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Genesis To Release R-Kive Box Set

Yesterday, a post on the Genesis Facebook page promised that "exciting news" would be revealed today, which led to plenty of speculation about what the legendary prog-rockers had in store. This morning Genesis has announced the upcoming release of a new three-disc box set called R-Kive that compiles the band's most-beloved songs in chronological order and even includes selections from the original member's ...

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Buddy Cage Reunited With Stolen Pedal Steel Guitar

In May of 2002, legendary pedal steel guitarist Buddy Cage of New Riders Of The Purple Sage returned to his Chrysler Voyager van, which was parked in NYC's East Village, to find that his custom-made Hilt-brand 12-string pedal steel guitar had been stolen. Twelve years later Cage has finally got his beloved instrument back as detailed by the New York Post. [Photo by Susan Weiand] Cage, who's jammed with Bob ...

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Cover Alert | Beck & Jenny Lewis – Da Ya Think I'm Sexy?

For each of the past two nights singer-songwriter Beck has welcomed opening act Jenny Lewis to share the stage for a duet on Rod Stewart's 1978 smash "Da Ya Think I'm Sexy?" Beck and Jenny first unveiled the cover on Wednesday night at Marymoor Park in Redmond, WA and reprised the duet last night at McMenamins Historic Edgefield Manor in Troutdale, OR. Beck, in particular, gets really into his vocal deliver ...

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Letterman Music Files | Levon Helm & The Band On The Late Show

In 1993 The Band released Jericho, their first studio album without guitarist Robbie Robertson. One of the 12 tracks on the LP was a cover of Bruce Springsteen's "Atlantic City" and The Band performed the tune with the help of Paul Shaffer and the CBS Orchestra on the December 14th, 1993 episode of The Late Show With David Letterman. In our eyes, the best covers happen when an act adds their own distinctive ...

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Lockn' Festival Adds Fourth Set Of String Cheese Incident

Colorado's String Cheese Incident have been tapped to play an additional set at this year's Lockn' Festival, which means the group will perform a total of four sets at the event as per organizer Peter Shapiro's Relix.com. The just-added SCI set will take place on Friday, September 5 between performances from Bill Kreutzmann Locknstep Allstars and one from Phil Lesh & Friends. String Cheese will play int ...

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Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Shares Final Lineup Medley

Each Friday for the past five weeks the organizers of Hardly Strictly Bluegrass have shared a medley of 10 songs, each from a different act that will play this year's festival in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park between October 3 and 5. Today, HSB organizers have posted the fifth and final medley with a full lineup announcement expected soon. Last week's medley contained songs from now-confirmed HSB acts Ch ...

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Storms Force Early End To Gov't Mule Show In Virginia

Last night Gov't Mule brought the U.S. portion of their "20 Years Strong" tour to Innsbrook After Hours in Glen Allen, VA; where Blackberry Smoke kicked off the festivities. Unfortunately for the Mule fans on hand, a storm passed through the area around the venue, which forced an early end to Wednesday night's show. Warren Haynes and Co. had made it through nine songs and were in the middle of a Drums segme ...

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Pro-Shot Video | Yonder Mountain & Guests Cover Crazy Train

A cover of Ozzy Osbourne's "Crazy Train" has long been a staple of Yonder Mountain String Band's live repertoire. However, it more recent years it's become a more rare occurrence at the Colorado jamgrass act's shows. On July 20, Yonder busted out "Crazy Train" for the first time in well over a year at the Northwest String Summit in Oregon. The rollicking version of "Crazy Train" from NWSS features impressiv ...

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Jimmy Herring Sits In With Santana In Washington D.C.

Rod Stewart and Santana brought their "The Voice, The Guitar, The Songs" tour to the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday night, where Carlos welcomed a special guest for a song during his set. Widespread Panic guitarist Jimmy Herring attended the show with master guitar maker Paul Reed Smith, who counts both Herring and Santana among the axemen who use PRS guitars. Herring sat in on "If Anyone Can ...

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