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R.I.P. Chris Cornell

Rolling Stone: Chris Cornell, the dynamic vocalist and guitarist whose versatile showmanship as Soundgarden and Temple of the Dog’s frontman was a signpost of the grunge era, died by suicide Wednesday night. He was 52. Fucking hell.

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Masterpiece restored: Stolen Stradivarius will sing again

Ah!, some non-depressing news from Yahoo News Digest: After a meticulous restoration that took more than a year, a Stradivarius violin that was stolen from the violinist Roman Totenberg and missing for decades is about to return to the stage. Mira Wang, a violinist who immigrated to the United States from China 30 years ago […]

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Tommy Allsup, guitarist who avoided Buddy Holly plane crash, dies at 85

R.I.P. Tommy Allsup.

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The Man Who Broke Up The Beatles

Sounds just like the kind of story I’d like to read (even though I’ve heard this story numerous times). Unfortunately, all but the first paragraph are behind the paywall…

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Google presents Inside Abbey Road

This is truly amazing. I could spend an entire day ‘Inside Abbey Road’.

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Ranking Artists

Mark Maron on Twitter: marc maron (@marcmaron): Ranking artists and making lists is a dead culture’s version of intellectualism.

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Paul McCartney #OutThere, Nashville, Tennessee

Paul McCartney — “Out There” Bridgestone Arena — Nashville, Tennessee Thursday, October 16, 2014 All I can say is, “What a show!” Paul and the band opened with “Magical Mystery Tour” and closed the second encore with 3 of the last 4 tracks from Abbey Road: “Golden Slumbers”, “Carry That Weight”, “The End”. In between […]

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50 Years ago Today: Beatles play New Orleans

A lot of good it did me, as I wasn’t born, but what South Louisiana native–fifty years later–doesn’t with they could have been there! [click for larger view]

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Oh baby! Paul McCartney: Out There live in Nashville

Paul McCartney live at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville on October 16, 2004! Can’t friggin wait!

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George Harrison: The Apple Years 1968-1975 Box Set

via Twitter: George Harrison (@GeorgeHarrison): Announcing The Apple Years 1968-75 Box set – out 22nd September. With rare tracks & DVD.

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