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Steely Dan, April 29, 2017: Shows I’ll Never Forget

Steely Dan, April 29, 2017: Shows I’ll Never Forget

Given the passing of a lot of musical heroes recently, Steely Dan’s impassioned, career-spanning turn was much appreciated.

Elvis Presley helped spark the Beatles’ ‘Love’: ‘I’d been getting a little bit jealous’

Elvis Presley helped spark the Beatles’ ‘Love’: ‘I’d been getting a little bit jealous’

Paul McCartney admits to “getting a little bit jealous” over a hit Elvis Presley remix from the early 2000s. A few years later, the Beatles’ ‘Love’ debuted.

‘Hope it transmits well’: Adam Lambert makes triumphal U.S. debut with Queen

‘Hope it transmits well’: Adam Lambert makes triumphal U.S. debut with Queen

Talk about fun: American audiences not only got to enjoy Adam Lambert fronting Queen for the first time in a stateside appearance, they also got to see the pop-rock trio called fun. join in. Check out some highlights here!

‘Somehow the timing feels good’: Queen’s Brian May on first U.S. rehearsal with Adam Lambert

‘Somehow the timing feels good’: Queen’s Brian May on first U.S. rehearsal with Adam Lambert

Queen has begun preparing for its Las Vegas show later this week with Adam Lambert, with Brian May calling yesterday’s initial rehearsal “excellent.”

Nate Kimball – Warrior’s Journey (2013)

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TJ06gKAv9OA&w=500&h=305] Las Vegas trombone player Nate Kimball plays with none of his native city’s glitzy clichés. In fact, Warrior’s Journey is a wonder of tensile, perfectly constructed, never-showy modern jazz.

Mort Weiss: Two strangers on a train, me and another kid named Elvis Presley

Elvis Aaron Presley. I spent most of a day and night with the cat, back in March or April 1956. Me? I was stationed at Fort Riley Kansas in the 1st Infantry Division — the Big Red One

Lena Prima – Since the Storm (2010)

Lena Prima centered this project with a pair of songs by her father, Louis Prima. But she didn’t settle for the simple goal of glowing tribute, either to this legendary New Orleans-born purveyor of post-war jump blues or to his era’s great American songbook.

On Second Thought: The Beatles – Love (2006)

It seems any “new” Beatles material is going to be greeted with the same reaction from die-hard fans: mostly derision, because whatever it is will surely be either leftover material parading as new or rehashes in the form of best-ofs.