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Kris Kristofferson, Now 88, Is Retired

His career accomplishments are legendary: writing “Me and Bobby McGee,” a #1 hit for Janis Joplin; a Rhodes Scholarship, and a Golden Globe for Best Actor

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Joni Mitchell is Magical on ‘The Asylum Albums (1976-1980)’ Box

The 2024 collection showcases the acclaimed singer-songwriter at her most daring across Hejira (1976), Don Juan’s Reckless Daughter (1977), Mingus (1979), and the live album Shadows and Light (1980)

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All-Star Tribute Album Showcases Tom Petty’s Songwriting Legacy

The record includes Dolly Parton’s reimagined version of “Southern Accents” and Chris Stapleton’s rocking cover of “I Should Have Known It,” among its performances

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Jethro Tull Releases Expanded 1978 Live Album, ‘Bursting Out’

The 1978 album has been reissued in an expanded 3-CD/3-DVD format, remixed by Steven Wilson

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Donald Sutherland Tributes Led By Son, Kiefer

The acting legend entertained us in scores of him including M*A*S*H, Ordinary People and National Lampoon’s Animal House

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Paul McCartney Adds Dates to 2024 Tour

The legend turned 82 in June. The new edition of the tour now covers South America, Mexico, Europe and the U.K.

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Tributes to Willie Mays, Baseball’s ‘Say Hey Kid’

He was long considered baseball’s unofficial Greatest Living Player

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Eagles Expand Sphere Residency in Las Vegas

The run at the state-of-the-art venue begins September 20, 2024 and now continues through November 9

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Squeeze Adds Dates to 50th Anniversary Tour in 2024

The band led, as always, by Glenn Tilbrook and Chris Difford is best known for such songs as “Tempted,” “Pulling Mussels (From a Shell)” and “Goodbye Girl”

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‘Disco: Soundtrack of a Revolution’ Docuseries Airing on PBS

The surprising and overlooked history of the genre is the subject of a 3-part series, produced by the BBC

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