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The Gaslight Anthem Covers The Who For ‘Live On Letterman’

After a high-energy, 50-minute set in front of a packed crowd at the Ed Sullivan Theater last night for a “Live On Letterman” webcast, the Gaslight Anthem returned to the stage at the chanted requested of the audience. The Jersey-bred and Springsteen-approved band put an exclamation point on the show with a thunderous rendition of The Who’s “Baba O’Riley.”

06/28/2012

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Bachman & Turner Considering Covers Album [VIDEO]

Bachman & Turner tell CBS Local in a video interview that they’re not sure if there’s a market for their new music anymore, but that they have been thinking about a new album featuring covers of their favorite songs.

06/25/2012

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Bruce Springsteen Rocks Isle of Wight Fest With Beatles Cover

Capping off a mega set of 25 originals, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band ended their headlining set at the long-standing U.K. music festival Isle of Wight Festival on Sunday with a cover of The Beatles’ “Twist and Shout.”

06/25/2012

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Fleetwood Mac Gets A Tribute Album Featuring Marianne Faithfull, MGMT, Best Coast & More

Fleetwood Mac is a band often name-checked by other acts, and now those influenced by the ’70s rockers will put their money where their mouth is. A tribute album to Fleetwood Mac, titled Just Tell […]

06/19/2012

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Florence And the Machine Cover Talking Heads’ “Wild Wild Life” Dressed As Wildlife

Covering the Talking Heads is practically a rite of passage for indie rock bands these days. After all, the influential ’80s new wave band did inspire Radiohead’s name and got a nod from U2 in […]

05/22/2012

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New Releases: Diana Ross, Santana, Willie Nelson, Occupy Wall Street

Let’s take a look at this week’s albums, reissues and other musical goodies from classic artists making musical waves yet again. Spotlight Release of the Week: Back in June of 1983, Diana Ross entertained nearly […]

05/15/2012

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New Releases: Cover Albums From Eagles’ Glenn Frey, Dee Snider, Iggy Pop

Let’s take a look at this week’s albums, reissues and other musical goodies from classic artists making musical waves yet again. Spotlight Release of the Week: Fans may identify him as the Eagles’ guitarist/vocalist, but […]

05/08/2012

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Heart Reveals Box Set Tracklist, Including Bonus Led Zeppelin Covers Disc

On their upcoming box set, the Wilson sisters of Heart go deep. With three discs of original material and a bonus disc of Led Zeppelin covers, the rock group has plenty of space for rarities, […]

04/25/2012

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MJ Takeover Tonight On Glee: Listen & Download Now!

Tonight’s episode of Glee is the BIG one.  For an entire hour, kids who were born AFTER [lastfm]Michael Jackson[/lastfm] had his last #1 hit will sing his songs.  Much like the Cirque Du Soleil “Immortal […]

01/31/2012

New McCartney Album In February

[sponsored] [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Paul McCartney[/lastfm]‘s new album will be released February 7th.  He’ll be joined by both [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Eric Clapton[/lastfm] AND [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Stevie Wonder[/lastfm]!  Even better, you’ll be able to sing along on the first listen.  No […]

12/19/2011

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