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  • Rock and Roll Hall of Fame launches first iPhone app

     
    Based on the "Songs That Shaped Rock and Roll" permanent exhibit at the museum, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's first app -- which debuted Wednesday -- offers a virtual exploration of the more than 600 tracks selected by Rock hall curatorial staff...
  • Ken Burns, Steve Martin and the cosmos coming to PBS' fall lineup

     
    Banjos! Speakeasies! Ken Burns! Steve Martin! An epic exploration of space and time! They're all coming to PBS' fall season, the network announced Monday. And they'll probably make you smarter than watching your 10th "Two and a Half Men" rerun.......
  • 'Linda McCartney: Life in Photographs' reveals intimate family moments

     
    Before Linda McCartney ever laid eyes on her husband-to-be at the launch party for the album "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" in 1967, she was already a reputable rock 'n' roll photographer capturing candid behind-the-scenes images of late '60s.......
  • Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' jacket highlights 'Music Icons' memorabilia auction June 25-26

     
    Michael Jackson's red 'Thriller' jacket, other pop memorabilia, going up for auction June 25-26....
  • Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' jacket: The original is for sale

     
    Michael Jackson's "Thriller" jacket is up for sale. The red-and-black leather jacket wore in the "Thriller' music video will be auctioned off in late June. Michael Jackson's "Thriller" jacket is expected to bring up to $400,00 at auction....
  • 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¬ólived, created and died here. Music is as much a part of the L.A. legacy as film and television. From the bebop...
  • CSN looks back on 'Demos' as it forges forward with new music

    Graham Nash puts it quite simply. Crosby Stills & Nash doesn't have to tour anymore. The trio doesn't need to record and release albums. The group is secure enough financially to retire. But here it is summer 2009, and again, as it has been for most...
  • Bohemian tenants shown the door

    NEW YORK -- Overheard on the Chelsea Hotel stairway one recent Sunday: Question: "Is Rita still here?" Reply: "Rita's dead." A pause between footsteps. "Rita was a sweetheart." Only in this hotel could such an exchange take place as calmly as if two...
  • Robert Ginty dies at 60; action-film star also directed for TV, led Irish theater center

    Robert Ginty dies at 60; action-film star also directed for TV, led Irish theater center
    Robert Ginty, a versatile actor who starred in the 1980 film "The Exterminator" and built a varied career as a producer, director and actor in film, television and the stage, has died. He was 60. Ginty died Monday at his home in Los Angeles, said Michael...
  • 'American Masters' sings Joan Baez's tune in new PBS profile

    As famous as names in music might be, relatively few evoke an entire era. Such a name is Joan Baez. Still going strong, the veteran singer-songwriter-activist gets the "American Masters" treatment in the new PBS profile "Joan Baez: How Sweet the Sound"...
  • Melissa Leo, Oscar nominee and 'Nana'

    Melissa Leo, Oscar nominee and 'Nana'
    Of the five lead actress Academy Award nominees, Melissa Leo is probably the most bohemian, the least likely to live in a luxury hotel or employ a personal assistant or spend weeks worrying over her Oscar gown. Leo tidies her own house, cooks her own...