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Lynyrd Skynyrd taking part in 2018 Southern Rock Cruise along with 38 Special, Marshall Tucker Band & More

Credit: Clay Patrick McBrideFor eight years, Lynyrd Skynyrd hosted their own themed cruise called the Simple Man Cruise, and now the legendary rock band have joined the 2018 lineup of another seagoing music extravaganza, the Southern Rock Cruise. Skynyrd will play a special headlining show in Montego Bay, Jamaica, during the second day of the cruise, which runs from January 20 to January 25.... Read more

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Bruce Springsteen Reveals His “Desert Island Discs”; Picks Include Classic Tunes by Dylan, Elvis, Beatles

Credit: Henry Ruggeri, Milan, Italy, July 3, 2016Bruce Springsteen recently shared his list of eight “Desert Island Discs” during an interview with the U.K.’s BBC Radio 4, and among the recordings are memorable tunes by some of the most beloved rock and soul artists of the 1950s and 1960s. Appearing on the Boss’ lists are songs by such legends as Bob Dylan, Elvis Presley, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Van Morrison, Marvin Gaye, James Brown and The Four Tops.... Read more

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Neil Diamond on His “Friendly, Warm” Christmas Album

Capitol Music GroupNeil Diamond grew up Jewish, and never celebrated Christmas as a kid, but singing Christmas music is another story. His current album, Acoustic Christmas, which features his seasonal hit “The Christmas Medley,” is his fourth collection of holiday music. And as the legendary singer tells Rolling Stone, “There’s no stopping in sight.”... Read more

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The Smithereens to Reunite with Original Bassist at Memorial Concert for Guitarist's Late Wife

Courtesy of Jim Babjak ArchivesVeteran rockers The Smithereens will play a special benefit show on Saturday in Woodbridge, New Jersey, in honor of guitarist Jim Babjak‘s wife, Betty, who died of pancreatic cancer in February. The event, called “The Memorial Concert for Betty Babjak,” will feature a one-off reunion with the band’s original bass player, Mike Mesaros, who will play with the group for the first time in 11 years.... Read more

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