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John McElrath, Swingin’ Medallions Co-Founder, Dies

The group formed in South Carolina in 1962, as fans of R&B music. Their big hit was 1966’s “Double Shot (Of My Baby’s Love),” which featured McElrath’s organ.

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Jim Morrison to Get Public Square—In Paris

The city must first get his family’s approval, and a location has yet to be determined, but the Doors singer is likely to be honored in the city where he died.

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Paul McCartney: ‘Carpool Karaoke,’ Teases Album

He joined James Corden on a tour of Beatles-related sites in Liverpool on June 9, 2018. Sir Paul continues his daily campaign for a new studio LP

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‘The Ronnie Wood Show’ Coming to AXS TV

The Stones’ guitarist’s guests include Paul McCartney, Alice Cooper, Pattie Boyd, and his Faces bandmate Ian McLagan (now deceased)

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Michael McDonald Sets Summer Tour Dates

Some dates on the tour by the former Doobie Brothers singer include Kenny Loggins and Christopher Cross. McDonald is supporting his latest album.

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Jon Hiseman, Colosseum Drummer, Dies at 73

After a stint with John Mayall, he co-founded the prog-jazz-rock band and stayed with it through two incarnations. Hiseman succumbed to brain cancer.

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Toto Announces More 40th Anniversary Tour Dates

The 40 Trips Around the Sun Tour resumes this summer and now extends to the fall. A cover of one of their favorites is now a hit

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Pink Floyd’s Nick Mason Announces Solo Box Sets

The drummer’s trio of solo albums, originally released in the 1980s, are being reissued to coincide with a tour with his new band, Saucerful of Secrets

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Bob Seger Announces More Rescheduled Tour Dates

The Runaway Train tour will resume over a year after it had been postponed when the musician required “intense spinal surgery”

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Bruce Springsteen on the Tony Awards: Watch

“This is deeply appreciated and thank you for making me feel so welcome on your block,” Springsteen said. “It’s been one of the most exciting things I’ve ever experienced.”

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