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“Bruce from New Jersey”: Springsteen surprise calls E Street Radio with the skinny on The River tour

Mark your calendars: Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band are celebrating the release of their new box set, The Ties That Bind: The River Collection with a slew of live dates under the banner of The River Tour, playing 24 … Continued

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“Bruce from New Jersey”: Springsteen surprise calls E Street Radio with the skinny on The River tour

Mark your calendars: Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band are celebrating the release of their new box set, The Ties That Bind: The River Collection with a slew of live dates under the banner of The River Tour, playing 24 … Continued

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Music-versary: John Lennon died on December 8, 1980

In late 1980, John Lennon was ready to get back in the spotlight. His new album, Double Fantasy, was his first new music out in five years, and it presented a whole new, grown-up side to the former Beatle. Now 40, … Continued

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Music-versary: John Lennon died on December 8, 1980

In late 1980, John Lennon was ready to get back in the spotlight. His new album, Double Fantasy, was his first new music out in five years, and it presented a whole new, grown-up side to the former Beatle. Now 40, … Continued

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Music-versary: Otis Redding’s ‘(Sittin’ on) The Dock of the Bay’ was recorded on Dec. 7, 1967

Recording Dates: November 22 and December 7, 1967 Credits: Otis Redding (vocals); Steve Cropper (guitar); Donald “Duck” Dunn (bass); Al Jackson (drums); Booker T. (piano); Wayne Jackson (brass) Backstory: In the fall of 1967, soul singer Otis Redding was staying … Continued

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Music-versary: Otis Redding’s ‘(Sittin’ on) The Dock of the Bay’ was recorded on Dec. 7, 1967

Recording Dates: November 22 and December 7, 1967 Credits: Otis Redding (vocals); Steve Cropper (guitar); Donald “Duck” Dunn (bass); Al Jackson (drums); Booker T. (piano); Wayne Jackson (brass) Backstory: In the fall of 1967, soul singer Otis Redding was staying … Continued

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Music-versary: The Rolling Stones’ ‘Beggars Banquet’ was released on December 6, 1968

Release date: December 6, 1968 Credits: Mick Jagger (vocals); Keith Richards (guitar); Brian Jones (guitar); Bill Wyman (bass); Charlie Watts (drums); Additional musicians including Nicky Hopkins (piano), Dave Mason (guitar), and the Los Angeles Watts Street Gospel Choir Backstory: “You … Continued

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Music-versary: The Rolling Stones’ ‘Beggars Banquet’ was released on December 6, 1968

Release date: December 6, 1968 Credits: Mick Jagger (vocals); Keith Richards (guitar); Brian Jones (guitar); Bill Wyman (bass); Charlie Watts (drums); Additional musicians including Nicky Hopkins (piano), Dave Mason (guitar), and the Los Angeles Watts Street Gospel Choir Backstory: “You … Continued

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RIP Scott Weiland of Stone Temple Pilots, Velvet Revolver + The Wildabouts

Scott Weiland, the inimitable voice behind Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver, has died at 48. His cause of death is still unconfirmed. According to an Instagram post by his account, Weiland died in his sleep while on a tour stop … Continued

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RIP Scott Weiland of Stone Temple Pilots, Velvet Revolver + The Wildabouts

Scott Weiland, the inimitable voice behind Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver, has died at 48. His cause of death is still unconfirmed. According to an Instagram post by his account, Weiland died in his sleep while on a tour stop … Continued

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Ozzy Osbourne: Quiz of a Madman

So, you think you know everything about the Black Sabbath singer, the Prince of Darkness, the husband of Sharon?  Guess again. Actually, guess below, as you delve into the weirdness, heaviness and humor that is Ozzy. Good luck, because as … Continued

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Ozzy Osbourne: Quiz of a Madman

So, you think you know everything about the Black Sabbath singer, the Prince of Darkness, the husband of Sharon?  Guess again. Actually, guess below, as you delve into the weirdness, heaviness and humor that is Ozzy. Good luck, because as … Continued

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Quiz: What’s your signature holiday cocktail?

The holidays are here, and it’s time to put up the lights, pull out the scarves and play those nostalgic tunes. Find out which signature cocktail you should be sipping on while you listen to your favorite holiday tunes across … Continued

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Quiz: What’s your signature holiday cocktail?

The holidays are here, and it’s time to put up the lights, pull out the scarves and play those nostalgic tunes. Find out which signature cocktail you should be sipping on while you listen to your favorite holiday tunes across … Continued

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Music-versary: The Beatles’ ‘White Album’ was released November 25, 1968

Release date: November 25, 1968 (USA) Credits: John Lennon (Guitar, vocals); Paul McCartney (Bass, vocals); George Harrison (Guitar, vocals); Ringo Starr (Drums, vocals) Backstory: Better known as the White Album for its stark, simple cover art, the Beatle’s double, self-titled … Continued

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Music-versary: The Beatles’ ‘White Album’ was released November 25, 1968

Release date: November 25, 1968 (USA) Credits: John Lennon (Guitar, vocals); Paul McCartney (Bass, vocals); George Harrison (Guitar, vocals); Ringo Starr (Drums, vocals) Backstory: Better known as the White Album for its stark, simple cover art, the Beatle’s double, self-titled … Continued

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Hear Stone Sour’s ‘Straight Outta Burbank’ EP early on Octane!

Grammy Award-winning rockers Stone Sour are set to release second installment of their covers trilogy, Straight Outta Burbank, on Black Friday (or as music lovers prefer call it, Record Store Day), but SiriusXM listeners can hear the EP early, exclusively … Continued

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Hear Stone Sour’s ‘Straight Outta Burbank’ EP early on Octane!

Grammy Award-winning rockers Stone Sour are set to release second installment of their covers trilogy, Straight Outta Burbank, on Black Friday (or as music lovers prefer call it, Record Store Day), but SiriusXM listeners can hear the EP early, exclusively … Continued

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