Photo: Robert GuayIt might seem odd to imagine Elton John spending time contemplating the lives of such young celebrities as Justin Bieber and Lindsay Lohan, but he reveals that those stars partly inspired the title track to his upcoming album, The Diving Board. Appearing recently on BBC Radio 4, John explained that the tune focuses on the dangers of fame, specifically its effect on young people. read more ≫
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Kris Connor/Getty Images for Capital ConcertsNeil Diamond and Barry Manilow were two of the performers Thursday night at the annual Independence Day celebration in Washington, D.C.
At the event, which aired as a PBS special dubbed A Capitol Fourth, Neil performed "Freedom Song (They'll Never Take Us Down)," the charity single he released this week to benefit victims of the Boston Marathon bombings. Afterward, he encouraged those in attendance to purchase the song in order to help the cause. read more ≫
Copyright 2013 ABC News RadioIt's been nearly a quarter century since Starship, the Jefferson Starship spinoff group fronted by Mickey Thomas, released a new full-length studio album, but that's about to change in a couple of months. Thomas reports that he's putting the final touches on the record, titled Loveless Fascination, which is scheduled to hit stores on September 17. read more ≫
NeilDiamond.comMusic fans will have a little more reason to celebrate on the Fourth of July, as they'll be able to watch performances by a bevy of great pop and rock artists, both on TV and on stages around the country. read more ≫