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UN Photo/JC McIlwaineStevie Wonder has released a brand-new tune, and it's all about President Barack Obama. The song, titled "Keep Moving Forward," debuted online Friday on the Motown legend's official YouTube channel.
On the track, which is features a danceable beat and a snaky, Middle Eastern-influenced melody, Wonder sings the praises of Obama's accomplishments as president, and makes no bones about who he wants to see leading the U.S. after the November election. read more ≫
Photo: Julie GardnerCan't make it to the Voodoo Music + Arts Experience Festival in New Orleans' City Park this weekend? Not a problem. The event's producers have announced that they will be webcasting select performances from the fest, including the set Neil Young & Crazy Horse played on Friday night, at Rolling Stone's website all weekend long. read more ≫
Photo: Kirsten ShultzCarole King will be on hand to perform at a star-studded benefit concert paying tribute to her amazing body of work that's scheduled to take place December 4 in Hollywood. The event will raise money for The Painted Turtle, a camp co-founded by Paul Newman that provides year-round camp experiences for kids with chronic and life-threatening illnesses. read more ≫
SimpleManCruise.comGood news for Lynyrd Skynyrd fans planning to set sail from Miami this Saturday on the band's sixth annual Simple Man Cruise. Despite Hurricane Sandy's close brush with the Florida coast, the rocking musical voyage will still go on, although not exactly as planned. read more ≫