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Indie film distributor the Orchard was on a roll. Then the Louis C.K. sex scandal blew up

[unable to retrieve full-text content] It was shaping up to be a banner year for the Orchard, the New York music distributor that two years ago turned toward the unpredictable business of indie and foreign film distribution. At the Cannes Film Festival in May, the company beat out its rivals to acquire one of the main competition’s… … ENTERTAINMENT – ...

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Fats Domino put the joy in rock 'n' roll

If Elvis Presley personified the sex appeal of early rock ’n’ roll, and Jerry Lee Lewis and Little Richard channeled the danger lurking within this unbridled form of youthful expression, then Fats Domino was the living embodiment of the pure joy that was an integral part of the musical sea-change that revolutionized world culture in the 1950s. The argument over ...

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Fats Domino, rock 'n' roll pioneer and New Orleans hero, is dead at 89

Fats Domino, one of the architects of rock ’n’ roll — and one of its last surviving members — died Tuesday. He was 89. According to the Associated Press, Mark Bone, chief investigator with the Jefferson Parish, La., coroner’s office, confirmed the death. Fueled by indelible 1950s hits such as “Blueberry Hill,” “Ain’t That a Shame” and “I’m Walkin’,” Domino’s ...

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'Springsteen on Broadway' flips the script on a concert, but lacks the rock 'n' roll sense of community

Bruce Springsteen opens his new Broadway show with some terrifically unnecessary advice — namely, an accounting of some of the attributes you might find helpful “if you ever come face to face with 80,000 screaming rock ’n’ roll fans.” The singer drew from real-life experience, of course, in compiling his list, which includes natural ability, study of craft and “a ...

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Bon Jovi, Nina Simone, LL Cool J, Radiohead among nominees for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

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