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firstname.lastname@example.orgIn his decades in the music industry, Danny Hutton has acquired a boatload of awards, a lifetime of accomplishments and a long list of VIP contacts. But mainly, he just wants to make art and have fun. Hutton is an original member of Three Dog Night,...
Tags: Punk (genre), Randy Newman, John Lennon, Music Industry, Music
email@example.comWhen most music fans think of the mandolin, they usually think of bluegrass. But the stringed instrument is just as comfortable at opera as the Grand Ole Opry. In fact, Vivaldi wrote a concert for the mandolin and Mozart featured it in a serenade. And...
firstname.lastname@example.orgHe won five Grammys in 1981, the same year he picked up a Golden Globe and an Oscar, but Christopher Cross makes it clear that his biggest accomplishment is being a father of three. "(My children) are what I'm most proud of. I've tried to raise three...
Associated Press Science WritersSpace used to be a man’s world. Then came Sally Ride, who blazed a cosmic trail for U.S. women into orbit. With a pitch-perfect name out of a pop song refrain, she joined the select club of American space heroes the public knew by heart: Shepard,...
AP Music WriterWhitney Houston, who reigned as pop music’s queen until her majestic voice and regal image were ravaged by drug use, erratic behavior and a tumultuous marriage to singer Bobby Brown, has died. She was 48. Publicist Kristen Foster said Saturday that...
email@example.comRichard Marx is an artist who writes what he feels. At the age of 23, the Illinois native had been in the entertainment industry long enough to know that nothing was sacred in L.A. "I already had kind of a chip on my shoulder," he recalled last week...
firstname.lastname@example.orgThe members of the pop music group Far East Movement have reached billboard-topping status, but they still love the little things in life — including impromptu Walmart pit-stops. Two tour buses, one with the band's logo and art on the side, stopped...
email@example.comThere are teachers and there are students. Bobby Parker is a teacher with most of his graduating class now in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. A blues-and-rock guitarist for more than 50 years, it's inevitable that Parker would cross paths with some of...
Ever wonder what longhairs listen to when they let their hair down? Once upon a time, when conductors were regarded as remote intellectual titans, no one would have thought to ask. Marin Alsop, music director of the Baltimore Symphony, once described...
As Times pop music critic Randall Roberts wrote earlier this week, much of the fun of Beck's new "Song Reader" project -- 20 songs released not as recordings, but as old-fashioned sheet music -- is beholding the variety of interpretations it's inspired....
Tags: Sting, NPR, Bruce Springsteen, Kenny Chesney, Music
Lehigh Valley Music presents FESTBLOGTop 5 Concerts of the Coming Week: 1. Q102 JINGLE BALL Each year Philadelphia hit radio station Q102-FM has pulled together the top musicians in pop music for its Christmas-time Jingle Ball. And the formula has been so successful that......
Lehigh Valley Music presents FESTBLOGIt’s time again for that yearly rant (OK – it’s a lot more frequent than that) about how popular music is obsessed with homogenized, synthesized junk by women who can’t sing, while there’s a whole world of pop-rock out there....
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