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IN OTHER NEWS Judas Priest, Ringo, Dave Davies and more. Judas Priest will participate in Record Store Day — Friday, November 28th — by releasing a 10-inch vinyl EP called 5 Souls. It contains the five bonus tracks from the deluxe version of their new album, Redeemer of Souls. Dave Davies is not a fan of cell phones with the ... Read More »

Hey Now! New Documentary.

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GRATEFUL DEAD: Uncle Marty’s Band     Martin Scorsese is producing a documentary in conjunction with the band’s 50th anniversary. Director Martin Scorsese, who was part of the film crew at Woodstock; directed The Last Waltz, the story of The Band‘s last concert; The Rolling Stones‘ concert film, Shine a Light; as well as documentaries on Bob Dylan and George ... Read More »

At Peace.

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ALAN FREED: Final Resting Place Chosen for the Pioneer DJ He’ll be buried in a Cleveland cemetery — with a special gravestone funded through public donations. The DJ who coined the term rock and roll will finally have a final resting place. You might recall the story this summer of how the urn containing Alan Freed‘s ashes was removed from ... Read More »

New Album?

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BILLY JOEL: Don’t Hold Your Breath Amid a mammoth New Yorker profile, Billy reveals his thoughts about recording another pop vocal album. Billy Joel hasn’t released an album of new pop songs since 1993’s River of Dreams — don’t hold your breath waiting for his next one. In a lengthy profile titled “Thirty-Three-Hit Wonder” in this week’s New Yorker, Joel ... Read More »

Benefit Show.

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NEIL YOUNG, PEARL JAM: Bridge School Benefit This Weekend Florence and the Machine, Brian Wilson and Soundgarden are also on the diverse bill. The 28th annual Bridge School Benefit concerts will take place Saturday and Sunday at the Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View, California. Neil Young headlines the show as usual, but what might cause some backstage tension is that ... Read More »

ECLIPSE PICTURES FROM A FEW YEARS AGO

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A few years ago when there was a similar eclipse to the one we’re experiencing today, I climbed the hill behind my house & took a cool set of binoculars that could take pictures & snapped a few.  Big mistake.  Camera hasn’t worked since.  So don’t let my stupidity sully the glory of the fact that at least I have ... Read More »