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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

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 »

David Bowie Is Documentary Director Says Film Was an “Incredibly Exciting” Project

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Brian Duffy/The David Bowie Archive and Duffy Archive LimitedDavid Bowie Is, the new documentary focusing on the expansive museum exhibition of the same name, will be screened tonight, September 23, in theaters across the United States. The one-night-only cinematic event coincides with the exhibit’s U.S. opening today at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago. The movie was directed by ... Read More »

Beck Kicks Off George Harrison Week on “Conan”

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Image Courtesy Third Man RecordsBeck made an appearance on Conan Monday night to kick off George Harrison Week, Conan O’Brien‘s four-night musical salute to the late Beatle that coincides with the release of an eight-disc box set titled George Harrison: The Apple Years 1968-75. Beck performed “Wah-Wah” from Harrison’s 1970 three-record album All Things Must Pass. Paul Simon will perform ... Read More »

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