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40 min ago | TwinCities

'Purple Rain' turns 30: How 1984 made Prince a superstar

Signed to Warner Bros. when he was still a teen, the Minneapolis native's first four albums established him as a sex- and religion-obsessed musical genius who wrote, performed and produced all his own music, sometimes while wearing women's panties.

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Related Topix: Purple Rain, Music!, Drama Movies, Prince, Pop-Funk, Black Entertainment, Dance, Pop/Rock, Michael Jackson, Music, Entertainment

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Yahoo!

Dylan still blowin' in the wind

Even Bob Dylan's most devoted Aussie fans were taken by surprise at the news - revealed the same day he celebrated his 73rd birthday in May this year - that the much- lauded poet laureate of rock'n'roll would be touring here in August and September.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

Billboard

Dire Straits Keyboardist Eyes New Music

If Alan Clark has his way, there will be more Dire Straits music in the future -- though not necessarily by Dire Straits.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Dire Straits, Mark Knopfler

WPLR

This Day in Music History: July 24th

The movie also starred Jeff Bridges, John Goodman, Penelope Cruz & Val Kilmer. 1999: Phil Collins married his third wife, Orianne Cevey in Switzerland.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Music!, Masked and Anonymous, Drama Movies, Pop/Rock, Celebrities, Jeff Bridges, John Goodman, Penelope Cruz

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Weekender

Album Review:

This year finds Old Crow Medicine Show courting mainstream approval with their fifth studio album, "Remedy."

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Related Topix: Old Crow Medicine Show, Alcoholism, Health, Medicine, History Movies, Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid, Western, Pop/Rock

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Bradenton Times

Film Fridays Continues with Pete Seeger Doc

BRADENTON Pete Seeger: The Power of Song is the featured film this Friday at the South Florida Museum in downtown Bradenton.

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Related Topix: Bradenton, FL, Folk, Pete Seeger, Pop/Rock, Celebrities, Bruce Springsteen

Stuff.co.nz

Protest spirit revived with new song

PROTEST SINGER: Chris Baigent, aka Rivers, will give a debut public performance of his new '81 Springbok Tour-themed song The Whole World is Watching in Hamilton's Garden Place tomorrow.

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Related Topix: Protest, Pop/Rock

Examiner.com

Charlie Daniels Band Greatest Hits & Holiday Classic-Dec. 11; Celebrity Theatre

Charlie Daniels Band is returning to Phoenix with Greatest Hits & Holiday Classic Show Thursday, December 11 at the historic Celebrity Theatre .

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Related Topix: Recreational Vehicle, The Charlie Daniels Band, Award, Country, Phoenix, AZ, Pop/Rock

Mon Jul 21, 2014

JamBase

Interview | Newport Folk Festival Producer Jay Sweet

This weekend the granddaddy of all music festivals - the Newport Folk Festival - will get under way with three days of roots, folk, funk, soul and rock or what can basically be defined as quintessential American music.

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Related Topix: Newport Folk Festival, Country, Pop/Rock, New Orleans, Jazz

NME

Hotel named after Bob Dylan opens in Woodstock

The Hotel Dylan, located just a few miles from where the singer used to record on Route 28, is at the centre of a new complex designed by owner Paul Covello and architects Cortney and Robert Novogratz.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Sun Jul 20, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Now Playing Onstage in Phoenix - Week of 7/20/2014

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR US Airways Center 7/23-7/23/2014 A global phenomenon that has wowed audiences for over 40 years, Jesus Christ Superstar is reimagined for the 21st century as an arena rock spectacular.

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Related Topix: Theater, Jesus Christ Superstar, Pop/Rock

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Air House academy helps budding musicians on path to self-expression

Less than four years after a-then-14-year-old Will Erickson agreed to follow his drum teacher to Air House music academy, he recorded an album in Air House's studio with an engineer who helped craft albums by Bob Dylan and Guns N' Roses.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Guns N' Roses, Family, Kids, Wichita, KS

CBC News

5 fabulous music festivals that will make your summer sing

Sherman Downey and the Ambiguous Case will be appearing in August at the Writers at Woody Point festival.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Wallflowers

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Daily Mail

Ephraim Hardcastle: Audiences will want to hear about William...

Ex-Foreign Secretary William Hague claims he's retiring from politics at the General Election to spend more time with his wife, Ffion.

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Related Topix: Elton John, Pop/Rock, Weird

JamBase

Pro-Shot Video | Medeski Scofield Martin & Wood - Sham Time

On September 16 Medeski Scofield Martin & Wood will release their new studio album, Juice , which contains a bevy of covers ranging from Bob Dylan's "The Times They Are A-Changin" to "Light My Fire" by The Doors and Cream's "Sunshine Of Your Love."

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Jazz, Media, Radio, National Public Radio, Westhampton Beach, NY

The Carroll News

Desert island playlist

I recently read an article that asked the question "If you were stranded on a desert island, what 10 albums would you choose to have with you?" This particular desert island has electricity, as well as a turntable and speakers, so all you need to do is select the albums.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Rolling Stones, The Band, The Who, Opinion

Bridgwater Mercury

TONIGHT: Aussie stars The April Maze

MOJO magazine afforded their 70s-style musical mastery and "inky black fairy tales" a four-star review, and tonight , The April Maze showcases at Burnham's Ritz Acoustic Club.

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Related Topix: Simon & Garfunkel, Pop/Rock, Art Garfunkel, Folk, Joan Baez

Salt Lake Tribune

Old Crow Medicine Show teams with Bob Dylan again

Nashville, Tenn. a For years, Ketch Secor of Old Crow Medicine Show has been thanking Bob Dylan from afar for "Wagon Wheel," the multiplatinum hit based on an unfinished Dylan song.

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Related Topix: Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid, Western, History Movies, Pop/Rock, Old Crow Medicine Show, Darius Rucker, Country

Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Bennington Banner

Graves Registry: Playing to the faithful

I think it's a pretty safe bet that at least five members of the Supreme Court have never really listened to Bob Dylan's "The Times They Are A-Changin.'

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, George Bush, Opinion

BroadwayWorld.com

Stage Tube: Seth Rudetsky Deconstructs Bob Dylan's 'Blowin' in the Wind' with Ann Hampton Callaway

In honor of his upcoming show, Deconstructing Broadway , Broadway favorite Seth Rudetsky will be releasing one of his famous Deconstructions every day leading up to the big night.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Jazz, Electronics, Theater, Arts

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