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Cream's Jack Bruce Releases Diverse New Solo Album, "Silver Rails"
Updated: April 16, 2014 - 3:09 pm

Cherry Red RecordsSilver Rails, Cream singer/bassist Jack Bruce's first new solo album in more than decade, was released in the U.S. this week.  The album finds the 70-year-old Rock and Roll Hall of Famer exploring an eclectic variety of styles with help from some well-known guest musicians, including such respected guitarists as Robin Trower, Phil Manzanera, Uli Jon Roth and Bernie Marsden.

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Jethro's Tull's Ian Anderson Releases New Concept Album, "Homo Erraticus"
Updated: April 15, 2014 - 10:41 pm

Calliandra RecordsIn 2012, Jethro Tull frontman Ian Anderson released Thick as a Brick II, a sequel to his band's 1972 concept album that was based on a poem written by a fictional eight-year-old boy named Gerald Bostock.  Now, the singer has recorded a new chapter to Bostock's saga, an album titled Homo Erraticus, which hit stores on Tuesday.

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New Compilation to Feature Performances from Levon Helm's Midnight Ramble Concert Series
Updated: April 15, 2014 - 5:23 pm

Vanguard RecordsThe third installment in a series of compilations featuring performances from the Midnight Ramble concerts late Band singer/drummer Levon Helm hosted at his home studio and barn in Woodstock, New York, is scheduled to be released on July 1.  The album, titled The Levon Helm Band -- The Midnight Ramble Sessions Volume 3, includes 13 songs from various shows recorded between October 2005 and August 2010.

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New Book Gives Candid Look at Rolling Stones' 1971 UK Tour
Updated: April 15, 2014 - 4:30 am

Da Capo PressA new book offering an insider's look at The Rolling Stones' 1971 "farewell" tour of the U.K. before the band went into tax exile is set to be published on May 13.  Ain't It Time We Said Goodbye: The Rolling Stones on the Road to Exile is author Robert Greenfield's firsthand account of what he witnessed as the only journalist who accompanied the legendary rockers during the trek.

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New Version of Aerosmith's "Dream On" Featured in TV Special Marking Boston Marathon Bombing Anniversary
Updated: April 11, 2014 - 11:51 pm

Courtesy of E:60Aerosmith's Steven Tyler and Joe Perry have recorded an updated version of their band's classic song "Dream On" for a TV special paying tribute to the victims of the bombings at last year's Boston Marathon.  The two rockers teamed up with the Southern California Children's Chorus for a unique live performance of the tune that will be featured on Dream On: Stories from Boston's Strongest, which will premiere Saturday on ABC at 4 p.m. ET, and then will air again Tuesday -- the one-year anniversary of the attacks -- on ESPN at 7 p.m. ET.

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Entertainment

Valerie Harper On Her Cancer Battle: 'I Have Hope for the Future'
Updated: April 16, 2014 - 6:04 pm

Sonja Flemming/CBS(NEW YORK) -- Valerie Harper was excited to share news of her improving health with a magazine this week.

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Miley Cyrus Will Remain Hospitalized
Updated: April 16, 2014 - 6:04 pm

ABC/Richard Harbaugh(KANSAS CITY, Mo.) -- Miley Cyrus is being forced to cancel another concert because of illness.

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“The View” Reveals Plans for Barbara Walters' Retirement
Updated: April 16, 2014 - 6:04 pm

ABC/Lou Rocco(NEW YORK) -- To mark Barbara Walters' retirement, The View is making television history on May 15 by bringing together all 11 co-hosts to celebrate her legendary career.

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Comedian Artie Lange Hospitalized
Updated: April 16, 2014 - 6:04 pm

@artiequitter/Twitter(DETROIT) -- Comedian Artie Lange was hospitalized in the Detroit area on Tuesday after going into diabetic shock.

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"Magic Mike" Sequel Gets Release Date
Updated: April 16, 2014 - 6:04 pm

Warner Bros.(NEW YORK) -- The sequel to Channing Tatum and Matthew McConaughey's 2012 stripper film Magic Mike now has a name and release date.

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