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Pre-Holiday Jerry Brown Preps for Term 4

William Bradley | Posted 12.21.2014 | Politics
William Bradley

Governor Jerry Brown was resolute when I raised the latest disappointing round of UN climate negotiations in Lima, Peru with him. "California will lead the way," he declared. "Have no doubt."

Tales of an Extraordinary Madman  

Lionel Rolfe | Posted 09.17.2014 | Los Angeles
Lionel Rolfe

I viewed Bukowski as only doing a limited shtick -- he rarely came into the office himself, but I knew all about him because my friend Judy Lewellen, the city editor, used to go pick up the column. I guess I hadn't understood how popular Bukowski was getting until I was confronted by a book display in London.

Style Vixens of Rock and Roll

Rock Paper Photo | Posted 08.18.2014 | Style
Rock Paper Photo

Bold, powerful women who rock hard and have the epic style to match are an integral part of rock and roll. We dug deep in our vault to present unique women who possess that out-of-this-world sartorial sensibility.

Turning 65 with 'Crazy'

Michael Sigman | Posted 07.29.2014 | Fifty
Michael Sigman

Call her crazy, but my mom says that the second I heard the opening notes of Billie's recording, I leapt over the walls of my crib, landed squarely on the piano bench and welcomed my new sister into the world by playing along and harmonizing with every line.

Linda Ronstadt Inducted Into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (Video)

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum | Posted 07.29.2014 | Entertainment
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum

"I think that all of us girl singers that started out after Linda became very famous, in a way, wanted to be her and wanted to sound like her, and then we had to say 'we can't,' so we have to find our own inner Linda."

Joan Ryan Makes Musical Magic at Hollywood's Catalina Jazz Club

Xaque Gruber | Posted 07.28.2014 | Los Angeles
Xaque Gruber

For the first time in a year and half, Joan Ryan, and her four octave range, comes home to Los Angeles in a cabaret show that earned her the honor of Broadway World's Top Female Cabaret Artist of 2013.

Nirvana, Kiss And The E Street Band Join Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 04.12.2014 | Entertainment

NEW YORK (AP) — Kiss made up, but its music went unheard. Nirvana used four women rockers to sing Kurt Cobain's songs. And Bruce Springsteen's E Str...

An Oak Ridge Boy and a Carter Girl: Conversations With Joe Bonsall and Carlene Carter, Plus a George Michael Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 06.08.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

You have a new album, Carter Girl, that takes you back to your roots. What does being a Carter Girl mean to you?

Playing The Ponos: A Conversation With Neil Young, Chatting with Linda Ronstadt and Matt Hires' Video Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 06.06.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Linda, let's dive into Duets, your new collection that celebrates your collaborations with other artists. What is it about Duets that's particularly special to you? And what is it that's so attractive about singing with someone else?

Cherrytree Records Extravaganza: Ivy Levan and Sting Set to Rock Beatles on Letterman; RAC Readies New Album; Much More

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 04.06.2014 | Entertainment
Gregory Weinkauf

Remember when you first heard "Roxanne"? I do. I was a child in a record store without a clue about the song's theme. Not sure I could've identified reggae, let alone purloined reggae. But I well recall my impression.

A Simple Dream About Walking and Singing, With Linda Ronstadt

Marci Rich | Posted 03.23.2014 | Fifty
Marci Rich

I've had several dreams in which I'm walking, but last night's was so detailed and astonishing that I'm going to recount it here. This is nearly verbatim as I recorded it when I awoke this morning.

Jerry Brown for President: The Way We Were

William Bradley | Posted 03.19.2014 | Politics
William Bradley

At the least, Brown clearly wants to influence the politics of 2016, which prompts this discussion of his first three presidential campaigns, each of which was telling and intriguing in its own ways.

KISS, Peter Gabriel And Nirvana Among Rock Hall Of Fame Inductees

Reuters | Mary Milliken | Posted 02.15.2014 | Entertainment

Dec 17 (Reuters) - Nirvana, the influential Seattle grunge band founded by the late Kurt Cobain, and the flamboyant 1970s rockers from KISS were amo...

Latina Rocker Is Nominated To Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

Posted 07.28.2014 | Latino Voices

By Ikam Acosta Legendary singer Linda Ronstadt has been nominated to be in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, being the only Latin musician nomi...

Rock Hall Of Fame Nominees Announced

AP | CHRIS TALBOTT | Posted 10.16.2013 | Entertainment

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nirvana, Linda Ronstadt, Peter Gabriel, Hall and Oates, and The Replacements are among first-time nomine...

Karla Bonoff Energizes Past With Present: Tales From The Tavern at the Maverick Saloon

LuxEco Living | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
LuxEco Living

Gerber set the stage for the brilliant singer songwriter, Karla Bonoff, whose historic career began in the 60's in Los Angeles, first with guitar lessons in Hollywood on Vine and later onstage backed by a crescendo of hip hugger clad dancers at the Troubadour.

Divine Calling

Sue Shanahan | Posted 11.27.2013 | Arts
Sue Shanahan

Start acting as if you're already there by finding a place of trust within, a place where you know your dream is being brought to fruition. Live as if it's already happening, and the physical world just has to catch up.

My Conversation With Linda Ronstadt

Tavis Smiley | Posted 09.25.2013 | Celebrity
Tavis Smiley

Tonight on PBS, the first of my two part insightful conversation with legendary singer Linda Ronstadt. We talk about her career and her new memoir, Simple Dreams.

Linda Ronstadt Opens Up About Her Battle With Parkinson's

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.18.2013 | Celebrity

When Linda Ronstadt revealed she had Parkinson's disease in August, the Grammy-winning singer told AARP that she could no longer sing due to her illne...

Chats With Jimmy Webb, Nora Guthrie and Little River Band's Wayne Nelson, Plus Tracy Newman and The Slants Exclusives, and Colin Gilmore's Best

Mike Ragogna | Posted 11.06.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Let's talk about Jimmy Webb's new album, Still Within The Sound Of My Voice.

Conversations with Harry Connick Jr., TTB's Derek Trucks, and Carly Ritter

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.28.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Grammy-Winning Singer Reveals Battle With Parkinson's Disease

Reuters | Posted 10.23.2013 | Celebrity

NEW YORK, Aug 23 (Reuters) - Grammy-winning singer Linda Ronstadt is suffering from Parkinson's disease and says she can no longer "sing a note," th...

Dog Ears Music: National Flitch Day: Bacon, Devotion, and High Fidelity

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 09.18.2013 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week's playlist includes music by Elvis Costello and the Attractions, William Shatner, Thelonious Monk, Indigo Girls, and more.

No Debate Here: Apple Pie At Core Of 'Dough For Obama'

Zester Daily | Posted 12.19.2012 | Taste
Zester Daily

Writer Joyce Maynard's philosophy is that pie brings people together.

Dog Ears Music: Born in July Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 09.12.2012 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week our playlist includes music by Jack White, Bobbie Gentry, Rufus Wainwright, Buddy Guy (& Junior Wells), Red Sovine and more.