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Chicago Premieres Lyric Video for New Song, “America,” in Conjunction with July 4

Frontiers RecordsTo coincide with the Fourth of July, Chicago has released a lyric video for their new song “America,” one of the 11 tracks on the band’s soon-to-be-released album Now: Chicago XXXVI. The clip can be viewed now at Frontiers Records’ official YouTube channel. The video featuring a montage of images that reflect the words of the tune, which both …

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Doobie Brothers to Be Inducted into Live-Entertainment Industry Organization’s Hall of Fame This Fall

Courtesy of The Doobie BrothersThe Doobie Brothers and their longtime manager, Bruce Cohn, will be among the luminaries who will be inducted into the Nashville-based International Entertainment Buyers Association’s Hall of Fame this year. The honor recognizes people and organizations that have made important contributions to the live-entertainment industry. The Doobies will be the first rock act ever to be …

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Mick Jagger Reportedly Interested in Opening Rolling Stones Museum in London

Rankin/Universal MusicThe Rolling Stones just played a concert in Stockholm, Sweden, on Tuesday and, according to The Daily Star, while Mick Jagger was in the city he took time to pay a visit to an interactive ABBA-themed museum there. The paper reports that the famed frontman wanted to check out the attraction because he’s considering opening a similar museum in …

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Two Buses Serving Styx and Foreigner’s Soundtrack of Summer Tour Catch Fire; No One Injured

ABC Public RelationsThere was a bit of an urgent emergency early Wednesday afternoon along the route of Styx and Foreigner‘s The Soundtrack of Summer co-headlining tour. TMZ reports that a pair of buses servicing the bands’ respective crews were damaged by a fire while in a secure parking lot in downtown Philadelphia. The website says both vehicles were empty at …

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Caribou Ranch, Where Elton John, Chicago and Others Recorded Albums, Sells for More than $32 Million

Island/Universal MusicCaribou Ranch, the site of a famed recording studio near Denver where Elton John, Chicago and many other pop and rock artists recorded and mixed their music, was recently sold for $32.5 million. The Denver Post reports that the 1,600-acre property was purchased by a company called Indian Peaks Holdings LLC from music producer Jim Guercio and his family. …

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New Health Problems Force Gregg Allman to Cancel Solo Tour Dates

PMK-BNCGregg Allman continues to struggle with health issues. The Oregonian reports that the Allman Brothers Band frontman checked into a hospital on Monday, one day before he’d been scheduled to play a solo gig in Boise, Idaho. The singer subsequently canceled three concerts — the Boise show, and upcoming performances were to have taken place Saturday in Spokane, Washington, and …

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Richard Marx Says His New Album Is About Sex

KobaltRichard Marx is known as a singer of romantic ballads, but he’s getting down and dirty on his new album, Beautiful Goodbye. Due July 8, the album is “mostly a series of songs about seduction, sex and the mystifying sensual dance between two people,” Marx tells Billboard. He says he didn’t have plans to make a new album, but while …

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Soundtrack for James Brown Biopic Get On Up Due Out on July 29

Polydor/UMeDetails have been unveiled for the soundtrack of the upcoming James Brown biopic, Get On Up. Get On Up: The James Brown Story (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) will be released on July 29, and will feature a mix of the late Godfather of Soul’s studio recordings and live performances, as well as five tracks boasting new music production and arrangements …

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Graham Nash Says Playing New Songs in Concert Keeps CSN Alive

Photo: Eleanor StillsCrosby, Stills & Nash are ready to hit the road again for a major U.S. tour. The folk-rock trio’s latest trek gets under way tonight in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, and is scheduled to run all the way through an October 3-4 stand at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles. Graham Nash says fans obviously can expect the group to …

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Rare Bob Dylan Recordings Discovered After 40 Years

Legacy RecordingsSome rare Bob Dylan recordings have been discovered by a record collector after 40 years. Jeff Gold explains on the record collectibles website RecordMecca that he recently came across 149 acetates of in-progress versions of songs Dylan made while he was recording his 1969 album, Nashville Skyline, and his 1970 releases, Self Portrait and New Morning. The acetates previously …

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