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Pete Seeger

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  • L.A. Story

    L.A. Story
    Rock stars, Jazzers, Pachucos...they may have grown up somewhere else quaint, like Sandusky, Ohio, or Canada, but they made their mark here—lived, created and died here. Music is as much a part of the L.A. legacy as film and television. From the bebop...
  • Jimmie Rodgers: A voice that carried

    Jimmie Rodgers: A voice that carried
    Bear Family Records' remarkable new release, "Let Me Be Your Sidetrack: The Influence of Jimmie Rodgers," makes a persuasive argument that Rodgers is one of the most important figures in the history of country music. According to the liner notes for...
  • Largo gets new lease on life at the old Coronet

    Largo gets new lease on life at the old Coronet
    JON BRION'S last night at Largo was epic. The singer-songwriter's free-for-all Fridays at the tiny Fairfax Avenue nightclub had been drawing capacity crowds for more than a decade, but his May 2 show was historic: his final turn before owner Mark Flanagan...
  • Uncle Rock brings serious vibes to rugrats

    Uncle Rock has toured with a cult garage band and starred in a stage musical in London's West End. But he says playing rock 'n roll for kids is his most rewarding gig. The children's musician, also known as Robert Burke Warren, will play Musikfest for...
  • PGA names best films, leaves out Globe winners

    PGA names best films, leaves out Globe winners
    "The Diving Bell and the Butterfly," "Juno," "Michael Clayton," "No Country for Old Men" and "There Will Be Blood" were nominated today for the Producers Guild of America's top honors. Notably missing from the list were "Atonement," which won the...
  • 'Juno,' 'Old Men' Earn Producers Guild Nods

    One day after winning Golden Globe awards for best picture, "Atonement" and "Sweeney Todd" both failed to make the Producers Guild of America shortlist. Instead, the candidates for the PGA's Darryl F. Zanuck Producer of the Year award are the teams...
  • Obama, with stars and masses, celebrates

     
    President-elect Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, arrive for the Obama Inauguration Celebration on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., Sunday January 18, 2009. (Brian Baer/Sacramento Bee/MCT) by Frank James and Jill Zuckman Joined by...
  • Album review: The Avett Brothers' 'I and Love and You'

     
    For the Avett Brothers, bluegrass is hard-core, and country is emo. This North Carolina band plows a familiar field by blending folk idioms with punk, playing against the surface incongruities of the two forms while unearthing the deeper connections....
  • Live review: Neil Young's Bridge School Benefit

     
    Neil Young and Co. give the kids a great show, and Young gives his fellow performers a great example. Reporting from Mountain View, Calif. - The direct impact of Neil Young's annual Bridge School Benefit Concerts is as plain as......
  • Bridge benefit: No Doubt's Gwen Stefani tears up; Neil Young wraps up

     
    The powerfully emotional backdrop of Neil Young's annual Bridge School Benefit Concerts is evident in the faces of the nonprofit school's disabled students and those of their families, which were flashed on video screens throughout Saturday's 6 1/2-hour...
  • Album review: Preservation Hall Jazz Band's 'Preservation'

     
    The unique place the Crescent City holds in American music is evident in the breadth of guests and the utter commitment in their performances with the Preservation Hall band on this project, designed to raise money to support training and......
  • Outernational, Tom Morello cover 'Deportees' to protest Arizona immigration law

     
    Politically charged New York rock group Outernational has enlisted Tom Morello for a new recording of Woody Guthrie’s poignant immigration ballad “Deportees” that the band is making available as a free download in response to Arizona’s recent...