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The Who, Tom Petty, Jackson Browne and much more.
Ringo Starr is a collector of Beatles memorabilia and he recently added a 1964 Ringo Revell model kit to his collection. Ringo lost his original one in a fire.
The trial for the filmmakers charged with involuntary manslaughter in the death of a crew member on the Gregg Allman bio-pic, Midnight Rider, is set to get under way on March 9th.
Jackson Browne, who turns 66 today (Thursday), will be featured on Off Camera Sunday at 10 p.m. ET on DirecTV.
Grateful Dead drummer Mickey Hart will perform this Sunday at SF Jazz in San Francisco at a tribute to Santana percussionist Armando Peraza, who died in April at age 89.
California’s Coastal Commission tabled a vote Wednesday on the proposal by U2 guitarist The Edge and others to build five mansions in the Malibu Mountains. The soonest the controversial request can be taken up again is in January, when the commission next meets.
Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers, with opening act Steve Winwood, wrap up this leg of their Hypnotic Eye tour on Saturday and Sunday at the Forum in Inglewood, California.
Roger Daltrey says The Who plan to record a new album, their first since Endless Wire in 2006.
Former Van Halen bassist Michael Anthony will be honored with the Inspirational Icon award at the Vegas Rocks! Magazine Music Awards on November 23rd. Toto will receive the Music Lifetime Legend Inspiration award.
Today (October 9th) would not only have been John Lennon‘s 74th birthday, but the 70th for Who bassist John Entwistle. The band posted a video of his very last interview on their website, TheWho.com.