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Rock ‘n’ roll pioneer Dave Bartholomew laid to rest

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Hundreds of family members, friends, fans and fellow musicians gathered in New Orleans Monday to bid farewell to rock ‘n’ roll pioneer Dave Bartholomew. A trumpet-shaped flower arrangement stood next to…
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'The Who's Tommy Orchestral' Debuts At No. 1 On Classical Albums Chart

Roger Daltrey's new live record, The Who's Tommy Orchestral, debuted at No. 1 spot on Billboard's Classical Albums chart. The album entered the chart above Andrea Bocelli's Si and Luciano Pavarotti's Music From the Soundtrack:…
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Joan Jett gets her own signature Gibson guitar

Rock legend Joan Jett has received her own signature Gibson guitar. The Joan Jett Signature ES-339 is a hollow-body electric model featuring a thermally-engineered maple center-block and thermally-engineered Adirondack Spruce bracing, a radical first for…
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Frank Zappa Coloring Book Due Out In November

Frank Zappa's estate has authorized the release of a new coloring book due out in November. The "Frank Zappa Coloring Book" was designed by David Calcano and Lindsay Lee and will feature 72 new pieces…
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Boz Scaggs Postpones Tour Dates For Health Reasons

Boz Scaggs has announced that he is postponing the June-July leg of his Out Of The Blues tour due to health reasons. The 75-year-old singer, songwriter and guitarist said he has been advised by his…
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The Who Offering Meet-And-Greet To Benefit Charity

Rock legends The Who have set up a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for fans to enjoy their performance at Fenway Park on September 13 in all-inclusive, exciting package. The experience includes being flown out to Boston and…
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'Lion King' Soundtrack Includes New Elton John Song

Walt Disney has announced The Lion King soundtrack will feature a new song from Elton John. The Lion King, the live action remake of the 1994 Disney animated classic directed by Jon Favreau, is set…
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Mick Jagger Returns To The Stage For First Time Since Heart Surgery

After undergoing heart surgery in March, Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger returned to the stage for the first time at Chicago's Soldier Field on Friday. Jagger was as energetic as ever and moved around the…
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Alice Cooper Denies Having Death Pact With Wife: "We Have A LIFE Pact."

Rock legend Alice Cooper moved quickly to clarify recent remarks he made in an interview the Mirror suggesting he has a "death pact" with wife Sheryl Goddard. "We've made a pact - there is no…
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David Gilmour Raises $21 Million For Charity With Guitar Auction

David Gilmour raised more than $21 million for charity by auctioning his personal guitar collection at Christie's in New York. There were 127 guitars from the English guitarist-singer's collection up for sale. Christie's said bidders…
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