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Who Is The Better Athlete – 50 Cent Or Random Woman In The Crowd?

Two things happened in the sports world yesterday.  Check it out. Curtis Jackson, aka Rapper 50 Cent,  threw out the 1st first pitch at the New York Mets – Pittsburgh Pirates game yesterday. Let’s just […]

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Billy Joel Announces Indefinite Residency at Madison Square Garden

Joel will perform one concert there per month “for as long as his fans continue to want to come, which should be a long time.”

12/03/2013

photo credit: E.J. Judge, WCBS-FM

Beatles Mobile Pop-Up Stores Hit NY and LA

Earlier this week (November 13) Beatles fans in New York and Los Angeles were treated to mobile Beatle “pop-up shops.” The “shops” were customized double decker buses, which made several stops. The buses served to promote the release of the Beatles’ catalog on 180-gram vinyl LPs. The stores sold the LPs collectively as a box set, as well as individually; Beatles CDs and other merchandise was also on sale. In each city, a unique commemorative shirt from the event was sold (and sold quickly to eager Beatles collectors).

11/14/2012

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Hurricane Sandy Benefit Earns $23 Million With Help From Springsteen, Bon Jovi & More

With a little help from musical pals like The Boss, Hurricane Sandy telethon “Coming Together” raised $23 million for relief efforts via the American Red Cross.

11/05/2012

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The Beach Boys Bring California Dreamin’ To NYC On Reunion Tour

About an hour into their set at New York’s Beacon Theatre last night (May 10), the Beach Boys hit their stride, like a surfer catching that big, juicy wave. Though the band’s members – who reunited for a new album and 50th anniversary tour this spring – are certainly not mounting surf boards anymore, they proved last night that when it comes to surf-rock, they’re still the kings.

05/10/2012

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Peter Gabriel To Perform A Live On Letterman Webcast Nov. 9 With A 46-Piece Orchestra

From his days with [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Genesis[/lastfm] to his solo releases, soundtracks, digital-music explorations, and his work supporting world music through the WOMAD festival and Real World record label, [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Peter Gabriel[/lastfm] has led one of […]

11/02/2011

Final Episode Of The Ed Sullivan Show Aired On This Day In 1971

The Ed Sullivan Show was a variety show that aired on CBS for over 20 years. Virtually every type of entertainment appeared on the show, including actors, comedians, and even circus acts. It aired for […]

06/06/2011

Street Date: Listen To Billy Joel’s New CD/DVD, “Live at Shea Stadium”

[lastfm]Billy Joel[/lastfm] was not the first artist to play a concert at Shea Stadium, home of the New York Mets. But he was the last. Hence the title of the new documentary Last Play At […]

03/08/2011

From The Vault: On-Air Reactions The Night John Lennon Was Killed

It is hard to believe but it was 30 years ago today that [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]John Lennon [/lastfm]was shot and killed outside of his home in New York City.  Lennon was a regular guest on his […]

12/08/2010

From The Vault: McCartney And Harrison On The Death Of Lennon

Getty Images It was a tremendous shock to the world when [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]John Lennon[/lastfm] was shot and killed on December 8, 1980–an event that took place 30 years ago today. Lennon was only 40 years […]

12/07/2010

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