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Interesting guests and compelling conversations about local issues. Sunday, September 28 5:30am - Joining us this week is a group that has been helping the homeless and those left on the margins of Seattle for more than 40 years. Reverend Rick Reynolds is the Executive Director and Phil Vestal is the Dispatch Center Manager for Operation Nightwatch. Operation Nightwatch feeds ... Read More »

MUSIC NEWS

Earth, Wind & Fire to Release First Christmas Album, “Holiday,” Later This Month

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PRNewsFoto/Legacy RecordingsLegendary funk/soul group Earth, Wind & Fire will celebrate the yuletide season by releasing their first Christmas album, Holiday, which will arrive in stores on October 21. The 13-track collection features the group’s renditions of holiday standards such as “Joy to the World,” “Oh Come All Ye Faithful,” “What Child Is This?” and “The First Noel,” as well as ... Read More »

Steve Lukather Says Ringo Starr Treats the All Starr Band Members “Like Kings”; New Tour Launches Today

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Image Courtesy of Rob ShanahanSteve Lukather and his group Toto finished up a joint summer tour with Michael McDonald early last month, but now the guitar whiz is hitting the road again with his other main gig, Ringo Starr‘s All Starr Band. The ex-Beatles drummer and his collective of fellow famous musicians embark on a new U.S trek that begins ... Read More »

Six-Disc, 45th Anniversary Edition of The Velvet Underground’s Self-Titled Third Album Due in November

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Polydor/UMeAn expansive six-CD version of The Velvet Underground‘s critically acclaimed self-titled third album will be released November 24. The Velvet Underground: 45th Anniversary Super Deluxe Edition features two separate stereo mixes of the 1969 album, as well as a mono mix, a disc of 1969 recordings originally intended for the influential rock act’s fourth release, and two CDs of live ... Read More »

Elton John to Be Honored at Human Rights Campaign’s National Dinner This Month

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ABC/Lou Rocco Elton John and his partner, David Furnish, will be honored at the 18th Annual National Dinner of the Human Rights Council, a civil rights organization that work to achieve equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Americans. At the October 25 event in Washington, D.C., John and Furnish will receive the HRC’s National Equality Award. As one of ... Read More »