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  • Tony Sheridan dies; singer backed by Beatles on 'My Bonnie' was 72

    Tony Sheridan dies; singer backed by Beatles on 'My Bonnie' was 72
    The first song the broader world heard from the Beatles wasn't one of the pop-music gems that seemed to flow so effortlessly from the pens of John Lennon and Paul McCartney, nor was it any of their versions of American R&B and blues songs that were a...
  • Album review: Ty Segall, 'Twins'

    Album review: Ty Segall, 'Twins'
    3 stars (out of 4) Indie-rock has grown more introspective, bearded and brooding in recent years, which makes the thunderous music of Ty Segall seem all the more necessary. The San Francisco-based singer and multi-instrumentalist brings a crusader’...
  • Boston's JFK museum readies for 50th anniversary of assassination

    BOSTON — Major, sudden and tragic events create indelible images, mental snapshots that enable people, decades later, to recall where they were when they heard the news: the Sept. 11 attacks; the deaths of John Lennon and Diana, Princess of Wales;...
  • Instrument museum a high note in Phoenix

    Instrument museum a high note in Phoenix
    PHOENIX — In less than three years, the Musical Instrument Museum has gained a reputation as a premier cultural destination in the Valley of the Sun, an area loaded with eclectic museums and galleries. No, you don't need to play an instrument to...
  • Choosing books for the holidays

    Choosing books for the holidays
    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-...
  • Taking note of music books

    Taking note of music books
    If writing about music is like dancing about architecture, as Elvis Costello and others have sneered, then what does that make reading about music? Well, fun, for starters. Although Bowker Market Research reports that music books have steadily comprised...
  • Review: 'House of Earth' by Woody Guthrie

    Review: 'House of Earth' by Woody Guthrie
    Nora Guthrie had put off reading her late father Woody Guthrie's recently unearthed novel, "House of Earth," even after she'd agreed for it to be published. Having devoted much of 2012 to preparing events and projects surrounding the centennial of the...
  • Celebrity wardrobe hits and misses of 2012

    Strike a pose If you're Madonna and you plan to stage the most fashionable Super Bowl halftime show in years, there's only one way to kick it off: Perform the 1990 smash hit "Vogue" as classic Vogue covers are projected on stage. The Queen of Pop's...
  • John Lennon's 72nd birthday brings fans to his Hollywood star

    John Lennon's 72nd birthday brings fans to his Hollywood star
    It isn't always possible to meet your favorite star. In Los Angeles, you often settle for your star's star instead. When you want to celebrate, when you want to mourn, you commune with your idol's brass and terrazzo stand-in. The lucky stars are there...
  • Tonight: ‘American Idol’ sings Lennon-McCartney; ‘Criminal Minds’ explores social media

     
    Last week's "Survivor" was certainly disturbing as a contestant flipped out. The CBS reality show, at 8, offers this preview: "A shake-up with the tribes creates chaos and new alliances." Well, that's always been the story with "Survivor." If you want...
  • Fine song

     
    Chicago resident Jonas Friddle won the folk category in the 2012 John Lennon Songwriting Contest, and he and members of his band, Jonas Friddle and the Majority, performed it at the recent National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) show in......
  • ‘Big Bang Theory’: Another big blast in ratings

     
    THIS POST HAS BEEN UPDATED WITH NEW NUMBERS: Howard Wolowitz's friends rallied around him Thursday night, and fans of “The Big Bang Theory” flocked to the CBS sitcom. “Big Bang” was the most-watched show locally and nationally....