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Peeples Place at KHTS, Dec. 2, 2011

The following Santa Clarita Valley music column by Stephen K. Peeples was first published Dec. 2, 2011, on the Peeples Place page at www.hometownstation.com,...
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Grammy Legend Al Schmitt Honored with Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Ceremony Outside Capitol Tower Set for Thurs., Aug. 13 at 11:30 a.m.  By Stephen K. Peeples Al Schmitt, the most honored recording engineer and producer in Grammy...
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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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Beatles’ ‘Abbey Road’ 50th Anniversary Editions Out Sept. 27

London – As widely anticipated by Beatles fans worldwide, special 50th-anniversary editions of the band's "Abbey Road" album, newly mixed by Giles Martin and...
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Nokie Edwards Memorial a Fond Farewell to Ventures Guitar Hero

Pastor Andre Veluzat and his son Pastor Paul Veluzat hosted a memorial for Nokie Edwards, legendary lead guitarist with The Ventures, Rock 'n' Roll...
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Pop Art Legend John Van Hamersveld Drops First NFT Collection

John Van Hamersveld, the legendary multi-disciplinary artist who created "The Endless Summer" Day-Glo pop art poster and more than 400 album covers including The...
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Joni Mitchell 75th Birthday Concert to Screen in Theaters Feb. 7

DENVER - Honoring one of the world’s most revered artists, Joni Mitchell, on her 75th birthday, "The Music Center Presents Joni 75: A Birthday...

Producer Jack Douglas: Flashback to ‘Double Fantasy,’ John Lennon Murder

Celebrating the 40th anniversary of John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s “Double Fantasy” in November and December 2020, this is a slight update of a...
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Klaatu Interview with Stephen K. Peeples – May 1980

Editor's note: This transcript of a May 1980 Klaatu interview with music journalist and Capitol Records Editorial Manager Stephen K. Peeples was first posted...
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Beatles 1 Reissue Sights & Sounds Rock Grammy Museum

Grammy-Winning Audio Producer Giles Martin, Filmmaker Michael Lindsay-Hogg Discuss New Mixes of Beatles Hits, Restored Film Clips Spanning 1962-1970 By Stephen K. Peeples "Beatles 1" and...
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