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Billy Joel joins fight against illegal ivory sale

Billy Joel has stepped out to support his friend, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s bill to restrict the market for ivory articles and rhinoceros horns. LongIsland.com quoted Cuomo as saying: "The illegal ivory trade has no place in New York State, and we will not stand for individuals who violate the law by supporting it.…

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Max Weinberg auctioning a week in his Italian villa to benefit synagogue

E Street Band drummer Max Weinberg is auctioning off a week's stay at his and wife Becky’s private Tuscan villa to benefit his childhood synagogue, Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel in South Orange, New Jersey. Backstreets.com reported that Weinberg, who was Bar Mitzvah’d at the synagogue back in 1964, will be on hand at the auction on…

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David P. Kuncio

Name: David P. Kuncio  From: Overland, MO Works at: David is a Groundskeeper at The Pavilion David has been listening to KSHE since he moved to the area in 2002. David likes U-Man and Lern, Favazz and Mike Doran. He also likes the Klassics Show and Free Ticket Fridays. He says the KSHE DJs get him through…

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Paul McCartney and the girl in the black beret

Kelley was a nineteen-year-old who was suffering from brain cancer. She’d endured rounds of treatment, but the disease continued to spread. When doctors run out of options, they often call the Make-A-Wish Foundation and ask them to step in. When they asked Kelley, “What would you like more than anything in the world?” she responded,…

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“Paul is dead” was just the beginning

It's 1970 and Beatle fans around the world eagerly comb the album covers and listen to Beatle songs forward and backward, trying to find hidden “clues” that might lead to a logical solution or confirmation to the rumor that “Paul is dead.” When two college radio DJ's join the search, they learn what the clues…

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Ozzy Osbourne to voice character on ‘Bubble Guppies’

Ozzy Osbourne is set to guest star on an upcoming episode of the Nickelodeon pre-school kids' series Bubble Guppies, according to Rolling Stone. The Black Sabbath singer will provide the voice for Sid Fishy, described as a "rock and roll fish who loves being rotten." Sid apparently sports a red mohawk, eyebrow and fin rings…

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Glastonbury founder defends decision to have Metallica headline

Glastonbury Festival founder Michael Eavis is defending his decision to have Metallica headline the U.K. event, making them the first metal act to do so in the show's 44-year history. Eavis told the BBC, "There's no other band in the whole history of the festival that has been so keen to play, they will do…

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Queen’s legendary 1974 Rainbow concerts set for release

Coming on September 9th is Queen: Live At The Rainbow ’74. The legendary tapes of the band’s first show at the venue on March 31st, 1974 during their inaugural headlining tour were originally intended to be Queen’s third album, until the quality of new material pushed the tapes aside for 40 years. Rounding out the…

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Styx guitarist thinks three act summer tour might be most successful yet

Styx guitarist J.Y. Young is pretty impressed with the way the current Soundtrack Of Summer Tour with Foreigner and former Eagles guitarist Don Felder has been gelling so far. The tour is criss-crossing the continent, with Felder opening the shows with a clutch of Eagles favorites, followed by Styx and/or Foreigner, who alternate the closing…

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George Thorogood & The Destroyers enjoying 40th anniversary on the road

George Thorogood & The Destroyers are enjoying their 40th anniversary by doing what they do best — gigging. The band's intended debut set, 1974's Better Than the Rest, was left unreleased until 1979 after the band's first two albums proved the band to have legs. We asked Thorogood — who's never been one to look…

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John Mellencamp releasing 2003 folk based concert next month

Coming on July 8th is the live album, John Mellencamp Performs ‘Trouble No More Live’ At Town Hall. The full band set features John Mellencamp caught live in New York City on July 31st, 2003 performing his then-recently released folk based covers set, Trouble No More, a few of his own classic tunes — along…

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Scott Haller

Name: Scott Haller From: Highland, IL   Works at: Scott is the General Manager of The Arnold Company in Trenton, IL Scott has been listening to KSHE since the late 80’s. He streams KSHE on his computer all day at work. Scott likes KSHE for playing all of the greats with none of the crude and no…

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Pub where Black Sabbath first played in danger of demolition

The pub in Birmingham, England where Black Sabbath began its long, historic career has been sold to developers and may be demolished. According to Classic Rock, the woman who runs the pub, called the Crown, has been ordered to get out by next week. The woman, Colleen Andrews, told the Birmingham Mail, "This pub is…

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Mick Jagger reportedly dating 27-year-old ballerina

Mick Jagger allegedly has a new lover in 27-year-old ballerina Melanie Hamrick. According to The Daily Mail, the couple, who was recently photographed on a hotel balcony in Zurich, met two weeks before Jagger’s longtime partner, L’Wren Scott committed suicide in March at age 49. Jagger and Hamrick reportedly met in Tokyo. The Mail posted:…