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Just in time for its upcoming reunion tour, Fleetwood Mac announced Wednesday that it's preparing a lavish reissue of "Rumours," the 1977 album that launched the group to superstardom and spawned such FM-radio staples as "Don't Stop," "Go Your Own Way"...
The Fox News Web headline Wednesday morning captured something in the air despite its utter wrongness: "Beatles' sitar player Ravi Shankar dies at 92." Well, first, the Beatles' sitar player was George Harrison. Shankar, who died Tuesday in his...
Indian sitar player Ravi Shankar, whose influence on George Harrison helped shape the sound of some the Beatles’ most experimental songs, including “Norwegian Wood,” died in a hospital near his home in Southern California. He was 92....
Ravi Shankar, 91, India's most famous classical musician in the West since his collaborations with Beatle George Harrison and violinist Yehudi Menuhin in the 1960s, makes an infrequent concert appearance when he performs at the Terrace Theater in Long...
Tags: Concerts, Yehudi Menuhin, Music, George Harrison, India
If given the choice, would you want butter or margarine? Sugar or artificial sweetener? Vinyl or digital music? The answer to all, of course, is, yes. Give me the real thing. And for obvious reasons. Butter doesn't have the trans fatty acids that...
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Culture MonsterMusic critic Mark Swed highlights the best of the year in classical music and opera....
Lehigh Valley MusicIn October of 2011, legendary sitar virtuoso Ravi Shankar, 91, invited his long-time tabla accompanist, Tanmoy Bose, to his home in Encitas, Calif., for an informal recording project. The result was a high-energy jam session over a four-day period in...
Prize-winning poet and CCSU professor Ravi Shankar (pictured) shares passages and insights at Real Art Ways on Thursday when he talks about Deepening Groove, his latest collection of poems. He's joined by three notable authors — Joel Allegretti,...
"George Harrison: Living in the Material World," which premieres Wednesday and Thursday on HBO, is a long, lovely meditation on the Beatle sometimes called the Quiet One and the quiet one sometimes called a Beatle. Directed by Martin Scorsese at the...
The sitar -- an eastern Indian stringed instrument made famous in the western world by Ravi Shankar and Beatle George Harrison -- doesn't get seen, much less heard, often on the Peninsula. Up to now, anyway. A new group called the Music of India Ensemble...
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