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  • Celebrity birthdays for the week of March 29-April 4

    March 29: Host John McLaughlin ("The McLaughlin Group") is 88. Comedian Eric Idle is 72. Singer Bobby Kimball of Toto is 68. Actor Bud Cort ("Harold and Maude") is 67. Actor Brendan Gleeson ("Harry Potter") is 60. Actor Christopher Lambert ("Highlander") is 58. Singer Perry Farrell of Porno for Pyros and Jane's Addiction is 56. Comedian Amy Sedaris is 54. Model Elle Macpherson is 52. Singer-harmonica player John Popper of Blues Traveler is 48. Actress Lucy Lawless ("Xena: Warrior Princess") is 47. Country singer Regina Leigh of Regina Regina is 47. Country singer Brady Seals is 46.
  • 'The Wrecking Crew' affectionate tribute to hit-backing musicians

    'The Wrecking Crew' affectionate tribute to hit-backing musicians
    To Beach Boys guru Brian Wilson, "they were the ones with all the spirit and all the know-how." To Nancy Sinatra, they were "unsung heroes," to Herb Alpert, "an established groove machine." And to celebrated songwriter Jimmy Webb, they were simply...

    Movie review: �Wrecking Crew� finally gets its big-screen due

    A decade in the making, "The Wrecking Crew" took almost as long to make it to theaters. But Danny Tedesco's "unknown musicians who cranked out the hits" doc, which predated and inspired the Oscar winning "Twenty Feet from Stardom," finally gets its due...

    Joe B. Mauldin, bass player for Buddy Holly and Crickets, dies at 74

     Joe B. Mauldin, bass player for Buddy Holly and Crickets, dies at 74
    When a 16-year-old high school student named Joe B. Mauldin told his mother that he was planning to join a rock 'n' roll band, she suddenly saw his future dive out the window and shatter on the streets of Lubbock, Texas. "She told Joe B. that she...

    Former Norfolk cop lands a Grammy nomination

    Former Norfolk cop lands a Grammy nomination
     Mark Carman grew up as a piano prodigy in West Virginia. By the end of high school, that lifestyle had worn thin so he joined the Navy and came to Hampton Roads. After a few years he left the Navy and was a police officer in Norfolk for four years....