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Airplane, Allman Brother, Styx, The Beatles and more.
Original Jefferson Airplane and Hot Tuna guitarist Jorma Kaukonen will release his next solo album, Ain’t in No Hurry, on February 17th. He’ll follow it with a solo tour into March.
Richie Sambora will perform John Lennon‘s “Happy Xmas/War Is Over” with the choir from the School of Rock Los Angeles Monday morning on the Hallmark Channel’s Home & Family at 10am ET/PT.
Former Allman Brothers guitarist Dickey Betts will be back on the road in January.
The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management and the Department of Transportation have approved the construction of a memorial to the 100 victims of the Great White Station nightclub fire in West Warwick in 2003. It will be erected on the site of the club.
Thursday night’s episode of the CBS sitcom Two and a Half Men featured the Styx song “Mr. Roboto.”
The Beatles‘ Black Friday Record Store Day release of “Long Tall Sally” tops Billboard‘s Vinyl Albums chart after selling six-thousand copies. It also debuted at number-195 on the Billboard 200, giving the group its 59th charting album. It’s also their third of 2014, after The Beatles Bootleg Recordings 1963 in January and The U.S. Albums in February.