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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

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 »

Prince Joins Facebook, Hosts Bizarre Fan Q&A

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Vince Bucci/STARTRAKS PHOTO via ABCPrince is officially on the social media train. The notoriously introverted singer created a verified Facebook account on Tuesday, the same day he released two new albums. In an effort to promote his dual projects, Art Official Age and PlectrumElectrum, Prince announced to fans that he would participate in a live Q&A. However, it took hours ... Read More »

Bryan Adams Journeys into the Past — Musically — with New Album “Tracks of My Years”

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Verve RecordsBryan Adams‘ new album, Tracks of My Years, his first studio effort in six years, is out this week, and it features the Canadian singer/songwriter taking a walk down memory lane to revisit some of the great songs of his youth. He’s also revisiting his youth via the album’s seriously embarrassing cover photo, which shows a 16-year-old Adams sporting ... Read More »

U2′s The Unforgettable Fire Turns 30 Today

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Image Courtesy of Island/Universal MusicOn October 1, 1984 — 30 years ago today — U2 released their fourth album, The Unforgettable Fire. The record was a huge commercial hit and would go on to receive triple platinum certification and peak at 12 on the Billboard 200. In recording a follow-up to 1983′s much more rock-oriented War, U2 wanted to take ... Read More »