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  • Seeking Establishment recognition of Beat hangout's importance

    Seeking Establishment recognition of Beat hangout's importance
    From 1958 to 1966, the Venice West Cafe served as a gathering place for disciples of Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg and the other pioneers of the Beat Generation who planted the seeds of L.A.'s counterculture movement. Ray Manzarek, keyboardist for the...
  • At Whisky A Go-Go, applause for co-founder Elmer Valentine

    At Whisky A Go-Go, applause for co-founder Elmer Valentine
    They came to West Hollywood on Monday night not to bury one of the celebrated figures in L.A. music's storied past, but to praise him. A few hundred family members, friends, former employees and just plain fans of Whisky A Go-Go co-founder Elmer...
  • John Densmore's jazz education

    John Densmore's jazz education
    THE GREAT jazz drummer Elvin Jones carried on a constant musical conversation with John Coltrane. It inspired me to have that kind of dialogue with Jim Morrison. Not that I was in Elvin's league, but his courage gave me the "huevos" to stop the steady...
  • Elmer Valentine, co-founder of Whisky a Go Go, dies at 85

    Elmer Valentine, co-founder of the Whisky a Go Go, the legendary live rock showcase on the Sunset Strip in West Hollywood that gave birth to the go-go dancer phenomenon of the 1960s, has died. He was 85. Valentine, who also co-founded the Roxy Theatre in...
  • Bo Diddley, 79; singer-songwriter's beat marked rock 'n' roll

    Bo Diddley, 79; singer-songwriter's beat marked rock 'n' roll
    Primal rock and blues musician Bo Diddley, who helped cast the sonic template of rock more than 50 years ago with a signature syncopated rhythm that became universally recognized as "the Bo Diddley beat," died Monday. He was 79. Diddley died of heart...
  • Her phyllo rolls were Elektra-fying

    Her phyllo rolls were Elektra-fying
    Nina Lamb may be partially responsible for some of the greatest rock music ever recorded. Her contribution? Cheese-and-spinach phyllo rolls. "The Doors would go into their studio to rehearse or record," Lamb says, "and they'd get hungry and they'd call...
  • Album review: 'Where the Action Is! Los Angeles Nuggets 1965-1968'

     
    Rhino's latest Nuggets set offers a comprehensive look at the mid-'60s music scene. Yes, the marquee names are here -- many performing rarities -- but so too are the long-forgotten acts. The mid-'60s was a remarkably dynamic time in pop......
  • Wednesday's TV Highlights: “American Masters: The Doors: When You're Strange” on KCET

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of May 9 - 15 in PDF format This week's TV Movies LIZARD KING: The documentary “The Doors: When You're Strange” features previously unseen footage of Jim Morrison and the legendary......
  • Mods & Rockers Film Festival 2010 salutes filmmaker Murray Lerner

     
    In addition to offering vintage performance footage of such classic artists as Bob Dylan, Jimi Hendrix, the Who, Leonard Cohen, the Doors, Jethro Tull, Emerson Lake & Palmer and the Moody Blues, the 2010 Mods & Rockers Film Festival will......
  • Mix-Tape Friday - October 30, 2009

    1) Kelli 1. Bauhaus - Bela Lugosi's Dead 2. Ministry - Everyday is Halloween 3. The Damned - Nasty 4. The Misfits - Halloween 5. Dead Kennedys - Halloween 2) Ed 1. John Denver - Rocky Mountain High 2. Emmy Lou Harris - One of these Days 3. Johnny Cash...
  • L.A. Story

    L.A. Story
    Rock stars, Jazzers, Pachucos...they may have grown up somewhere else quaint, like Sandusky, Ohio, or Canada, but they made their mark here—lived, created and died here. Music is as much a part of the L.A. legacy as film and television. From the bebop...
  • Mix-Tape Friday February 12, 2010

    Crew Mix-Tapes: Garry's mixtape a. Pink: Bohemian Rhapsody b. Jimmy Buffett: One Particular Harbor c. David Bowie: Cat People(Putting out the Fire) 1. Laura's mixtape A. Ease on Down the Road: The Wiz B. Gone: Montgomery Gentry C. Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him...