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Monday, Dec. 23, 2013

Book ranks Milwaukee musician among the greats

 Sigmund Snopek III is keeping good company these days. The veteran Milwaukee recording artist is included with Frank Zappa, Yoko Ono, Neil Young, Joni Mitchell, Sun Ra and James Brown in a fascinating examination of late 20th-century music, Adventures in Avant-Pop. Although author
06.18.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By David Luhrssen
D.A. Pennebaker was the go-to guy for rock movies in the �60s, having filmed Don�t Look Back and MontereyPop. Little wonder that the Oscar-nominated director was called on to document the Toronto Rock�n�Roll Revival festival, a day of �50s era stars capped with a set by soon-to-be-ex-Beatles John Lennon. Pennebaker�s John Lennon & the Plastic Ono Band Live in Toronto �69 will be released ...
10.30.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
The Beatles may be too old school to put their songs on iTunes�iTunes, people�but even the Fab 4 (and their stakeholders) can't deny the Guitar Hero/Rock Band juggernaut. As was long rumored, Harmonix announced today that it is developing a Rock Band-esque game using The Beatles' "extraordinary music and phenomenal legacy," with the rare full consent of Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Yoko Ono Lennon...