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Lennonology Author Joins John Lennon 75th Birthday Party

Noted Beatles author Chip Madinger publishes Lennon-Ono chronology spanning 1966-1980 By Stephen K. Peeples Just in time to help celebrate what would have been rock music...
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‘Layla’ at 50: New Vinyl Box Set; Inside the Sessions with Domino Bobby Whitlock

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of Derek & The Dominos' epic "Layla And Other Assorted Love Songs" album, UMe/Polydor will release a new edition as...
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Herb Pedersen on J2B2, DRB, Pal Chris Hillman’s ‘Time Between’

Herb Pedersen, one of the pioneers and legends of folk-rock, country-rock, and contemporary bluegrass, is happy to be back on the concert stage as...
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Mick Jagger Moves Like Mick Jagger, Even After Heart Surgery

Early to rise: Rolling Stones lead singer Mick Jagger posted a little clip of his post-heart surgery workout early the morning of May 15,...
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Wild Honey Orchestra All-Star Autism Benefit Rocks The Band

The Wild Honey Orchestra and an all-star lineup of guest performers including Jackson Browne, Peter Case and Victoria Williams are set to perform classic...
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John Jorgenson on His Bluegrass Band, Herb Pedersen & Chris Hillman

The John Jorgenson Bluegrass Band made its long-awaited return to the concert stage in late July 2021, bringing its high-lonesome harmonies and wide-ranging instrumental...

Playboy Jazz Fest Adds 3 Artists, Sets Final Schedule For June 16-17

Producers of the 34th annual Playboy Jazz Festival at the Hollywood Bowl Saturday and Sunday, June 16-17 have added three more artists to the...

Herb Pedersen Q&A on Earl Scruggs, 03-31-12

Folk-country-rock-bluegrass-Americana legend Herb Pedersen (Vern & Ray, The Dillards, Desert Rose Band, Loafer's Glory) spoke with this reporter for a few minutes on Saturday,...
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‘Bring Music Home’ Book Documents Havoc COVID Pandemic Played on Live Music

A massive coffee table photography book titled "Bring Music Home," documenting the havoc wreaked by the COVID-19 pandemic on live music across the United...
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Bennett Scholarships Awarded to Canyon, West Ranch Seniors

Graduating seniors Christine Nguyen of Canyon High School and Daniel Bisla of West Ranch High School were each awarded a 2019 Rod Bennett Memorial...
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