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Dion Releases a New Song With Paul Simon

Two lifelong New Yorkers, Dion and Paul Simon, sing a salute to the city they love. New York Is My Home from Dion’s upcoming album of the same name.

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Grateful Dead, Fleetwood Mac Make Grammy Hall of Fame

The 2016 inductees are 26 all very deserving albums & songs, many you know and love.

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Grateful Dead Free Downloads 30 Live Tracks

Gotta hand it to the Dead: They may be cashing in with Fare Three Well. But they are also offering free downloads of 30 tracks from throughout their career

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Jeff Lynne’s ELO Perform 2 Songs On ‘Tonight Show’

Here’s the exclusive web-only clip of ELO’s live performance of “Mr. Blue Sky” from Wednesday’s The Tonight Show, not included on the broadcast

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James Taylor to Get Medal of Freedom; On ‘Colbert’ Tonight (11/18)

Next week, James Taylor gets one of the nation’s highest civilian honors: The Presidential Medal of Freedom. He’s on “The Late Show” this evening (11/18)

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Anthrax Reissues ‘Spreading the Disease’; New LP Due (Update)

Expanded edition of the 2nd album by the popular thrash metal band, their first with singer Joey Belladonna, out November 20. And info on a new studio LP

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Clapton Gears Up For A Far East Residency

As Slowhand hits 70, he has his Royal Albert Hall residency concert film out & is doing a similar stand in Japan – a new take on tours for him in future?

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Arlo Guthrie Alice’s 50th Tour Continues

It’s been 50 years since Arlo Guthrie first regaled us with his tale about what to do with the garbage from Alice’s Restaurant on Thanksgiving

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P.F. Sloan Dies of Cancer at 70

Writer of the Top Five hits “Eve of Destruction” and “Secret Agent Man,” 1960s Los Angeles music industry insider and aspiring artist P.F. Sloan has died

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New Album Compiles Jeff Buckley’s Lost Recordings

Prior to his stunning debut album “Grace,” Jeff Buckley recorded 10 songs of originals and covers as demos for producers.

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