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  • Steven Bach dies at 70; United Artists executive, author

    As a studio executive at United Artists, Steven Bach presided over one of the most notorious debacles in movie history -- the making of 1980's "Heaven's Gate" -- an experience he would later write about in what would become a classic in the Hollywood...
  • Stephen Bruton dies at 60; Texas musician played with Kris Kristofferson, T Bone Burnett

    Stephen Bruton dies at 60; Texas musician played with Kris Kristofferson, T Bone Burnett
    Stephen Bruton, a Texas musician long admired and much in demand as much for his astute guitar work as for his insights as a songwriter, died Saturday in Los Angeles of complications of cancer. He was 60. Bruton, who had played with Kris Kristofferson...
  • Norman Katkov dies at 91; scriptwriter and novelist

    Norman Katkov dies at 91; scriptwriter and novelist
    Norman Katkov, a writer who started his long career crafting articles for newspapers and magazines and moved on to television scripts and novels, died Sept. 13 at his Los Angeles home of age-related causes, his son Richard said. He was 91. "A Cardinal...
  • Ah, to be young

    Ah, to be young
    Keith Gessen's sad young men -- interns, editorial assistants, doctoral candidates, would-be novelists -- are an apprentice generation among New York's intellectual/literary circles. They spiral out of college spouting "The truth shall make you free"...
  • 'A Guitar and a Pen,' edited by Robert Hicks, John Bohlinger and Justin Stelter

    'A Guitar and a Pen,' edited by Robert Hicks, John Bohlinger and Justin Stelter
    A Guitar and a Pen Stories by Country Music's Greatest Songwriters Edited by Robert Hicks, John Bohlinger and Justin Stelter Center Street: 258 pp., $23.99 O irony of ironies. Here I spend half my life trying to pass as a member of the...
  • Her phyllo rolls were Elektra-fying

    Her phyllo rolls were Elektra-fying
    Nina Lamb may be partially responsible for some of the greatest rock music ever recorded. Her contribution? Cheese-and-spinach phyllo rolls. "The Doors would go into their studio to rehearse or record," Lamb says, "and they'd get hungry and they'd call...
  • 'Spectacle: Elvis Costello with . . . ' hits a high note

    'Spectacle: Elvis Costello with . . . ' hits a high note
    Elvis Costello first made his mark in the 1970s with songs of acidic wit and melodic sneer, so it's no surprise that he approached a new career venture as a talk-show host with something less than sunny optimism. "There was no provable reason to think...
  • Music Review: Kellie Pickler - 'Kellie Pickler'

    One of the increasingly fascinating sidelights of the " American Idol" phenomenon is seeing what each season's top finishers do after their debut albums have come and gone. Some have quickly faded from memory ( Justin Guarini, Diana DeGarmo), several...
  • New CDs: Tom Morello, Mercury Rev, Kellie Pickler

    New CDs: Tom Morello, Mercury Rev, Kellie Pickler
    Tom Morello: The Nightwatchman "The Fabled City" (Epic) * * * Some people think folk music is more honest than other forms, but it's also rich territory for alter egos. Bob Dylan called himself Blind Boy Grunt to continue making folk recordings as he...
  • Hayes Carll comes in from the cold

    Hayes Carll comes in from the cold
    NASHVILLE -- Hayes Carll, 32, arranges his long limbs around a high-top table in the bar of a trendy Nashville restaurant. He's clearly out of place, but frequenting these locales comes with the new visibility he's earned as one of the most talked about...
  • Carly Simon: Coming around again with 'This Kind of Love'

    Carly Simon: Coming around again with 'This Kind of Love'
    CARLY SIMON isn't the first name you'd expect to find on a list of classic-rock superstars who keep tabs on " American Idol." "I tune in whenever I get a chance," she says in that signature dusky voice. "How could I not, when this season Brooke White sang...
  • CD releases for fall

    CD release dates are always subject to change, even at the last minute. Sept. 1 Beanie Sigel, The Focus. Bizzy Bone & Bad Azz,Thug Pound. Black Crowes,Before The Frost... Black Crowes,...Until The Freeze [digital download for buying Before The Frost]...