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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

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 »

Happy 88th Birthday to Chuck Berry!

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Image Courtesy of Chuck Berry’s ManagementHail, hail, Chuck Berry, who celebrates his 88th birthday today. The rock ‘n’ roll pioneer has been a national treasure since he duck-walked onto the music scene some 60 years ago. Not that we need reminding, but his many unforgettable tunes include “Johnny B. Goode,” “Maybellene,” “Roll Over Beethoven,” “Sweet Little Sixteen,” “Brown Eyed Handsome ... Read More »

Manhattan Transfer Singer Tim Hauser Dead at 72

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Image Courtesy of JAG EntertainmentTim Hauser, a founding member of the pop-jazz vocal group The Manhattan Transfer, died Thursday at the age of 72. The band’s manager JoAnn Geffen tells the Asbury Park Press that Hauser passed away after suffering a heart attack. The quartet’s surviving members, Cheryl Bentyne, Alan Paul and Janis Siegel, posted a joint statement on their ... Read More »

Judge Rules Against Led Zeppelin in Attempt to Dismiss “Stairway to Heaven” Copyright Lawsuit

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Bob Gruen/Atlantic RecordsA U.S. district court judge has ruled against Led Zeppelin‘s surviving members in their attempt to have a copyright-infringement lawsuit involving the band’s “Stairway to Heaven” either moved to a California court or dismissed completely. The suit, which claims that the opening of “Stairway” was cribbed from an obscure 1968 instrumental titled “Taurus” by the group Spirit, was ... Read More »

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