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Interesting guests and compelling conversations about local issues. Sunday, September 21 5:30am - This week we meet Jennifer Ott, Staff Historian from Historylink.org. With the Seattle waterfront going through major changes, we take time this week to look back at the history of Seattle’s waterfront. Jennifer is able to give us an historical perspective on Seattle’s waterfront development. Historylink.org is ... Read More »

MUSIC NEWS

Fan Claims Rod Stewart-Kicked Soccer Ball Broke His Nose

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Credit: Penny LancasterAttending a Rod Stewart concert is a dangerous business — at least according to one fan, who’s now suing the singer for breaking his nose. Page Six reports that according to court papers, Mostafe Kashe claims that when he attended one of Rod’s concerts at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas in 2012, Rod kicked a soccer ball into ... Read More »

Gregg Allman, Michael McDonald Part of Lineup for Concert Celebrating Mavis Staples’ 75th Birthday

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Image Courtesy of Big Hassle MediaGregg Allman, Michael McDonald and Aaron Neville are among the stars who will perform at a special concert marking the 75th birthday of one of the great all-time voices in gospel and soul — Mavis Staples. The event, called I’ll Take You There — Celebrating 75 Years of Mavis Staples, will be held on November ... Read More »

Barry Manilow’s “My Dream Duets” to Be Released October 27

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PRNewsFoto/Verve Music GroupMy Dream Duets, Barry Manilow‘s album of collaborations featuring him singing with artists who are no longer with us, now has a release date: October 27. Manilow created the album taking the original vocal tracks from each artist’s original recording, re-orchestrating the arrangements, and recording all-new musical tracks. As a result, the songs “sound as if they were ... Read More »

Happy 65th Birthday, Bruce Springsteen!

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Image Courtesy of Danny ClinchSixty-five years ago today, Bruce Springsteen was born in the U.S.A. — in Long Branch, New Jersey, to be specific. The Boss may have reached retirement age, but he shows little sign of slowing down. This past year alone, Springsteen released his 18th studio album, High Hopes; played more than 35 concerts in support of the ... Read More »

Neil Young, CSN, John Mellencamp, Bonnie Raitt & More to Salute Bob Dylan as MusiCares Person of the Year

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Columbia RecordsMusic legend Bob Dylan will be saluted by an all-star lineup this February, as he’s named the 2015 MusiCares Person of the Year by the Recording Academy. The 10-time Grammy winner will be honored at the gala event by Neil Young, Bonnie Raitt, John Mellencamp, Crosby, Stills & Nash, Tom Jones, and Eddie Vedder, as well as alt-rockers Jack ... Read More »

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