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ABBA, Hollies, Genesis, Iggy Pop Inducted Into Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

March 16th, 2010 8:40am EDT
Iggy Pop
British rockers Genesis, The Stooges and ABBA have been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as the class of 2010.

The ceremony at New York's Waldorf Astoria Hotel on Monday night opened with Phish paying tribute to Genesis by performing their rendition of "Watcher of the Skies," before frontman Trey Anastasio stepped forward to share his experiences about the band's influence on his own music career.

Introducing "the quiet rebels of Genesis" to the stage, Anastasio handed over the microphone to Phil Collins, Anthony Phillips, Mike Rutherford and Steve Hackett - but former singe...
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Fuse's 'Rock Monster March' Continues Genesis, David Bowie and Bob Marley

March 14th, 2010 1:00pm EDT
Genesis
Fuse continues to be the rock music mecca this month with an extensive lineup of classic rock programming. As “Rock Monster March” rolls along, this weekend fans can view concert footage from former Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees Genesis, Bob Marley and David Bowie. And all the great programming this month has been leading up to the live airing of the 2010 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony!

For the second year in a row, Fuse is the exclusive television partner of the prestigious Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, bringing viewers front and center for the big...
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Concert Review: Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band, Atlanta, GA

April 29th, 2008 1:43pm EDT
Springsteen
There are a handful of acts that certain music lovers yearn to experience in their lifetime. The Beatles. The Rolling Stones. The Doors. The Clash. When it becomes apparent that experiencing some of these acts may not happen, it's a bitter pill to swallow. I have never seen a Springsteen concert. I yearned to see one before it was all over. When keyboardist Danny Federici lost his long battle with cancer last week, the E Street Band's immortality was in question. This was one, I thought, that I must see.

Bruce began the show with a tribute to Federici. The lights stayed off w...
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Celebrity Birthdays, April 1

April 1st, 2007 3:00am EDT
Jimmy Cliff
Happy Birthday to Bill Melater (1980), rapper S. Cargo (1971), director Ollie Tabooger (1953), Jamaican reggae legend I. P. Frehley (1948), knuckleballer Jacques Strap (1939), film star Liv Turegretit (1938), television actor Phil McCracken (1932; d. 2003), actress Bea O'Problem (1932), and Japanese screen legend Oliver Clozoff (1920; d. 1997).
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Second Disc Of Live Cuts Highlights "The Very Best Of Jerry Garcia," Due Sept. 26; Listen Here!

September 19th, 2006 8:00pm EDT
Jerry Garcia
Acoustic or electric, solo or side project; Jerry Garcia was prolific during his breaks from the Grateful Dead. Between 1972 and 1982, Garcia recorded five historic studio albums and jammed with a revolving cast of musicians in the Jerry Garcia Band. Rhino/J. Garcia Records salute the rich talents of an incomparable music icon with the first-ever compilation spotlighting Garcia's solo work. Highlights from his five solo studio records provide the foundation of the first disc, while the second disc serves as a comprehensive compilation of seminal solo performances dating from the early '70s...
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Celebrity Birthdays, April 1

April 1st, 2006 3:00am EST
Jimmy Cliff
Happy Birthday to WWE star Randy Orton (1980), rapper Method Man (1971), "Men In Black" director Barry Sonnenfeld (1953), Jamaican reggae legend Jimmy Cliff (1948), knuckleballer Phil Niekro (1939), "Love Story" star Ali MacGraw (1938), "WKRP in Cincinatti" actor Gordon Jump (1932; d. 2003), "Singin' in the Rain" actress Debbie Reynolds (1932), and Japanese screen legend Toshiro Mifune (1920; d. 1997).
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Cat Stevens Returns With Definitive 2-CD Retrospective

November 16th, 2005 3:30pm EST
Cat Stevens
New two-CD Gold Retrospective Collection (click for review) from Cat Stevens (Yusuf Islam) Features The Hits "The First Cut Is The Deepest," "Where Do The Children Play?," "Hard Headed Woman," "Wild World," "Moonshadow," "Morning Has Broken," "Peace Train," "Oh Very Young" And More.

With the CD debut of "Indian Ocean," Yusuf Islam (aka Cat Stevens) gives an inkling of a new creative dawn and lends hope that more music will soon be heard from a man who wrote and recorded some of his generation's most beloved songs. Penned and co-produced by Islam, "Indian Ocean" was digitally released ...
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