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  • Interviewing Eric Hutchinson: Singer says he learned from writing new disc, "Pure Fiction"

    Interviewing Eric Hutchinson: Singer says he learned from writing new disc, "Pure Fiction"
    When singer-songwriter Eric Hutchinson’s newest album, “Pure Fiction” came out in April, it was less than two years after the release of his sophomore disc “Moving Up, Living Down.” That’s a quick turnaround for any...
  • Authorized Paul Simon biography to come from Robert Hilburn

    Authorized Paul Simon biography to come from Robert Hilburn
    Paul Simon is cooperating with writer Robert Hilburn for an authorized biography, publisher Simon & Schuster announced Tuesday. The Grammy-winning musician first hit the charts as half of the duo Simon & Garfunkel and has gone on to have a long solo...
  • Paul Simon biography due from author-critic Robert Hilburn

    Paul Simon biography due from author-critic Robert Hilburn
    Paul Simon’s life and music will be the subject of a new book from former Los Angeles Times pop music critic Robert Hilburn, author of the acclaimed 2013 biography “Johnny Cash: A Life.” “When one of the greatest songwriters...
  • 'David Bowie Is': How do you fit a rocker into an art museum?

    'David Bowie Is': How do you fit a rocker into an art museum?
    Sometime soon, should you find yourself backstage at the Museum of Contemporary Art, wandering its administrative offices, be sure to look for the pencil drawing of David Bowie as a banana. It is not an official curated piece of museum art; rather, it...
  • Closing Notes Of Ovation Plant: Memories And Music

    Closing Notes Of Ovation Plant: Memories And Music
    NEW HARTFORD — The last guitar was long gone by late-morning Friday at the Ovation Instruments plant. Just about everyone had said farewell a few weeks earlier, when production stopped. Back on that glum day, six or eight guys had climbed up...
  • 'Allentown' helps Billy Joel get Library of Congress songwriting award

    Billy Joel is being honored by the Library of Congress, and it's referencing his song "Allentown" in bestowing the award. Joel is the newest recipient of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, Librarian of Congress James H. Billington...
  • Art Garfunkel Evokes Emotion at Fantasy Springs Resort Show Despite Vocal Injury

    Once a high-wire acrobat loses balance, it's assumed the act is finished. And perhaps no pop vocalist ever resembled those denizens of dizzying heights more than the angelically-voiced Art Garfunkel. When Garfunkel announced four years ago that his voice...
  • Cooperstown beyond the hall

    Cooperstown beyond the hall
    Whether you're heading to Cooperstown to see former White Sox slugger Frank Thomas and former Cubs hurler Greg Maddux inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame on July 27 or planning a visit for later in the summer, there's a lot more to this...
  • Prosecutors drop charges against Paul Simon, Edie Brickell

    Prosecutors drop charges against Paul Simon, Edie Brickell
    Prosecutors have decided not to go forward with disorderly conduct charges against Grammy Award-winning musicians Paul Simon and Edie Brickell after the couple had a shoving match in April at their Connecticut home, a court clerk said on Tuesday. Simon,...
  • Paul Simon, Edie Brickell domestic-dispute case is dropped

    Paul Simon, Edie Brickell domestic-dispute case is dropped
    If Paul Simon and Edie Brickell behave for the next 13 months, all will be forgiven. By the legal system, at least. A Connecticut court clerk said the prosecutor had decided not to follow through with the case that saw Simon, 72, and Brickell, 48,...
  • Summer music 2014: The best South Florida concerts

    Summer music 2014: The best South Florida concerts
    Business has been good so far in 2014 for concert promoters in South Florida, continuing last year’s theme that saw North American attendance up 23 percent and gross receipts up 26 percent, according to Billboard data. The trend locally seems...