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Legacy RecordingsDavid Bowie may be gone, but his legacy will live on, thanks to his music. And now, a new Bowie compilation titled Legacy, gathering the influential singer's best-loved singles, will be released on November 11 as a single CD and a two-CD set.

The single-CD anthology features 20 tracks, spanning from Bowie's first hit single, "A Space Oddity," through 2016's "Lazarus," from his final studio album, Blackstar. The two-CD edition of Legacy delves deeper into David's catalog, with a total of 40 songs.

Both versions of Legacy feature a previously unreleased mix of Bowie's 1971 single "Life on Mars?" that was created this year by the tune's original producer, Ken Scott. Other well-known songs on the compilations include "Let's Dance," "Changes," "Ziggy Stardust," "Rebel Rebel," "Young Americans," "Modern Love," "Fame," "Heroes," and Bowie's classic collaboration with Queen, "Under Pressure."

In addition, a two-LP vinyl edition of Legacy, featuring most of the same 20 tracks that appear on the single-CD version, will be released January 7, 2017.

Here's the track listing for the single-CD version of Legacy:

"Let's Dance" (single version)
"Ashes to Ashes" (single version)
"Under Pressure -- Queen & David Bowie
"Life on Mars?" (2016 mix)
"Changes"
"The Man Who Sold the World"
"Space Oddity"
"Starman" (original single mix)
"Ziggy Stardust"
"The Jean Genie" (original single mix)
"Rebel Rebel"
"Young Americans" (original single edit)
"Golden Years" (single version)
"Modern Love" (single version)
"China Girl" (single version)
"Fame"
"Sound and Vision"
"'Heroes'" (single version)
"Where Are We Now?"
"Lazarus" (radio edit)

And here's the two-CD edition's track listing:

CD 1
"Space Oddity"
"The Man Who Sold the World"
"Changes"
"Oh! You Pretty Things"
"Life on Mars?" (2016 mix)
"Starman" (original single mix)
"Ziggy Stardust"
"Moonage Daydream"
"The Jean Genie" (original single mix)
"All the Young Dudes"
"Drive-In Saturday"
"Sorrow"
"Rebel Rebel"
"Young Americans" (original single edit)
"Fame"
"Golden Years" (single version)
"Sound and Vision"
"'Heroes'" (single version)
"Boys Keep Swinging"
"Fashion" (single version)
"Ashes to Ashes" (single version)

CD 2
"Under Pressure -- Queen & David Bowie
"Let's Dance" (single version)
"China Girl" (single version)
"Modern Love" (single version)
"Blue Jean"
"This Is Not America" -- with The Pat Metheny Group
"Dancing in the Street" -- David Bowie & Mick Jagger
"Absolute Beginners" (edit)
"Jump They Say" (radio edit)
"Hallo Spaceboy" (PSB Remix) -- with The Pet Shop Boys
"Little Wonder" (edit)
"I'm Afraid of Americans" (Version 1) (clean edit)
"Thursday's Child" (radio edit)
"Slow Burn" (radio edit)
"Everyone Says 'Hi'" (edit)
"New Killer Star" (radio edit)
"Where Are We Now?"
"Lazarus" (radio edit)
"I Can't Give Everything Away" (radio edit)

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Credit: Neal PrestonTom Petty has been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Songwriters Hall of Fame, and next he'll receive another prestigious honor, when he's recognized as the MusiCares Person of the Year. The veteran rocker will be celebrated at a gala event in Los Angeles Friday, February 10, two days before the 59th annual Grammy Awards are held at L.A.'s STAPLES Center.

Petty will be recognized for his musical accomplishments -- including his work with his band The Heartbreakers and as a solo artist -- as well as his strong support for artists' rights and his charitable endeavors, which often have focused on aiding the homeless community in the L.A. area.

"I am so very pleased to be honored as the MusiCares Person of the Year," says Petty in a statement. "I have so much respect for this organization, which really does care about the people in our industry. I myself know many people who MusiCares has aided in desperate situations."

The 27th annual MusiCares Person of the Year gala will feature a star-studded tribute concert saluting Petty, along with a reception, dinner, silent auction and award presentation. The event will benefit the MusiCares Foundation, which provides medical, financial and personal assistance to musicians in need.

Neil Portnow, the president and CEO of The Recording Academy and MusiCares Foundation, says of Petty, "Tom burst into our musical consciousness and never let go. His brand of rock and roll benefits from a celebratory rebelliousness, infectious rhythms, and unforgettable lyrics that are incised in our imaginations. His artistic talents coupled with his quiet philanthropy make him a great MusiCares Person of the Year honoree."

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Credit: Rick DiamondStyx has enjoyed a long relationship with the Pittsburgh Steelers, and the veteran rockers will continue that partnership this Sunday, October 2, when they perform the national anthem prior at the NFL team's home game versus the Kansas City Chiefs. The game, which will take place at Pittsburgh's Heinz Field, will be televised live on NBC's Sunday Night Football starting at 8:30 p.m. ET.

In addition, Styx has dedicated its concert at Benedum Theatre in Pittsburgh this Saturday to retired Steelers linebacker Kevin Greene, who was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame last month. Greene, who plans to attend the Styx show, will be presented with his Hall of Fame ring during a halftime ceremony at the Steelers game on Sunday.

Styx's association with the Steelers dates back more than a decade, when the team adopted the band's classic tune "Renegade" as its unofficial theme song. Since then, the group has played the national anthem numerous time at Steelers games.

Founding Styx guitarist James "JY" Young recalls that he and his band mates first met Greene in 2001 when the group performed at the Super Bowl.

"We were impressed with Kevin's football career as well as the fact that he is a huge STYX fan from Southern Illinois," says Young. "We're profoundly honored to be a part of the Pittsburgh tradition of celebrating their Hall of Fame inductees, especially this time as Kevin is being inducted. He's a great guy, friend and football player."

Styx has about 20 dates left on its 2016 tour itinerary and, as previously reported, the band will team up with ex-Eagles guitarist Don Felder this January for a five-date Las Vegas engagement at the Venetian hotel and casino.

Here are all of Styx's upcoming performances:

10/1 -- Pittsburgh, PA, Benedum Theatre
10/13 -- Bowling Green, KY, SkyPac
10/14 -- Biloxi, MS, Beau Rivage Resort & Casino
10/15 -- Cherokee, NC, Harrah's Cherokee Resort Event Center
10/17 -- Newport News, VA, Ferguson Center for the Arts
10/18 -- Washington, D.C., Warner Theatre
10/20 -- Northampton, MA, Calvin Theatre
10/21 -- Hampton Beach, NH, Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom
10/22 -- Lincoln, RI, Twin River Event Center
10/23 -- Westbury, NY, NYCB Theatre at Westbury
11/10 -- Waukegan, IL, Genesee Theatre
11/11 -- Louisville, KY, The Louisville Palace
11/13 -- Windsor, ON, Canada, The Colosseum at Caesars Windsor
11/15 -- Northfield, OH, Hard Rock Live
11/16 -- Erie, PA, Warner Theatre
11/18-19 -- Rama, ON, Canada, Casino Rama
12/2 -- Miami, FL, Magic City Casino
12/3 -- Dania Beach, FL, The Casino at Dania Beach
1/6-7, 11, 13-14 -- Las Vegas, NV, Venetian Theatre at the Venetian Las Vegas*

* = with Don Felder.

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Credit: Ed MilesLed Zeppelin singer Robert Plant has announced that he will take part in the upcoming Lampedusa: Concerts for Refugees tour, an 11-city U.S. fall trek that will help raise awareness about the worldwide refugee crisis. Plant will appear at the final seven shows of the tour, which kicks off October 6 in Boulder, Colorado, and runs through an October 21 performance in Washington, D.C.

Performing at all of the Lampedusa: Concerts for Refugees shows will be Emmylou Harris, Steve Earle, Patty Griffin, Buddy Miller and The Milk Carton Kids. Griffin and Miller collaborated with Plant on his 2010 solo album Band of Joy, and also toured with him in support of that record.

In a message on his official website, Plant explains that he decided to take a break from recording a new album with his current group The Sensational Space Shifters "to be a part of this very important and worthwhile cause."

He adds, "When I watch the news and see people from these places being displaced by hatred and ignorance, I know that these people are just like you and me. All they want is to live in peace and have their children grow up loved, fed and educated…I hope that my voice, along with my friends, helps bend the arc of the universe a little more toward the loving and helps with the work of getting the basic essentials of life to those who are without."

The rock legend also points out that he only be singing two or three songs at each of the concerts at which he appears.

The Lampedusa: Concert for Refugees tour is named after an Italian island that serves as a waypoint for refugees seeking asylum in Europe. Visit JRSUSA.org for more information.

Here is the full list of dates for the trek:

10/6 -- Boulder, CO, Boulder Theater
10/8 -- Kansas City, MO, Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts
10/9 -- Lincoln, NE, Rococo Theater
10/11 -- St. Louis, MO, Sheldon Concert Hall
10/12 -- Milwaukee, WI, Pabst Theater*
10/13 -- Chicago, IL, Vic Theater*
10/14 -- Toronto, ON, Canada, Massey Hall*
10/16 -- Boston, MA, Berklee Performance Center*
10/18 -- New York, NY, The Town Hall*
10/19 -- Philadelphia, PA, Merriam Theater*
10/21 -- Washington, D.C., Lisner Auditorium*

* = with Robert Plant.

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Motown RecordsOne of Stevie Wonder's most celebrated albums, Songs in the Key of Life, turns 40 years old on Wednesday. 

The 18th album from the decorated artist was released by Motown Records in 1976 and features some of Wonder's most memorable tracks, including "I Wish," "Isn't She Lovely" and "Sir Duke."    

In October 1976, Songs in the Key of Life shot to number one on the Billboard 200 and spent a total of 82 weeks on the chart. 

The album won two Grammy Awards in 1977 -- one for Album of the Year and another for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance. Songs in the Key of Life was also inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2002 and the Library of Congress' National Recording Registry in 2005. In 2014 and 2015, Wonder showcased the album during a popular North American tour.   

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Credit: Jill FurmanovskyThe Pretenders have unveiled an official video for "Holy Commotion," a new song that will be featured on the band's forthcoming album, Alone. The partly animated clip stars frontwoman Chrissie Hynde and The Black Keys' Dan Auerbach, who produced and played multiple instruments on the album.

The video, which can be viewed at The Pretenders' official YouTube channel, was directed and animated by Luca Monterosso Whittmann. It features footage of Hynde and Auerbach at the latter musician's Nashville studio, along with clips of various instruments and pieces of equipment at the facility, enhanced by a variety of cartoon doodles and lyrical snippets of the song.

Musically, "Holy Commotion" combines a soulful '60s girl-group sound with some '80s synth-pop elements.

Alone initially was intended to be the follow-up to Hynde's 2014 solo debut, Stockholm, but she decided while working on the project that the songs should be released under the Pretenders moniker. The band's last studio effort, Break Up the Concrete, came out in 2008.

As previously reported, The Pretenders will be supporting Stevie Nicks on the Fleetwood Mac singer's fall North American solo tour, which kicks off October 25 in Phoenix. The band also has announced a series of headlining dates that will take place on off nights during the Nicks trek. Tickets for the headlining gigs will go on sale to the public this Friday, September 30. Pre-sale tickets will be available starting Wednesday, September 28 at 10 a.m. local time via ThePretenders.com.

Here are all of The Pretenders' upcoming tour dates; with Stevie Nicks unless otherwise noted:

10/25 -- Phoenix, AZ, Talking Stick Arena
10/27 -- Denver, CO, Pepsi Center
10/29 -- Houston, TX, Toyota Center
10/30 -- Dallas, TX, American Airlines Center
10/31 -- Austin, TX, Austin City Limits Live at The Moody Theater*
11/2 -- Tampa, FL, Amalie Arena
11/4 -- Fort Lauderdale, FL, BB&T Center
11/6 -- Atlanta, GA, Phillips Arena
11/7 -- Nashville, TN, Bridgestone Arena
11/10 -- Charlotte, NC, Time Warner Cable Arena
11/12 -- Columbia, SC, Colonial Life Arena
11/13 -- Durham, NC, Durham Performing Arts Center*
11/14 -- Washington, DC, Verizon Center
11/15 -- Boston, MA, TD Garden
11/17 -- Red Bank, NJ, Count Basie Theater*
11/19 -- Bethlehem, PA, Sands Bethlehem Event Center
11/20 -- Philadelphia, PA, Wells Fargo Center
11/23 -- Grand Rapids, MI, Van Andel Arena
11/25 -- Uncasville, CT, Mohegan Sun Arena
11/26 -- Akron, OH, EJ Thomas Hall*
11/27 -- Auburn Hills, MI, The Palace of Auburn Hills
11/29 -- Toronto, ON, Canada, Air Canada Centre
12/1 -- New York, NY, Madison Square Garden
12/3 -- Chicago, IL, United Center
12/5 -- Lincoln, NE, Pinnacle Bank Arena
12/6 -- St. Paul, MN, Xcel Energy Center
12/9 -- Vancouver, BC, Canada, Pepsi Live at Rogers Center
12/11 -- Seattle, WA, Key Arena
12/12 -- Portland, OR, Roseland*
12/13 -- Sacramento, CA, Golden 1 Center
12/14 -- San Jose, CA, SAP Center
12/17 -- Las Vegas, NV, Park Theatre
12/18 -- Inglewood, CA, The Forum

* = headlining show.

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BERTRAND GUAY/AFP/Getty ImagesTickets for the Dance On 'Til Dawn dance party event -- in remembrance of Prince  -- are now on sale.  

The three-night affair "celebrating the life, music and legacy of Prince" is being held in conjunction with the sold-out Prince tribute concert taking place on October 13 at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minnesota.  

As of now, it's known that a DJ, a live band and special VIP guests will attend. Past touring band members Andre Cymone and Liv Warfield, along with one of Prince's former protégées, Judith Hill, are scheduled to appear, according to the TwinCities Pioneer Press

Dance On 'Til Dawn will take place October 12 to 14 at the Muse Event Center in Minneapolis. Tickets are on sale now.

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Eagle Rock EntertainmentHavana Moon, the new concert film documenting The Rolling Stones' historic free show in Havana, Cuba, that took place this past March, debuted recently as a one-night-only screening event in a variety of countries. Now, fans in the U.S. -- and elsewhere -- will be able to enjoy the movie in the privacy of their own home, when the flick is released in multiple formats and configurations November 11.

Havana Moon will be available on DVD, Blu-ray, as a multiple-disc package featuring either a DVD or Blu-ray along with a two-CD companion album, and as a digital download. In addition, a DVD/three-LP vinyl set will be sold, as will a special Deluxe Edition of the release.

The Rolling Stones' free Havana show was held this year on Good Friday, March 26, in front of hundreds of thousands of music lovers. Among the many classic songs the British rock legends played were "Brown Sugar," "Honky Tonk Women," "Jumpin' Jack Flash," "Paint It Black," "Sympathy for the Devil," "You Can't Always Get What You Want," and "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction."

The movie was shot in high-definition and was directed by Paul Dugdale, the same filmmaker behind the recent documentary The Rolling Stones Olé Olé Olé!: A Trip Across Latin America.

Here's the full track list of Havana Moon:

"Jumpin' Jack Flash"
"It's Only Rock 'n' Roll (But I Like It)"
"Out of Control"
"Angie"
"Paint It Black"
"Honky Tonk Women"
"You Got the Silver"
"Midnight Rambler"
"Gimme Shelter"
"Sympathy for the Devil"
"Brown Sugar"
"You Can't Always Get What You Want"
"(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction"

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PRNewsFoto/Columbia Records/Legacy RecordingsCall it "Highway '66 Revisited"! A gargantuan box set featuring every known live recording from Bob Dylan's historic 1966 world tour will be released on November 11. Bob Dylan: The 1966 Live Recordings contains 36 CDs including full-length performances that the folk-rock legend gave in various cities in the U.S., the U.K., Ireland, mainland Europe and Australia.

The recordings, which have been meticulously restored, come from three main sources -- soundboards, audience tapes and CBS Records' mobile recordings. The majority of the material included in the collection is previously unreleased.

Dylan's 1966 tour came at a volatile and prolific time in the lauded singer/songwriter's career, during which a segment of his fan base regularly would express its displeasure over his decision to incorporate electric instruments into his music. Bob's band for the shows included most of the musicians who would later make up The Band -- guitarist Robbie Robertson, bassist Rick Danko and keyboardists Garth Hudson and Richard Manuel.

Legacy Recordings president Adam Block says the idea to put together The 1966 Live Recordings came about while doing research for last year's The Cutting Edge 1965-1966: The Bootleg Series Vol. 12 box set, which delves into Dylan's mid-'60s studio sessions.

"We were continually struck by how great his 1966 live recordings really are," explains Block. "The intensity of Bob's live performances and his fantastic delivery of these songs in concert add another insightful component in understanding and appreciating the musical revolution Bob Dylan ignited some 50 years ago."

In conjunction with The 1966 Live Recordings collection, an album titled The Real Royal Albert Hall 1966 Concert that focuses solely on Dylan's May 26, 1966, concert at the famous London venue will be released as a two-CD set on December 2 and a two-LP vinyl package on November 26.

Here's a full list of the discs featured on the box set:

Disc 1 -- Sydney, Australia, April 13, 1966 (Soundboard recorded by TCN 9 TV Australia)
Disc 2 -- Sydney, Australia, April 13, 1966 (Soundboard recorded by TCN 9 TV Australia)
Disc 3 -- Melbourne, Australia, April 20, 1966 (Soundboard/unknown broadcast)
Disc 4 -- Copenhagen, Denmark, May 1, 1966 (Soundboard)
Disc 5 -- Dublin, Ireland, May 5, 1966 (Soundboard)
Disc 6 -- Dublin, Ireland, May 5, 1966 (Soundboard)
Disc 7 -- Belfast, U.K., May 6, 1966 (Soundboard)
Disc 8 -- Belfast, U.K., May 6, 1966 (Soundboard)
Disc 9 -- Bristol, U.K., May 10, 1966 (Soundboard/audience)
Disc 10 -- Bristol, U.K., May 10, 1966 (Soundboard)
Disc 11 -- Cardiff, U.K., May 11, 1966 (Soundboard)
Disc 12 -- Birmingham, U.K., May 12, 1966 (Soundboard)
Disc 13 -- Birmingham, U.K., May 12, 1966 (Soundboard)
Disc 14 -- Liverpool, U.K., May 14, 1966 (Soundboard)
Disc 15 -- Leicester, U.K., May 15, 1966 (Soundboard)
Disc 16 -- Leicester, U.K., May 15, 1966 (Soundboard)
Disc 17 -- Sheffield, U.K., May 16, 1966 (CBS Records recording)
Disc 18 -- Sheffield, U.K., May 16, 1966 (Soundboard)
Disc 19 -- Manchester, U.K., May 17, 1966 (CBS Records recording)
Disc 20 -- Manchester, U.K., May 17, 1966 (CBS Records recording except Soundcheck/Soundboard)
Disc 21 -- Glasgow, U.K., May 19, 1966 (Soundboard)
Disc 22 -- Edinburgh, U.K., May 20, 1966 (Soundboard)
Disc 23 -- Edinburgh, U.K., May 20, 1966 (Soundboard)
Disc 24 -- Newcastle, U.K., May 21, 1966 (Soundboard)
Disc 25 -- Newcastle, U.K., May 21, 1966 (Soundboard)
Disc 26 -- Paris, France, May 24, 1966 (Soundboard)
Disc 27 -- Paris, France, May 24, 1966 (Soundboard)
Disc 28 -- London, U.K., May 26, 1966 (CBS Records recording)
Disc 29 -- London, U.K., May 26, 1966 (CBS Records recording)
Disc 30 -- London, U.K., May 27, 1966 (CBS Records recording)
Disc 31 -- London, U.K., May 27, 1966 (CBS Records recordings)
Disc 32 -- White Plains, NY, February 5, 1966 (Audience tape)
Disc 33 -- Pittsburgh, PA, February 6, 1966 (Audience tape)
Disc 34 -- Hempstead, NY, February 26, 1966 (Audience tape)
Disc 35 -- Melbourne, Australia, April 19, 1966 (Audience tape)
Disc 36 -- Stockholm, Sweden, April 29, 1966 (Audience tape)

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ABC/Randy HolmesElton John is no stranger to the London theater world, having written music for West End shows like Billy Elliot, and now he'll be helping honor some of theater's best when he co-hosts the Evening Standard Theatre Awards.

Sponsored by British newspaper the Evening Standard, the annual ceremony has been held for the past 62 years, honoring outstanding achievement in London theater, from small productions to major West End shows.

This year's ceremony will be held on November 13 at London's Old Vic theater. Sir Elton will co-host the affair with the Standard's owner, Evgeny Lebedev.

"The London stage has nurtured and given a creative voice for many, many talented individuals and it's such a great honor for me to co-host these illustrious Theatre Awards at The Old Vic this year," says Elton in a statement to the paper.

By the way, Billy Elliot the Musical won the Evening Standard Theatre Award for best musical in 2005.

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Simon & SchusterBruce Springsteen fans will get to read the New Jersey rock legend's life story in his own words starting today, when the Boss' memoir, Born to Run, gets its release. The 528-page tome covers the 67-year-old Rock and Roll Hall of Famer's life and career from his early days growing up in Freehold, New Jersey, through the rise of The E Street Band and on to the present day.

In a promo video posted recently on Springsteen's official YouTube channel, Bruce explained how working on the book was different from writing songs.

"When you're writing musically, you have that guitar, you have the rhythm that condenses time, and you can say an awful lot with just a brief line or two lines or three lines," he maintains. "Part of the freedom of the book, it allows you to delve into great detail but, once again, it still has to be musical and it still has to flow and move in a way that keeps the reader interested."

In the same clip, the Boss reads a segment of the book in which he discusses some of the images and artists that inspired his songwriting.

"I wanted to use the classic rock 'n' roll images -- the road, the car, the girl. What else is there?" he says. "It was a language enshrined by Chuck Berry, The Beach Boys, Hank Williams and every lost highwayman going back to the invention of the wheel."

As previously reported, Bruce also has lined up a series of special appearances to promote the Born to Run book, starting today at noon ET at a Barnes & Noble store in his hometown of Freehold.

Here the full list of Springsteen's book-tour stops:

9/27 -- Freehold, NJ, Barnes & Noble
9/28 -- New York, NY, Barnes & Noble Union Square (at 12 p.m. ET)
9/28 -- New York, NY, Apple Soho (at 7 p.m. ET)
9/29 -- Philadelphia, PA, Free Library of Philadelphia
10/1 -- Seattle, WA, Elliott Bay Book Company
10/3 -- Los Angeles, CA, Barnes & Noble at The Grove
10/4 -- Portland, OR, Powell’s City of Books
10/5 -- San Francisco, CA, City Arts & Lectures  
10/7 -- New York, NY, The New Yorker Festival
10/10 -- Cambridge, MA, The Harvard Coop

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Jo Hale/Getty Images; Paul Archuleta/FilmMagicLed Zeppelin's Jimmy Page and Def Leppard's Joe Elliott have joined the lineup of the 2016 edition of the Classic Rock Roll of Honour ceremony, which for the first time ever will be held in Tokyo. The awards show will take place on November 11 at Ryogoku Kokugikan Stadium, which is considered the spiritual home of sumo wrestling.

The event, which is organized by U.K. magazine Classic Rock, also will feature previously announced appearances by Jeff Beck, Cheap Trick, Joe WalshDef Leppard's Phil Collen, and ex-Bon Jovi guitarist Richie Sambora and his current collaborator and girlfriend, Orianthi.

Beck will be presented with the evening's highest honor, and will be giving a special performance with a one-off backing band featuring Stone Temple Pilots' Dean and Robert DeLeo, Alice Cooper guitarist Tommy Henriksen and Korn drummer Ray Luzier.

Billy Anderson, chief executive of Classic Rock parent company TeamRock, says, "Rock musicians don't come much more 'classic' than Jimmy Page and to have him and Jeff Beck -- two masters of their trade -- together at the Classic Rock Roll of Honour in Tokyo will be a once-in-a-lifetime experience." Anderson adds that Elliott "is an international rock icon and we are thrilled that he will be there with us in Japan."

Nominees for this year's Classic Rock Roll of Honour awards include David Gilmour, Def Leppard, Jeff Lynne's ELO, Iggy Pop, Fleetwood Mac, Queen and The Ramones.

You can cast your vote in select categories at ClassicRockMagazine.com/awards.

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ABC/Richard CartwrightWho singer Roger Daltrey and his wife, Heather, are preparing to sell an assortment of unique 19th century collectibles at an auction taking place this week in Edinburgh, Scotland. The Daltreys' collection of seven French-made automata -- that is, mechanical figures and dioramas depicting various characters and scenes -- will go on the block Wednesday at the Lyon and Turnbull auction house.

The items are estimated to fetch collectively as much as 52,500 pounds, or about $68,000. The automaton expected to sell for the highest price -- between 12,000 and 18,000 pounds, or about $15,600 to $23,300 -- is a mechanized model depicting the clown character Pierrot playing a lute while sitting on a crescent moon. The clown figure strums the lute and sticks his tongue in and out, while the moon blinks its eye and moves its mouth.

Among the other automata that the rock legend and his wife are auctioning is a male figure playing a mandolin, a model of an Asian woman who sips tea while twirling a parasol, and a glass-encased diorama depicting a waterside scene featuring a mill and a small sailboat.

In a promotional video, Lyon and Turnbull specialist Douglas Girton says the Daltreys' automata collection is a highlight of the upcoming auction. In the clip, Girton explains that the mechanized collectibles were all made by respected artisans from France's "Golden Age of Automata," while noting that it's rare for multiple automata to be auctioned at the same time.

"What is so exciting about this collection is not only the breadth of it, but also the condition," says Girton, "providing the people who are interested in this a real chance to observe this really unique French art of the late 19th century in one sale."

For more information, visit LyonandTurnbull.com.

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Goldenlane RecordsA new box set featuring the recordings Ike & Tina Turner made for the Pompeii Records label in 1968 and 1969 has just been released. The Complete Pompeii Recordings 1968-1969 is three-CD collection that includes the famed soul duo's 1968 album So Fine and the 1969 release Cussin', Cryin' and Carryin' On, as well as A Black Man's Soul, a 1969 record that Ike made with his backing group The Kings of Rhythm.

The compilation features 33 tracks, including the 1968 single "So Fine," and covers of such tunes as "Shake a Tail Feather" and "Poor Little Fool." Each disc is packaged in a sleeve replicating the artwork of the original albums.

Here's the full track list of The Complete Pompeii Recordings 1968-1969:

Disc 1
"Bet'cha Can't Kiss Me (Just One Time)"
"Ain't Nobody's Business"
"It Sho Ain't Me"
"Too Hot to Hold"
"A Fool In Love"
"I Better Get ta Steppin'"
"Shake a Tail Feather"
"So Fine"
"We Need an Understanding"
"You're So Fine"

Disc 2
"Cussin', Cryin' and Carryin' On"
"Poor Little Fool"
"So Blue over You"
"Nothing You Can Do Boy (To Change My Way)"
"I'm Fed Up"
"You Got What You Wanted"
"Make 'Em Wait"
"Beauty Is Just Skin Deep"
"Thinking Black"
"Black Beauty"
"I Better Get ta Steppin'"

Disc 3
"Thinking Black"
"Black Beauty"
"Ghetto Funk"
"Blacks' Alley"
"Getting Nasty"
"Black Angel"
"Funky Mule"
"Philly Dog"
"Scotty Souling"
"Up Hard"
"Nuttin' Up"
"Freedom Sound"

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Credit: Robin KauffmanFounding Yes frontman Jon Anderson recently released an audio soundtrack to his 2005 debut solo DVD Tour of the Universe as a digital download. The albums features performances from the live multimedia event, including renditions of select Yes classics, as well as material from his solo albums and his collaborations with Vangelis.

Tour of the Universe was a concept DVD that featured live performances augmented with sound effects, as well as animation and other visual presentations.

Anderson says of the show, "I controlled all the music/sound effects/backing vocals through my midi guitar...I controlled it all with five foot pedals fading in the sounds for each song...which was a very crazy musical 'dance' as I did the show...plus some harp ideas...with birds helping."

He adds that the music "still sounds wild and magical to me."

Meanwhile, as previously reported, Anderson is preparing to hit the road with his new group, ARW, which feature fellow Yes alums Rick Wakeman and Trevor Rabin. The North American trek gets underway October 4 in Orlando, Florida, and is mapped out through a December 3 show in Indio, California.

Here is a list of the songs featured on Tour of the Universe:

"Harmony"
"Father Sky"
"Standing Still"
"Bring On the Day"
"You Life Me Up"
"Long Distance Runaround"
"State of Independence"
"Set Sail"
"Who Could Imagine"
"The Revealing Science of God (Dance of the Dawn)"
"First Song"
"Ritual (Nous Sommes du Soleil)"
"O'er"
"Show Me"
"White Buffalo"
"And You and I"
"Change We Must"
"Harping"
"Your Move"
"Yours Is No Disgrace"
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Laura Cavanaugh/FilmMagicR&B singer and famed Motown songwriter Valerie Simpson of the duo Ashford & Simpson is among the artists who will join Dave Koz to spread some holiday cheer on the 2016 edition of the smooth-jazz saxophonist's annual Christmas tour. The trek will kick off November 25 in Sarasota, Florida, and is plotted out through a December 22 show in San Jose, California.  

Other special guests set to perform classic holiday hits on Koz's tour include Kenny Lattimore and Jonathan Butler

Tickets for the 2016 Dave Koz Christmas Tour are available now. Here are the dates:

11/25 -- Sarasota, FL, Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall
11/26 -- Miami, FL, Knight Concert Hall at the Adrienne Arsht Center
11/27 -- Naples, FL, Hayes Hall
11/29 -- Clearwater, FL, Ruth Eckerd Hall
11/30 -- Ft. Pierce, FL, Sunrise Theatre
12/1 -- Jacksonville, FL, The Florida Theatre
12/2 -- Atlanta, GA, Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre
12/3 -- Washington, D.C., National Theatre
12/4 -- Collingswood, NJ, Scottish Rite Auditorium
12/6 -- New York, NY, Town Hall
12/7 -- Warren, MI, Andiamo's Celebrity Show Room
12/8 -- Carmel, IN, The Palladium
12/9 -- Columbus, OH, Palace Theatre
12/10 -- Cleveland, OH, Playhouse Square -- State Theater
12/11 -- Chicago, IL, Chicago Theatre
12/13 -- El Paso, TX, Plaza Theatre Performing Arts Center
12/14 -- Mesa, AZ, Ikeda Theatre
12/15 -- Tucson, AZ, Fox Tucson Theater
12/16 -- Cerritos, CA, Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts
12/17 -- Cerritos, CA, Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts
12/18 -- San Diego, CA, Balboa Theatre
12/20 -- Rohnert Park, CA, Weill Hall at the Green Music Center -- Sonoma University
12/21 -- Modesto, CA, Gallo Center for the Arts
12/22 -- San Jose, CA, City National Civic

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Scott Kowalchyk/CBS Stephen Colbert welcomed Bruce Springsteen to The Late Show on Friday to plug his autobiography, Born to Run, and its companion album, Chapter and Verse. The legendary rocker also revealed his top five Springsteen songs.

The first two were easy for Bruce. "I got to put 'Born to Run' up there. I guess for me, 'The Rising' is a big song," he answered right away, then struggled to complete the list. "What do we play every night? We play 'Thunder Road' really regularly. 'Nebraska' was a good one."

He polled the audience for the fifth song, which seemed to be a tie between "Jungleland" and "Racing in the Streets." 

Colbert also read a question from "an anonymous band member" about Springsteen's tendency to call out songs his backup band has never played before.

"The entire band is bar band veterans, so they played hundreds of nights before we ever stood out in front of an audience...so there's a common well we draw from," he explained. "If someone says, 'Play "Wild Thing,"' you'll be fired from the E Street Band if you don't know [that song]."

Springsteen added there's a "little man under the stage" who runs his teleprompter and sends him the lyrics within seconds.

The 67-year-old rocker also discussed his marathon shows, which have been known to last over three hours, and, in the case of his recent concert in Philadelphia, topping the four-hour mark. His band seems to be okay with that, for the most part.

"The band doesn't complain until around three hours and 40 minutes," Springsteen said. "It's that last 20 minutes that for some reason even makes the E Street Band [angry]… slightly, someone may mention it to me."

 

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Credit: Udo SpreitzenbarthBeach Boys fans will get the chance to have some fun, fun, fun with Mike Love this Wednesday in Cleveland, as the singer will be taking part in a free Q&A session, performance and book signing at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum. Love will be promoting his recently published memoir Good Vibrations: My Life as a Beach Boy.

The event, dubbed "An Evening with Mike Love," begins at 7:30 p.m. local time and attendance will be limited to a first-come first-served basis. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame executive Dr. Jason Hanley will conduct the interview with Love, who will be discussing his long history with The Beach Boys, his autobiography, the notorious speech have gave during his group's 1988 Rock Hall induction and much more.

Love also is expected to discuss the WaterHealth International organization, which works toward aiding in-need areas with clean water and sanitation.

Part of the event will be streamed live at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's official Facebook page.

Following the Q&A, Love and members of the current Beach Boys lineup will play a short acoustic set. Mike then will take time to meet fans and sign copies of Good Vibrations. Fans who want to attend the signing must purchase a copy of the book at the FYE store located inside of the museum.

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Photo by Douglas Mason/Getty ImagesStanley "Buckwheat" Dural Jr., better known by his stage name, Buckwheat Zydeco, died early Saturday in Lafayette, Louisiana, according to The Times-Picayune. He was 68 years old.

He'd been suffering from lung cancer.

The Lafayette native discovered zydeco music -- a blend of Cajun, Creole and blues -- from his father's accordion playing and the scratching sounds his uncle could pull out of the family's washboard, which they used to clean laundry, the Times-Picayune notes.

Dural -- who reportedly was nicknamed "Buckwheat" after the Little Rascals character -- played in a number of bands before going solo and eventually becoming the first zydeco artist to sign with a major label.

Dural also performed and recorded with Eric Clapton, Keith Richards and U2, among others, and appeared on TV and in movies, including 1987's The Big Easy.

He won an Emmy for his music in Pistol Pete: The Life and Times of Pete Maravich.

Funeral arrangements are pending.

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Courtesy of Concert Across AmericaOn Sunday, 350 musical events will take place across the country as part of a campaign called The Concert Across America to End Gun Violence. New York's Beacon Theater will host a show featuring Jackson Browne, Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder, Marc Cohn and Rosanne Cash.

Cohn tells ABC Radio that he's planning to team up with Browne, Vedder and Cash during the concert for a special version of Creedence Clearwater Revival's "Who'll Stop the Rain" that will include an extra verse that he wrote himself.

"I'm proud of it," says the "Walking in Memphis" singer/songwriter of his addition to the John Fogerty classic. "I think it fits right in." he says.

Cohn's involvement in the show is particularly meaningful, since he's a victim of gun violence himself.

In 2005, Marc survived a gunshot to the head, and says the incident highlights the problem with the current state of gun control.  "[The] man who shot me...clearly was unstable," he tells ABC Radio. "[He] was high on crystal meth. How did he end up with a .22 in his hand? So...how can I not be part of raising of my voice for an issue that nearly took my life?"

Cohn adds that he simply wants the event to encourage "discussion and dialogue."

"Other people have...valid points," he allows. "[B]ut I think all of us can agree, whatever we're doing, what more horrifying month, [or year], have we had in recent history to prove that it's not enough?"

Among the other notable Concert Across America to End Gun Violence events are a show in Los Angeles featuring ex-Eagles guitarist Don Felder and Wilson Phillips' Carnie Wilson, and a performance in Santa Barbara, California, starring Michael McDonald, Kenny Loggins and Christopher Cross.

The Concert Across America to End Gun Violence will begin in Hawaii at 1 a.m. ET on Sunday.  Visit ConcertAcrossAmerica.org for more information.

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