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October 30, 1990 | CHUCK PHILIPS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Byrds, the Los Angeles band whose 1965 recording of "Mr. Tambourine Man" ignited the folk-rock movement, and Ike & Tina Turner, whose soul revue was among the most dynamic live acts ever in pop, are among the seven new inductees to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
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October 30, 1990 | CHUCK PHILIPS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Byrds, the Los Angeles band whose 1965 recording of "Mr. Tambourine Man" ignited the folk-rock movement, and Ike & Tina Turner, whose soul revue was among the most dynamic live acts ever in pop, are among the seven new inductees to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
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October 29, 1990 | CHUCK PHILIPS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Soul stylists Ike and Tina Turner and country-rock stars the Byrds are among the seven new inductees to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced today at a press conference in Cleveland. Other performers to be honored at the Jan. 16 induction ceremony in New York's Waldorf-Astoria include John Lee Hooker, the Impressions, Wilson Pickett, La Vern Baker and Jimmy Reed.
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June 14, 1996 | ROBERT HILBURN
Syd Nathan's King Records was one of the handful of independent labels that contributed greatly in the 1950s to the fusion of R&B and country that created rock 'n' roll. While not essential like Sun, Chess and Atlantic, the Cincinnati-based label was a seminal force that nurtured several strong Rock and Roll Hall of Fame candidates.
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June 19, 1995 | DON HECKMAN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
The colorful array of instruments spread across the stage of the Jazz Bakery Friday night--a shenai, didjeridoo, dumbek, kalimba and oud, in addition to more familiar saxophones and brass--immediately underscored Yusef Lateef's status as one of the first jazz globalists. As far back as the 1950s he was actively pursuing the connections between jazz and the music of the Middle East, Asia and Africa, and his fascination with such syntheses continues into his 74th year.
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January 18, 1991 | ROBERT HILBURN, TIMES POP MUSIC CRITIC
It was a time for music and a time for comfort Wednesday at the sixth annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction dinner, and a cleansing Byrds reunion helped supply both. The annual dinner at the Waldorf-Astoria is normally a warm and festive affair as the record industry salutes some of the artists who have helped shape rock 'n' roll and pop culture over the past four decades. This year's induction class wasn't as star-studded as past ones, but the artists have all added substantially to the richness and scope of the music, especially in the areas of blues and soul.
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April 30, 1986 | JOHN HENKEN
The geographically sorted sampler is a common pro gramming rationale in contemporary music. Where repertory often seems chosen principally to keep the stage crew busy, titles like the classic "Music From Both Sides of the Atlantic" give an illusion of purpose. The Los Angeles Philharmonic New Music Group offered another such program Monday night at the Japan America Theatre.
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January 16, 1991 | CHUCK PHILIPS, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
"Shame, Shame, Shame." That was the title of blues singer Jimmy Reed's last big hit, but it could serve as a commentary on the music industry's treatment of rock's aging pioneers. Reed, composer of such classic blues tunes as "Big Boss Man" and "Take Out Some Insurance," will be honored tonight at New York's Waldorf-Astoria as one of 10 new inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
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December 26, 2006 | Geoff Boucher, Times Staff Writer
LAST month, on a frosty night in Zagreb, Croatia, they draped the shimmering cape on the shoulders of James Brown for the last time. As the crowd cheered, the "Hardest Working Man in Show Business," whose career had begun six decades and a world away as a child dancing for coins along the Savannah River, walked away from the microphone. "They loved it, they came out for the show; it didn't matter how cold it was, the crowds always came out for Mr.
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