| Mar 19, 2014
| 4:22 AM
A classic rock supergroup is returning to the area to play Sands Bethlehem Event Center. Crosby, Stills and Nash, who have sold more than 30 million albums (including three No. 1s) and have the classic hits “Teach Your Children,” “...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 4:22 PM
It looks like KISS and Def Leppard will tour together this summer. The bands have set a joint news conference for 2 p.m. Monday, March 17, in Los Angeles for a “major announcement,” according to their publicists, PMK*BMC. KISS The......
| Apr 2, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Bruce Springsteen can do little wrong in the eyes of his fans, but his latest HBO special, "Bruce Springsteen's High Hopes," isn't worthy of the man or his music. Essentially a 28-minute infomercial for Springsteen's latest album, it's a once-over-lightly...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 7:33 PM
Like many unhappy teenagers, Lou Reed found more than a measure of solace in music.
"Listening to the radio absolutely transformed me," he told The Times in 1992. "It was like a huge, major-league signal that there was another world, another life out...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 11:53 PM
Pete Seeger was a teenager in the 1930s when he heard an Appalachian balladeer perform on an old-fashioned, five-string banjo and fell in love with the instrument, the timeless melodies and, most of all, the words.
"Compared to the trivialities of...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Grits and Glamour celebrated the completion of its CD "Dos Divas" in a relaxing way. The duo — comprised of country music stars Pam Tillis and Lorrie Morgan — took a trip to Mexico. "We went with our husbands on a couples' getaway to celebrate...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 2:30 AM
BIRTHDAY GUY: Musician John McVie, the "Mac" of legendary rock band Fleetwood Mac, was born on this day in 1945 in London. This bass guitarist was part of the British rock scene of the '60s and spent time as a member of John Mayall and the Bluesbreakers...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 12:29 PM
Lamont Dozier’s songs have been part of the soundtrack of America for generations.
Dozier made a name for himself in the 1960s, as a force behind the Motown sound with writing and producing team Holland Dozier Holland. The trio penned songs for...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 5:06 PM
Franny Beecher, 92, a guitarist for Bill Haley and the Comets, who helped kick off the rock 'n' roll era with the hit "Rock Around the Clock" in 1955, died in his sleep Monday night at a nursing home near Philadelphia, his daughter Pauline Grinstead said....
| Jan 3, 2014
| 10:40 PM
Phil Everly, who with his brother, Don, made up the most revered vocal duo of the rock-music era, their exquisite harmonies profoundly influencing the Beatles, the Beach Boys, the Byrds and countless younger-generation rock, folk and country singers,...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:45 PM
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As a rule, composers of musicals are happy about any productions anywhere of their work.
But Mike Stoller, the surviving half of the fabled songwriting team of Leiber and Stoller, is particularly...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 10:53 PM
In the same year that Linda Ronstadt told the world she could no longer sing a note because of Parkinson's disease, she has been elected to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, a possibility that she recently told the Los Angeles Times she’d never "given...