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George A. Paul’s Last Minute Music CD Gift Guide

If you’ve been procrastinating and still need some help on what to get the music enthusiast on your Christmas shopping list, read below for some suggestions. They can probably be found at many major retailers. For fans of The Beatles and their solo work: Artist: Paul McCartney. Titles: “Tug of War,” “Pipes of Peace” – Deluxe Editions (Concord)…
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Music Films Celebrate Living Legends

Affecting tributes to the artistry of Glen Campbell, George Strait and Simon and Garfunkel, as well as a recent concert film from Aerosmith celebrate seminal artists. Artist: Glen Campbell. Title: Glen Campbell…I’ll Be Me (Virgil Films). You might like if you enjoy: Glen Campbell, Dawes. Tell me more: When “Glen Campbell…I’ll Be Me” was aired on…
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Slash Joins Aerosmith for “Let Rock Rule” Summer Tour

Today (Tuesday, April 8), SLASH joined Aerosmith for a roof-raising set in front of a packed crowd at the Whisky A Go Go in Los Angeles in celebration of their forthcoming headlining North American tour this summer. Promoted exclusively by Live Nation, the LET …
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10 Tours To Look Forward To in 2014

It’s a new year, and with that comes a whole bunch of great tours to look forward to during the next twelve months. Veterans like Metallica, and Aerosmith will be on the road, as well as more current acts like Paramore and Halestorm. Since U2 will be coming out with a new album later this year, can we also assume a new tour is in the works? Wishful thinking, I know. Instead let’s take a look at some of the cool tours that have been confirmed for 2014 so far! Please let us…
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Classic Track: Aerosmith – “Sweet Emotion”

If you’re in a band with Steven Tyler and Joe Perry, you’re pretty much doomed to a life in the shadows. During Aerosmith’s initial run in the seventies, almost all songs were written by Tyler/Perry. But just like with the Beatles, where George Harrison would sneak in the occasional gem on the albums, so did the other three members of Aerosmith. Drummer Joey Kramer has a writing credit on “Pandora’s Box,” and rhythm guitarist Brad Whitford is responsible for two of the best Aerosmith tunes ever …
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Casey Patrick Tebo Directs First Aerosmith Movie In Nine Years, Rock For The Rising Sun

Aerosmith’s latest concert film, Rock for the Rising Sun, will be released via Eagle Rock Entertainment on July 23rd. The group’s connection with Japan began in 1977, when the band first played to capacity crowds in the Far East. And …
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Aerosmith’s “Rock For The Rising Sun” Out July 23

On July 23, 2013, Eagle Rock Entertainment will release Rock For The Rising Sun by Aerosmith.  This is a simultaneous release on DVD, Blu-ray and digital formats [Pre-book Order Date June 28, MSRP $19.98 Blu-ray, $14.98 DVD]. This is the …
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10 Great ‘80s Rock Ballads for Valentine’s Day

Sure, ‘80s rock ballads can be hilarious and nonsensical at times. But there’s something to be said for a big-sounding, from-the-heart arena ballad with cheesy lyrics and grandiose guitars. In other words, there’s nothing quite like a ‘80s rock ballad to see you through Valentine’s Day, whether you’re alone or newly in love. Check out 10 Rock Ballads for Valentine’s Day below (in alphabetical order), and keep that loving feeling alive! Valentine’s Day brings out images of cherubs and angels, so Aerosmith’s “Angel” seems a good…
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Aerosmith’s ‘Can’t Stop Lovin’ You’ Released To Radio January 21

“These dudes don’t show any signs of slowing down,” wrote Chuck Arnold about AEROSMITH in People magazine (November 2012).  After a busy year that saw the band unleash its acclaimed 15th studio album MUSIC FROM ANOTHER DIMENSION! (Columbia) and triumph …
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10 Great Albums of 2012

Whenever I look back at a year, at first glance I think “there weren’t many albums that I liked this past year,” or something to that effect. But as soon as I actually start listing them I always find myself having so many new favorites, and 2012 is no exception. I’ve decided to list 10 albums that I think stand out from the crowd. Some are obvious choices, and others might be a bit obscure, but well worth a listen, and a great way to discover some new music. ZZ Top – La Futura. 2012 was the year of classic rock. Aerosmith, Lynyrd Skynyrd, and ZZ Top all…
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10 Amazing Solos Played on Les Pauls

With its rich sustain, distinctive tone and finger-friendly fretboard, it’s hardly surprising that many of rock’s greatest solos have been played on Les Pauls. Through the years, thousands of unforgettable solos have been unleashed on the instrument, often within the context of classic songs. Below is a sampling of some of the most brilliant. Please add your personal favorites in the comments section that follows. “Walk This Way” – Joe Perry (Aerosmith, Toys in the Attic, 1975). Joe Perry came up with the perfect solo for the bridge section…
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Aerosmith – Music From Another Dimension

They’re Baaaaacck! After a short 11-year hiatus, one of rock’s most dysfunctional families is set to release an album of new material. Aerosmith’s Music from another Dimension hits stores Nov. 6. The original release date was pushed so as not to conflict with other artists. Tyler told Cleveland’s WMMS: ‘You know what? We’ve got the goods. [There] ain’t no doubt about it. We’ll wait another couple of months.” It’s a rugged, back to basics album with the band returning to their gritty, arena rock roots. Producer Jack Douglas’s old school…
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Songs Offer Messages Of Hope At Sandy Benefit Show

From “Livin’ on a Prayer” to “The Living Proof,” every song Friday at NBC’s benefit concert for superstorm Sandy victims became
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Aerosmith and Lenny Kravitz Join NFL Pepsi Anthems

Aerosmith and Lenny Kravitz are the latest rock stars to join the Pepsi NFL Anthems program, a national campaign that features musicians recording their own anthems for their home teams, which are available for download via PepsiAnthems.com. Aerosmith, huge fans …
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