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November 18, 2019 - 7:30 am
Mickey Mouse is looking great for 91. The Disney mascot is celebrating his birthday today -- he was introduced to the world on Nov. 18, 1928 in the animated short film "Steamboat Willie." The mascot's 91st birthday is great timing, coming less than a week after the launch of Disney's streaming...Read more
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November 01, 2019 - 6:05 am
In 1969, The Doors threw their fans a curveball, incorporating horns and strings on their fourth studio album The Soft Parade . There were some hits (“Touch Me”) and misses among the nine tracks on the LP, but The Doors proved they weren’t afraid to experiment while remaining nearly peerless in...Read more
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October 28, 2019 - 6:51 am
The iconic sweater worn by Kurt Cobain during Nirvana ’s MTV Unplugged performance sold for $334,000 at auction – a record. Julian’s Auctions says the price exceeded expectations and became the most expensive sweater ever sold at an auction. The olive sweater is a Manhattan-brand cardigan, size...Read more
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October 24, 2019 - 6:23 am
Tom Petty fans: listen to your heart, win the lottery, and buy this spectacular piece of real estate. One of the late rocker’s former homes in Los Angeles is on the market. The 11,500 square foot mansion in the San Fernando Valley’s Encino neighborhood has an asking price of $4.9 million. It...Read more
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October 22, 2019 - 8:34 am
The Who ’s Tommy is returning to Broadway in 2021. The show that helped prove rock operas work on-stage originally ran for two years starting in 1993 and is being reworked by original director Des McAnuff . “Our new production of Tommy will be a reinvention aimed directly at today,” he said in a...Read more
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October 18, 2019 - 9:18 am
If music lovers have anything to say about it, Pat Benatar , The Doobie Brothers and Soundgarden can start making plans to be in Cleveland next year. The three artists have jumped out to an early lead in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Fan Vote. With more than a million ballots already cast,...Read more
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October 18, 2019 - 6:34 am
If there was any doubt about the strength of Lady Gaga ’s stage mettle, it was put to rest last night in Sin City. The “Poker Face” singer maintained her composure after taking a tumble with a fan. Gaga had invited the guy on-stage for a hug when he picked her up awkwardly. His right foot slipped...Read more
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October 17, 2019 - 7:42 am
When Toto takes the stage at The Met in Philadelphia this weekend, it will be the last time the current line-up performs together in that capacity. Founding member, guitarist and prolific session musician Steve Lukather says the band is calling it quits. The end of Toto’s 40th anniversary tour will...Read more
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October 15, 2019 - 6:07 am
The class of 2020 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame nominees are out, and it’s an eclectic list of artists. Nine of them are on the ballot for the first time: Dave Matthews Band , The Doobie Brothers , Whitney Houston , Motörhead , The Notorious B.I.G. , Pat Benatar , Soundgarden , T. Rex and Thin Lizzy...Read more
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October 11, 2019 - 8:15 am
Some big time Tom Petty -related items are back where they belong, including hard drives containing unreleased music. Sources told TMZ a man broke into a storage locker in Los Angeles owned by one of Petty’s former engineers. The man also allegedly swiped guitars, other instruments and guns...Read more
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