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  • Rolling Stones bring satisfaction on final U.S. stop at Verizon Center

    Rolling Stones bring satisfaction on final U.S. stop at Verizon Center
    At first, it sounds as if the band is just tuning up. Mick Jagger honks out a call on his harmonica. Guitarist Mick Taylor responds with a blues run. Ron Wood twiddles between a couple of notes. Then Keith Richards lands the haymaker opening chords to...
  • The Rolling Stones satisfy Philadelphia with 50 years' worth of definitive rock 'n' roll

    The Rolling Stones satisfy Philadelphia with 50 years' worth of definitive rock 'n' roll
    Every one of the Rolling Stones’ 50 years has etched a line into Keith Richards’ face, making it certainly one of the most battle-scarred visages in rock -- which makes it oh-so-incredibly cool when he breaks into that scraggly smile, the...
  • Appreciation: Bobby Womack, soul legend, guitarist, L.A. connector

    Appreciation: Bobby Womack, soul legend, guitarist, L.A. connector
    The connections are endlessly surprising, those that Bobby Womack forged during a 60-year career that transcended genre, border and race. The singer, songwriter, guitarist and longtime Los Angeles resident, who died Friday at age 70, was the center of a...
  • Candi Staton recalls the late Bobby Womack, her friend of 60 years

    Candi Staton recalls the late Bobby Womack, her friend of 60 years
    Bobby Womack, the expert soul singer, songwriter and guitarist who died Friday after a long battle with cancer, made as many friends in the music business as he did great songs. The artist was best known for penning the breakout Rolling Stones hit...
  • Stratocaster turns 60 but for its musician fans, it never gets old

    Stratocaster turns 60 but for its musician fans, it never gets old
    Rock guitar hero Jeff Beck remembers falling in love for the first time. "I'd only ever seen Spanish-style or jazz guitars, and then I saw a Stratocaster," said Beck, 69, of his schoolboy crush. "I was fascinated by the shape, the double cutaways; it...
  • Rolling Stones announce tour, including May 28 at United Center

    Rolling Stones announce tour, including May 28 at United Center
    Open your wallets, the Stones are coming to town. The Rolling Stones made it official Wednesday when they announced their first North American tour in seven years, including a May 28 show at the United Center. Tickets will range as high as $600 when...
  • Top 50 Concerts of the Year for 2012

     
    There’s no arguing that popular music concerts have taken a great leap forward in the Lehigh Valley the past two years. The May opening of Sands Bethlehem Event Center, with its 3,500-person capacity and affiliation with Sands Casino and promoting.....
  • Rolling Stones invade Echo Park, perform an hour of classics

    Rolling Stones invade Echo Park, perform an hour of classics
    During 50 years of performing, the Rolling Stones have done some peach gigs: They’ve stood before Hells Angels at Altamont, sold out Wembley Stadium and Madison Square Garden, gigged the Palladium in Hollywood, at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium...
  • Mick Taylor helps Rolling Stones recapture glory days

    If you liked the way the Rolling Stones sounded back in the late 1960s and early '70s -- darker and bluesier than more recent conjurings -- you have a chance to hear that signature growl once again. The Stones' 50 & Counting tour, which returns to...
  • Review: The Rolling Stones rock Staples in first gig of tour

    Review: The Rolling Stones rock Staples in first gig of tour
    The first measures heard at  Staples Center as the Rolling Stones began their 26th (give or take) concert in Los Angeles didn’t include Keith Richards’ riffs, Mick Jagger’s sweet falsetto, Ron Wood’s delicate guitar lines or...
  • The Stones, Batdorf and Stanley-style

    The Stones, Batdorf and Stanley-style
    John Batdorf and James Lee Stanley will appear on the radio Saturday in Laguna Beach to play mellow, harmony-drenched folk tunes — the kind you listen to on a lazy afternoon with a sweater, a cup of mocha and a cat napping at the foot of the couch....
  • A New HBO Documentary About the Rise of The Rolling Stones

    A New HBO Documentary About the Rise of The Rolling Stones
    Crossfire Hurricane Premieres Thurs., Nov. 15 at 9 p.m., on HBO, (also airs on Nov.18, 23 and 26)   Sometimes the Rolling Stones seem less like an actual rock band and more like a cleverly concocted subject for exhaustive books, reissues, and music...