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  • The Ponderosa Stomp: A treasure trove of sound, and stories [Updated]

     
    "It's a small town story, and probably a typical American story," said Ian Dunlop, telling the writer Holly George-Warren how he came to play bass in the International Submarine Band with the late Gram Parsons in the mid-1960s. Dunlop was......
  • Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominations: Who should get in? Who got overlooked?

     
    I've already expounded on this year's long list of nominees for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame -- many of which have been up for the honor before. I neglected, however, to play the game every music nerd will......
  • A complete list of the exhibits at Hard Rock’s memorabilia Tour

     
      So what's to see at the 40th Anniversary Hard Rock Memorabilia Tour, visiting Sunday-Tuesday at hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando? (Besides Michael Jackson's Beat It jacket, shown here) Here's the complete exhibit list: • Freddie Mercury of...
  • Ariel Pink is firmly in control of Haunted Graffiti

    Ariel Pink is firmly in control of Haunted Graffiti
    Ariel Pink seems quintessentially L.A. He's lived virtually his entire life in Los Angeles and can't imagine living anywhere else. He's written songs with titles like "Beverly Kills" and "Life in L.A.," and echoes of the city's musical past reverberate...
  • In 1946, fame was in the future for several new Santa Monica lifeguards

    In 1946, fame was in the future for several new Santa Monica lifeguards
    IT WAS a moment of beginnings: 14 fresh-faced young men, still wet from the surf, standing ramrod straight at the end of the Santa Monica Pier. It was the start of the summer of '46 and of careers that would make many of them legendary watermen. Surf...
  • T. Rex's Marc Bolan, always famous -- and flamboyant

    T. Rex's Marc Bolan, always famous -- and flamboyant
    It was Aug. 11, 1973, at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium. Onstage was Marc Bolan, the enigmatic singer of T. Rex, in a shiny purple jumpsuit unzipped to his navel, wailing on a Gibson Les Paul Custom guitar. A halo of bushy hair swung around his face,...
  • Adam Lambert: Cool, calm and eclectic

    Adam Lambert: Cool, calm and eclectic
    Kicking off another typical seven-day workweek recently in the offices of his management company 19 Entertainment, Adam Lambert fixed his gaze on his own pretty face. Scattered across his publicist's desk were proof sheets from a photo session with the...