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  • In The Pipeline: Musical master visits Surf City's neighbor

    In The Pipeline: Musical master visits Surf City's neighbor
    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....
  • Mixtape Friday for May 27

    Dale MA MA TOLD ME - THREE DOG NITE SPIRIT IN THE SKY - Norman Greenbaum GREEN EYED LADY - SUGAR LOAF VENUS - TheShocking Blue FORTUNEATE SON - CCR Debbi Someday I'll be Saturday Night by Bon Jovi Until the Night by Billy Joel Thunder Road by...
  • Hampton Roads native and Springsteen sax man Clarence Clemons suffers stroke

    Hampton Roads native and Springsteen sax man Clarence Clemons suffers stroke
    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...
  • Shaboo Blues Festival in Willimantic

    Shaboo Blues Festival in Willimantic
    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...
  • Q&A: Lizzy Caplan of 'Queens of Country'

    Q&A: Lizzy Caplan of 'Queens of Country'
    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 “...
  • Patti Austin

    Patti Austin
    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,”...
  • Tom Jicha: Melanie Amaro: Simon says she's 'bloody fantastic'

    Tom Jicha: Melanie Amaro: Simon says she's 'bloody fantastic'
    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...
  • For Derek Trucks, Susan Tedeschi and an 11-piece Supergroup, It's Now or Never.

    For Derek Trucks, Susan Tedeschi and an 11-piece Supergroup, It's Now or Never.
    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. It&...
  • Mixtape Friday for July 22

    Tommy 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 Robert 1. Tush - ZZ Top 2. Highway Star - Deep Purple 3. Venus Mars & Rock...
  • Dawes Step Forward While Staring a Few Decades Back

    Dawes Step Forward While Staring a Few Decades Back
    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...
  • Tom Wilkes dies at 69; Grammy Award-winning art director and album cover designer

    Tom Wilkes dies at 69; Grammy Award-winning art director and album cover designer
    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...
  • PASSINGS

    PASSINGS
    Leroy Cooper 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...