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Boston Strong Benefit: Aerosmith, NKOTB With Dropkick Murphys (Seriously), Jason Aldean Rock

To say there was massive interest in the concert thrown to benefit The One Fund Boston, which raises funds for the victims of the Boston Marathon Bombings, would be an understatement. When the show went […]

05/31/2013

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TONIGHT: Aerosmith, J. Geils Band, Carole King, James Taylor, Jimmy Buffett Play Boston Strong Concert

Tonight, a number of classic rock legends (and a few other artists) will perform at an all-star concert to benefit the victims of the Boston bombing. As previously reported, Aerosmith, Jimmy Buffett, Extreme, Godsmack, the J. […]

05/30/2013

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Aerosmith, J. Geils, Buffett, Boston, Carole King, James Taylor To Play ‘Boston Strong’

Some of New England’s greatest musical exports are coming together for “Boston Strong: An Evening Of Support And Celebration,” a huge fundraiser to take place at Boston’s TD Garden on May 30. Tickets from the […]

05/03/2013

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Love Hurts AND Stinks: A Classic Valentine’s Day Playlist

For the single folks in the room, Valentine’s Day is just cruel. An entire day that rubs in the fact that you’re alone? No thank you. Take the mushy stuff elsewhere, this is not a […]

02/13/2013

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Peter Wolf On J. Geils: ‘He Broke The Brotherhood’

J. Geils’ recent lawsuit claims he owns the rights to the name “J. Geils Band” and the band is violating his copyright by touring without him. Singer Peter Wolf says the legal issues are just one way a band like theirs faces trouble over time. It’s hard to avoid when the same group of guys play together for almost five decades.

10/16/2012

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J. Geils Sues The J. Geils Band

“Mr. Geils has this trademark and never transferred it to anybody,” Geils’ attorney Chuck Grimes told the Boston Globe. “These guys performed in Mr. Geils’s band, but that doesn’t give them the right to grab the name.”

08/03/2012

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J. Geils Band To Tour Without J. Geils

So why no Geils? Legal drama.

07/20/2012

Neil Diamond Opens Up About Being An Inductee In The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

[lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Neil Diamond[/lastfm] we’ll be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2011. The inductees have been announced and include [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Tom Waits[/lastfm] and [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Alice Cooper[/lastfm] among others. Neil Diamond told […]

12/26/2010

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