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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Space used to be a man's world. Then came Sally Ride, who blazed a cosmic trail into orbit for U.S. women. With a pitch perfect name out of a pop song refrain, she joined the select club of American space heroes the public knew by...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A website that sold Beatles songs online for 25 cents apiece before they became legally available has agreed to pay record companies nearly $1 million to settle a federal lawsuit. U.S. District Judge Josephine Staton Tucker...
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...
Tags: Genres, Culture, Elvis Presley, James Conlon, Bonnie Raitt
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: Entertainment, Kenny Chesney, Bruce Springsteen, Sting, NPR
Lehigh Valley Music presents FESTBLOGTwo days before it plays two sold-out shows in the Lehigh Valley, a pop music group will perform for viewers nationwide on a popular television show. Straight No Chaser, the10-member male chorus that has had hit albums singing a cappella......
Potential breakouts in the pop music world for 2013? Times pop music staffers throw the spotlight on another member of the hip-hop collective Odd Future that gave us Frank Ocean this year, along with a trio of pop-rock singing siblings from the San...
Lehigh Valley Music presents FESTBLOGA pop music artist who has had one of the biggest hits of 2012 will be the opening-night headliner at the 30th anniversary edition of downtown Bethlehem’s Musikfest festival, it was just announced. Carly Rae Jepsen, whose ubiquitous, infectious hit....
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......
Pop music historians and Michael Jackson aficionados have noted that today, Nov. 30, is the 30th anniversary of the release of the self-proclaimed King of Pop's landmark “Thriller” album. Here at the L.A. Times, we’re so far ahead of...
Is it us or was 2012 the year of streaming music? It seems like most everyone we know is now listening to music — new music, old music, super-obscure music, pop bubble gum, the latest releases, old-school hip-hop, brutal metal, avant classical,...
Here's how end-of-the-world projections, based on the Mayan calendar, are being greeted in some quarters of the pop music world on Twitter. Pop & Hiss has decided to include two end-of-the-world tweets from Weird Al Yankovic because 1) he had the...
Psy has a lot to be thankful for today. Not only will the term "Gangnam style" potentially be added to the British dictionary, but the music video for his hit K-pop song is the first to have over 1 billion views on YouTube. Sorry Justin Bieber. "Gangnam...
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