Cliches be damned, it was a fun. night at the GRAMMY Nominations Concert on CBS, with the band performing and getting nominations in all four major categories: Album, Song and Record of the Year, and Best New Artist. Kelly Clarkson, The Black Keys and Frank Ocean all grabbed multiple nominations as well.
The Who and Hunter Hays are also scheduled to perform during the live television special airing on CBS, December 5 at 10PM.
In fact, The Who will play NYC’s Madison Square Garden on the night of the nominations concert, leading us to believe the TV special will do a live broadcast from the concert.
Ian McLagan told CBS Local that the tribute tour will take place this fall. Although he said he was surprised when he was asked to participate: “I’m a Johnny Cash fan, but there’s not a lot of piano on those songs.” However, he added “We didn’t play the songs in the original style.”
Singer Jewel will play the role of country icon June Carter Cash in a new biopic set to air on the Lifetime channel this fall.
Welcome to Tuesday Tunes, a brand new weekly feature highlighting just-released albums, reissues and other musical goodies from classic artists. This week’s highlight release is from the Night Tripper himself, jazz-funk-rocker Dr. John.
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Today is [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Bob Dylan[/lastfm]‘s 70th birthday. At an age, and with a bankroll, that would permit him to hole up on an island to be served grapes by scantily-clad female devotees, Dylan continues to […]
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