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  • PASSINGS: Warren Vanderschuit, Eva Szorenyi, Eric Woolfson, Robert Kendall, Vyacheslav Tikhonov

    PASSINGS: Warren Vanderschuit, Eva Szorenyi, Eric Woolfson, Robert Kendall, Vyacheslav Tikhonov
    Warren Vanderschuit Character actor in many westerns Warren Vanderschuit, 79, a character actor who appeared in the John Wayne film "Rooster Cogburn" and dozens of TV westerns and who had an impressive athletic career as a young man in Los Angeles, died...
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    Barry Beckett Producer worked with famous singers Barry Beckett, 66, a keyboard player and record producer who had important roles in recordings by Bob Dylan, Percy Sledge, Hank Williams Jr. and Kenny Chesney, died June 10 at his home in Henderson,...
  • Willie Mitchell dies at 81; record producer worked with Al Green

    Willie Mitchell dies at 81; record producer worked with Al Green
    Willie Mitchell, an influential record producer, label head and musician who worked closely with singer Al Green and other stars to help mold the Memphis soul sound, died Tuesday. He was 81. Mitchell died at Methodist University Hospital in Memphis,...
  • Ellie Greenwich dies at 68; co-wrote 'Da Doo Ron Ron,' 'Chapel of Love' and other '60s hits

    Ellie Greenwich, the New York songwriter behind a string of 1960s hits that gave effervescent voice to unbridled teen romance including "Da Doo Ron Ron," "Chapel of Love" and "Be My Baby," many of them in collaboration with producer Phil Spector, died...
  • Dick Berg dies at 87; television and film writer and producer

    Dick Berg dies at 87; television and film writer and producer
    Dick Berg, a longtime television and motion picture writer and producer, died Tuesday from a fall at his home in Los Angeles. He was 87. A pioneer of the made-for-television movie format that revolutionized network programming in the 1970s, Berg helped...
  • Marie Knight dies at 84; gospel vocalist sang with Sister Rosetta Tharpe

    Marie Knight, a gospel singer who came to fame singing duets with gospel-music star Sister Rosetta Tharpe in the late 1940s and made a noteworthy late-in-life comeback as a solo artist, has died. She was 84. Knight died Sunday of complications from...
  • Aaron Schroeder dies at 83; prolific songwriter for Elvis Presley and others

    Aaron Schroeder dies at 83; prolific songwriter for Elvis Presley and others
    Aaron Schroeder, a songwriter, independent music publisher and record producer who co-wrote 17 songs for Elvis Presley, including “It’s Now or Never,” has died. He was 83. Schroeder, who had a rare form of dementia for about 18 years,...
  • Bob Keane dies at 87; discovered Ritchie Valens

    Bob Keane dies at 87; discovered Ritchie Valens
    Bob Keane, who founded the West Coast independent label Del-Fi Records in the 1950s and is best known for discovering and recording rock legend Ritchie Valens, has died. He was 87. Keane, who survived non- Hodgkins lymphoma diagnosed when he was 80, died...
  • Does a pot bust trump a 4.0 GPA?

    Does a pot bust trump a 4.0 GPA?
    As campus administrators worry about how to prevent violence like last spring's Virginia Tech shootings, students applying to college increasingly face queries about their past behavior: Were they ever severely disciplined in high school? Have they been...
  • Record producer Scott Humphrey lists Hollywood Hills compound for $2,695,000

    The home belonging to longtime Rob Zombie producer Scott Humphrey has come on the market at $2,695,000. Without question, one could easily go to the grave without crossing paths with Zombie, so readers might want to envision a heavy metal musician with...
  • Lana Clarkson's fade to black

    You have to wonder about Lana Clarkson. Yes, "Lana Clarkson" was her real name; she wasn't Frances Gumm or Norma Jeane Baker. And Lana was born right here in Southern California, not eastern Tennessee or northern Minnesota. So you have to wonder why &#...