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Jack Bruce Tributes Keep Pouring In: Clapton Frampton (Video)

Eric Clapton has streamed a new acoustic piece of music in memory of his recently departed Cream bandmate Jack Bruce, titled “For Jack.” Bruce died on Saturday, October 25th of liver disease at age 71. Clapton posted a tribute on his Facebook page: “He was a great musician and composer, and a tremendous inspiration to me.”

104.3 WOMC–10/29/2014

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The Who Releases 50th Anniversary Collection Today (Video)

Out today, (October 28th) is the Who’s new 42-track career-spanning double disc compilation, The Who Hits 50! Among the dozens of highlights on the collection are such staples as “Baba O’Riley,” “Pinball Wizard,” “5:15,” “Who Are You,” “Squeeze Box,” “Behind Blue Eyes,” “See Me Feel Me,” “Join Together,” “You Better You Bet,” “My Generation,” “Pictures Of Lily,” “Eminence Front,” “The Kids Are Alright,” “Happy Jack,” “The Seeker,” “Bargain,” “Won’t Get Fooled Again,” “Summertime Blues,” “I Can’t Explain,” “Happy Jack,” “I Can See For Miles,” and many, many more.

104.3 WOMC–10/28/2014

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Rolling Stones: On Fire Again (Video)

The Rolling Stones resumed their 14 ON FIRE tour Saturday in Australia with makeup shows for the dates they had to postpone earlier this year following the suicide of Mick Jagger’s girlfriend, designer and model L’Wren Scott.

104.3 WOMC–10/27/2014

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Jack Bruce: Cream Bassist Dead At 71

Jack Bruce, the Scottish-born singer and bassist who was in Cream with Eric Clapton and Ginger Baker, has died. His official website posted the news, noting the date of death as Saturday. Bruce, who was 71, died of liver disease. He underwent a liver transplant in 2003 and struggled with various health problems for many years.

104.3 WOMC–10/26/2014

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The Rolling Stones Debut On The Ed Sullivan Show 50 Years Ago

It was 50 years ago Saturday night (October 25th, 1964) that the Rolling Stones made their debut on The Ed Sullivan Show. The Stones’ debut was nothing like the Beatles’ celebrated first appearance the previous February, when they performed five songs.

104.3 WOMC–10/24/2014

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Annie Lennox: “Nostalgia” Has Arrived!

Annie Lennox has jumped on the retro bandwagon. Her just released albumNostalgia infuses an intimate jazz treatment to such classics from earlier eras such as “Georgia on My Mind,” “I Cover the Waterfront” and “You Belong to Me.” Most stunningly, she reinvents Screamin’ Jay Hawkins’ “I Put a Spell on You” from the woman’s point of view.

104.3 WOMC–10/23/2014

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“Ride Out” Seger’s First Top 3 Album In 28 Years

Bob Seger can safely say that he’s back in a big way with his first Top Three album in 28 years. Seger’s new critically acclaimed Ride Out collection entered theBillboard 200 album charts at Number Three this week, marking his best chart showing since his 1986 album, Like A Rock, also hit Number Three. Seger’s last studio album, 2006’sFace The Promise topped out at Number Four upon its release.

104.3 WOMC–10/23/2014

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Gerry Rafferty: “Baker Street” Sax Soloist Raphael Ravenscroft Dead At Age 60

Raphael Ravenscroft, pictured above with his artist daughter Scarlett Raven, whose remarkable saxophone solo helped make Gerry Rafferty’s “Baker Street” a worldwide hit, died Sunday from a heart attack. He was 60.

104.3 WOMC–10/21/2014

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Bob Seger Looking To Return To The Top 10 With “Ride Out”

It’s looking like Bob Seger’s new album, Ride Out, will earn the Michigan rocker his 10th Top 10 album on the Billboard 200 album charts. Billboard reported that the album — which is Seger’s first in eight years — could sell around 55,000 copies, scoring him the second highest entry on the chart behind Florida Georgia Line’s new set, AnythingGoes, which is expected to sell around 190,000. Billboard’s latest charts will be published on October 22nd.

104.3 WOMC–10/20/2014

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Paul Rodgers: Let Him Roll It!

Paul Rodgers’s version of “Let Me Roll It” has joined the list of excerpts from The Art of McCartney posted on the album’s YouTube page.

104.3 WOMC–10/17/2014

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