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Paul Simon to Appear on Saturday Night Live

By Michele Amabile | September 28, 2018

On October 13,  Paul Simon will celebrate his 77th birthday Oct. 13  as the musical guest on Saturday Night Live. Simon–who just wrapped his Homeward Bound farewell tour– has appeared on the show 14 times before.  One of his most memorable appearances on SNL is from 1976, performing “Homeward Bound” with the late Beatle, George Harrison. He is currently promoting his…

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Led Zeppelin Celebrates 50 Years With Digital Releases

By Michele Amabile | September 27, 2018

Led Zeppelin is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the recording of the band’s self-titled debut album today (Sept. 27) with three digital releases. Recording for the first Zep album began September 27, 1968, at Olympic Studios in London. The record was released on Jan. 12, 1969. The new releases include a 30-track, career-spanning compilation titled Led Zeppelin x Led Zeppelin. The digital…

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Fleetwood Mac to Celebrate 50 Years with 50 Songs

By Michele Amabile | September 27, 2018

*This content is sponsored in part by Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City. Fleetwood Mac will celebrate its 50th anniversary in November with the release of  50 Years: Don’t Stop a 50-song collection that explores the group’s entire career. The 50 tracks span from 1968 to 2013 and that means music from every incarnation of the band with musicians such as Peter Green, Mick…

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Paul McCartney to Appear on 60 Minutes

By Michele Amabile | September 26, 2018

*This content is sponsored in part by Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City. Haven’t gotten enough Paul McCartney yet? Sir Paul–celebrating his second week in the top 10 with his new album, Egypt Station–is set to appear on the CBS show, 60 Minutes, to discuss his career and more with Sharyn Alfonsi. He also delves into the breakup of The…

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Listen to Jim Kerr of Simple Minds Preview Show at Count Basie Center for the Arts in Red Bank with Rob and Wendy

By Michele Amabile | September 26, 2018

Simple Minds launched their biggest North American tour this week, with a stop tonight at the Count Basie Center for the Arts in Red Bank tonight (Sept. 26). What can fans expect tonight? Frontman Jim Kerr says  to expect two sets, with an intermission “for a wee whiskey” and a “couple of surprises.” Simple Minds continue to support their latest album, Walk Between Worlds,…

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The List: Rob Acampora Salutes Rock’s One Hit Wonders

By Michele Amabile | September 26, 2018

We had a great response on The Boss Facebook page in support of “One Hit Wonder Day”, and it has me thinking about some of the Rock acts who have had their 15 Minutes of Fame. Why not have a version of The List that salutes those who’s appearance on the Billboard Chart happened only once? To set the rules…

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The Rolling Stones to Release: ‘Voodoo Lounge Uncut’

By Michele Amabile | September 25, 2018

The Rolling Stones will release an expanded and remastered version of a 1994 Miami concert on the Voodoo Lounge tour  in multiple formats on November 16. Retitled Voodoo Lounge Uncut, the package will feature 10 previously unreleased performances, including five bonus performances shot in August 1994 at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The concert took place during The Rolling Stones’ tour…

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Beatles ‘White Album’ to be Reissued in November

By Michele Amabile | September 24, 2018

Christmas is coming early for fans of The Fab Four!  The Beatles 1968 self-titled double album, universally known as The White Album will be reissued for its 50th anniversary November 9 The album will be available in four physical editions, including a seven-disc super deluxe edition. All physical versions of this reissue include Giles Martin and Sam Okell’s new stereo remix,…

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Steve Perry Releases Another Track Ahead of Album Release

By Michele Amabile | September 21, 2018

Steve Perry has released another track from his forthcoming album, Traces. “We’re Still Here”–which sounds a little bit like the Journey track, “Send Her My Love”–is the third song previewed from Traces.  Perry explains the song is a study of the continuity of life with a “sense of comaraderie with a new generation.” The gorgeous track includes Perry wrapping his vocals around…

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Dickey Betts Surgery a ‘Success,’ Says Manager

By Michele Amabile | September 21, 2018

Allman Brothers founder Dickey Betts is recovering after undergoing successful brain surgery earlier today (Sept. 21). “Hey Dickey fans, your thoughts and prayers helped make this surgery a success,” David Spero, Betts’ manager, wrote on Facebook. “More details later!” Earlier this week, he 74-year-old guitarist slipped and cracked his head while playing with his dog in his backyard at his…

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