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  • Review: 'The History of Rock 'n' Roll in Ten Songs' by Greil Marcus

    Review: 'The History of Rock 'n' Roll in Ten Songs' by Greil Marcus
    We now live in the seventh decade of rock 'n' roll, and it has never felt more irrelevant, if such a thing can be gauged by contemporary radio playlists now dominated by slick rappers and aerobicized dance divas. Even terrestrial radio today plays less of a role than it did in 1964, when a young Greil Marcus discovered the Beatles, paying $2 to a friend to listen to a song on the album "With the Beatles," the 1963 British version that his father had brought over from England.
  • Local restaurateur wins 'Chef Race'

    Local restaurateur wins 'Chef Race'
    Stan Frazier can't cook in silence. Depending on his mood, tunes ranging from David Bowie to Slayer and Madonna to Bill Evans can be heard pouring out of his two-story home in Newport Beach. "I need to have music playing when I'm involved in the craft...

    CT.com Interview: Nels Cline of Wilco

    CT.com Interview: Nels Cline of Wilco
    Nels Cline and Julian Lage w/Becky Kessler and Floyd Kellogg, Dec. 21, 9 p.m., $15-$20, Arch Street Tavern, 85 Arch St., Hartford, (860) 246-7610, archstreettavern.com.   You might find traces. But the Wilco records produced during Nels Cline’s...

    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...

    Led Zeppelin songs to fuel NBC series 'Revolution'

    NBC's futuristic sci-fi series "Revolution" is turning to classic rock heroes Led Zeppelin to score its Thanksgiving-week episode. Two of the band's songs, "Kashmir" and "Since I've Been Loving You," are set to appear Monday on the  J.J. Abrams-produced...