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  • Roger Daltrey, countercultural figure, objects to pot smoke at Who show

    Roger Daltrey, countercultural figure, objects to pot smoke at Who show
    The kids are alright, according to Roger Daltrey, unless they're into marijuana.
  • Our picks: Romantic music for a special Valentine's Day

    Our picks: Romantic music for a special Valentine's Day
    A couple of years ago, the Daily Press' own music buffs Sam McDonald and Mike Holtzclaw shared some favorite tunes for setting that very romantic mood on Valentine's Day. Here are the songs they chose - as well as a few clunkers to avoid: Great songs,...

    Box sets 2011, from Beach Boys to U2

    Box sets 2011, from Beach Boys to U2
    Here are the most notable box sets of the season in rock and pop: Beach Boys, “The Smile Sessions” (Capitol/EMI, $137): Review HERE. Leonard Cohen, “The Complete Columbia Albums Collection” (Columbia/Legacy, $170): How much...

    Fall album preview

    Here come the would-be blockbusters. The music industry inevitably rolls out new releases by its biggest artists in the fall, just in time for holiday gift-giving. This year is no exception, with studio albums expected from Drake and Mary J. Blige; a host...

    Jim Marshall dies at 88; creator of famed rock 'n' roll amplifiers

    Jim Marshall dies at 88; creator of famed rock 'n' roll amplifiers
    It was the physical embodiment of rock's power and majesty — a wall of black, vinyl-clad cabinets, one atop the other, crowned with a rectangular box containing the innovative circuitry that revolutionized the music. This was the famed Marshall...