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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

U2 Developing New Digital Music Format with Apple

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Image Courtesy UMusicDon’t let the fact that U2 gave away their new album, Songs of Innocence, to roughly half a billion iTunes subscribers last week make you think they believe in free music. Just the opposite — which is why the band has partnered with Apple to develop a new digital music format. The idea, Bono tells Time magazine, is ... Read More »

Rod Stewart Is “Halfway” Finished with a New Album

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Credit: Penny LancasterRod Stewart’s most recent album, Time, marked the first album in years that featured any new original material written by the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer. Now, Stewart’s in the middle of writing a new album. He says of his songwriting, “The flood gates have been reopened.” Speaking to an Australian entertainment news website, Stewart says, “I’m ... Read More »

Chicago Mayor Declares September 23 “David Bowie Day”

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Brian Duffy/The David Bowie Archive and (Under License from Chris Duffy) Duffy Archive LimitedGround control to Mayor Rahm. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has declared September 23 “David Bowie Day” in Chicago, reports SPIN.com. The date coincides with the opening of the upcoming “David Bowie Is” exhibit at the city’s Museum of Contemporary Art. The exhibit showcases the British musician’s life ... Read More »

Aretha Franklin Releasing New Album at the End of the Month

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Matthew Jordan SmithThe release of Aretha Franklin‘s new album is just around the corner. Showbiz411.com reported the Queen of Soul will debut the album — a collection of covers tentatively titled Aretha Franklin Sings Songs of the Great Divas — on September 30. Producer Clive Davis subsequently confirmed the date to Billboard. Showbiz411.com says Aretha will appear on Late Show ... Read More »

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