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Update: Aerosmith’s Joe Perry hospitalized, recovering after post-concert collapse

Christopher Victorio/WireImage for Kaaboo Del Mar via imageSPACEAerosmith guitarist Joe Perry is recovering at a New York City hospital after experiencing shortness of breath Saturday night following his performance with Billy Joel at New York City’s Madison Square Garden. A statement from Perry’s publicist to ABC News Sunday afternoon declares the 68-year-old musician “experienced shortness of breath and was treated …

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Report: Aerosmith’s Joe Perry hospitalized after post-concert collapse

LOIC VENANCE/AFP/Getty ImagesAerosmith guitarist Joe Perry was reportedly rushed to a hospital after collapsing in his dressing room Saturday night following his performance with Billy Joel at New York City’s Madison Square Garden. According to TMZ, paramedics worked on 68-year-old Perry for 40 minutes before taking him to the hospital. The website quotes unspecified witnesses as saying paramedics appeared to …

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Deluxe 50th anniversary reissue of Jimi Hendrix Experience’s “Electric Ladyland” available now

Experience Hendrix L.L.C./Legacy RecordingsThe expanded 50th anniversary reissue of Electric Ladyland, The Jimi Hendrix Experience‘s third and final studio album, hit stores today. The deluxe package is available as a three-CD/Blu-ray and a six-LP/Blu-ray set, and features a remastered stereo version and new 5.1 surround-sound mixes of Electric Ladyland; previously unreleased alternate takes and demos; an unreleased live album from …

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Do you know the way to Honolulu? Dionne Warwick releases Hawaiian-themed holiday single

Entertainment OneBringing a little bit of the tropics to the yuletide season, Dionne Warwick has released a new holiday single, an updated version of the classic Hawaiian-themed Christmas tune, “Mele Kalikimaka.” The legendary singer collaborated on the song with Grammy-nominated reggae artist Fiji and Grammy-winning producer/singer Damon “NomaD” Elliott, who also happens to be her son. The track is available …

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Annie Lennox on her first new song in eight years: “I didn’t really feel I could write anymore”

Tibrina Hobson/Getty ImagesIf you go to see the new movie A Private War — about the late war correspondent Marie Colvin — you may be surprised to hear Annie Lennox singing a new original song over the end credits. That’s because the Eurythmics frontwoman hadn’t written a new song in eight years before her contribution to the film’s soundtrack. When …

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Brand-New Song & Dance: Aerosmith’s Joe Perry releases new single and video, “Quake”

Credit: Ross HalfinAs Joe Perry prepares to hit the road on a brief fall U.S. tour in support of his 2018 solo album, Sweetzerland Manifesto, the Aerosmith guitarist has released a brand-new single called “Quake,” as well as an official lyric video. The song, available digitally and via streaming services now, features lead vocals by Extreme‘s Gary Cherone, who will …

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Joe Walsh to be joined by Ringo Starr, Don Henley and more stars at second annual VetsAid concert this Sunday

Myriam Santos; Scott Robert RitchieEagles guitarist Joe Walsh will host his second annual VetsAid benefit concert, at the Tacoma Dome in Tacoma, Washington, this Sunday, November 11, which is, appropriately, Veterans Day. The show features a star-packed lineup that includes Walsh’s famous brother-in-law, Ringo Starr, as well as his Eagles band mate Don Henley, James Taylor, popular country singer Chris …

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Ringo Starr, Giles Martin discuss The Beatles’ “White Album” reissue, which gets released today

Apple Corps Ltd./Capitol/UMeThe remastered 50th anniversary reissue of The Beatles‘ self-titled 1968 double album, more commonly known as The White Album, arrives today. The release is available in several configurations, including a seven-disc Super Deluxe edition that boasts three CDs of studio outtakes, a CD of demo recordings, and a Blu-ray disc featuring 5.1 surround-sound, mono and stereo mixes of …

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Exhibit celebrating 50th anniversary of Pink Floyd album cover design team opening Saturday in San Francisco

Hipgnosis/Courtesy of San Francisco Art ExchangeA new exhibit celebrating the 50th anniversary of the famed Hipgnosis album-design team, which created surrealistic covers for classic albums by Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, Paul McCartney and many more rock legends, will open this Saturday, November 10, at the San Francisco Art Exchange (SFAE). The “Art of Hipgnosis” exhibit will include more than 60 …

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M-A-R-R-Y in the U.S.A.: John Mellencamp and Meg Ryan are engaged

James Devaney/Getty ImagesCongratulations to John Mellencamp and his longtime girlfriend, actress Meg Ryan, who are engaged to be married. Ryan shared the news via her Instagram, posting a goofy line drawing of herself and Mellencamp, along with a caption that reads, “ENGAGED!” A rep for Mellencamp confirmed the engagement to ABC Radio. The 67-year-old Rock & Roll Hall of Famer …

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