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‘It was obviously something she needed’: Fleetwood Mac’s Lindsey Buckingham brushes off reunion talk with Christine McVie

‘It was obviously something she needed’: Fleetwood Mac’s Lindsey Buckingham brushes off reunion talk with Christine McVie

Even as Fleetwood Mac announced a new tour for 2013, the question remained: What about Christine McVie?

‘I don’t think that far ahead’: Busy Donald Fagen is non-committal about reuniting as Steely Dan

‘I don’t think that far ahead’: Busy Donald Fagen is non-committal about reuniting as Steely Dan

With a new solo studio album and a successful tour alongside the Dukes of September under Donald Fagen’s belt for this year, thoughts inevitably turn toward a hoped-for reunion with Steely Dan. He’s not ready to commit just yet.

Rolling Stones take 02 stage in London again — and this time, yes, they get some ‘Satisfaction’

Rolling Stones take 02 stage in London again — and this time, yes, they get some ‘Satisfaction’

The Rolling Stones opened tonight’s second 50th anniversary concert in London with “Get off My Cloud,” and closed — yes, finally — with “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction.”

Paul McCartney – Live Kisses (2012)

Paul McCartney – Live Kisses (2012)

This isn’t a ring-a-ding thing, a Rat Pack thing, a Sands hotel thing. And that’s a very good thing. What you’re struck by, as Paul McCartney cuts a quietly emotional figure on this live companion to his standards set Kisses on the Bottom is how un-dashing he is, how un-Sinatra.

Streams: Jeff Beck joins the Rolling Stones as 50th anniversary concerts begin

Streams: Jeff Beck joins the Rolling Stones as 50th anniversary concerts begin

Jeff Beck joined the Rolling Stones for a scalding take on “I’m Going Down,” a rare Who cut from the album Two’s Missing, last night at London’s 02 Arena. Stream the song here!

On Second Thought: The Who – Quadrophenia (1973)

On Second Thought: The Who – Quadrophenia (1973)

Quadrophenia is getting new attention after the remaining members of the Who launched a U.S. tour this month focusing on their long-overlooked second rock opera. But how does it hold up nearly 40 years later?

Greg Lake – Greg Lake Live (2006)

Greg Lake – Greg Lake Live (2006)

As Greg Lake continues his celebrated one-man “Songs of a Lifetime” tour through the UK and Italy, I returned to this 2-DVD career retrospective from Image Entertainment/Warner Music Vision.

Led Zeppelin – Celebration Day (2012)

Led Zeppelin – Celebration Day (2012)

Were it any other band, it would be easy to scoff at the prospect. Three old dudes and a replacement for the now-apparently requisite missing dude, but this is Led Zeppelin

‘We had to return to it, and go on’: Garth Hudson remembers the fallen voices of the Band

‘We had to return to it, and go on’: Garth Hudson remembers the fallen voices of the Band

This week’s “Songs of the Band” event at the Keswick Theatre in Glenside, Pennsylvania doesn’t just pay tribute to Rick Danko, Levon Helm and Richard Manuel. It features in multi-instrumentalist Garth Hudson one of just two surviving members of the original Band lineup

Asia – Resonance: The Omega Tour (2012)

Asia – Resonance: The Omega Tour (2012)

Getting the music right, after all of these years, is in many ways the easy part. What changes, inevitably, for bands of Asia’s vintage are the vocals.