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Kiss’ Gene Simmons trashes reality talent shows, starts a new one

Kiss’ Gene Simmons trashes reality talent shows, starts a new one

Kiss’ Gene Simmons says these competitions are “really all a fantasy.” Leave it to a middle-edged man in makeup to fix that.

‘David invited him to do stadiums with us!’: Graham Nash on touring as Crosby, Stills Nash and … Fallon?

‘David invited him to do stadiums with us!’: Graham Nash on touring as Crosby, Stills Nash and … Fallon?

Fallon would work, he jokes, because “nobody would know he wasn’t Neil.”

‘That was fun’: How the Yardbirds ended up featured on The Simpsons

‘That was fun’: How the Yardbirds ended up featured on The Simpsons

Jim McCarty and the Yardbirds are in the midst of a rare U.S. tour.

Kiki Ebsen – Scarecrow Sessions (2014)

Kiki Ebsen – Scarecrow Sessions (2014)

Kiki Ebsen, a long-time collaborator with Chicago, pays tribute to her famous father, Buddy Ebsen.

A last-minute casting decision finally sold the Monkees’ TV program: ‘It tested terribly’

A last-minute casting decision finally sold the Monkees’ TV program: ‘It tested terribly’

“They were really worried,” Micky Dolenz says, “that they weren’t going to be able to sell the show.”

‘It’s very hard for me to go back’: Stevie Nicks offers revealing thoughts on American Horror Story: Coven

‘It’s very hard for me to go back’: Stevie Nicks offers revealing thoughts on American Horror Story: Coven

One of Nicks’ performances on the show was a huge hit, the other a touching tribute.

HBO premieres long-awaited induction for Daryl Hall + John Oates: ‘The Hall and Oates of Fame’

HBO premieres long-awaited induction for Daryl Hall + John Oates: ‘The Hall and Oates of Fame’

Hall and Oates might have been part of the most humor-filled induction in memory.

Vince Guaraldi Trio – A Boy Named Charlie Brown (1964; 2014 reissue)

Vince Guaraldi Trio – A Boy Named Charlie Brown (1964; 2014 reissue)

The strange story of this album’s creation (for an initial Charlie Brown TV special that never aired) and its ultimate influence (Vince Guaraldi’s themes would help shape the rest of that cartoon franchise) tends to form a considerable distraction when approaching the music.

‘I never dreamed I would live long enough’: Steve Cropper on the oddest place he’s heard one his songs

‘I never dreamed I would live long enough’: Steve Cropper on the oddest place he’s heard one his songs

Steve Cropper has participated in countless sessions, helping shape our musical landscape with his pen, his guitar and his knack for coaxing out great sessions. As such, he’s heard his songs featured across a dizzying array of platforms.

Robbie Robertson, “Ghost Dance” from The Native Americans (1994): Across the Great Divide

Robbie Robertson, “Ghost Dance” from The Native Americans (1994): Across the Great Divide

Robbie Robertson, though he shares a Native American heritage, spent the first few months on this project simply listening to Indian songs. Then, before fully engaging for the first time in this legacy music, he tried to forget all of that and simply create.

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