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Rockstar RecordsRecordings made by Ringo Starr's pre-Beatles group, Rory Storm and the Hurricanes, recently were rediscovered and are being prepared for release later in September, the BBC reports. The tracks, which were recorded in March 1960 at Storm's house and at a club in the Liverpool suburb of Crosby, England, were found in a box in the basement of Storm's sister, Iris Caldwell. read more ≫
Shore Fire MediaGospel/soul great Mavis Staples and current tour mate Bonnie Raitt will be featured in an upcoming episode of Austin City Limits as part of the long-running PBS concert series' 38th season. The show, which will include separate sets by the Staple Singers legend and Raitt, is scheduled to premiere on October 13.
The 38th season of Austin City Limits debuts October 6 with a show devoted solely to modern rockers Radiohead. read more ≫
Facebook.com/ThinLizzyOfficialLast week, vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan took to the stage of the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida, as the Thin Lizzy classic "The Boys Are Back in Town" was played. However, late Thin Lizzy frontman Phil Lynott's mother, Philomena, says her son would not have been very pleased that members of the Republican Party were using his music to help promote Mitt Romney's bid for the presidency. read more ≫
Facebook.com/OfficialArtGarfunkelPageLast week, Art Garfunkel released a two-CD compilation titled The Singer that spans his entire career, both with Paul Simon and as a solo artist. The 34-track effort includes two brand-new tracks, "Long Way Home" and "Lena." read more ≫