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  • Buddy Holly commemorated with Walk of Fame star, L.A. concert

     
    It was Buddy Holly Day in Hollywood as the late rock & roll singer was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and a tribute concert....
  • Buddy Holly score card -- Hollywood star: 1; Grammy awards: 0

     
    Buddy Holly got a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame last week, but still has no Grammy Awards. Holly and other pioneering rock and rollers have long been overlooked by Grammy voters....
  • 'The Playboy Club' books 'The Voice' winner Javier Colon to play Ray Charles

     
    Colon will sing "Let the Good Times Roll" in period drama....
  • The state of working musicians in New Orleans: 'Half the gigs ... and the work pays less'

     
    It's not hurricanes challenging New Orleans' musicians anymore; it's the economy. Five years ago this weekend, Hurricane Katrina decimated the city and its music community, but the recession has set a slow pace for its recovery. According to the third.......
  • NBC's 'The Playboy Club' to release weekly music on iTunes

     
    NBC's 'The Playboy Club' to release weekly music from show stars...
  • I Heart Radio: Gaga, Sting, J. Lo, more do Vegas for Seacrest

     
    I Heart Radio Festival, Day 2: Over a star-studded five hours Saturday evening in Las Vegas, the hosts delivered a bill that included, in order of appearance (roughly): Steven Tyler, Jeff Beck, Sting, Randy Jackson, a few members of Sly Stone's Family...
  • "The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration" by Isabel Wilkerson

    "The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration" by Isabel Wilkerson
    "The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration" By Isabel Wilkerson Random House, $30.00, 620 pages   Warmth In the spring of 1941photographer Russell Lee spent several days documenting African-American life on Chicago’s...
  • Jerry Leiber and Nick Ashford: Their greatest hits

    The songwriting world lost two titans Monday when Nick Ashford and Jerry Leiber died within hours of each other. Ashford, 70, cowrote a string of hits with his wife, Valerie Simpson, that helped define soul, R&B and funk in the ‘60s, ‘70s and...
  • Florida songs could be the soundtrack for your next road trip

    Florida songs could be the soundtrack for your next road trip
    If you read this column regularly, you know that it's not unusual for the topic to have something to do with a photograph that looks inviting to me. That's part of the motivation for this week's dispatch: Looking at the image of cypress trees along the...
  • CAPTURED: RAY CHARLES THOMAS: Guilty Of Ploy Sex Offenders Pull On Police All Too Much

    CAPTURED: RAY CHARLES THOMAS: Guilty Of Ploy Sex Offenders Pull On Police All Too Much
    UPDATE: The Yakima County Sheriff's Office tells us Ray Charles Thomas was arrested in Kent on Saturday - the same weekend he was featured on the show.   ---ORIGINAL CASE 5/6/11---   It's a ploy sex offenders pull on law enforcement all too much -...
  • Wednesday, January 12, 2011

        5 a.m.  Wrap It Up by Sam & Dave Kiss Them For Me by Siouxie & The Banshees Redundant by Green Day Real Wild Child by Iggy Pop I Miss You by Blink 182 You Don't Know How It Feels To Be Me by Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers Funky Town...
  • Monday, January 24, 2011

    5 a.m. Hit The Road Jack by Ray Charles Where It's At by Beck Proud Mary by Creedence Clearwater Revival Use Somebody by Kings Of Leon Under Pressure by Queen Paranoid Android by Radiohead Roxanne by The Police Billie Jean by Michael Jackson  6 a....