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The final show on Crosby, Stills, Nash, & Young's legendary 1974 tour will always mean something special for Graham Nash. Nash, who spearheaded the new critically acclaimed collection, CSNY 1974, from the group's triumphant comeback tour, recalled that playing London's...
Happy Birthday to former Dire Straits guitarist and leader Mark Knopfler, who celebrates his 65th birthday today (August 12th)!!! Knopfler formed Dire Straits in 1977 with his brother David Knopfler, bassist John Illsey, and drummer Pick Withers. They recorded their self-titled...
Out now is Nils Lofgren’s massive nine-CD / one-DVD career spanning box set, Face The Music. The 169-track collection, personally compiled by Lofgren, includes a 136-page booklet -- with an introduction by legendary rock journalist Dave Marsh -- and the cream of the crop from...
Tuesday, August 12th, marks the anniversary of several landmark events in Beatles history: On August 12th, 1960: Drummer Pete Best auditioned for the Beatles in his mother's Liverpool nightclub called the Casbah. Best was asked to join the group, which then included original...
Bob Weir has suddenly canceled all his scheduled tour dates, according to Jambase.com. Weir and his band RatDog were scheduled to hit the road starting on Thursday (August 14th) in Boston with dates on the books through September 14th in Nashville -- all of which have been...
Paul McCartney’s next single will be part of his score for the new Destiny video game. The still-untitled track will be released sometime next month following the game’s September 9th release. A sample of the score, conducted by Giles Martin -- son of George Martin and a...
Lindsey Buckingham has just bought his third residence in the exclusive Los Angeles enclave of Brentwood, California. Forbes.com reported that the Fleetwood Mac guitarist laid down a cool $6,493,000 for a six bedroom house, which is said to be in need of some repairs. Buckingham...
Coming on August 19th is Moody Blues leader Justin Hayward’s solo DVD, Blu-ray, and CD, Spirits . . . Live - Live At the Buckhead Theatre, Atlanta. The set, recorded during last summer’s solo tour in support of Hayward’s critically acclaimed solo album, Spirits Of The Western...
Robert Plant and his new side band Sensational Space Shifters have announced the first seven dates of their North American fall tour. Plant and the band kick things off on September 25th in Port Chester, New York, and have dates now on the books for Brooklyn, New York; Toronto,...