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Don Henley’s New Solo Album, “Cass County,” Debuts at #3 on “Billboard” 200; Tops the Country Chart

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Capitol RecordsEagles singer/drummer Don Henley‘s new solo album, Cass County, has debuted at #3 on the Billboard 200 and #1 on the publication’s Top Country Albums chart, after moving 89,000 units its first week out. The country-flavored collection becomes Henley’s highest-charting solo effort ever, overtaking his previous album, 2000’s Inside Job, which peaked at #7. In addition, Cass County reached ... Read More »

Daryl Hall’s “Live from Daryl’s House” Series Will Be Back for Two More Seasons on Palladia

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Courtesy of Wolfson EntertainmentGreat news for fans of Daryl Hall‘s television show Live from Daryl’s House: The award-winning performance series has re-upped its agreement with the high-definition network Palladia for two new seasons. Production on the next season of the program — which will be its fourth on the channel — will begin this fall. As with last season, the ... Read More »

David Gilmour’s Ex-Wife, Ginger, Writes Memoir About Her Life with the Pink Floyd Guitarist

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PRNewsFoto/Angelscript InternationalDavid Gilmour‘s first wife, Ginger, has written an autobiography titled Memoirs of the Bright Side of the Moon, in which she shares stories about her years with the Pink Floyd guitarist. The 653-page tome, which is available now, is broken into 90 chapters and features 140 photos, including many previously unseen pics. In the book, Ginger recalls crossing paths ... Read More »

David Cassidy Charged with Fleeing the Scene of an Accident

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Debra L Rothenberg/Getty ImagesDavid Cassidy is facing a misdemeanor charge for allegedly fleeing the scene of an accident in Fort Lauderdale a month ago. According to a Florida Highway Patrol report obtained by The Miami Herald, the Partridge Family actor, 65, was headed west on I-595 about noon September 9 “at a high rate of speed” and “in and out ... Read More »

Nile Rodgers Produces Lady Gaga Cover of Chic Song for New Fashion Campaign

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Image Courtesy of Warner Bros. Records; ABC/Richard HarbaughChic guitarist Nile Rodgers has produced a cover of his band’s 1978 hit “I Want Your Love” that pop superstar Lady Gaga recorded for a new fashion campaign by designer Tom Ford. Lady Gaga’s rendition of the classic disco tune serves as the soundtrack to a new video promoting the designer’s spring/summer collection. ... Read More »

Brian Wilson to Play Beach Boys’ “Pet Sounds” at 2016 Levitation Festival in Austin, Texas

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ABC/Randy HolmesBrian Wilson will celebrate the 50th anniversary of The Beach Boys‘ acclaimed and influential album Pet Sounds during a headlining performance at the 2016 Levitation Festival, which runs from April 29 to May 1 at Carson Creek Ranch in Austin, Texas. Wilson and his band, along with special guest Al Jardine, will play the album in its entirety at ... Read More »

New Velvet Underground Box Set Featuring Performances from 1969 San Francisco Shows Due Out in November

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Polydor/UMeA new Velvet Underground box set featuring performances from a fall 1969 residency that the influential New York band played at the San Francisco club The Matrix will be released on November 20. The Complete Matrix Tapes is a four-CD set that boasts highlights from four shows that the Lou Reed-fronted group played over the course of two nights — ... Read More »

“The Martian” Soundtrack, Featuring Classic ’70s Disco Hits, Released as a Digital Download Today

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PRNewsFoto/Columbia RecordsA variety of classic disco and pop hits of the 1970s are featured on the soundtrack to the new Matt Damon movie The Martian, which was released as a digital album via iTunes today. Titled Songs from The Martian, the album includes tunes by Donna Summer, ABBA, The O’Jays, Gloria Gaynor, Vickie Sue Robinson, Hues Corporation and Thelma Houston. ... Read More »

Roger Waters Criticizes Bon Jovi for Playing a Concert in Israel This Weekend

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Sean Evans; David BergmanEx-Pink Floyd singer/bassist Roger Waters has long been a vocal opponent of Israel’s policies toward Palestine, and he frequently addresses other music artists who have scheduled concerts in Israel and attempts to dissuade them from performing in the country. Salon has now posted a letter Waters has written to Bon Jovi criticizing the band for going ahead ... Read More »