Music

'New Sensation' - A First Look at the Restored INXS Concert Film

The familiar intro to “New Sensation” sent the crowd at London’s Wembley Stadium into a frenzy. With no cell phones to distract them, 73,791 people bounced and clapped to the beat provided by a band on fire. INXS is previewing the restored version of its concert film Live Baby Live with a clip of...
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Paul McCartney, Mick Jagger, and More Remember Ginger Baker

Ginger Baker , the iconic drummer behind the band Cream , passed away this weekend at the age of 80 after spending the week in the hospital. "We are very sad to say that Ginger has passed away peacefully in the hospital this morning," Baker's family wrote Sunday morning . "Thank you to everyone for...
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Billy Joel's Music Has Inspired a New TV Series

The characters from Billy Joel ’s extensive catalog of songs will come to life in a new TV series based on his music. Each episode of Scenes From an Italian Restaurant will revolve around lyrics from Joel’s most popular songs like “Piano Man” and “Movin’ Out.” According to the Hollywood Reporter ,...
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INXS Concert Film 'Live Baby Live' Coming to Theaters in HD

A concert film that captured INXS at their peak has been restored against all odds, and will be presented in theaters for the first time. Live Baby Live chronicled the Australian band’s 1991 concert in front of 73,791 people at London’s Wembley Stadium. The film has now been fully restored from the...
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Is INXS Announcing a New Tour?

One of the biggest bands of the 80s and 90s might be up to something for the first time in a long time. It all comes down to a new tweet from one of Australia’s best-known musical exports. “It’s what you’ve been waiting for,” reads the caption for a picture of INXS on-stage. The hashtags “...
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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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