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  • Doc Watson dies at 89; guitarist and singer

    Doc Watson dies at 89; guitarist and singer
    In 1962, Doc Watson and some of his musician neighbors set out from their home in the Blue Ridge Mountains on the journey of a lifetime, to perform at the Ash Grove folk club in Los Angeles.
  • The Google doodle: A highly creative home page homage

    The Google doodle: A highly creative home page homage
    Photographer Robert Doisneau is known for Parisian street scenes that reflected his fascination with what he called "the marvels of daily life." Four of his images — including his famous (if posed) 1950 picture of a kissing couple — graced...

    A member of Gene Vincent's band describes joining Rock Hall of Fame

    A member of Gene Vincent's band describes joining Rock Hall of Fame
    "I’m coming down off the cloud. It'll take me a few days, but I expect I’ll get there," said 71-year-old drummer Dickie Harrell, who, as part of Gene Vincent's original band, was inducted into the Rock Hall of Fame on Saturday. A number of...

    All hail the Marshall stack: The amplifiers that built rock

     
    Rock amplifier innovator Jim Marshall died on Thursday. Times pop music critic Randall Roberts offers insight into the importance of the "Marshall stack" as a symbol in rock & roll.

    Rest in peace, Earl Scruggs

     
    With apologies to Les Paul, Eric Clapton or any other guitar hero you could name, it would be well nigh impossible to find anyone who singularly became identified with a musical genre and a particular instrument more than Earl Scruggs. Scruggs and his...