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October 26, 1991 | JIM WASHBURN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
One of Seals & Crofts' biggest '70s hits was titled "Hummingbird," and one of their album tracks advised listeners to "Milk the cows of gladness before they all go dry." Given that and Jim Seals' and Dash Crofts' adherence to the oft-misunderstood Bahai faith, "a lot of people were coming up and asking, 'Do you guys worship birds or animals or something?' " Jim Seals says, laughing about it now.
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October 26, 1991 | JIM WASHBURN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
One of Seals & Crofts' biggest '70s hits was titled "Hummingbird," and one of their album tracks advised listeners to "Milk the cows of gladness before they all go dry." Given that and Jim Seals' and Dash Crofts' adherence to the oft-misunderstood Bahai faith, "a lot of people were coming up and asking, 'Do you guys worship birds or animals or something?' " Jim Seals says, laughing about it now.
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November 15, 1988
A La Verne man involved in a fight with members of a white racist gang has been arrested for allegedly storing bomb-making materials in his home, La Verne police said. Richard Prattella, an 18-year-old clothing salesman, was arrested early Sunday morning after police searched his home and discovered a footlocker containing several boxes of shotgun powder and shells, plastic and metal pipes with end caps, and 6 feet of detonation cord, Detective Jim Seals said.
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June 13, 1990 | From Times Staff and Wire Service Reports
The 1970s pop duo Seals and Crofts is putting together a record as a follow-up to their first concert tour in 10 years. The two, whose hits included "Summer Breeze" and "Diamond Girl," did a concert tour in Canada last summer. "It was such a success that everyone convinced them to work on another album," country music star Dan Seals, brother of Jim Seals of Seals and Crofts, said Tuesday.
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March 27, 2009 | Valerie J. Nelson
Dan Seals, who as part of the duo England Dan and John Ford Coley sang the hit "I'd Really Love to See You Tonight" and other 1970s soft-rock touchstones, has died. He was 61. His death was caused by complications related to lymphoma, said Marty Martel, a talent agent who worked with Seals. The singer died at his daughter's home in Nashville, the Associated Press reported.
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January 12, 1994 | JIM WASHBURN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
If Merle Haggard's music were a movie, it might be something fine and gritty, like John Huston's "Fat City." It's hard to imagine what kind of movie Dan Seals' music might inspire. "Barney Meets the Care Bears," perhaps? In his 55-minute early show Monday at the Crazy Horse Steak House, the veteran cow-pop (did I forget an "L" somewhere?
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June 20, 2004 | Steve Hochman, Special to The Times
"You haven't heard our new album," Hives singer Howlin' Pelle Almqvist told the crowd at the KROQ-FM (106.7) Weenie Roast concert last weekend. "But you already love it." Well, the singer has high expectations for his Swedish band's "Tyrannosaurus Hives," which will be released July 20. That's no surprise. Much of Almqvist's charming stage persona revolves around puffed-up boasts about how much the Hives are loved. Off stage, though, he's a bit more modest.
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October 16, 1994 | MARY HELEN BERG, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
On a cool, breezy evening in Chinatown, beneath a soulful black-and-white portrait of a man wearing a turban and white beard, weekly visitors trickle into the comfortable living room of Lourdes and Vahid Sanaei. An unemployed secretary, a computer programmer, a full-time mother, a flower-shop owner, a building supervisor. White, black, Latino and Iranian. Some murmur an Arabic greeting: Allah' u Abha: God is most glorious.
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October 9, 1994 | MARY HELEN BERG
On a cool, breezy evening in Chinatown, beneath a soulful black-and-white portrait of a man wearing a turban and white beard, weekly visitors trickle into the comfortable living room of Lourdes and Vahid Sanaei. An unemployed secretary, a computer programmer, a full-time mother, a flower shop owner, a building supervisor. White, black, Latino and Iranian. Some murmur an Arabic greeting: Allah' u Abha: God is most glorious. Most have embarked on spiritual quests to arrive here, at a Baha'i "fireside," an informal educational gathering that mingles believers in the Baha'i faith with prospective followers and the merely curious.
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