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  • 'American Idol': Finalists salute Rock and Roll Hall of Fame songs that 'shaped' music

     
    Rock 'n' roll remains one of those tent-pole theme nights on “American Idol,” one that that aging competition would never get rid of -- and for good reason. Birthed out of a combination of blues, country, jazz, soul, folk and......
  • 'American Idol' recap: The top 9 rock out

     
    American Idol recap, in which the top 9 perform songs from rock and roll hall of fame greats...
  • American Idol recap: rock 'n' roll

     
    From Sarah Kelber Janell: Before I tell you what Steven Tyler is wearing tonight, I want to have a sit-down, homey, fireside chat with you all. You see, this is the first show I've recapped that people on the internet......
  • 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"...
  • Sweet home Laguna

     Sweet home Laguna
    Laguna Beach High School junior Macarena Rivera began playing "homemade music" with her stepdad, Jason Farthing, in the family's living room about two years ago, in order to promote his cigar box art and guitar business and to help the performing arts...
  • Comments & Curiosities: Physical therapy: pain, gain, some tears

    "I Am Joe's Aorta"; "I Am Joe's Brain." Remember those? If this is your first rodeo, you don't. If it isn't you do. It was a series of articles in Reader's Digest years ago in which a different body part each month would tell you what function they...
  • Barney's Beanery rocks on at 90

    Barney's Beanery rocks on at 90
    It's a story so revolting and so legendary that it has achieved near mythical status. One night in the 1960s, during a particularly heavy bout of drinking, Jim Morrison stood up and urinated on the long wooden bar at Barney's Beanery in West Hollywood....