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  • Florida Primary: Newt sued for using Eye of the Tiger

    Florida Primary: Newt sued for using Eye of the Tiger
    After Tuesday, Floridians won't have to put up with Republican politics until August when the GOP rolls into Tampa for its convention. But in the meantime, Florida voters are making their marks at the polls, and the smart money says the real race is...
  • Our Picks: The best shows in Fairfield County this week

    Our Picks:  The best shows in Fairfield County this week
    Hey, why not go see some bands? You like live music don't you? 'Cause we've got some ideas. They go a little something like this: Thursday, Feb. 9: WCSU Jazz Ensemble at WCSU's Alumni Hall, Danbury. They've got one of the best music departments around,...
  • Chi-Tunes: The Wall & the Window

    Chi-Tunes: The Wall & the Window
    Chicago folk-rockers the The Wall & the Window answered our Chi-Tunes questionnaire. Do the same and your band could appear in RedEye! What makes your live show great? It's very intimate, and what you hear is what you get. Sometimes we pull out the...
  • Top concerts 2011, from Le Butcherettes to Paul Simon

    Top concerts 2011, from Le Butcherettes to Paul Simon
    Here are my favorite concerts from 2011: 1. Le Butcherettes at Lollapalooza, Aug. 5: Teri Gender Bender, aka Teresa Suarez, wears a red-stained butcher's smock and flings her high-heels into the crowd, the better to stomp, twirl, somersault and stage-...
  • Review: 'Christmas Oratorio,' Musica Angelica

    Review: 'Christmas Oratorio,' Musica Angelica
    For some weird reason, Saturday traffic in Los Angeles is as bad, and often worse, than it is during the work week -- and on this particular night, the freeways were loaded up even more than usual. It was bad enough to delay the start of Musica Angelica'...
  • At Stagecoach festival, Emmylou Harris is the first lady

    At Stagecoach festival, Emmylou Harris is the first lady
    PROMOTERS of this weekend's Stagecoach festival in Indio have cast their lasso far and wide to rope in a variety of talent to create an event showcasing the stylistic range and artistic ambition of all that can be considered country music today. From the...
  • Miriam Makeba dies at 76; South African singer spent 31 years in exile

    Miriam Makeba dies at 76; South African singer spent 31 years in exile
    Miriam Makeba, the South African singer who for more than half a century brought the intricate rhythms of her native land to millions of listeners around the world and whose role as a spokeswoman against apartheid subjected her to 31 years of exile,...
  • Davey Graham dies at 68; trailblazing British guitarist

    Davey Graham, a trailblazing British guitarist of folk and blues who influenced such performers as Paul Simon and guitarist Jimmy Page of Led Zeppelin, died of lung cancer Dec. 15 at his home in London. He was 68. Graham's guitar instrumental "Anji"...
  • Ellie Greenwich dies at 68; co-wrote 'Da Doo Ron Ron,' 'Chapel of Love' and other '60s hits

    Ellie Greenwich, the New York songwriter behind a string of 1960s hits that gave effervescent voice to unbridled teen romance including "Da Doo Ron Ron," "Chapel of Love" and "Be My Baby," many of them in collaboration with producer Phil Spector, died...
  • From the Tribune archives: The House Rahm Built

    Rahm Emanuel was seething. He was hurtling down an asphalt road in upstate New York on the 47th trip of his ferocious campaign to win back the House. A lecture, even from his friend James Carville, was the last thing he needed. In just 12 days, Emanuel'...
  • PASSINGS

    Barry Beckett Producer worked with famous singers Barry Beckett, 66, a keyboard player and record producer who had important roles in recordings by Bob Dylan, Percy Sledge, Hank Williams Jr. and Kenny Chesney, died June 10 at his home in Henderson,...
  • This is Chris' Test Story

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