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Show Your Love of Radio Theatre

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Do you love the great classic and contemporary Radio Theatre programs on KIXI? Whether you call it Radio Theatre or Audio Drama, there's an online petition to have the White House proclaim October 30th as National Audio Drama Day. Read More »

Puget Sound Access

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Interesting guests and compelling conversations about local issues. Sunday, October 19 5:30am - This week we speak with local children’s author and Newberry Honor winner Kirby Larson. Kirby has a new book called DASH. The story takes place in Seattle just after Pearl Harbor and the reader experiences the internment of Japanese Americans through the eyes of 11 year old ... Read More »

MUSIC NEWS

Rolling Stones Sax Player Bobby Keys to Miss Band’s Australian Tour

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Image Courtesy of Brian RasicWhen The Rolling Stones kick off their rescheduled tour of Australia and New Zealand this Saturday, they’ll do it without their longtime touring saxophone player, Bobby Keys. According to a message on the band’s official website, the 70-year-old musician, whose association with The Stones dates back to the group’s 1969 album Let It Bleed, will miss ... Read More »

Deluxe Reissue of 1977 Solo Album by Founding Byrd Gene Clark to Be Released Next Month

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High Moon RecordsA deluxe CD edition of Two Sides to Every Story, a long-out-of-print 1977 solo album by late founding Byrds singer Gene Clark, will be released on November 18. The remastered 10-track disc comes packaged in a hardbound “Eco-Book” featuring 26 pages of previously unseen photos, extensive liner notes, lyrics and more. The album also contains a download card ... Read More »

Aerosmith’s Joe Perry Says He Wanted New Memoir to Be as “Equal as Possible” About the Band’s Story

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Image Courtesy of Simon & SchusterAerosmith guitarist Joe Perry released a new memoir titled Rocks: My Life In and Out of Aerosmith earlier this month, and he’s wrapping up a book-signing tour in support of the tome tonight in Los Angeles. In Rocks, Perry charts his journey from a guitar-obsessed teenager to becoming a driving force in one of America’s ... Read More »

Expanded, 40th Anniversary Edition of Supertramp’s “Crime of the Century” Arriving in December

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Universal Music EnterprisesThis year marks the 40th anniversary of the release of Supertramp‘s Crime of the Century, the album that brought the U.K. band its first taste of commercial success in the U.S. To mark the milestone, a remastered, two-CD version of the album will hit stores on December 9. Crime of the Century, Supertramp’s third studio effort, was released ... Read More »

Jimmy Page Says “There Is Not Going to Be Any More” Led Zeppelin Concerts; Talks Plans for Solo Music and Shows

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Image Courtesy of Ross HalfinJimmy Page has weighed in once again about the prospects for a possible Led Zeppelin reunion and, not surprisingly, he’s not optimistic. In a new Billboard interview, the guitar great points out that it’s been seven years since the band’s last performance, at the 2007 Ahmet Ertegun tribute concert in London, and notes that “quite clearly…there ... Read More »

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