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Orchestral Tommy LP Gets Reissued

A 1972 recording of The Who’s Tommy by the London Symphony Orchestra that features members of The Who and guest stars is being reissued after 30 years.

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Gregg Allman Releases First Live Solo LP

Years after the iconic Allman Brothers Band Live At Fillmore East, classic rock legend Gregg Allman has issued his first live solo album, recorded at a venue that’s meaningful in Allman Brothers Band lore

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Rod Stewart to Reunite with Faces Wood & Jones

On September 5, three surviving members of The Faces – singer Rod Stewart, guitarist Ronnie Wood and drummer Kenney Jones – will play together again for the first time in the four decades since the group disbanded at the end

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Farm Aid Turns 30 on 9/19 (Updates)

Rockers and country artists unite to help the American family farmer for the 30th year in a row at Farm Aid in Chicago.

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New Gary Clark Jr. LP Out on 9/11

For his second studio album on Warner Bros. Records, neo-bluesman Gary Clark Jr. produced the album himself and recorded it in his hometown of Austin, TX.

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Wayne Coyne Makes Gallery Debut

The art of Flaming Lips frontman Wayne Coyne debuts in a piece to be exhibited in American Visionary Art Museum’s The Big Hope Show in Baltimore in October

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Fare Thee Well Earns $52 Million Plus

The five concerts four surviving members by the Grateful Dead and their guest musicians were one of the most successful live music events ever

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Emmy Nods Reunite 2/3 of Nirvana

The Emmy Awards have given grunge rock some props by nominating Kurt Cobain doc Montage of Heck and the Foo Fighters series Sonic Highways.

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Springsteen Sits In at Jersey Club Gig

New Jersey’s favorite musical son showed up at a club in the seaside city where he made his musical bones, Asbury Park, to play a surprise 15-song set.

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Billy Zoom of X Battles Cancer

Guitarist Billy Zoom of the seminal Los Angeles punk rock band X is undergoing treatment for bladder cancer. The music community has rallied to benefit him

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