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Hendrix At 70: “Like Getting A Blessing From The Pope” – Robert Lamm Of Chicago

Robert Lamm of Chicago tells CBS Local that his band was doing horn-based arrangements of Hendrix songs early on. Hendrix became a fan and supporter of the group, and when he expressed respect for Chicago’s late guitarist/leader Terry Kath, it meant a lot to the entire group.pr

11/13/2012

JACK’s Inside Track: Prince

The Artist Currently Known as Prince is playin’ a few shows in Chicago next week…

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Could It Happen: A Chicago Reunion With Peter Cetera

The Chicago business is still a healthy one: like The Beach Boys, they tour every year to large crowds. But also like The Beach Boys, reuniting with their ex-frontman would be a huge event that would get the band more media attention than they’ve had in years, and would probably be a big enough deal to lead to a tour headlining the venues where they usually split the bill.

09/13/2012

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Eddie Vedder, Tom Morello Join Bruce Springsteen For Two Nights In Chicago

Springsteen expects his band to be able to play different songs night after night, and apparently, the same holds true for his guests. Both Vedder and Morello showed up the following night, but each did (mostly) different songs from the prior concert

09/10/2012

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From Beach Boys to Queen, 5 Bands With Too Many Greatest Hits Compilations

In recent years particularly, labels like Rhino and Sony Legacy have released more best-of collections and box sets than ever. But how many is too many? If nearly all the compilations are identical in tracklisting, what’s the point?

08/13/2012

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Florence Welch On Her Exhausting Tour: “You Just Cry All The Time”

The singer revealed her busy tour schedule and gushed on meeting Jay-Z and Beyonce.

08/09/2012

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Lolla Founder Perry Farrell Goes Off-Site For Jane’s Addiction After-Party

Perry Farrell’s aura seems to be present in every aspect of Lollapalooza. But this year the Lollapalooza founder opted to go offsite to make an appearance in the flesh for an intimate after-party with Jane’s Addiction.

08/05/2012

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Chicago & Doobie Brothers Prep Summer Tour

Two of the 1970s most popular bands, Chicago and the Doobie Brothers, will partner for their annual summer tour of amphitheatres beginning July 11. The 21-date summer tour will kick off at the Anselmo Valencia […]

06/28/2012

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New Releases: Rush, Jimmy Fallon, Bobby Womack

Let’s take a look at this week’s albums, reissues and other musical goodies from classic artists making musical waves yet again.

06/13/2012

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Summer Tour Guide

Summer‘s here, which means the time is right for dancing in the seats (or on the lawn, if you’re on a tight budget) under the stars. As the temperature rises, rock, pop and country tours […]

05/25/2012

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