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Harry Nilsson: Remembering John Lennon (December 1980)

It's an honor to share this feature about singer and songwriter Harry Nilsson and his friendship with John Lennon written by Grammy-nominated music journalist...
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Lone Star Beer: Texas Music and Texas Beer Join Forces (1976)

The Backstory: In late 1975, Lone Star Brewing Co. marketing executives Jerry Retzloff and Barry Sullivan spoke with this reporter at length about the...

Boyd Elder ‘No AMF’ Marfa Bash a Feast of Family, Friends, Art

Nearly 100 family members, friends, and admirers of Texas artlaw Boyd Elder gathered at The Capri in Marfa, Texas, on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018,...
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John Lennon: 40 for 40 Years, and Still a Voice for Peace

If it seems like a lifetime since musician and peace activist John Lennon was murdered on December 8, 1980, that's because it has been....
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Henry Diltz Under the Covers Spotlights Famed Album Photos

Renowned Rock Photographer Reveals Fascinating Stories Behind His Most Famous Album Covers for The Doors, CS&N, Eagles, The Monkees, and Dozens More on 1996...
Joan Baez and Bob Dylan performed at the civil rights "March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom" on August 28, 1963. Photo": Rowland Scherman - U.S. National Archives and Records.

Book Review: On the Tracks: Bob Dylan ‘Chronicles Vol. 1’

On the Tracks: Reflections on Bob Dylan's "Chronicles Volume 1" By Stephen K. Peeples Santa Clarita Valley Signal Staff Writer Published Jan. 21, 2005 A recent Signal...
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Lewisohn Beatles Author to U.S. for Tune In

Lewisohn's Beatles Invasion 2013: Late October Bi-Coastal Blitz for Bloomingdale's Book Signings and Panels in NYC and L.A. Mark Lewisohn, the world-renowned and respected Beatles...
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Reflections on Solid State Neon Faces

Santa Clarita journalist Stephen K. Peeples comments on the transition of the neon jukebox from analog to digital for a Replay magazine story published...
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Lennon ‘Double Fantasy’: Producer Jack Douglas Flashback, Pt. 1

Celebrating the 40th anniversary of John Lennon and Yoko Ono's "Double Fantasy" album in November 2020, this is a slight update of the first...

KiNA: BiOGRAPHY (DreamWorks Records, 1999)

DreamWorks Records Kina Artist Bio by Stephen K. Peeples August 1999 "I'm a ball of emotion. And very sensitive. I come off guarded to most people. But most people just...
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