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Interesting guests and compelling conversations about local issues.   Sunday, August 24 5:30am - This week our guest is film producer Jane Charles. SOLD the movie tells the story of Lakshmi, a young girl who is trafficked from her simple mountain village in Nepal to a brothel in India. This film illustrates the horrific reality of child trafficking in an ... Read More »

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Christine McVie Ready to “Stand Up for Two and a Half Hours Balancing on One Foot” on Fleetwood Mac Tour

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Danny Clinch for ELLEThis fall, Fleetwood Mac will launch their first tour in nearly 20 years with Christine McVie, the voice behind such classic songs as “Don’t Stop,” “You Make Lovin’ Fun” and “Over My Head.” The 71-year-old singer/keyboardist says she’s been working out with a personal trainer so she’ll be able to spend long hours onstage without collapsing. Speaking ... Read More »

Chuck Berry Honored with Sweden’s Polar Music Prize, Misses Ceremony Due to Illness

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Image Courtesy of Chuck Berry’s ManagementChuck Berry was honored Tuesday as a laureate of the 2014 Polar Music Prize, although the 87-year-old rock ‘n’ roll pioneer could not attend the ceremony because of illness. Veteran British rocker Dave Edmunds was on hand to accept the honor from Sweden’s King Carl XVI at the event, which took place at Stockholm’s Concert ... Read More »

Neil Young Has Filed for Divorce from Wife Pegi

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Image Courtesy of Jake BlakesbergIt appears that one of the rock world’s great love stories may be coming to an end. As first reported at RollingStone.com, Neil Young recently filed for divorce from his wife, Pegi, after 36 years of marriage. The folk-rock legend filed a petition to dissolve the marriage on July 29 in the San Mateo County Superior ... Read More »

Expansive Box Set of Bob Dylan’s “Basement Tapes” Sessions Due Out in November

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PRNewsFoto/Legacy RecordingsThe Basement Tapes, the historic recordings Bob Dylan did with The Band during 1967 in the Woodstock, New York, area while he reportedly was recuperating from a serious motorcycle accident, is the subject of the upcoming 11th installment of the folk-rock legend’s Bootleg Series. A massive six-CD collection titled Bob Dylan and The Band: The Basement Tapes Complete is ... Read More »