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Donald Fagen preps special Nightflyers tour

Credit: Santiago Felipe/Getty ImagesDonald Fagen is taking his musical history on the road. The Steely Dan frontman has assembled a new tour project dubbed Donald Fagen and The Nightflyers (named after his 1982 debut solo album, The Nigthfly). Fagen says the band will play a mixture of tracks from his solo recordings, Steely Dan hits and “some swell surprises.” Fagen’s …

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Bananarama to reunite after 29 years

Michael Putland/Getty ImagesWe’ve heard a rumor that 1980s pop trio Bananarama are reuniting! Nearly 30 years after “petty squabbles” forced Siobhan Fahey, Keren Woodward and Sara Dalin ended a six-year run on the pop charts that included the hits, “Cruel Summer,” “Venus” and “I Heard a Rumour,” the group tells The Sun that they’ve burried the hatchet and are launching …

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After kicking off 40th anniversary tour, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers reissue vinyl versions of six albums

Credit: Joel BernsteinTom Petty and the Heartbreakers launched their 40th anniversary tour Thursday with a show in Oklahoma City, and now the band’s released standalone vinyl versions of six of their studio albums. The LPs were previously packaged together in one of two box sets that came out this past December. The vinyl albums that are now available individually are …

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10th anniversary Record Store Day takes place Saturday; check out this year’s releases

Courtesy of Record Store DayRecord Store Day will celebrate its 10th anniversary this Saturday in independent record stores across the country, and around the world. As with the previous nine events, the list of releases for this year’s Record Store Day is stuffed with exclusive offerings, mostly on vinyl from a variety of veteran acts, including Paul McCartney, The Doors, …

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John Fogerty and country star Brad Paisley stick up for America’s veterans on “Love and War”

Mark Davis/ACMA2013/Getty Images for ACMJohn Fogerty and country star Brad Paisley recently shot the music video for their new collaborative song “Love and War,” the title track of Paisley’s just-released studio album, aboard the USS Midway aircraft carrier in San Diego. Entertainment Tonight visited with Fogerty and Paisley while they were making the video, and Brad explained that he wanted …

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Brad Paisley says collaborating with Mick Jagger and John Fogerty on his new album was a “bucket list” experience

Arista NashvilleWith cameos by such music legends as Mick Jagger and John Fogerty, country star Brad Paisley describes making his new album, Love and War, as a “bucket list” experience. But Paisley says he’s aware that a stable full of superstars doesn’t necessarily guarantee a great album. “If I’m wasting Mick Jagger’s time for three days, it better be something…when …

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Styx releasing out-of-this-world concept album, “The Mission,” in June

Alpha Dog 2T/UMeStyx is inviting fans to come sail away with them on a new musical mission. The veteran rockers will release their first album of original songs in 14 years, titled The Mission, on June 16. Following in the tradition of such memorable Styx records as Paradise Theatre and Kilroy Was Here, the new release is a concept album, …

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“Wall” Flowers? Listen to new Roger Waters song “Smell the Roses”

Columbia RecordsOn the heels of unveiling full details about his upcoming studio effort, Is This the Life We Really Want?, Roger Waters has released the album’s first single, “Smell the Roses.” You can check out the track at Waters’ VEVO YouTube channel, and purchase it as a download at iTunes. “Smell the Roses” finds the former Pink Floyd singer/bassist reflecting …

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