the Flying Burrito Brothers

  1. Gil Friesen, Longtime A&M Exec and Film Producer, Dead at 75

    December 14, 2012 2:29 PM EST Longtime A&M exec Gil Friesen died yesterday at his home in Los Angeles after a prolonged battle with leukemia. Known as a charismatic and impeccably dressed man of many interests, he spent 31 years at A&M and was, along with founders Herb ...

  2. Jim McCrary, Former A&M Records, 'Tapestry' Photographer, Dies

    May 07, 2012 3:15 PM EDT (Photos: Jim McCrary) Jim McCrary, who was behind the camera for hundreds of album covers including Carole King's iconic Tapestry , but who soured on rock photography following an encounter with a young Michael Jackson, died last month at age ...

  3. Chris Ethridge, Flying Burrito Brothers Bassist, Dead at 65

    April 23, 2012 9:33 PM EDT Chris Ethridge, the bass player who lent his musicianship and songwriting to the Flying Burrito Brothers, the International Submarine Band and others, has died at 65, Rolling Stone reports . Ethridge co-founded the Flying Burrito Brothers with Gra ...

  4. Amoeba Links With Fontana

    September 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Independent distributor Fontana will start distributing Amoeba Records, the label affiliated with independent record store Amoeba Music. The label focuses on releasing rare, previously unavailable and special albums; live in-stores; Amoeba compila ...

  5. "Sneaky" Pete Kleinow Dead At 72

    January 09, 2007 12:00 AM EST Legendary pedal steel guitarist "Sneaky" Pete Kleinow died on Jan. 6 at the age of 72. He was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease in 2006 and had been living in a convalescent home in Petaluma, Calif. Kleinow was a co-founder, along with ...

  6. Manager Ed Tickner Dies

    May 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Represented artists including Emmylou Harris, Gram Parsons. Manager Eddie Tickner died May 2 from leukemia in Tucson, Arizona at the age of 78. Tickner represented an array of artists during his career including The Byrds, Emmylou Harris, The Flyi ...

  7. New Line To Distribute THINKFilm

    August 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT New Line Home Entertainment has entered into a multi-picture distribution deal with independent film company THINKFilm. New Line Home Entertainment has entered into a multi-picture distribution deal with independent film company THINKFilm. New Lin ...