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The origins of Arlo Guthrie's epic Thanksgiving Massacre

From The Berkshire Eagle's account of the incident that inspired Alice's Restaurant.

 

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Eric Clapton staging Ginger Baker tribute concert

 

 

The lineup hasn't been announced, but with Eric Clapton issuing the invitations, it's sure to be outstanding. EC is organizing a tribute to fellow Cream and Blind Faith member Ginger Baker.

 

Eric Clapton & Friends: A Tribute to Ginger Baker is slated for February 17, 2020 at the Apollo Hammersmith in London and will benefit a charity that provides assistance to people with disabilities that the late drummer's family is supportive of.

 

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Robbie Robertson's holidays song

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Previously unreleased live Ezy Rider from Jimi Hendrix

A smokin' and previously unreleased version of Ezy Rider recorded live at the Fillmore East on New Year's Eve, 1969.

 

 

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Doobie Brothers announce reunion tor with Michael McDonald

The Doobie Brothers will launch a 2020 50th anniversary tour with Michael McDonald back in the fold. Here's hoping the coming year also marks the end of the ridiculously long wait for this group to get the recognition it deserves from the Rock Hall Of Fame!

 

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Springsteen Rocks again

With a 2020 E Street Band reunion all but certain, Bruce Springsteen set aside his dabbling in country songs and got back in the Rock N' Roll saddle on Saturday night in Asbury Park. The occasion was a benefit concert for his son's alma mater, Boston College. Backed by Bobby Bandiera's band and E Street drummer Max Weinberg, The Boss delivered a 22 song set that included staples from his on catalog and a smattering of covers and capped off the 2 hour set with an acoustic version of Thunder Road.

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John Fogerty steps up for Veterans

 

The debacle the scuttled Woodstock 50th Anniversary concert turned into at least had one positive; John Fogerty has donated the advance he received from the backers of the concert to an organization providing housingf for homeless veterans.  The donation goes to Veterans Village, a Las Vegas outfit converting large scale containers into comfortable shelter for vets.  Fogerty, an Army veteran himself, has called Vegas a home away from home during his residency concert stints in Vegas.

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Black Crowes 2020 reunion firms up

A band we had great expectations for has confirmed a reunion tour. The Black Crowes will be performing Shake Your Money Maker in it's entirety during a 2020 summer tour. North American dates for the trek are about to get released.

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Black Crowes 2020 reunion firms up

A band we had great expectations for has confirmed a reunion tour. The Black Crowes will be performing Shake Your Money Maker in it's entirety during a 2020 summer tour. North American dates for the trek are about to get released.

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The rebirth of Capricorn Studios

The building the offices and studios of Capricorn occupied in Macon, Georgia  was at imminent risk of being torn down to make room for more townhouse apartments. A concerted effort by Mercer has not only prevented this landmark building from being demolished, it has given it a rebirth as a place music from the past and the future will be appreciated and celebrated.

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Garcia Alligator guitar heads to auction

A 1955 guitar Graham Nash got at a Phoenix pawn shop and gave to Jerry Garcia will be offered at a December 10 Bonhams Auction. Also on the block that day will be the Martin acoustic Jerry played during the 1970 Festival Express tour across Canada by rail.

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