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Kinks Musical Headed for London Stage

Sunny Afternoon will use the music of the Kinks to bring Ray Davies‘ early life story to the stage

 

A new musical based on the music of legendary rock band the Kinks is bound for the London stage next year. Sunny Afternoon, named for the band’s 1966 hit, will use the Kinks’ music to tell the story of Ray Davies’ early life and how he came to form the group… Read More

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Holiday Playlist: Christmas with Johnny Cash

Christmas with Johnny Cash features Christmas songs recorded by the Man in Black between 1962 and 1980

 

Johnny Cash recorded many Christmas songs throughout his 50+ year career in the music business. Many of the best of them are included in this excellent Christmas compilation from Sony Legacy.

 

Although the songs on Christmas with Johnny Cash were all recorded between 1962 and 1980, the album was actually released around… Read More

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Dylan’s Guitar from Newport Folk Fest to be Auctioned

Sunburst Fender Stratocaster Dylan wielded when he ‘went electric’ to be sold at auction

 

It was one of the most pivotal moments of the Sixties when after completing his three-song acoustic folk set at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival, Bob Dylan announced that he would be bringing out “some friends.”

 

Joined by a band of electric powered backup musicians, the folk icon… Read More

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Paul McCartney Live in Time Square

Former Beatle delights crowds with surprise four-song pop-up performance

 

Sir Paul McCartney surprised New Yorkers Thursday when he stormed Times Square with his band, mounted the back of a truck that had been pre-set as a stage, and did four songs.

 

The former Beatle initially tipped off fans via Twitter, tweeting “Wow! Really excited to be playing New York Times Square at… Read More

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Video: Albert Hammond, Jr. – “St. Justice”

Strokes guitarist releases new video from new solo EP AHJ

 

Albert Hammond Jr. of the Strokes has released a video for the song “St. Justice” off his new solo EP AHJ.

 

The video features the indie rock guitar hero playing opposite Dutch model Nina de Raadt, in a stylized black and white story, depicting a kind of hipster love affair.

 

AHJ is the… Read More

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Gary Clark Jr and John Mayer – “Born Under a Bad Sign”

Blues-rock sensation Gary Clark Jr joined onstage by celebrity guitarist John Mayer at 2013 Rock Hall induction

 

Performing at the 2013 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony back on May 18, Gary Clark Jr was joined onstage by none other than Katy Perry’s on-again off-again love interest, John Mayer.

 

Standing before a packed house laden with industry insiders at L.A.’s Nokia Theater, the dynamic guitar duo… Read More

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