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Janis Joplin

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  • Album Review: Karen Dalton's '1966'

     
    When folk singer Karen Dalton died in 1993 at age 55, she left behind two classic but unknown records made in the late 1960s and early ’70s and featuring session players who’d done time with Miles Davis, Bob Dylan and Janis Joplin, among...
  • Mike Tyson wants to take Vegas show to Broadway

     
    Mike Tyson wants to take his one-man Las Vegas show to New York...
  • Bluesman James Cotton, after 60 years and health woes, says he plays better than ever

     
    Over an almost unfathomable 60-year professional career, blues harmonica player James Cotton has played with many of the genre’s greatest names: Sonny Boy Williamson, Howlin’ Wolf and Muddy Waters. He’s won a Grammy Award and been...
  • Mike Tyson to debut onstage in one-man Vegas show about himself

     
    Mike Tyson will make his stage debut next month in Las Vegas with "Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth -- Live on Stage." After that, the controversial former heavyweight champ may take his one-man show on tour....
  • Ann and Nancy Wilson of Heart christen 'Who Shot Rock & Roll' opening

     
    The opening of the "Who Shot Rock & Roll" photo exhibit at the Annenberg Space for Photography included Ann and Nancy Wilson, founders of Heart, stepping onto a stage to perform a short set of classics....
  • Broadway's Nina Arianda to play Janis Joplin on film

     
    Broadway performer Nina Arienda isn't exactly a household name, but she is a Tony Award-winning actress who just signed on to play Janis Joplin on film -- a role that could catapult her to big screen stardom....
  • Local favorites take to the platzes (Sunday picks)

     
    Michael Duck: I'm gonna level with you: The forecast is saying there could be thunderstorms for a good chunk of the afternoon and evening, so the platzes might be a little soggy today. But I don't plan to let that......
  • What's happened to The Offspring since its early success? Sands Bethlehem finds out

     
    So what happens when a punk rock band whose biggest success was when its members were snotty Southern California brats in their mid-20s, hangs around for 25 years? That question may have been answered by The Offspring at Sands Bethlehem......
  • Album review: The Alabama Shakes' 'Boys & Girls'

     
    The Alabama Shakes’ first album, "Boys & Girls," is an electric jolt that anyone who loves blues-based rock music should track down immediately. Consisting of three men and one young explosion named Brittany Howard on vocals and guitar, the group,.....
  • Southern California Close-Ups: From West Hollywood to Wilshire

    Southern California Close-Ups: From West Hollywood to Wilshire
    Set an out-of-towner loose to roam the Los Angeles area between West Hollywood and Koreatown and what can you expect? A food-truck overdose, perhaps. Or the bold suggestion that we extend our subway system westward. (Hey, we're working on it.) Or maybe...
  • Why is Bon Jovi a nominee for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and not Rush?

     
    Sure they had some cute hits in the '80s, but has Bon Jovi really earned the right to be nominated for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame? As Times music critic Ann Powers accurately noted, the list of nominees......