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Roky Erickson Celebrates 70th Birthday With Dates

The psych rocker and founding member/singer of the 13th Floor Elevators singer is celebrating a big birthday with a round of dates

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Grateful Dead Fare Thee Well Box Sets Out 11/20

Last summer’s Fare Thee Well shows by the surviving members of the Grateful Dead will be available in a variety of audio and/or audio-visual box sets.

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Fogerty Talks Woodstock, Plays Impromptu Song on ‘Conan’

On “Conan” recently, John Fogerty talked about following The Grateful Dead at Woodstock, and treated viewers to one of his classic songs

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That’s All? Phil Collins To Perform One Gig (Update)

Talk of even one Phil Collins concert will undoubtedly fuel rumors that a Genesis reunion can’t be far behind

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Pete Townshend Sings On New Jarre Track

The Who’s sometime lead vocalist is one of many collaborators on French electronic music pioneer Jean-Michel Jarre’s new album

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Rumor Has It: New Adele LP in November (Update)

It looks like Adele’s long-awaited third album will finally be coming out this year

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Neil Young Launches Conservation Website

Young helps fans live sustainable and healthy lives through his his website, GoEARTH.org, which offers resources to assist and inform earth-friendly living.

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Phil Lesh Reveals Battle with Cancer

Grateful Dead bassist Phil Lesh let his fans know that he has been treated for bladder cancer and received a positive prognosis.

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Joan Osborne’s ‘Relish’ Gets 20th Anniversary Re-Release

It’s been 20 years now since Joan Osborne released Relish, her first major label collection of contemporary folk-rock songs, nominated for Album of the Year at the 38th Annual Grammy Awards. She’s celebrating the occasion with a special re-release of

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1975 Queen Concert Film/LP Out in November

A legendary Queen show at London’s Hammersmith Odeon on Christmas Eve 1975, broadcast on BBC TV, is coming out on Blu-ray, DVD, CD and vinyl.

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