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The Who’s Roger Daltrey Auctioning Collection of Rare 19th Century Mechanical Figures

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ABC/Richard CartwrightWho singer Roger Daltrey and his wife, Heather, are preparing to sell an assortment of unique 19th century collectibles at an auction taking place this week in Edinburgh, Scotland. The Daltreys’ collection of seven French-made automata — that is, mechanical figures and dioramas depicting various characters and scenes — will go on the block Wednesday at the Lyon and …

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New Compilation Collects Ike & Tina Turner’s Late-’60s Pompeii Label Recordings

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Goldenlane RecordsA new box set featuring the recordings Ike & Tina Turner made for the Pompeii Records label in 1968 and 1969 has just been released. The Complete Pompeii Recordings 1968-1969 is three-CD collection that includes the famed soul duo’s 1968 album So Fine and the 1969 release Cussin’, Cryin’ and Carryin’ On, as well as A Black Man’s Soul, …

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Ex-Yes Singer Jon Anderson Releases Digital Soundtrack to 2005 DVD “Tour of the Universe”

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Credit: Robin KauffmanFounding Yes frontman Jon Anderson recently released an audio soundtrack to his 2005 debut solo DVD Tour of the Universe as a digital download. The albums features performances from the live multimedia event, including renditions of select Yes classics, as well as material from his solo albums and his collaborations with Vangelis. Tour of the Universe was a …

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Valerie Simpson Among Performers Lined Up for Dave Koz’s 2016 Christmas Tour

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Laura Cavanaugh/FilmMagicR&B singer and famed Motown songwriter Valerie Simpson of the duo Ashford & Simpson is among the artists who will join Dave Koz to spread some holiday cheer on the 2016 edition of the smooth-jazz saxophonist’s annual Christmas tour. The trek will kick off November 25 in Sarasota, Florida, and is plotted out through a December 22 show in …

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Buckwheat Zydeco’s Stanley Dural, Jr. Dead at 68

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Photo by Douglas Mason/Getty ImagesStanley “Buckwheat” Dural Jr., better known by his stage name, Buckwheat Zydeco, died early Saturday in Lafayette, Louisiana, according to The Times-Picayune. He was 68 years old. He’d been suffering from lung cancer. The Lafayette native discovered zydeco music — a blend of Cajun, Creole and blues — from his father’s accordion playing and the scratching …

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Buckwheat Zydeco Dead at 68

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Photo by Douglas Mason/Getty ImagesStanley “Buckwheat” Dural Jr., better known by his stage name, Buckwheat Zydeco, died early Saturday in Lafayette, Louisiana, according to The Times-Picayune. He was 68 years old. He’d been suffering from lung cancer. The Lafayette native discovered zydeco music — a blend of Cajun, Creole and blues — from his father’s accordion playing and the scratching …

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The Concert Across America to End Gun Violence Takes Place Sunday

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Courtesy of Concert Across AmericaOn Sunday, 350 musical events will take place across the country as part of a campaign called The Concert Across America to End Gun Violence. New York’s Beacon Theater will host a show featuring Jackson Browne, Pearl Jam‘s Eddie Vedder, Marc Cohn and Rosanne Cash. Cohn tells ABC Radio that he’s planning to team up with …

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