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Pete Townshend: New Who album being made the same way the band’s done it since 1971

ABC RadioThe Who‘s Pete Townshend has posted another update on TheWho.com about the first studio sessions for the band’s planned upcoming album, this one recapping the seventh and last day of the initial proceedings. “We managed to complete drums and bass overdubs on seven songs in as many days,” Pete reports, reiterating that the sessions “were based on tracks that …

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Aerosmith helps Steven Tyler raise more than $2 million for his Janie’s Fund charity at Grammy Viewing Party

Credit: Zack WhitfordOn Sunday, Aerosmith singer Steven Tyler hosted his second annual Grammy Viewing Party benefit for his Janie’s Fund charity, and he got his famous band together to headline the bash. Billboard reports that the event, held at Raleigh Studios in Los Angeles, raised a total of $2.8 million for Janie’s Fund, which helps young female victims of physical …

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Aerosmith helps Steven Tyler raise more than $2.8 million for his Janie’s Fund charity at Grammy Viewing Party

Credit: Zack Whitford On Sunday, Aerosmith singer Steven Tyler hosted his second annual Grammy Viewing Party benefit for his Janie’s Fund charity, and he got his famous band together to headline the bash. The event, held at Raleigh Studios in Los Angeles, raised more than $2.8 million for Janie’s Fund, which helps young female victims of physical and sexual abuse. …

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Rolling Stones add Canadian concert near Toronto to upcoming No Filter Tour

Credit: Dave HoganAfter The Rolling Stones wrap up the 2019 U.S. leg of their No Filter Tour, the band will head up to Canada for a one-off concert on Saturday, June 29, in the Toronto suburb of Oro Medonte, Ontario. The show, which has been dubbed Canada Rocks, will be held at Burl’s Creek Event Grounds, and will be the …

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Heart will go on! Ann and Nancy Wilson reuniting for summer tour with Joan Jett, Sheryl Crow and more

Courtesy of Live NationAfter a nearly three-year hiatus, Heart is reuniting for a lengthy North American summer trek. Called the Love Alive tour, it’ll feature various support acts, including Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, Sheryl Crow, Elle King and Brandi Carlile. The 39-date outing gets underway July 9 near St. Louis and runs through a September 9 concert in Los …

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Michael Jackson’s three biggest albums to be performed with a live orchestra conducted by Quincy Jones

Bob Riha Jr./Getty ImagesOn Sunday night, legendary producer Quincy Jones won his 28th Grammy, more than any other living artist.  What can he do for an encore?  Well, the 85-year-old music-industry giant is preparing to present some of his best-known work in a whole new way. Jones is teaming with London’s O2 arena to present three of Michael Jackson‘s biggest …

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Long lost 1970s Humble Pie album, “Joint Effort,” available now

Cleopatra RecordsA previously unreleased Humble Pie album called Joint Effort, which was shelved by the U.K. blues rockers’ label when it was first submitted, has finally been released. The album, which features a mix of covers and originals, was recorded in 1974 and ’75 at frontman Steve Marriott‘s home studio, Clear Sounds, in Essex, U.K. The 10-track collection includes renditions …

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The O’Jays release new single, “I Got You,” to be included in group’s upcoming final studio album

S-Curve Records/BMGThe O’Jays have just released a brand-new single titled “I Got You” that will be featured on the Philadelphia soul legends’ final studio album, The Last Word, due out April 19. “I Got You” is available for purchase now digitally and via streaming services, and you also can check out the song at The O’Jays’ official YouTube channel. In …

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Kacey Musgraves, Childish Gambino, Lady Gaga win big at 61st Annual Grammy Awards

Jennifer Lopez performs at the Grammys; Monty Brinton/CBSHey, remember last year, when everyone complained that there were barely any women on the Grammy Awards, and that deserving hip-hop artists kept getting snubbed?  What a difference a year makes.  The 61st Annual Grammy Awards, held Sunday night in Los Angeles, were all about hip hop and women — and sometimes both. …

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Grammys 2019: The Performances

Monty Brinton/CBSThe 61st Annual Grammy Awards, held Sunday night in Los Angeles, were a far cry from last year’s telecast, which was criticized for a lack of female performers.  It was all about the women Sunday night — with a few men thrown in here and there.  Here’s who performed what: The show kicked off with an elaborate production number …

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