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  • Jimmy O'Neill dies at 73; L.A. deejay hosted TV's 'Shindig!'

    Jimmy O'Neill dies at 73; L.A. deejay hosted TV's 'Shindig!'
    Jimmy O'Neill, an Oklahoman barely out of his teens when he became Los Angeles' top-rated radio deejay and only 24 when he catapulted to national celebrity as the host of "Shindig!," one of the earliest rock 'n' roll shows on prime-time television, died...
  • Bernard Lansky dies at 85; Memphis clothier to Elvis Presley

    Bernard Lansky, the Memphis retailer who helped a young Elvis Presley establish his signature clothing style of pegged pants, two-toned shoes and other flashy duds in the 1950s, has died. He was 85. Julie Lansky, the clothier's granddaughter, said he...
  • In Rotation: Fleetwood Mac and Bauhaus

    In Rotation: Fleetwood Mac and Bauhaus
    Fleetwood Mac "Extended Play" (Fleetwood Mac) The four songs on the new Fleetwood Mac EP — which the legendary pop-rock outfit put up for sale on iTunes last month with little warning — arrive steeped in echoes of the past, in at least...
  • Black History Month 2013 TV schedule

     
    Here are some of the notable new and returning TV specials, documentaries and movies airing in celebration of Black History Month 2013. All times are Eastern. Programming is subject to change; check back regularly for additions and updates. American...
  • Easton's State Theater announces bunch of Broadway musicals, Christmas shows, crooners and comedy for new season

     
    A bunch of Broadway musicals, the return of favorite rocking Christmas shows, a classic crooner and comedians, an iconic performer’s daughter and more fill the 2013-14 season that was just announced for Easton’s State Theatre. Yup, Little...
  • REVIEW: Happy Together Tour at Penn's Peak offers oldies, but some still vital

     
    Oldies shows, almost by definition, are far more about reliving the fun of younger times through music. But every once in a while, a performer on one of those multi-act bills surprises with a talent level that not only reminds......
  • Neon Trees at Allentown's Crocodile Rock Cafe: Very good, headed to great

     
    You can tell Neon Trees is a relatively new band, with just two albums to its credit. It’s what made the difference between band’s show Tuesday at Crocodile Rock Café in Allentown being great, and just simply a very good......
  • Rock pioneer delivers authenticity, displays legacy at Sellersville Theatre

     
    In a world where audiences revere old blues singers for their authenticity and legacy to the music’s origins, rockabilly pioneer Wanda Jackson should be a queen. Wanda Jackson Not only did she single-handedly kick off the female presence in rock.......
  • Vocal acrobat Troy Walker to play Burbank's Viva Cantina

    Vocal acrobat Troy Walker to play Burbank's Viva Cantina
    Anyone who remembers Troy Walker from his incendiary 1960s stint on the Sunset Strip club circuit or his infamous 1970s run at North Hollywood’s World Famous Palomino is likely beyond surprised to learn that not only did the ultra-flamboyant...
  • Birthplace of rock 'n' roll? Memphis has plenty of evidence in its favor

    Birthplace of rock 'n' roll? Memphis has plenty of evidence in its favor
    MEMPHIS, Tenn. - This port city on the Mississippi River calls itself the birthplace of rock 'n' roll. Its credentials? The Memphis Recording Service, forerunner of Sun Studio, in 1951 recorded "Rocket 88" by Jackie Brenston & His Delta Cats, which some...
  • Mixtape Friday, August 10

    Here are your winners! Bob Gordon -  Mott the Hoople, “One of the Boys” - Doves, “Catch the Sun” - The Waterboys, “A Girl Called Johnny” - The Pretenders, “Mystery Achievement” - Ryan Adams, “Come...