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December 3, 2014

Music legend Ian McLagan dies at 69

The Austin Chronicle reports that British music legend Ian McLagan died this afternoon at the age of 69. McLagan earlier suffered a stroke and was hospitalized in Austin, where he lived. McLagan was scheduled to appear tonight at First Avenue with Nick Lowe and Los Straitjackets. That show is still scheduled to proceed. Venue staff […]

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Today’s Music News: Prince crashes jazz show to play a Beatles cover

Prince upgraded himself from guest to featured performer during the W Hollywood’s jazz night on Sunday. As the house band played the Beatles‘ “With a Little Help from My Friends,” Prince picked up a guitar to rip a long solo. (Consequence of Sound) Meanwhile, the Who‘s Roger Daltrey crashed a couple’s wedding in Scotland, cruising up to the stage […]

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