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Clint Ballard Jr., a pop songwriter who crafted the No. 1 hits "You're No Good" for Linda Ronstadt in 1975 and "Game of Love" a decade earlier, has died. He was 77. Ballard, whose health deteriorated after he had a stroke in 2006, died Dec. 23 at his...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterTom T. Hall approached songwriting like a hitchhiker in no particular hurry to catch a ride. "I'd go out by the highway and watch the truckers and I'd just go in that direction," the Kentucky native said. "I'd end up in all of these small hangouts with...
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Los Angeles Times Staff WriterONE OF those golden moments you hope for at gargantuan music gatherings like the weekend Stagecoach Festival in Indio came Saturday night, when the Judds, Naomi and daughter Wynonna, resuscitated their monstrously successful '80s act in what was billed as...
Today, Spence and Cole discuss how it was that Jerry Brown became the flashpoint in Sacramento's budget impasse. Later in the week, they'll debate city-level emissions plans, the appropriate role of the attorney general and more. Brown: Outrageous and...
The Watson Twins Fire Songs (Vanguard) * * * (three stars) Languor is a risky quality for musicians to cultivate: The Path of Slow has led countless down-tempo electronica acts into the dead-end of dinner music. But when slow works, it can be...
Tribune Media ServicesIt's not easy for the child of any celebrity to come out of their parent's shadow. But Simone -- the daughter of the legendary Nina Simone -- makes it look effortless. A talented singer in her own right who performed on Broadway in "Rent" and "Aida," the...
Times Staff WriterPROMOTERS of this weekend's Stagecoach festival in Indio have cast their lasso far and wide to rope in a variety of talent to create an event showcasing the stylistic range and artistic ambition of all that can be considered country music today. From the...
Zap2It.comRemember the time we got into that fight at the biker bar and you got beat up by that grandmother with the tattoos? No? Hmm. Remember that time we got arrested for posing as obstetricians at that hospital? No? Well, that baby was gonna be ugly anyway....
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BY late 1967, Jimmy Webb was a 21-year-old wunderkind of the L.A. songwriter scene with the hits "By the Time I Get to Phoenix" by Glen Campbell and "Up, Up and Away" by the Fifth Dimension. He was invited to lend a musical hand at a fundraiser in East L....
Special to the Chicago TribuneSept. 4-13: Toronto International Film Festival,877-968-FILM; www.tiff08.ca. Canada's premier stargazing party features 250 flicks. Sept. 5-7: Norwalk Seaport Oyster Festival,Norwalk, Conn., 203-838-9444; www.seaport.org. Shucking and slurping to the...
Times Staff WriterNever mind that nine of 10 Californians have not heard of him. Never mind that his opponent enjoys blanket name recognition throughout the Golden State, more campaign cash and a double-digit lead in the polls. Chuck Poochigian -- state senator from...
Times Staff WriterThis city's mayor doesn't dwell on his previous incarnations. Never mind the training to become a Jesuit priest, the gubernatorial romance with singer Linda Ronstadt or those stints with Mother Teresa and Buddhist monks. As the indefatigable Jerry...
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