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'A big event in my life': Doobie Brothers' Tom Johnston recalls titanic James Brown show

Tom Johnston, longtime frontman of the Doobie Brothers, traces his inspirations past other 1970s rock titans — all the way back to Little Richard, blues legends like Albert, Freddie and B.B. King and, especially, James Brown.

Don’t do me like that: Duped groom ends up getting Tom Petty for reception, anyway

Brian Valentine — perfect name, right? — had a deeply romantic idea for his wedding reception: Book Tom Petty. He’d been engaged, after all, at one of Petty’s concerts in 2010.

Steely Dan Sunday, "New Frontier" (1982)

< >> *** STEELY DAN SUNDAY INDEX *** The basic plot is evident: a young man in a budding courtship with a young lady who has “a touch of Tuesday Weld,” against a Cold War backdrop.

Neal Schon – The Calling (2012): Something Else! sneak peek

The presumed street date for Neal Schon’s forthcoming reunion album alongside former Journey bandmate Steve Smith is still some time away, with The Calling set for release on Oct. 23, 2012

The JAC – Faux Pas (2012)

For the past couple of decades, Joe Algeri has kept mighty busy in the independent music community. Bands such as the Stonemasons, Jack and the Beanstalk, and the Britannicas pad his resume

On Second Thought: Billy Joel – Streetlife Serenade (1974)

Billy Joel’s second Columbia album, and third overall, is among his least-remembered records. It was inevitable that Streetlife Serenade, the followup to Piano Man, wouldn’t have the same impact

Baroness – Yellow and Green (2012)

Ambitious and sprawling, Baroness’ double album Yellow and Green is never pompous or packed. The record is one of their best, demonstrating an audacious step forward into the domain of creativity and damn good songwriting.

'Too debilitating': King Crimson's Robert Fripp on the music industry, and his lengthy silence

A new interview with the Financial Times of London — his first sitdown with a print journalist in seven years — finds Robert Fripp railing against the music industry.

'The other voice of Genesis': Ex-frontman Ray Wilson shines new light on classic songs

Ray Wilson, who fronted a Phil Collins-less edition of Genesis in the late 1990s, says his favorite era of the band was, in fact, the early Collins years.

Something Else! Interview: George Bunnell, of the Strawberry Alarm Clock

Boasting one of the most hilarious monikers in rock ‘n’ roll history, the Strawberry Alarm Clock has returned with Wake Up Where You Are — their first new album in more than 40 years.