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December 22, 2014

The Replacements release 25-minute jazz jam, because why the heck not

You never know quite what to expect from the Replacements, and sometimes that thing you get without expecting it is a 25-minute improvised jazz jam called “Poke Me In My Cage.” The 24-minute-and-22-second track—recorded at Woolly Mammoth Sound in Waltham, Mass., reports Pitchfork—was uploaded to the band’s Soundcloud, complete with porcupine artwork. Scroll down to […]

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Joe Cocker dies at 70

English rock singer Joe Cocker, best known for his iconic covers of the Beatles’ “With a Little Help From My Friends” and Billy Preston, Bruce Fisher, and Dennis Wilson’s “You Are So Beautiful,” passed away today following a battle with lung cancer. Born on May 20, 1944, in Sheffield, West Riding of Yorkshire, he was 70 years […]

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