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Jukebox Jury: Do Kids Need Their Own Music?

Welcome to Jukebox Jury, our new music debate show where experts face off and a jury of fans decides the winner. THE CASE: If you’ve ever seen a newborn in a onesie emblazoned with a […]

01/25/2013

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Jukebox Jury: Does Judging ‘Idol’ or ‘The Voice’ Help or Hurt Artists’ Careers?

Welcome to Jukebox Jury, our new music debate show where experts face off and a jury of fans decides the winner. THE CASE: Last week, American Idol returned with a whimper instead of the bang […]

01/22/2013

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Is Beach Boy Mike Love Music’s Biggest Villain?

In the wake of Love coldly giving the boot to his bandmates, we have to wonder: Is Mike Love the biggest villain in the music world? We explore Love’s legacy of indiscretions and less-than-favorable attributes that suggest as much.

10/04/2012

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Mumford & Sons’ Big-Name Endorsements: Robert Plant, Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Ray Davies

Like fellow folkies Dawes, Mumford & Sons seems to be one of the most predominant new acts to be name-checked by rock’s royalty. Let’s take a look at which other musical icons have endorsed Marcus Mumford and his mates.

09/21/2012

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Warren Haynes Talks Allman Brothers Band, Dynamic With Derek Trucks (VIDEO)

In 2000, The Allmans fired Dickey Betts, and Warren Haynes rejoined, replacing his former boss. At that point, he and Derek Trucks had to establish their relationship — as two lead guitarists who specialize in slide playing. Haynes explained the dynamic when he sat down with CBS Local.

07/20/2012

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Crosby, Stills & Nash Talk Tom Morello, Jason Mraz & Pink (VIDEO)

Crosby, Stills & Nash (and sometimes Young) have long been seen voices of their generation, torchbearers of ’60s activism. On the set of their “CBS This Morning” appearance last month, CBS Local asked them who they see as great political songwriters of today’s generation. Their answers may surprise you.

07/17/2012

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Randy Bachman On Neil Young: ‘He’s Writing His Memoirs From My Brain!’

It turns out that Neil Young had a hard time remembering some details of his pre-Springfield Buffalo days in Canada, so he reached out to his friend Randy Bachman to fill in the gaps in his mind.

07/16/2012

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Q&A: Brian Wilson On Beach Boys Tour & Next Album, Possible Frank Sinatra Tribute

Brian Wilson tips us off about what’s to come, if he has his way: Another new Beach Boys album that “gets the rock’n’roll going,” more tour dates, no more Grammy hullabaloo, and possibly even a Frank Sinatra tribute album.

07/02/2012

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