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  • Local boy makes good

    Local boy makes good
    Chula Vista native Tom Waits will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in March, it was announced Wednesday. Waits, a Grammy-Award-winning gravelly voiced singer/songwriter, is a graduate of Chula Vista's Hilltop High School. He started his...
  • Ronnie Spector performs at The Ridgefield Playhouse on May 19

    Ronnie Spector performs at The Ridgefield Playhouse on May 19
    There are certain musical accomplishments that last a lifetime. Ronnie Spector sang "Be My Baby" with the Ronnettes in 1963, and for that, we give her a lifetime pass to do whatever the hell she wants for the rest of her life and we'll still be...
  • Beach Boys mix nostalgia, surf, melancholy at Chicago Theatre

    Beach Boys mix nostalgia, surf, melancholy at Chicago Theatre
    Brian Wilson broke character Monday at the Chicago Theatre in the first of two 50th anniversary concerts by his longtime band. The most fragile of the Beach Boys plunged into the turmoil of “Sail On, Sailor,” a song rarely performed by the...
  • Disappointing Showing for Trutanich in D.A.'s Race

    Disappointing Showing for Trutanich in D.A.'s Race
    LOS ANGELES -- He far outpaced opponents in fundraising, enjoyed the backing of the political elite and was a battle-tested campaigner considered the favorite in a crowded field of relatively unknown prosecutors vying to become Los Angeles County district...
  • Like/Dislike: Ben Savage, Flying Dog Brewery

    Like/Dislike: Ben Savage, Flying Dog Brewery
    Considering beer is Ben Savage's favorite drink, working at Frederick-based Flying Dog Brewery could be considered a dream come true. Not only is Savage surrounded by suds and innovation every day, but also with "laughter, high fives, pranks, and hugs."...
  • Heartfelt tribute lets McCartney's genius be

    As much as I adore The Beatles, the idea of going to a Paul McCartney tribute concert, even one with a symphony, didn't exactly fill me with excitement. After all, the gems of the John Lennon/McCartney catalog have been covered countless times and...
  • He put the 'wah' in rock 'n' roll

    He put the 'wah' in rock 'n' roll
    You've probably seen Del Casher, sporting a yachtsman's cap as he cruises around town in his fire-engine-red sedan, and never given him a second look. But the 73-year-old musician, who operates a sound studio on Magnolia Boulevard in Burbank, is one of...
  • The Dum Dum Girls make their CT debut at The Space on Feb. 9

    The Dum Dum Girls make their CT debut at The Space on Feb. 9
    Reverb-drenched recordings are a hallmark of the modern indie rock sound. The Dum Dum Girls are no exception, but unlike so many of their peers, they truly own their production style, in a focused, non-arbitrary way — like they spent more time...
  • Funk legend and Middletown resident Betty Harris is ready to record again

    Funk legend and Middletown resident Betty Harris is ready to record again
    Betty Harris Sat., Jan. 7, Trinity-on-Main, 69 Main St., New Britain, trinityonmain.org   She's often called the Lost Queen of New Orleans Soul, and she's living in Middletown. It turns out she never actually lived in New Orleans for more than a month,...
  • Amy Winehouse and the 'girl group' sound

    Amy Winehouse and the 'girl group' sound
    When Amy Winehouse's album "Back to Black" first appeared on American charts, I was teaching the History of Rock at Johns Hopkins. Given my focus on the history of musical genres, I was immediately struck by her innovative use of the past. Ms. Winehouse...
  • Lollapalooza Day 1: Hello, Brazil, and Coldplay says 'So long' to Amy Winehouse

    Lollapalooza Day 1: Hello, Brazil, and Coldplay says 'So long' to Amy Winehouse
    Day 1 of Lollapalooza 2011 is in the books, as the first of 130 bands played on eight stages Friday in Grant Park. Attendance was maxed out – with 90,000 people expected each of three days at the festival. Here’s how Friday went down, with...