| 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...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 11:46 AM
It may be only rock 'n' roll to the Rolling Stones, but the group’s clout in that world is sufficient that the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland is renaming its American Music Masters series so that the British group can be the 2013...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 7:40 PM
Just two months after Linda Ronstadt went public with the news that she can no longer sing because of Parkinson’s disease, she’s made the final nominations list for the 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame along with Peter Gabriel, Nirvana, Cat...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 1:17 PM
Elvis Presley’s camp once famously argued that “50,000,000 fans can’t be wrong.” And although fans can weigh in on which artists they think should be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame next year, their preferences -- in...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 10:18 AM
Linda Ronstadt fans invoke words such as “shameful,” “incomprehensible” and, as Don Henley put it recently, “another travesty” when they talk about her absence from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, for which she been...
| 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...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 4:23 AM
Here are the Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week: 1. 30 SECONDS TO MARS When 30 Seconds to Mars first appeared in 2002, it was easy to dismiss as another actor, Jared Leto of “American Psycho” and “My So......
| Oct 10, 2013
| 10:27 AM
Stephen Stills' new blues band The Rides will headline the latest benefit concert for Cal State Northridge-based radio station KCSN FM (88.5) on Nov. 3 at the university's Valley Performing Arts Center.
In addition to Stills' band, which includes...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 4:58 AM
Alternative rock band Nirvana, singers Linda Ronstadt and Cat Stevens, and pop duo Hall and Oates led nominees for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's 2014 class, the foundation that runs the music museum said on Wednesday.
It will be the first year of...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 2:30 AM
BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor and composer Tom Waits was born in Pomona, Calif., on this date in 1949. This birthday guy earned an Oscar nomination for his score of the 1982 film "One from the Heart." He's also won Grammy awards for his albums "Bone Machine" and...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 5:35 PM
When the Grammy nominations by the likes of Taylor Swift and Daft Punk were celebrated, in the quiet Spoken Word category, one publisher dominated: Hachette. Hachette took three out of five nominations, with one each going to Simon & Schuster and...