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Bob Dylan (Photo credit FRED TANNEAU/AFP/GettyImages)

Elvis Costello, Marcus Mumford, Jim James & More Put Their Stamp on Bob Dylan’s ‘Married to My Hack': Listen

After two dozen lyrics from Bob Dylan‘s Basement Tapes golden era surfaced, a handful of musicians — My Morning Jacket‘s Jim James, Elvis Costello, Mumford and Sons‘ Marcus Mumford, to name a few — decided to create music for them, with Dylan’s approval.

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Jimi Jamison (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Former Survivor Frontman Jimi Jamison Dead at 63

Survivor frontman Jimi Jamison, who helped lead the band to worldwide hits like “The Search is Over” and “Burning Heart,” has died. He was 63.

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Prince (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Listen: Prince Drops Two New Songs, ‘U Know’ & ‘Whitecaps’

While Prince fans eagerly await the release of two new albums on Sept. 30, the singer has shared two new songs: “U Know” and “Whitecaps.”

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George Harrison (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

6 George Harrison Albums to Be Remastered, Released in September

George Harrison’s first six solo albums have been remastered for CD and digital formats and will be released, both individually and as a box set.

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Tears for Fears Curt Smith (Photo by Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images)

Tears for Fears Announce First U.S. Tour in Three Years

Tears for Fears are one of those rare ’80s bands that sees their popularity return periodically, whether it is from use in the film Donnie Darko (albeit in cover version form) or their many contemporary covers of songs like Hot Chip‘s “Boy from School,” Animal Collective’s “My Girls,” or Arcade Fire’s “Ready to Start.”

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Ted Nugent (Photo by Randy Snyder/Getty Images)

Ted Talk: 16 Most Provocative Quotes From Our Ted Nugent Interview

Let’s say that you don’t have the time to read our entire 4,000 word interview with Ted Nugent. Or, perhaps, as someone from the opposite side of the political fence, 4,000 words may be a bit much – but you just want to get to the meaty parts (some pun intended).

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The Route Roundup – Community Events Around Town

The Route Roundup, community events for the week of Monday, September 1st to September 27th, 2014.
Check out what’s going on around town.

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Lou Reed (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for John Varvatos) Minimation: Lou Reed’s ‘Dime Story Mystery’

On Minimation, we comb through the archives of legendary New York radio station WNEW-FM and animate interviews with legendary rock artists. This installment is taken from a 1989 interview with Lou Reed, discussing his then-new album New York and the song “Dime Store Mystery.” This Minimation was created for by Max Werkmeister.


Led Zeppelin Robert Plant, Jimmy Page, John Bonham,John Paul Jones (Photo by Evening Standard/Getty Images)

Hear an Alternate Version of Led Zeppelin’s ‘Black Dog’

Led Zeppelin are gearing up to release a whole lotta reissues — and to promote their archival campaign, they’ve shared an alternate version of their 1971 track “Black Dog.”


the Kinks- Ray Davies, Dave davies, Pete Quaife, Mick Avory (Photo by Keystone Colour/Getty Images)

8 Best Dave Davies Moments with The Kinks

British music magazine MOJO quoted head Kink Ray Davies as saying that a reunion is in the works, and that it would happen either with or without his brother and bandmate Dave Davies.Here is a list of great Kinks moments that wouldn’t have been the same without Dave.



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