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Twilight Zone Compilation Of All 156 Episodes

Ringo's no joke. He was a genius and the Beatles were lucky to have him

On the eve of his 75th birthday, it's time to celebrate the musical contribution Ringo Starr made to the Fab Four<p>‘He was the most influential Beatle,’ Yoko Ono recently claimed. When Paul and John first spotted him out in Hamburg, in his suit and beard, sitting ‘drinking bourbon and seven’, they …

Guitar

Grateful deb: When the Dead played a debutante ball in 1966

I’ve found some unexpected things in the seven or so years I’ve spent scouring the San Francisco Chronicle’s basement archive. I’m hoping Mitt Romney on the 1964 GOP convention floor, Dianne Feinstein winning Cow Palace rodeo queen and Clifford Ray saving a dolphin’s life all show up somewhere in …

San Francisco

The Studio that made Rock and Roll History is Rotting Away on a Caribbean Island

<i>T</i>he island of Montserrat in the West Indies became a Caribbean Pompeii when in 1995, the Soufrière Hills volcano woke up. The capital was buried in …

Paris

Hear Rolling Stones' Rocking 'Dead Flowers' Alternate Take

Track will appear on upcoming deluxe reissues of 'Sticky Fingers'<p>The Rolling Stones have released the alternate version of "Dead Flowers" that will …

John Coltrane Wants to Be 'Force for Good' in Rare Interview

"I think music is an instrument," jazz legend says in animated interview. "It can create the initial thought patterns that can change the thinking of …

Jimi Hendrix: Rocking The Racial Divide

The day the greatest guitarist in rock history altered my perspective<p><b>By Anthony DeCurtis</b><p><b>On July 5th, 1967</b>, I went to the Rheingold Music Festival in …

Guitar

Google Develops Abbey Road Studios Virtual Tour

Abbey Road Studios partnered with Google to design and develop a virtual tour of the famed London recording space. The Inside Abbey Road Studios …

SXSW Film

Bob Dylan - The Night We Called It A Day

'Motown 25' Special, Expansive Box Set Planned for Release

144-track CD set will feature 25 new stereo mixes of classics from artists like Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson and Marvin Gaye<p>In 1983, music icons …

Jimmy Page on the 'Swagger' of Led Zeppelin's 'Physical Graffiti'

Forty years after its release, the guitarist explains how the band made a masterpiece<p>By the time Led Zeppelin released <i>Physical Graffiti</i> in 1975, they …

Beatles' 1962 Recording From Hamburg Strip Club Going to Auction

The original tape of the December 1962 recordings hit auction block with a $150,000 reserve<p>A rare recording of the Beatles performing at a Hamburg, …

Lesley Gore, 'It's My Party' Singer, Dead at 68

Singer also teamed with producer Quincy Jones for million-selling singles "Judy's Turn to Cry" and "You Don't Own Me"<p>Lesley Gore, the singer of …

Jeff Beck Planning Two Books, First Official Documentary

Legendary guitarist will issue his autobiography this year as part of a new publishing deal<p>Jeff Beck is writing an autobiography and preparing a …

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Jimmy Page Promises 'Quite Different' Direction With New Music

Led Zep guitarist discusses making of 'Physical Graffiti' and its 40th anniversary release<p>Jimmy Page says he's "warming up on the touchlines" for a …

Dave and Phil Alvin of The Blasters reunite for album, sold-out show at The Troubador

David and Phil Alvin are one of the most respected brother acts that ever came out of Southern California. Good thing they finally got around to …

Rock impresario Bill Graham gets first major career exhibition

The life and career of rock promoter Bill Graham will be explored in depth in an exhibition coming to the Skirball Cultural Center in May and running through Oct. 11.<p>Graham was a central figure in the evolution of rock music's path out of clubs and small theaters into massive sports arenas and …

Doug Thompson: DON’T MESS WITH THE WRECKING CREW!

So, what project in your life has taken you the longest to complete? Has anything you’ve really wanted to do ever taken you 18 years? Most likely …

Vinyl-record factories race to keep up with demand surge

Nearly 8 million old-fashioned vinyl records have been sold this year, up 49% from the same period last year, industry data show. Younger people, …

Vinyl Records

Exclusive: New Photos of Johnny Cash at San Quentin Prison

Ten never-before-seen photos of Johnny Cash recording one of the most famous live albums in history.<p><b>Johnny Cash rolled into San Quentin</b> <b>Prison</b>, 12 miles and change north of San Francisco, on February 24, 1969. Cash had performed at Folsom Prison outside Sacramento just over a year earlier, where he …

Johnny Cash

Criterion collects the joyful, humane documentaries of Les Blank

Documentaries tend to be serious business, and that’s especially true to when it comes to the legends of nonfiction filmmaking—Frederick Wiseman, …

Stream 'The Art of McCartney,' Featuring Bob Dylan, Brian Wilson, Kiss

The tribute comp also includes Macca covers by Billy Joel, Alice Cooper, the Cure and more<p>The 34-track entirety of <i>The Art of McCartney</i>, the …

Bob Dylan Wanted to Make an Album With the Beatles and Rolling Stones

"Keith and George thought it was fantastic," writes producer Glyn Johns. "Paul and Mick both said absolutely not."<p>Few figures in rock history have a …

Visit 'Better Call Saul' Set in New Behind-the-Scenes Clip

Cast and crew tease high drama, big cliffhangers, plus a few special surprises for 'Breaking Bad' fans<p>Tough as it is to live in a world with no more …