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A Trio of Legends Grace New Multi-Format Releases

Fans of The Rolling Stones, Carole King and Asia have to celebrate the release of highly-anticipated multi-format titles that have all found their release on June 23. Artist: The Rolling Stones. Title: From The Vault: The Marquee – Live in 1971 (Eagle Rock Entertainment). You might like if you enjoy: The Rolling Stones’ 1970s recordings…
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Legendary Artists Celebrated Via Captivating Collections

This week marks the release of new discs from iconic country singer Johnny Cash and prog-rock powerhouse Asia, as well as a reworking of many of Bob Dylan’s best 1980s songs courtesy of a number of modern day artists. Artist: Johnny Cash Title: Out Among The Stars (Legacy Recordings/Sony Music) You might like if you enjoy: Johnny Cash, Merle Haggard, Waylon Jennings. Tell me more: A collection of lost tracks recorded by the late Johnny Cash in the early 1980…
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Asia at Variety Playhouse in Atlanta, GA

Supergroup Asia made a stop at the Variety Playhouse in the Little Five Points district of Atlanta, GA., where they performed their hits, as well as material from more recent albums, for the sold-out crowd. Made up of John Wetton (former bassist/vocalist of such bands as King Crimson, Roxy Music, and Uriah Heep), Steve Howe (guitarist of Yes), Geoff Downes (keyboardist of Yes and The Buggles) and drummer Carl Palmer (of Emerson, Lake & Palmer, The Crazy World of Arthur Brown, and Atomic Rooster), Asia kept the crowd on their feet, dancing along to the well-known songs. Prior to the show, the guys met with fans, signed autographs and posed for photos. Music News Nashville was on hand to capture the evening in photos.
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Asia – XXX

The aptly-titled “XXX” celebrates ASIA’s 30th anniversary with an outstanding batch of songs that equal and maybe even outdistance the gems compiled by the quartet on 2010’s “Omega.” Simply put, prog rock has never sounded as inviting or thrilling as the brew concocted by singer-bassist John Wetton, guitarist Steve Howe, drummer Carl Palmer and keyboardist Geoff Downes. From the breathtaking, “Tomorrow the World” and fiery “No Religion” to the confessional “Face on the Bridge,” ASIA still has plenty to say and…
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Music Worth Buying: The Beach Boys and Asia

Orange County Register (CA) music critic Robert Kinsler and his co-host, TJR review new CDs. It’s the 50th Anniversary of The Beach Boys, so this week TJ examines their latest album: “That’s Why God Made The Radio”. And Robert talks about “XXX” The 30th Anniversary album by 80’s rock group Asia.
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