| Jun 20, 2011
| 1:21 PM
1. 5 O'clock World - The Vogues
2. 9 to 5 - Dolly Parton
3. Working for the Weekend - Loverboy
4. Working My Way Back to You - Four Seasons
5. Workin' for a Livin' - Huey Lewis and the News
1. Sloop John B - Beach Boys
2. Ding Dong, Ding Dong...
| Jul 9, 2011
| 11:17 PM
Nothing says summertime quite like live music and craft beer with good friends under the bright sun. Music festivals are one of my favorite summer pastimes; there is just something about the welcoming outdoor setting and stimulating cultural environment...
| Apr 7, 2011
| 4:38 PM
[seven-degrees] rocked April 1 — no fooling.
The annual Art Stars Awards included a short set by Lee Rocker, recipient of the Laguna Beach Alliance for the Arts' Visionary of the Year award, for his influence on the revival of rockabilly. Rocker's...
| Jan 12, 2011
The Cool Out by The Clash
Barely Breathing by Duncan Shiek
Silvia by Miike Snow
Fire Escape by Fanfarlo
Do The Evolution by Pearl Jam
Alligator Tears by Tegan & Sarah
The Man of Metropolis by Sufjan Stevens
I Can Change by...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 3:55 PM
He's wearing black slacks and a black shirt and cowboy hat. There's a bit of silver woven in, too, that picks up the light in the small hotel room.
With his neatly trimmed beard and gentle country manner, he cuts a romantic, old-time figure, like some...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 11:35 AM
There are traditional bluegrass acts, and then there are bands like Mountain Heart. While it’s true that, since the late 1990s, when banjo player Barry Abernathy and fiddle player Jim Van Cleve started playing with singer Steve Gulley (who left in...
| Jul 31, 2011
As Chicago prepares for the 20th edition of Lollapalooza next weekend, here are 10 notes about music festivals:
1 Creedence Clearwater Revival was the first big-name band lined up for Woodstock, the mother of all rock music festivals. The group's signing...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 12:00 PM
John Fogerty's voice is as American as baseball and apple pie. Songs like "Proud Mary", "Have You Ever Seen the Rain?" and "Bad Moon Rising" are right up there with Woody Guthrie tunes and "The Star Spangled Banner" as the most red, white and blue...
| Apr 14, 2012
| 5:41 PM
Among the guitars stolen from Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers earlier this week is a 12-string Rickenbacker, one of the vintage Rickenbackers that Petty owns. According to the Rickenbacker website, the guitar was manufactured in August 1967.
| Jun 17, 2009
Bob Bogle, the co-founder and original lead guitarist of the Ventures, the influential instrumental rock band whose hits included "Walk -- Don't Run" and the "Hawaii Five-0" TV theme, has died. He was 75.
Bogle, a resident of Vancouver, Wash., who...
| Nov 14, 2008
Jody Reynolds, the 1950s rockabilly singer and songwriter whose one and only Top 10 hit, "Endless Sleep," was the first of a wave of melodramatic "teen tragedy" tales, died of liver cancer Nov. 7 in Palm Desert. He was 75.
| May 5, 2008
ONE OF those golden moments you hope for at gargantuan music gatherings like the weekend Stagecoach Festival in Indio came Saturday night, when the Judds, Naomi and daughter Wynonna, resuscitated their monstrously successful '80s act in what was billed as...