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Sherry Pruitt & Delgados, McGrath Project Rock ‘House Blend’ on SCVTV

The WAVE-nominated "House Blend" on SCVTV hosted by Stephen K. Peeples presents the premiere broadcast featuring SCV Blues Society stars Sherry Pruitt and The...
Donald Trump at Iowa State University, January 19. 2016. Photo: Max Goldberg (Wikimedia Commons)

Trump-Pena Nieto Mexico Summit – First (Fake) News Dispatch

Breaking News: Trump Earns Illegal Alien Status, Detained in Mexico By Stephen K. Peeples Businessman and U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump and Mexican President Enrique Peña...

Cosby to Pass the Microphone as Playboy Jazz Emcee

Dr. William H. Cosby, the famed comedian, Grammy-winning recording artist, author, philanthropist, community activist and educator, will intro the artists this weekend for his...
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Willie Nelson & Family Rolling to Santa Clarita

American Music Icon Adds Santa Clarita Valley Stop to 2014 Tour April 5 Willie Nelson & Family make their first-ever Santa Clarita Valley appearance when...
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Del Shannon on Tom Petty, ‘Drop Down and Get Me’

Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame member Del Shannon of "Runaway," "Hats Off to Larry" and "Little Town Flirt" renown in the early '60s...
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‘Strat Cats’ Jeff Beck & Buddy Guy Tour U.S., Rock Hollywood Bowl Aug. 10

By Stephen K. Peeples Grammy-winning Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame icons and Fender Stratocaster-playing "Strat Cats" Jeff Beck and Buddy Guy hit the road this...
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Beatles 1 Reissue Sights & Sounds Rock Grammy Museum

Grammy-Winning Audio Producer Giles Martin, Filmmaker Michael Lindsay-Hogg Discuss New Mixes of Beatles Hits, Restored Film Clips Spanning 1962-1970 By Stephen K. Peeples "Beatles 1" and...
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Beatles’ ‘Abbey Road’ 50th Anniversary Editions Out Sept. 27

London – As widely anticipated by Beatles fans worldwide, special 50th-anniversary editions of the band's "Abbey Road" album, newly mixed by Giles Martin and...
Author Barry Alfonso will guest at a launch party for his new Backbeat book, 'A Voice of the Warm: The Life of Rod McKuen,' at Book Soup on the Sunset Strip in West Hollywood on Tuesday, July 16.

Rod McKuen Bio Author Gets ‘Warm’ at Book Soup Signing July 16

Noted pop culture journalist, hit songwriter and Grammy-nominated liner notes writer Barry Alfonso will celebrate the publication of his new book, "A Voice of...
Jefferson Airplane at Woodstock, Aug. 17, 1969. Photo: Henry Diltz. Used with permission.

Woodstock 50: A 1969 Flashback with Michael Lang, Henry Diltz

Fifty years ago this weekend, on Friday, Aug. 15, 1969, the three-day Woodstock Music & Art Fair finally got underway on farmer Max Yazgur's...
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