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  • '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...
  • 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]...
  • Live review: Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum benefit at Club Nokia

     
    Emmylou Harris, Dwight Yoakam and other singer-songwriters nimbly display music's varied forms in a casual fundraiser for the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. Great as he was, the late singer-songwriter Townes Van Zandt was wrong when he said......
  • Billy Joe Shaver in L.A.: A conversation

     
    While three of members of country music royalty -- Emmylou Harris, Vince Gill and Dwight Yoakam -- gathered Thursday night at the shiny new 2,000-seat Club Nokia for a tony dinner and concert fundraiser benefiting the Country Music Hall of......
  • Balloon Boy, the gift that won't stop giving (although we'd all really like it to)

     
    Wow did this story get even weirder (as if that were possible). Turns out the whole hoax was a ruse, not merely for Richard Heene to become more famous -- as we all know, he got that particular wish in spades but probably not in the manner he intended --...
  • Monday's TV Talk Shows: Kris Kristofferson on 'Tavis Smiley'

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Nov. 1 - 7 in PDF format This week's TV Movies The Early Show The cast of 'Dallas' reunites; the Charlie Daniels Band performs. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today Author......
  • Live review: Kris Kristofferson at Disney Hall

     
    The singer-songwriter keeps it close to the bone in a no-frills acoustic solo show. "Closer to the Bone," the title track from Kris Kristofferson’s latest album, made an ideal choice as the opening number at the esteemed singer and songwriter's......
  • Oscar watch: Going crazy over 'Crazy Heart'

     
    I'd be lying if I didn't admit to having a serious bout of trepidation when I headed off the other night to see "Crazy Heart," the new Fox Searchlight film that stars Jeff Bridges as Bad Blake, a hard-drinking, faded......
  • Taylor Swift wins BMI's country song award for 'Love Story'; Kristofferson named 'icon'

     
    Taylor Swift added another honor to her growing list at Tuesday night's BMI Country Awards in Nashville. Her hit single "Love Story" was recognized as song of the year by the publishing rights society, and it might be an indicator......