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Dave Davies Looks Back for New Solo Album “Rippin’ Up Time”

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Cleopatra RecordsThe tumultuous relationship of Kinks guitarists Ray and Dave Davies is well documented, but it was a torn photograph of the brothers in happier days that inspired Dave’s forthcoming solo album, Rippin’ Up Time. “It seems like a problem we’ve had all our life,” Dave told Rolling Stone. “We get real close, and then we get ripped apart.” Dave ... Read More »

Paul Simon Added to Performers for George Harrison Week on “Conan”

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Mark SeligerPaul Simon has been added to the list of performers scheduled to honor late Beatles guitarist George Harrison on Conan O’Brien’s late-night talk show. Simon will join previously announced guests Beck, Norah Jones and Harrison’s only child, Dhani, for Conan’s George Harrison Week, a four-night musical salute beginning today, September 22. Beck will kick off the celebration Monday, Simon ... Read More »

Neil Diamond to Give First Ever Performance in Brooklyn Hometown

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Frank Ockenfels/The Kennedy CenterIt’s hard to believe, but in his five-decade career, Neil Diamond has never performed in his hometown of Brooklyn, NY. All that will change, however, come September 29. On that day, Diamond will give a special performance at a “surprise location” in Brooklyn, NY at 6 p.m. It’s so secret, he’s not even announcing the location until ... Read More »

“Queen Forever” to Include Freddie Mercury-Michael Jackson Duet

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QueenIn 1981, Queen frontman Freddie Mercury and Michael Jackson came together in the studio for a once in a lifetime duet that inexplicably never saw the light of day. That’s about to change, however, when when Queen releases a new compilation, Queen Forever, on Nov. 10. The song, titled “There Must Be More to Life than This,” was originally recorded ... Read More »

Gordon Lightfoot Kicks Off New US Tour Tonight; Says His Performances Are “at a New Height”

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Linus RecordsCanadian folk-rock legend Gordon Lightfoot is heading south of the border for a fall U.S. tour that will see him visiting a variety of cities in the Western U.S. The trek gets under way tonight in West Wendover, Nevada, and runs through an October 4 performance in Portland, Oregon. The lauded singer/songwriter tells ABC News Radio that, at the ... Read More »

Stevie Nicks to Mount Show of Selfies…from the Seventies?

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Stevie Nicks (Courtesy of Artist’s Personal Collection)You probably think of selfies as a modern phenomenon, but it turns out Stevie Nicks has been taking them for years. Now, the singer is mounting an exhibition of her self-portraits, which she snapped with a Polaroid camera from 1975 to 1987. According to the New York Times, the show, called 24 Karat Gold ... Read More »

Led Zeppelin Argues That “Stairway” Lawsuit Should Be Moved to L.A. or Dismissed

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Bob Gruen/Atlantic RecordsThe members of Led Zeppelin say that the lawsuit filed against them earlier this year regarding their epic “Stairway to Heaven” should either be moved to a California court or dismissed completely. As previously reported, Francis Alexander Malofiy — a Philadelphia-based attorney who represents late Spirit guitarist Randy California — filed a copyright suit against Zeppelin on May ... Read More »