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Huey Lewis on Severe Hearing Loss: 'I Actually Contemplated My Demise'

Huey Lewis stunned fans when he announced that he could no longer perform because of severe hearing loss, and now he’s detailing for the first time what it’s like for a musician to live with that kind of disability. In an interview with the literary journal The Whitefish Review , the 69-year-old...
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Listen to a Previously Unreleased Recording of Cream’s “Sunshine Of Your Love”

A previously unreleased recording of Cream’s “Sunshine Of Your Love” has been revealed in anticipation of the group’s forthcoming box set Goodbye Tour Live 1968. The track was recorded at California’s Oakland Coliseum Arena on October 4, 1968, just weeks ahead of the band’s final show at London’s...
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Neil Young to Release ‘Homegrown’ in 2020

Neil Young has announced that after 45 years in the vault his album Homegrown will finally be released. The LP was originally set to drop in 1975, with Young going so far as to commission album art. At the last moment, however, he decided to pull the plug, opting instead to release the album...
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Doobie Brothers Add New Dates to 50th Anniversary Tour

The Doobie Brothers have added 23 additional shows to their previously announced 50th Anniversary tour with former frontman Michael McDonald – nearly doubling their run. This tour marks the first time in nearly 25 years that McDonald will head out on the road with his fellow Doobies. The majority...
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Watch: Green Day Performs “Father of All” and “Basket Case” at the American Music Awards

Green Day marked the 25th anniversary of their seminal album Dookie with a killer performance at the American Music Awards last night – Sunday, November 24, 2019. The band began with their new single “Father of All…”, then ripped into their punk-pop classic “Basket Case” – proving that the song has...
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Rob Halford and the Secret Lives of Metal Gods

I was perusing CDJ, when I spied a great interview with Rob Halford by my old friend Jim Villanueva. New music by iconic veterans is most always something to shout about. The idea of always “becoming” keeps an artist fresh and vibrant. A metal Christmas album is perfect, and Celestial delivers on...
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Listen: Eagles Bassist Timothy B. Schmit Drops New Single Featuring Sheryl Crow

Eagles bassist Timothy B. Schmit has released a new single featuring Sheryl Crow, titled “The Good Fight.” Listen in the player below. The song was dropped with little fanfare and Schmit hasn’t revealed whether or not the nearly 8-minute long track is connected to an upcoming album – stating only “...
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Up to the Task: Joe Elliott’s Down ‘N’ Outz Deliver ‘This Is How We Roll’

“Do I listen more to music that I grew up with when I’m on my own? Is my iTunes full of 70s and 80s stuff more than it is 90s and onwards? Absolutely!” Def Leppard frontman Joe Elliott and his side project band Down ‘n’ Outz are out with their third studio album, the aptly … Continue reading Up to...
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CDJ Today: November 14 in Classic Rock

November 14, 1983 – Michael Jackson’s 14-minute film Thriller debuts to a private audience at the Metro Crest Theater in Los Angeles. Directed by John Landis, the short film will become the most popular video in MTV history when the network begins airing it in December. Many of Jackson’s famous...
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Neil Young’s U.S. Citizenship Bid Delayed Due to Marijuana Use

Neil Young was all set to become a U.S. citizen this week when he found out that his application had been delayed due to cannabis use. The Canadian born Young recently applied for dual citizenship so that he could vote in the upcoming U.S. election. He’s been upfront and honest about smoking pot...
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