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September 7, 1995 | STEVE HOCHMAN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
One would expect such magazines as Hustler and High Times to be potential sources of controversy, with their respective sexual and pro-drug stances. But who would anticipate a blowup involving a musicians' specialty publication? But that's what is happening as nearly 100 music stores, newsstands and chain stores around the country are balking at selling the October issue of Guitar magazine because its cover photo shows Red Hot Chili Peppers members Flea and Dave Navarro kissing.
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November 20, 2007 | From Bloomberg News
Showtime was sued Monday by the Red Hot Chili Peppers, who said the cable television series "Californication" stole the title of their 1999 song and album by the same name. In addition, the Showtime series includes a character nicknamed "Dani California," which is also the title of one of the Red Hot Chili Peppers' songs, the four band members said in a complaint filed in L.A. Superior Court. The band asked for a court order barring Showtime's use of "Californication" and unspecified damages.
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January 7, 1990 | RICHARD CROMELIN
This was a big day for the Red Hot Chili Peppers, the loony, anarchic L.A. band that's worshiped by some and scorned by many. Flea, the group's bass player, was in lively spirits as he bounced into the back seat of the limousine in front of his apartment with the cheer of a goofy, hyperactive kid. "This is great," he said as the limo turned onto nearby Beverly Boulevard. "It's a novelty to ride in one of these in my own neighborhood.
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June 2, 2006 | From a Times staff writer
Are the Red Hot Chili Peppers dancing with Tom Petty's girl? The New York Post, quoting an unnamed source, reported Thursday that Petty is "looking into legal ramifications" regarding similarities between his 1993 song "Mary Jane's Last Dance" and the new Peppers hit, "Dani California." The Post points out similarities between the songs in chord progression, melody and theme, but the tabloid wasn't the first to do so.
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May 1, 2006 | Geoff Boucher
The desert dust hasn't even settled from the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, but get ready for the next big all-hands-on-deck rock show. The lineup for the KROQ-FM (106.7) Weenie Roast y Fiesta on May 13 at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre will be announced today.
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November 20, 2007 | From Bloomberg News
Showtime was sued Monday by the Red Hot Chili Peppers, who said the cable television series "Californication" stole the title of their 1999 song and album by the same name. In addition, the Showtime series includes a character nicknamed "Dani California," which is also the title of one of the Red Hot Chili Peppers' songs, the four band members said in a complaint filed in L.A. Superior Court. The band asked for a court order barring Showtime's use of "Californication" and unspecified damages.
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September 10, 1995 | Richard Cromelin, Richard Cromelin writes about pop music for Calendar
The kitchen walls in Flea's Los Feliz home are decorated with photos of musicians and athletes and drawings by his 6-year-old daughter Clara. One message in crayon reads: "To Papa I Am Sorry That You Are Feeling Sad." She wrote it after the 1993 death of Flea's friend River Phoenix--one more incident in an avalanche of pressures that befell the Red Hot Chili Peppers' animated bassist during the period. The Los Angeles band had finally made its commercial breakthrough with the 3.
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June 2, 2006 | From a Times staff writer
Are the Red Hot Chili Peppers dancing with Tom Petty's girl? The New York Post, quoting an unnamed source, reported Thursday that Petty is "looking into legal ramifications" regarding similarities between his 1993 song "Mary Jane's Last Dance" and the new Peppers hit, "Dani California." The Post points out similarities between the songs in chord progression, melody and theme, but the tabloid wasn't the first to do so.
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September 11, 1992 | MIKE BOEHM, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Spend a while chatting with a Red Hot Chili Pepper about life on the "Lollapalooza '92" tour, which begins a three-day stop today at Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre, and you get the penthouse view: The vista could hardly be more panoramic, or the accommodations more satisfactory.
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May 1, 2006 | Geoff Boucher
The desert dust hasn't even settled from the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, but get ready for the next big all-hands-on-deck rock show. The lineup for the KROQ-FM (106.7) Weenie Roast y Fiesta on May 13 at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre will be announced today.
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September 10, 1995 | Richard Cromelin, Richard Cromelin writes about pop music for Calendar
The kitchen walls in Flea's Los Feliz home are decorated with photos of musicians and athletes and drawings by his 6-year-old daughter Clara. One message in crayon reads: "To Papa I Am Sorry That You Are Feeling Sad." She wrote it after the 1993 death of Flea's friend River Phoenix--one more incident in an avalanche of pressures that befell the Red Hot Chili Peppers' animated bassist during the period. The Los Angeles band had finally made its commercial breakthrough with the 3.
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September 7, 1995 | STEVE HOCHMAN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
One would expect such magazines as Hustler and High Times to be potential sources of controversy, with their respective sexual and pro-drug stances. But who would anticipate a blowup involving a musicians' specialty publication? But that's what is happening as nearly 100 music stores, newsstands and chain stores around the country are balking at selling the October issue of Guitar magazine because its cover photo shows Red Hot Chili Peppers members Flea and Dave Navarro kissing.
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September 11, 1992 | MIKE BOEHM, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Spend a while chatting with a Red Hot Chili Pepper about life on the "Lollapalooza '92" tour, which begins a three-day stop today at Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre, and you get the penthouse view: The vista could hardly be more panoramic, or the accommodations more satisfactory.
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January 7, 1990 | RICHARD CROMELIN
This was a big day for the Red Hot Chili Peppers, the loony, anarchic L.A. band that's worshiped by some and scorned by many. Flea, the group's bass player, was in lively spirits as he bounced into the back seat of the limousine in front of his apartment with the cheer of a goofy, hyperactive kid. "This is great," he said as the limo turned onto nearby Beverly Boulevard. "It's a novelty to ride in one of these in my own neighborhood.
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