If you need a Christmas gift for a music fan or want to put something cool on Santa’s list for yourself, we strongly recommend David Browne’s book Fire and Rain: [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]the Beatles[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Simon […]
Singer/songwriter [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]J. D. Souther[/lastfm] celebrates his 66th birthday last week. If you don’t know his name, you probably know some of his work.
Love and death, set to country rhythms and steel guitars. So it was with [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Neil Young[/lastfm]’s most popular record, Harvest.
Legend has it that [lastfm link_type=””]Carly Simon[/lastfm] and [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]James Taylor[/lastfm] first met 40 years ago this week, following her performance at the Troubadour in Los Angeles. About 18 months later, they would get married, […]
Winners of the twentieth annual Grammy Awards for 1977 are announced this week, and the Southern California music scene is well represented. [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]The Eagles[/lastfm] win for Best Record of the Year; “Hotel California” and […]
Fascinating facts, pivotal events, odd connections … what you don’t know about the people who make the music may surprise you! Each week, J.A. Bartlett of The Hits Just Keep on Comin’ digs up Five […]
It’s day six of non-stop rain in Los Angeles with no signs of stopping. While some people are getting the rainy day blues because of all the rainfall (which is up to 7 inches in some places), we […]
Folk singer, [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]James Taylor[/lastfm], is renonwned for his guitar stylings and now he is offering advice on how to play your guitar (or harden your nails) via his website.
The [lastfm]Bee Gees[/lastfm] made TWO big comebacks on the national charts. After their first hit, “New York Mining Disaster, 1941” in 1967, they faded off the Top 20 in 1969 and 1970.
With its creation in 1968, the Beatles’ Apple Records was the first record label created and run collectively by a rock band. Even though it only lasted till 1973, Apple Records released some of the […]