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MusicNotes from the XPN Morning Show: Yusuf Islam (aka Cat Stevens) w/ new album/tour, Doors’ film “Feast of Friends” finally out, and how to get rid of U2’s “Songs of Innocence” from your iTunes

via consequenceofsound.net
via consequenceofsound.net

Yusuf Islam, who attracted millions of fans when he was known as Cat Stevens is releasing a new album called “Tell ‘Em I’m Gone” on October 27 and also doing his first tour in 25 years. Find out some of the guest artists & listen to the new song “Dying to Live” Continue reading →

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RIP Ray Manzarek of The Doors (listen to songs from their Live at The Spectrum show in 1970)

raymanzaerek Raymond Daniel Manczarek, Jr., known to most as Ray Manzarek, co-founder and keyboardist of The Doors from 1965 to 1973, has passed away. He was 74 and died from bile duct cancer in a clinic in Rosenheim, Germany. On May 1, 1970, The Doors played The Spectrum on a bill with The Staple Singer and Blues Image. The recording, Live In Philadelphia ’70, was released as part of the Bright Midnight Archives live music series. Below, listen to a few songs from the show, from a band in their prime. The don’t call is classic rock for nothing.