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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

Phil Collins Reveals Struggle with Alcohol Abuse, Says He’s Not Currently Interested in Genesis Reunion

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Image Courtesy of Atlantic RecordsLast week, Phil Collins revealed that, despite rumors to the contrary, he was not planning a full-fledged return to performing. Now, in a new interview with U.K. newspaper The Daily Mail, the former Genesis star has come forward with some other revelations, including the fact that he fairly recently underwent treatment for alcohol abuse. The singer/drummer ... Read More »

Listen to Clips of Brian Wilson’s, Smokey Robinson’s and Bob Dylan’s Contributions to Upcoming Paul McCartney Tribute Album

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Arctic PoppyThe star-packed Paul McCartney tribute album, The Art of McCartney, won’t be released until November 18, but you can already preview a number of tracks from the project online. Audio snippets of Sir Paul’s compositions covered by Brian Wilson, Smokey Robinson, Bob Dylan and some other music greats have been posted on the album’s official website and YouTube channel. ... Read More »

Neil Diamond Confirmed to Perform Tonight at His Old High School in Brooklyn

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Image Courtesy of Ari MichaelsonNeil Diamond announced earlier this month that he’d be playing his first-ever concert in his hometown of Brooklyn, New York, on September 29 — that’s tonight — at a secret location. Now the site of the historic show has been revealed: the legendary singer/songwriter will perform at Erasmus Hall High School, which he attended from 1954 ... Read More »

10th Anniversary Edition of Ray Charles’ “Genius Loves Company” Includes Bonus Tracks, Making-of Documentary

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Concord/Hear MusicA two-disc deluxe edition of the late Ray Charles‘ Grammy-winning duets album, Genius Loves Company, will be released tomorrow, September 30, in celebration of the record’s 10th anniversary. The expanded version of the album includes two extra tracks, and features a DVD containing a new behind-the-scenes documentary titled Making of Genius Loves Company. Released in August 2004, Genius Loves ... Read More »

Rod Stewart Impersonator Roams NYC

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Penny LancasterRod Stewart has at least one imposter making his way around New York City and tricking fans and restaurant owners into thinking he’s the singer, according to the New York Post. The Stewart lookalike, sporting an English accent and spiked hair, has been spotted riding the subway, partying around town, crashing World Cup soccer parties, and even loitering near ... Read More »