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In 1962, Doc Watson and some of his musician neighbors set out from their home in the Blue Ridge Mountains on the journey of a lifetime, to perform at the Ash Grove folk club in Los Angeles. "I remember the first trip we did," Watson said in a 2008...
Joe Smith donates interview archives: Former Warner Bros. Records prexy gives tapes to Library of CongressVarietyJoe Smith, former prexy of Warner Bros., Elektra and Capitol Records, has donated recorded interviews with more than 200 top musicians to the Library of Congress. Smith's archives, comprising 238 hours of interviews taped over the course of two years,...
Gov’t Mule and moe. June 24, 7 p.m., $38.50, Toyota Presents Oakdale, 95 South Turnpike Road, Wallingford, (203) 269-8721, oakdale.com If jam bands were NFL teams, guitarist and singer Warren Haynes would be a first-round draft pick, maybe even...
FOX 17 MeteorologistMost musicians, and many non musicians have some idea of who Les Paul is and what he played. Born in Waukesha, Wisconsin back in 1915, he was known as the father of the electric guitar. He truly revolutionized the sound of the electric guitar, and...
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Special to the Los Angeles TimesPhotographer Robert Doisneau is known for Parisian street scenes that reflected his fascination with what he called "the marvels of daily life." Four of his images — including his famous (if posed) 1950 picture of a kissing couple — graced...
It’s not even June. But already this calendar year we’ve lost a gut-wrenching list of people who’ve impacted the music world: impresarios Don Cornelius and Dick Clark, R&B legends Johnny Otis and Etta James, the incomparable Band...
You don't have to train it to the big city to hear some great jazz on a Sunday evening. Here are a couple of world class performers that are bringing their talents to the quiet reaches of inland Fairfield County. Bucky Pizzarelli & Ed Laub: Sarah's...
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"I’m coming down off the cloud. It'll take me a few days, but I expect I’ll get there," said 71-year-old drummer Dickie Harrell, who, as part of Gene Vincent's original band, was inducted into the Rock Hall of Fame on Saturday. A number of...
If you Google “Top Mandolin Players,” pretty much every result you get will have David “Dawg” Grisman in the top five. The man is a living legend. Go ahead and try it. I’ll wait… Over the course of his 50-year career,...
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