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Labor Day Road Trip: 10 Classic Driving Songs

It’s the ironically-named Labor Day weekend where, if you’re lucky, you have three days off. As you hit the highway for summer’s big finale, you’ll need a playlist for the holiday road trip. Get those motors revving, we’ve got a Labor Day playlist of ten classic songs for the long drive ahead.

08/30/2013

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Peter Gabriel Enlists Paul Simon, Randy Newman, Lou Reed For Covers Album, ‘And I’ll Scratch Yours’

After some delay, the companion to Peter Gabriel covering other people’s songs on ‘Scratch My Back’ sees the light of day, featuring Arcade Fire, Lou Reed, Randy Newman and more.

07/25/2013

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Elton John, Bono, & Sting Raise A Cool $80 Mill At Benefit Gala

Stealing from the rich and giving to the poor? OK, so not quite stealing but big name musicians like Elton John, Sting, and Bono helped raise upwards of $80 million for the 25th anniversary of […]

05/16/2013

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What’s In The Box? Paul Simon, ‘Graceland: 25th Anniversary Edition’

Need a last minute gift for the rock and roll fan in your life? Or do you just need to figure out what to spend that awesome gift card on? We’re here to help with rundowns of this year’s best box sets from classic artists.

12/18/2012

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Stevie Wonder To Host UN Concert With Paul Simon, Sting & More

In celebration of the 67th anniversary of the UN’s founding, Wonder and famous pals including Sting and Paul Simon will perform this Wednesday.

10/22/2012

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Paul Simon, Stevie Wonder, Sting, Tina Fey To Appear At Children’s Health Fund Celebration

The bill features a number of husband wife combos: Paul Simon and Edie Brickell, Tina Fey and her husband (and “30 Rock” music composer) Jeff Richmond, Sting and Trudie Styler, Amy Grant and Vince Gill and James and Caroline Taylor. Stevie Wonder is on the bill with his daughter Aisha Morris, and Steve Martin is going “stag,” appearing on the lineup solo.

09/10/2012

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Los Lobos’ Steve Berlin Calls Paul Simon An ‘Idiot’

“Everybody I know who has ever worked with Paul Simon says he’s the biggest jerk in the world,” Berlin says. “Yeah – he’s a f***ing idiot.”

07/25/2012

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‘Graceland’ Documentarian Joe Berlinger Talks Paul Simon, Politics

It came together rather quickly, after Sony realized that Graceland – the defining album of Paul Simon’s solo career – was about to turn 25. Filmmaker Joe Berlinger, best known for his West Memphis Three […]

07/10/2012

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New Releases: The Beach Boys, Neil Young, Joe Walsh & Big Reissues

Let’s take a look at this week’s albums, reissues and other musical goodies from classic artists making musical waves yet again. In what may be the best week all year for classic rock releases, we’ve […]

06/05/2012

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Paul Simon Celebrates “Graceland” 25th Anniversary With Box Set, “Under African Skies” Documentary

Paul Simon had to go to South Africa to create Graceland, but he’d probably say it was worth it. The album became the centerpiece of the singer-songwriter’s solo career in many ways, creating a whole […]

04/02/2012

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