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The Bacon Brothers at WCBS-FM with Scott Shannon and Patty Steele

The Bacon Brothers on Accidental Beginnings, 25 Years of Touring

Kevin Bacon & Michael Bacon have been touring for 25 years as The Bacon Brothers, but it wasn't supposed to last that long.
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Remembering Ric Ocasek: 5 Favorite Videos from The Cars

Ric Ocasek passed away this weekend at the age of 75. The frontman for The Cars , which was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame last year, leaves behind decades of music, both as an artist and a producer. Starting with their debut album in 1978 packed with hits and timeless classics, The...
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The Cars' Singer Ric Ocasek Has Died at 75

( KNX AM ) -- Lead singer of The Cars, Ric Ocasek was found dead Sunday at his New York City townhouse at the age of 75, NYPD confirmed to Billboard . Police were called to his residence and Ocasek was found unconscious and unresponsive at 4:14 p.m. by his estranged wife, Paulina Porizkova. He was...
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Shannon in the Morning with Sheryl Crow

Sheryl Crow Discusses Her Final Album 'Threads,' Living Happily in Nashville

"It's great to be on the other side and not competing with the other kids at pop radio."
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Prince performs at half time during Super Bowl XLI.

The Story Behind Prince's Epic "While My Guitar Gently Weeps" Guitar Solo

There's certain instances where you watch a jaw-dropping performance and immediately want to share it with the world, regardless of the time period it took place. This is one of those times. At the 2004 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony, an all-star band was put together to celebrate...
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6 Artists Influenced by Queen Frontman Freddie Mercury

You really can be everything you want to be. For some of music's biggest stars, that's Freddie Mercury. The mark that the flamboyant Queen frontman left on the world is unmistakable, even nearly three decades after his death in 1991. While the myth surrounding the legendary singer is still...
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9 'Working' Songs for Your Labor Day Cookout

The unofficial end of summer is upon us, with Labor Day weekend somehow already here. It feels like Memorial Day and Independence Day just happened. Labor Day was created to honor the American labor movement, and what better way to celebrate than taking some time off for hot dogs, hamburgers, the...
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The Next Bon Jovi Album Will Feature More 'Socially Conscious Themes'

Bon Jovi has yet another album in the pipeline, and the band’s namesake and leader has an idea of what it will look like. Jon Bon Jovi says the New Jersey rockers’ 15th studio LP will be called Bon Jovi: 2020 , and it will feature more socially-conscious themes. According to Variety , Bon Jovi made...
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David Lee Roth and Van Halen

Happy MTV Day: August 1st, 1981 Changed The Game Forever!

Today being MTV Day, we eventually got around to music videos and those we watched over and over and over -- Like Van Halen's "Jump."
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BB King

B.B. King's 'Lucille' Guitar Going Up For Auction

Her name was "Lucille," and in B.B. King's hands she gave voice to the "King of the Blues."
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