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Items on Bob Dylan, Alice Cooper, Scorpions and Tom Petty.
Bob Dylan‘s “Forever Young” was performed by Frozen singer Idina Menzel prior to Tuesday night’s Major League Baseball All-Star Game as a tribute to select school teachers invited to the game. The original version was later played during the FOX telecast in honor of New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter, who was playing in his last All-Star Game at 40 years old.
Former Alice Cooper guitarist Dick Wagner is recovering from a lung infection after having surgery to have an artery cleared. Wagner, who played on Cooper’s best known albums in the ’70s, had a heart attack in 2007.
The Scorpions‘ “Rock You Like a Hurricane” is being used in an ad for Fiber One cookies.
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers’ entire catalog has now been re-mastered for iTunes, increasing its audio fidelity to replicate more closely what the artists, recording engineers and producers intended for us to hear.