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Bruce Springsteen Cheers for Sting’s Broadway Show

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Walter McBride/Getty ImagesLegendary rockers stick together. Bruce Springsteen was in the audience for Wednesday night’s preview performance of Sting‘s new Broadway musical The Last Ship, reports Showbiz411. According to the website, Springsteen attended the show with his daughter Jessica, and then led the standing ovation at the end of the performance. Afterwards, he hung out backstage with Sting and the ... Read More »

Heart’s Ann & Nancy Wilson, Cat Stevens, Steve Miller, Steve Winwood & More Nominated for Songwriters Hall of Fame

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Legacy RecordingsThe Songwriters Hall of Fame has announced its 2015 “Performing Songwriters” nominees, and the list includes quite a few music legends. Heart‘s Ann and Nancy Wilson, Yusuf Islam, aka Cat Stevens, Steve Miller and Steve Winwood are among the prospective inductees, as are Cyndi Lauper, Harry Wayne Casey of K.C. and the Sunshine Band fame, Gloria Estefan and Tom ... Read More »

1980 Bob Marley Concert to Be Released as DVD and CD/DVD Set

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Eagle Rock EntertainmentA 1980 concert Bob Marley played in Dortmund, Germany, during his final world tour is the subject of a new release titled Uprising Live!, which will be issued as a DVD, a DVD/two-CD set and a digital video on November 24. The show, which took place in June of 1980, originally aired on an episode of the German ... Read More »

New U2 Album Will Be Band’s Lowest-Charting Disc Since 1984

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Interscope RecordsIf you give something away for free, people won’t really be interested in paying for it. That’s the lesson that U2 is learning, thanks to the not-so-great sales projections for its current album, Songs of Innocence. Yahoo! Chart Watch reports that according to those projections, the album will be the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band’s lowest-charting disc ... Read More »

The Doors to Receive Inspiration Award at 2014 Classic Rock Awards

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Henry Diltz/Elektra RecordsThe Doors will be honored this November at the 10th annual Classic Rock Awards — the Classic Rock Roll of Honour. The band is this year’s recipient of the Inspiration Award. The annual event is hosted by the U.K.-based Classic Rock magazine. This year’s ceremony will be held in the U.S. for the first time at The Avalon ... Read More »

“History of the Eagles” Now on Netflix

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Scoop MarketingIf you haven’t seen the documentary History of the Eagles, you can now check it out on Netflix. The film was added to the streaming service on Wednesday. History of the Eagles tells the story of the legendary band. It initially premiered on Showtime in February of 2013. It was subsequently released on DVD and Blu-ray. Follow @ABCNewsRadio Copyright ... Read More »

Bowie, Elvis and The Kinks Among Artists Offering Vinyl Discs for 2014 Record Store Day “Black Friday” Sale

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RecordStoreDay.com‘Tis almost the season for limited-edition vinyl releases, as the 2014 installment of Record Store Day’s “Black Friday” celebration is scheduled to take place on November 28. Collectible discs from David Bowie, Elvis Presley, The Kinks and Jimi Hendrix are part of a partial list of releases that will be issued by Legacy Recordings in conjunction with the campaign. Bowie’s ... Read More »

New Interactive Fleetwood Mac eBook Biography Available Now

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Image Courtesy of Sam GrahamA new eBook based on a long-out-of-print authorized biography of Fleetwood Mac was recently released via Apple’s iBooks store and iTunes. Before the Beginning: A Personal and Opinionated History of Fleetwood Mac, by author Sam Graham, tells the band’s story from its late-’60s origins as a U.K.-based blues outfit through its Rumours-era heyday as one of ... Read More »

Stevie Nicks’ Latest Album, “24 Karat Gold: Songs from the Vault,” Scores Top 10 Debut

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Warner Bros. RecordsStevie Nicks new solo album, 24 Karat Gold: Songs from the Vault, has had a glittering debut on the Billboard 200 chart. The collection of newly recorded studio versions of unreleased songs dating back to earlier in the Fleetwood Mac singer’s career bowed at #7, after selling 33,000 copies. The new album’s premiere fell one slot shy of ... Read More »