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Chuck Berry dead at 90

The St. Louis native was a major influence on artists such as The Beatles, Elvis Presley, The Rolling Stones, and The Beach Boys.

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Chuck Berry dead at 90

The St. Louis native was a major influence on artists such as The Beatles, Elvis Presley, The Rolling Stones, and The Beach Boys.

Music, Rock

Diggin’ In Deep with Bonnie Raitt & Meg Griffin in The Loft

Last month, Bonnie Raitt followed up her Grammy-winning 2012 LP, Slipstream, with Dig In Deep – her 20th studio album and the second release on her own Red Wing label. Now, in celebration of its success, she stopped by The … Continued

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Diggin’ In Deep with Bonnie Raitt & Meg Griffin in The Loft

Last month, Bonnie Raitt followed up her Grammy-winning 2012 LP, Slipstream, with Dig In Deep – her 20th studio album and the second release on her own Red Wing label. Now, in celebration of its success, she stopped by The … Continued

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Mike Marrone says it’s an honor to dedicate The Loft to The David Bowie Channel

The death of David Bowie is not simply another “rock star” passing. It is the loss of an artist who has consistently challenged his audience with forward thinking, multi-dimensional work. He never dumbed it down to the lowest common denominator; but … Continued

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Mike Marrone says it’s an honor to dedicate The Loft to The David Bowie Channel

The death of David Bowie is not simply another “rock star” passing. It is the loss of an artist who has consistently challenged his audience with forward thinking, multi-dimensional work. He never dumbed it down to the lowest common denominator; but … 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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Music-versary: John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s Double Fantasy was released November 17, 1980

Release date: November 17, 1980 Credits: John Lennon, Yoko Ono, Jack Douglas: producers; John Lennon: vocals, electric guitar, keyboards; Earl Slick, Hugh McCracken: electric guitar; Tony Levin: bass guitar; George Small: keyboards; Michelle Simpson, Cassandra Wooten, Cheryl Mason Jacks, Eric … Continued

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Music-versary: John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s Double Fantasy was released November 17, 1980

Release date: November 17, 1980 Credits: John Lennon, Yoko Ono, Jack Douglas: producers; John Lennon: vocals, electric guitar, keyboards; Earl Slick, Hugh McCracken: electric guitar; Tony Levin: bass guitar; George Small: keyboards; Michelle Simpson, Cassandra Wooten, Cheryl Mason Jacks, Eric … Continued

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Music-versary: Bonnie Raitt was born on November 8, 1949

Although she was just a few years out of college when Warner Bros. Records signed her in the early 1970s, Bonnie Raitt struggled for nearly two decades before she finally achieved the popular recognition she so wanted and deserved. Born … Continued

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Music-versary: Bonnie Raitt was born on November 8, 1949

Although she was just a few years out of college when Warner Bros. Records signed her in the early 1970s, Bonnie Raitt struggled for nearly two decades before she finally achieved the popular recognition she so wanted and deserved. Born … Continued

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Halloween Playlist: 13 scary songs, according to science

Human instinct causes us to fear certain sounds — creaky doors, nails on a chalkboard, and cackling laughs, for example. This fear also extends to music.

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Halloween Playlist: 13 scary songs, according to science

Human instinct causes us to fear certain sounds — creaky doors, nails on a chalkboard, and cackling laughs, for example. This fear also extends to music.

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Quiz: Who is your ’90s pop star soul mate?

It was the time of pagers, slouch socks, Mad-Libs, and Sony Discmans (not quite a Walkman, not yet an iPod) … and lots of topnotch vocalists bursting onto the scene with high notes and music videos (yes, MTV still played … Continued

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Quiz: Who is your ’90s pop star soul mate?

It was the time of pagers, slouch socks, Mad-Libs, and Sony Discmans (not quite a Walkman, not yet an iPod) … and lots of topnotch vocalists bursting onto the scene with high notes and music videos (yes, MTV still played … Continued

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Marathon playlist: Songs to keep you pumped all the way to the finish line

Marathon season is upon us, and we have you covered with a playlist of songs that will keep you going, specially chosen by our SiriusXM channels. So come on! Lace up your running shoes, plug in your headphones, press play … Continued

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Marathon playlist: Songs to keep you pumped all the way to the finish line

Marathon season is upon us, and we have you covered with a playlist of songs that will keep you going, specially chosen by our SiriusXM channels. So come on! Lace up your running shoes, plug in your headphones, press play … Continued

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Marathon cool down playlist: Songs to chill out to after a hard run

Marathon season is upon us, and we’re here to meet you at the finish line with a playlist that’ll cool you down. So walk off those miles, breathe in, breathe out, stretch, then pat yourself on the back because you … Continued

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Marathon cool down playlist: Songs to chill out to after a hard run

Marathon season is upon us, and we’re here to meet you at the finish line with a playlist that’ll cool you down. So walk off those miles, breathe in, breathe out, stretch, then pat yourself on the back because you … Continued

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Happy Birthday Elvis: SiriusXM hosts and programmers remember the King of Rock and Roll

Elvis Radio (Ch. 19) is celebrating Elvis Presley’s 81st birthday with special programming all week. However, they aren’t the only SiriusXM channel that loves to celebrate Elvis. In honor of the festivities in Graceland, we’ve asked the hosts and programmers across our many channels … Continued

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Happy Birthday Elvis: SiriusXM hosts and programmers remember the King of Rock and Roll

Elvis Radio (Ch. 19) is celebrating Elvis Presley’s 81st birthday with special programming all week. However, they aren’t the only SiriusXM channel that loves to celebrate Elvis. In honor of the festivities in Graceland, we’ve asked the hosts and programmers across our many channels … Continued

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Ultimate Guitar 101: SiriusXM names the all-time great guitarists

International Guitar Month got cranked up with SiriusXM’s Ultimate Guitar 101, a list of guitar greats compiled from all our axe-oriented channels – Classic Rewind, Classic Vinyl, Deep Tracks, Hair Nation, Jam_ON, Octane, BB King’s Bluesville, Liquid Metal, Lithium, Ozzys Boneyard, RockBar, The … Continued

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Ultimate Guitar 101: SiriusXM names the all-time great guitarists

International Guitar Month got cranked up with SiriusXM’s Ultimate Guitar 101, a list of guitar greats compiled from all our axe-oriented channels – Classic Rewind, Classic Vinyl, Deep Tracks, Hair Nation, Jam_ON, Octane, BB King’s Bluesville, Liquid Metal, Lithium, Ozzys Boneyard, RockBar, The … Continued

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Watch Hurray for the Riff Raff perform I Know It’s Wrong (But That’s Alright)’

Hurray for the Riff Raff frontwoman, singer-songwriter, and banjo player Alynda Lee Segarra is one of the more fascinating ladies in contemporary music. Originally from the Bronx, Segarra spent her formative years connecting with the Lower East Side’s hardcore punk … Continued

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Watch Hurray for the Riff Raff perform I Know It’s Wrong (But That’s Alright)’

Hurray for the Riff Raff frontwoman, singer-songwriter, and banjo player Alynda Lee Segarra is one of the more fascinating ladies in contemporary music. Originally from the Bronx, Segarra spent her formative years connecting with the Lower East Side’s hardcore punk … Continued

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Hear Real Estate perform Crime on The Loft, talk about their own ‘legal issues’

New Jersey indie-rock outfit Real Estate have reached new levels of wistfulness on their third studio album, Atlas, but, as they prove in their new live performance for The Loft, they’re not so dragged down by sad bastard nostalgia that … Continued

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Hear Real Estate perform Crime on The Loft, talk about their own ‘legal issues’

New Jersey indie-rock outfit Real Estate have reached new levels of wistfulness on their third studio album, Atlas, but, as they prove in their new live performance for The Loft, they’re not so dragged down by sad bastard nostalgia that … Continued

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Best of 2013: The Loft Year in Review

If you didn’t do enough kicking back in 2013, then get ready for some serious chill time accompanied by some good tunes. Serving up this aural therapy is none other than The Loft as they roll out their Year in … Continued

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Best of 2013: The Loft Year in Review

If you didn’t do enough kicking back in 2013, then get ready for some serious chill time accompanied by some good tunes. Serving up this aural therapy is none other than The Loft as they roll out their Year in … Continued

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SiriusXM’s best of 2013 countdowns

This year has been busy for everyone here at SiriusXM. Full of many memorable moments, big hits, and hot new artists. SiriusXM’s programmers have been hard at work recapping the past year and putting together their best of 2013 lists … Continued

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SiriusXM’s best of 2013 countdowns

This year has been busy for everyone here at SiriusXM. Full of many memorable moments, big hits, and hot new artists. SiriusXM’s programmers have been hard at work recapping the past year and putting together their best of 2013 lists … Continued

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Best of 2013 Listener Poll

SiriusXM listeners were invited to vote for their favorite new and established artists, songs and albums across our commercial-free music platform. And today we announced the results of the first ever Best of 2013 Listener Poll! You voted, now see … Continued

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Best of 2013 Listener Poll

SiriusXM listeners were invited to vote for their favorite new and established artists, songs and albums across our commercial-free music platform. And today we announced the results of the first ever Best of 2013 Listener Poll! You voted, now see … Continued

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WATCH: Burt Bacharach Discusses Daughter’s Suicide

In an intimate moment during his SiriusXM Town Hall with moderator Elvis Costello, Burt Bacharach spoke about the very personal and devastating hardship he faced when his daughter Nikki committed suicide. Touching on Nikki’s struggles all the way back to her … Continued

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WATCH: Burt Bacharach Discusses Daughter’s Suicide

In an intimate moment during his SiriusXM Town Hall with moderator Elvis Costello, Burt Bacharach spoke about the very personal and devastating hardship he faced when his daughter Nikki committed suicide. Touching on Nikki’s struggles all the way back to her … Continued

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WATCH: Burt Bacharach Didn’t Write Songs Fast, But Good

Think “chicken or egg,” but for songwriting, i.e. which came first, the lyrics or the music? That’s what a fan wanted to know at SiriusXM’s Town Hall with Burt Bacharach. The legendary songwriter talked about some of the songs he … Continued

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WATCH: Burt Bacharach Didn’t Write Songs Fast, But Good

Think “chicken or egg,” but for songwriting, i.e. which came first, the lyrics or the music? That’s what a fan wanted to know at SiriusXM’s Town Hall with Burt Bacharach. The legendary songwriter talked about some of the songs he … Continued

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