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Rodney King, whose beating led to LA riots in 1992, dies at age 47

...figure in the riots, King was arrested several times, mostly for alcohol-related crimes. He later became a record company executive and a reality TV star, appearing on shows such as "Celebrity Rehab."In an interview earlier this year with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2012-06-17/rodney-king-whose-beating-le
Ramblin' Rhodes: Take a look at music, more from 2012

...nothing like the real Nashville, Tenn., or its music community except maybe for the sex, back-stabbing record company executives and country songs. The 1975 Robert Altman-directed movie Nashville probably comes closest to realistically...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2012-12-31/ramblin-rhodes-take-l
Brown was man of music, God, people

...blues charts for an astounding 66 weeks. "They didn't think I could do it," he later told me of those record company executives. "They thought I was crazy. I spent my own money. It cost $5,700. Today, it would cost $400,000...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/12/26/rho_109951.shtml
Ramblin' Rhodes | James Brown
People in the News

...classical music career including stints with the London Symphony Orchestra and the Royal Philharmonic, believes record company executives have lost touch with the public. "I've had an audience of 12,000 for an event in Australia... but the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/27/ent_432482.shtml
Things to Do
At the Movies: 'Uptown Girls'

...gratuitously eccentric pet alternative to a dog - which, by the way, this movie is.) Ray, the daughter of a distant record company executive (Heather Locklear - blink and you'll miss her blinding blondness), lives an obsessively orderly life on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/08/15/mov_384507.shtml
Movies
Reunions brings singer home

...can be found at www.cmt.com, was developed by surveying country-music writers, recording artists, record-company executives and other music-industry people. That probably explains why the Dixie Chicks' Wide Open Spaces and the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/06/20/rho_379041.shtml
Ramblin' Rhodes
Digital music revolution is on its way

...history of the music business, liberating artists to deliver their music directly to listeners and terrifying record company executives. But questions are arising over whether digital distribution of music over the Internet will live up to all...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/07/25/tec_266439.shtml
XXX Technology
Music is pianist's key to life

...while studying at the Cleveland Institute of Music. At the time, he imagined he would be a studio musician or a record company executive. From his dorm room he began writing commercial jingles. His side business wasn't especially popular at the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1996/12/20/liv_201509.shtml
Life & style
Quotes from Soul Brother No. 1

...News-Review, announcing that his Future Shock TV program was being moved from Augusta to Atlanta "They (King Records company executives) didn't think I could do it. They thought I was crazy. I spent my own money. It cost $5,700. Today...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/12/27/met_110069.shtml
Metro | James Brown
Center to save popular music

...of aluminum with a thin layer of plastic acetate over it. The acetate was meant to last only long enough for record company executives to hear the song and decide if a master recording should be made. "We found some unissued songs of a very...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/05/27/met_262334.shtml
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