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  • Mitch Albom: Musician shows the true meaning of free

    The esteemed guitar player kept strumming in the rain. His audience was around 30 people, down from the hundreds who had come to see him before the storm hit. "What else?" he yelled, smiling. Someone called a song. He began crooning. "I've got you...
  • New pop music releases got get excited about

    Does anyone actually buy music anymore? Unclear. But the album release schedule still gets busy after Labor Day. Besides those blurbed below, look for releases by Chris Brown (X, Sept. 16) Lucinda Williams (the double album Down Where the Spirit Meets...
  • Beatles gave Florida fans a lifetime ticket to ride 50 years ago

     Beatles gave Florida fans a lifetime ticket to ride 50 years ago
    With apologies to Paul McCartney — it was 50 years ago today, Capt. Raines got the band to play. That's Capt. C.L. Raines of the Jacksonville Police Department. He rousted a film crew away from a windblown stage at the Gator Bowl. Finally, after...
  • 'The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them' lacks depth

    'The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them' lacks depth
    Conor Ludlow and Eleanor Rigby — not the English spinster of the Paul McCartney lyric but a married woman in contemporary New York — are a husband and wife who respond very differently to a devastating loss. They're played by James McAvoy...
  • 'Finding Fela' can't find the beat

    'Finding Fela' can't find the beat
    ** (out of four) Fela Kuti’s life wasn’t boring. He created Afrobeat. He married 27 women at once and put a timetable on his door for when each spouse could enter his room. He was buried with a giant spliff in his hand. And that’s...
  • Is 'The Beatles in Mono' necessary? Yes and no.

     Is 'The Beatles in Mono' necessary? Yes and no.
    One of the ironies of our collective obsession with the Beatles is that as years pass, as new anniversaries are noted, as their label embarks on yet another deluxe reissue campaign — this time for "The Beatles in Mono" LP box set — it's...
  • Watch: The Cure covers 'Hello Goodbye' for Paul McCartney tribute

    Watch: The Cure covers 'Hello Goodbye' for Paul McCartney tribute
    If there's one thing the world doesn't especially need right now, it's another project designed to illuminate the genius of anybody who was in the Beatles. And yet such projects keep coming, most recently in the form of Capitol Records' massive "Beatles...
  • The Beatles' complete mono catalog released on vinyl LPs

    The Beatles' complete mono catalog released on vinyl LPs
    In one sense, Tuesday's release of the complete mono catalog of the Beatles on vinyl LPs is the most technologically ambitious attempt yet to take what is arguably the most significant body of recorded music in the pop era and do … absolutely...
  • Pasadena: Group fishes for more members by returning to Earleigh Heights

    Pasadena: Group fishes for more members by returning to Earleigh Heights
    It's been a year since Pasadena Sportfishing Group moved to the Glen Burnie Moose Lodge. "Since we moved the attendance dropped and we are looking to get our attendance back," George Bentz said. "The move was too far for the members." So, its...
  • Book chronicles Beatles' American tour

    Ivor Davis knows exactly where he was 50 years ago today hanging out with The Beatles. As the West Coast bureau chief for the London Daily Express, Davis was assigned to cover the first U.S. tour by the Fab Four that started with a performance at the Cow...
  • James Taylor bringing fall tour to BB&T Center in Sunrise

    James Taylor bringing fall tour to BB&T Center in Sunrise
    Eternally beloved singer-songwriter James Taylor is bringing his fall tour to the BB&T Center in Sunrise on Nov. 15. Tickets be available during a presale beginning Sept. 2 at JamesTaylor.com, followed by a general sale 10 a.m. Sept. 5. Prices are $30....
  • Joshua Wolf Shenk argues for the dynamism of duos in 'Powers of Two'

    Joshua Wolf Shenk argues for the dynamism of duos in 'Powers of Two'
    Writer Joshua Wolf Shenk seems to be asking a good-natured, almost ingenuous question in his new book: Where does creativity come from? But in a time when creativity — and its corporate cousin, "innovation" — has become commodified and...