was hindered by a sore throat but in the great show business tradition, she knew the show must go on.
She did more than just go...
| Jul 20, 2011
| 6:55 AM
In 2010, after several trying years of juggling successful careers and a growing family, guitarist Derek Trucks and his wife, singer Susan Tedeschi, shelved their respective solo groups and began assembling what would become the Tedeschi Trucks Band.
| Jul 22, 2011
| 4:52 PM
1. Short But Sweet - Method of Destruction
2. Collatoral Damage - Brutal Truth
3. Ballad of Dio - Method of Destruction
4. Napalm Death - The Kill
5. Hell Awaits - Slayer
1. Tush - ZZ Top
2. Highway Star - Deep Purple
3. Venus Mars & Rock...
| Jul 26, 2011
| 7:43 AM
If you've never heard a note played by either Simon Dawes or Dawes, it's understandably very easy to get the two bands mixed up. After all, their names are very similar and lineup-wise, both are almost the same thing. But to Taylor Goldsmith, Simon...
| Jul 11, 2009
Tom Wilkes, a Grammy Award-winning art director and album cover designer whose work included albums for the Rolling Stones, Janis Joplin, Neil Young and other music legends, has died. He was 69.
Wilkes, who was diagnosed with a form of amyotrophic...
| Jan 24, 2009
Musician in Charles band
Leroy Cooper, 80, who played baritone saxophone for Ray Charles from the 1950s through the 1970s and at times served as bandleader for the R&B pianist, died of heart failure Jan. 15 at his home in Orlando, Fla., the...