By KEVIN L. JONES
Talking to Cyril Jordan is like chatting with a VH1 documentary on rock 'n' roll: he tells a lot of stories, and many of them make you say "Holy shit!" For a music journalist, he's a dream; every other sentence is a pull-quote. It's like interviewing Keith Richards if he didn't ha ... More >>
By JESSICA HILO
Etta James, the incomparable force behind such hits as "At Last" and "Tell Mama," winner of six Grammys and seventeen Blues Music Awards, died Friday morning in Riverside, Calif. after a lengthy battle with leukemia and dementia. She was 73.
James was an integral member of a cult ... More >>
It's against the law -- or is it?A soft toss away from the high-legged kick of the Juan Marichal monument outside AT&T Park, an attention-grabbing sign blows in the gentle breeze. In large, alarming letters, the sign warns of the dangers of purchasing scalped tickets -- and notes that both the b ... More >>