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Bono Says Releasing U2 Album Through iTunes Was About “Exciting” Possibility to Convert Non-Fans

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Image Courtesy of Interscope RecordsBono sat for an interview recently with Ireland’s public radio network, RTE, where he said that deciding to release U2‘s Songs of Innocence free to all iTunes users was about reaching non-U2 fans. “People who would not normally be exposed to our music have got a chance to listen to it,” he said. “Whether those songs ... Read More »

Bob Seger & the Silver Bullet Band Announce North American Tour

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Clay Patrick McBrideBob Seger will hit the road for a North American tour in support of his forthcoming album, Ride Out. The veteran Detroit rocker, backed by the Silver Bullet Band, will play 34 dates in all, kicking off with a November 19 show in Saginaw, Michigan and wrapping up February 27 in Los Angeles. Along the way, he’ll play ... Read More »

George Harrison’s Son Pays Tribute to Late Dad with Musical Performance on “Conan”

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Michael Putland/Getty ImagesGeorge Harrison‘s son, Dhani, made an appearance on Conan Wednesday night as part of the show’s week-long musical salute to the late Beatle. Dhani played guitar and sang and was backed by several other musicians for a performance of his dad’s song “Let It Down,” from the 1970 album All Things Must Pass. Dhani told Conan O’Brien it ... Read More »

Graham Nash Discusses Plans to Put Together Expanded “Déjà Vu” Album

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Atlantic RecordsIn July, a multiple-disc box set titled CSNY 1974 hit stores, featuring previously unreleased performances from Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young‘s 1974 reunion tour. Around that time, the man who oversaw the project, Graham Nash, told Rolling Stone that he was considering putting together a new archival release — an expanded version of the quartet’s 1970 debut album, Déjà ... Read More »

Barbra Streisand Feels “Truly Blessed and Grateful” for Historic #1 Album

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PRNewsFoto/Columbia Records, Russell James, Copyright BarwoodBarbara Streisand is walking on air now that her new album, Partners, has debuted at #1 on the Billboard album chart. She writes on Facebook that the achievement has given her “an overwhelming feeling of joy.” As previously reported, the #1 debut of Partners means that Babs is the only artist to have scored a ... Read More »

Cat Stevens Cancels New York City Concert over Ticketing Disagreement

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Photo: Aminah YusufIt looks like New York City’s loss is Philadelphia’s gain when it comes to the artist formerly known as Cat Stevens‘ upcoming fall tour. Yusuf Islam, as the famed U.K. singer/songwriter is now known, has canceled his previously announced December 7 concert at New York City’s Beacon Theatre and has added a December 4 show at the Tower ... Read More »

Journey’s “Don’t Stop Believin’” Inspires Injured Man to Swim to Shore After Boat Capsizes

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Chris Walter/WireImageThe Journey song “Don’t Stop Believin’” and a shooting star are what a California man says got him through a nearly five-hour ordeal of being tossed into the sea with a shattered leg and broken hip after his fishing boat capsized off the coast of Hawaii. Brad Warren was fishing Sunday night on a boat owned and captained by ... Read More »