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  1. Mann concert shows why everyone likes Ed SheeranRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Philly.com

    At 24, the cherubic, redheaded Ed Sheeran has shown dexterity as an artist and as a chart-topper, with a blend of folk and soul with undeniable nods to American culture . His affiliations further show his flexibility.

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  2. Peggy brings folk to HallsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Crow

    Celebrating her 80th birthday, folk icon Peggy Seeger is on a 16-date tour accompanied on stage by her sons - and next Thursday, June 4, she is performing at Harpenden Public Halls. The half sister of Pete Seeger, daughter of Ruth Crawford Seeger and partner of Ewan MacColl to whom she bore three children, Peggy will be joined by sons Calum and Neill MacColl from 7.30pm.

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  3. Paul McCartney almost played Emily's dad on FriendsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | OhNoTheyDidnt

    I don't have any in-laws so no horror stories from me, but my friend has a new horror story from hers each week to keep me satisfied. Latest story from them is that they asked her to have 'at least 2 girls before considering having boys' when she starts having kids because they only had one son, so they never got to experience raising a daughter and would like granddaughters to get their fill.

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  4. 40 years of chart-topping musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Stuff.co.nz

    The Charts have been a stalwart for popular music since their beginnings in May 1975 - with the first ever chart topper being Helen Reddy's 'Free and Easy' . Auckland's Vector Arena hosted the event which honoured 16 artists from New Zealand and abroad who have topped albums and singles charts in four categories: Most #1s, Most Chart Entries, Most Weeks in the Chart, and Most Weeks at #1.

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  5. The band that created the Bulls intro music plays the suburbs on FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Chicago Reader

    You know that ominous, quasi-psychedelic, galvanizing music that plays when they introduce the Bulls before home games? Well, the band that created that song is playing Saint Charles on Friday . It's the Alan Parsons Project, consisting of the man whom the band is named after, keyboardist Eric Woolfson, and a rotating cast of session musicians; Parsons is arguably more famous for being an engineer on and important contributor to the Beatles' Abbey Road and Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon .

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  6. Often-forgotten David Gilmour was the Pink Floyd leader's most varied solo effortRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | Something Else! Reviews

    ... again with Bullitt drummer Willie Wilson and bassist Rick Wills. Of course, the pressures of working within the Pink Floyd dynamic would become far more obvious as Gilmour led the band into 1987's Momentary Lapse of Reason . But first, Gilmour ...

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  7. China Plans First Ever Landing on the Dark Side of the MoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | Space News From SpaceDaily.Com

    What lies on the dark side of the moon? The ruined civilization of our lunar forbearers? A pile of overplayed Pink Floyd records? The most exclusive Airbnb in the galaxy? China's on the case, launching the first expedition of its kind, a journey into the moon's perpetual dark. The closest extraterrestrial body, the moon has done much to shape our history and mythologies.

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  8. Motley Crue go out with a bang at Perth ArenaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | The Age

    It was a rock concert in every sense - thumping music, frequent pyrotechnics and a topless woman. Only, the crowd was strangely motionless.

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  9. Nostalgia trip on hotel theme with the Coen brothers, Stephen King, and Procul HarumRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | South China Morning Post

    The Coen brothers have made a career out of crafting ever-so-clever, film-school-literate movies that liberally splice genres and invite myriad interpretations, and none more so than their fourth film, Barton Fink . A film about writer's block that was written while the Coens were having trouble writing 1990's Miller's Crossing , it deftly toys with the notion that art imitates life, a postmodern paean to the Golden Age of Hollywood and a cautionary tale about the dangers of slipping too far into "the life of the mind".

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  10. Late Night FDL: Amused to DeathRead the original story

    Friday May 22 | Pam's House Blend

    Roger Waters will headline the opening night of the 2015 Newport Folk Festival on Friday, July 24. Waters says he plans to deliver "an intimate appearance specifically crafted" for the event, set for July 24-26 at Fort Adams State Park in Newport, RI. The former Pink Floyd bassist will top a bill that includes Tallest Man On Earth, Iron & Wine and Ben Bridwell, the Watkins Family Hour and others, while The Decemberists will perform on Saturday and First Aid Kit will play on Sunday.

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  11. Roger Waters To Play Newport Folk FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | WHJJ-AM Providence

    Roger Waters is signing on to perform at the Newport Folk Festival on July 24th. The Pink Floyd co-founder has never been known as a folk performer, but will reportedly perform a set of music geared for the festival.

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  12. One year on: Future looks grim under Thailand's ruling juntaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Asian Correspondent

    A Thai soldier stands guard in front of the Democracy Monument in Bangkok after the military seized power on May 22, 2014. Pic: AP.

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  13. Roger Waters to play first show in two years at Newport Folk FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | NME

    Pink Floyd co-founder Roger Waters has announced details of his first live appearance in two years, scheduled to perform at this year's Newport Folk Festival. Waters will headline the event, which runs from July 24-26 in Fort Adams State Park, Rhode Island.

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  14. Roger Waters to Headline First Day of 2015 Newport Folk Festival in JulyRead the original story

    Thursday May 21 | WJZW-FM Washington

    Music fans don't generally associate Roger Waters with rootsy, acoustic sounds, but the former Pink Floyd star has signed on to headline the first day of the 2015 Newport Folk Festival. The three-day event takes place Friday, July 24, through Sunday, July 26, at Fort Adams State Park in Newport Rhode, Island.

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  15. Quick Hits: Taylor Swift, Madonna, Little Mix, Roger WatersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | FMQB

    Taylor Swift 's new "Bad Blood" music video is the new Vevo record holder, delivering 20.1 million views in 24 hours. Taylor breaks the record that was previously set by Nicki Minaj , whose "Anaconda" music video had 19.6 million views in 24 hours in August 2014.

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  16. One year after Thailand's military coup: Some personal thoughtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Asian Correspondent

    A Thai soldier stands guard in front of the Democracy Monument in Bangkok after the military seized power on May 22, 2014. Pic: AP.

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  17. Cooper, Crue dazzle SA with audio visual overloadRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | NEWS.com.au

    IT was a double bill that was always going to be loud, lewd and large but fans of Alice Cooper and Motley Crue couldn't have imagined the scale of the performance both acts brought to Adelaide last night. Opening the night, Cooper now 67, managed to condense his metal opera, complete with onstage beheading and catalogue of hits into a tight 60-minute set.

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  18. Roger Waters Will Headline Newport Folk FestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Patch.com

    Legendary former Pink Floyd bassist Roger Waters will headline the Newport Folk Festival with a special Friday "intimate" performance on July 24 - the same day his new album, Amused to Death , is released. Tickets for Friday were still available as of Thursday morning before the announcement that Waters was performing but they are unlikely to last much longer.

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  19. Studiophile: Alan Parsons Master Class at Rax TraxRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Illinois Entertainer

    It's not often that musicians and recording engineers get to learn from a master, but uber producer/engineer Alan Parsons and recording artist , will bring his talents to Rax Trax Studios in Chicago on May 31st for his 1 day- Master Class Recording Training Session . The logical spin-off from Parson's Art And Science Of Sound Book and DVD, Parsons and his business partner Julian Colbek created MCTS after considering ways to compliment their new project.

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  20. Steve Miller BandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | WLLR-FM Davenport

    Tickets are available at Jadepresents.com, at the U.S. Cellular Center box office, by calling 745-3000, or at Ticketmaster.com. Call him the Gangster of Love.

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