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Featured Guests with Beatles, Rolling Stones, Black Sabbath, U2 + others: Odd Couples

Featured Guests with Beatles, Rolling Stones, Black Sabbath, U2 + others: Odd Couples

As these songs by the Beatles, the Rolling Stones and others show: Sometimes, having special guests provides just enough competition to make the main act work a little harder.

U2 vs. Foo Fighters, Adele vs. Alice Cooper, Neil Young vs. Steve Earle + more: Odd Couples

U2 vs. Foo Fighters, Adele vs. Alice Cooper, Neil Young vs. Steve Earle + more: Odd Couples

No “best of” list here. Just a year-end housecleaning of random Odd Couples jabs, hooks and uppercuts – and not always above the belt.

The Louisianna Superdome is surrounded by floodwaters from Hurricane Katrina Thursday, Sept. 1, 2005 in New Orleans. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, Pool)

Dr. John, Preservation Hall + others: Music framed initial journey past Hurricane Katrina

In the period immediately after New Orleans’ levees failed under Hurricane Katrina’s onslaught beginning on Aug. 29, 2005, musicians began trying to make sense of things.

Martin Luther King Day songs by Stevie Wonder, Queen + U2, others: Gimme Five

Martin Luther King Day songs by Stevie Wonder, Queen + U2, others: Gimme Five

We celebrate Martin Luther King Day songs by Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, Queen, Public Enemy, Bruce Springsteen, U2 and more.

U2, “New Year’s Day” from War (1983): One Track Mind

U2, “New Year’s Day” from War (1983): One Track Mind

Like some of the best political songs, U2’s “New Year’s Day” started out as a love song.

Nick DeRiso’s Best of 2014 (Rock + Roots): David Crosby, John Oates, Lloyd Cole

Nick DeRiso’s Best of 2014 (Rock + Roots): David Crosby, John Oates, Lloyd Cole

David Crosby, John Oates, Robert Plant, Lloyd Cole and Jackson Browne are among those on Nick DeRiso’s Best of 2014 list for rock and roots albums.

Nick Mason says Pink Floyd won’t make U2’s iTunes mistake: ‘They did it the wrong way around’

Nick Mason says Pink Floyd won’t make U2’s iTunes mistake: ‘They did it the wrong way around’

Pink Floyd’s Nick Mason expresses surprise that U2 would devalue their music by giving it away.

U2 – Songs of Innocence (2014)

A rare look back that’s undamaged by nostalgia or petulance.

‘I don’t know who they are’: Boston’s old-school Tom Scholz can’t place contemporaries Andy Summers, the Edge

‘I don’t know who they are’: Boston’s old-school Tom Scholz can’t place contemporaries Andy Summers, the Edge

There’s a reason the signature Tom Scholz guitar sound — indeed, Boston’s basic feel, from its 1976 debut through to the forthcoming Life, Love and Hope — has remained unchanged.

Peter Gabriel, Sting, U2, Bruce Springsteen, others – ¡Released!: Human Rights Concerts 1986-98 (2013)

The 1980s were marked by benefit extravaganzas, though oftentimes — whatever their noble intentions — they boasted both dubious musical results and unclear benefits. Amnesty International events were different.

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