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Debra L Rothenberg/Getty ImagesOne-time Partridge Family star and 1970s pop idol David Cassidy has died as a result of complications from dementia, four days after he was hospitalized in Florida in critical condition with kidney and liver failure, his publicist confirms to ABC News.  He was 67.

"David died surrounded by those he loved, with joy in his heart and free from the pain that had gripped him for so long. Thank you for the abundance and support you have shown him these many years," a rep said in a statement.

The actor's rep confirmed Cassidy's hospitalization to ABC News November 18, adding that Cassidy had been in an induced coma but that he was "currently conscious and surrounded by family."

Earlier this year, Cassidy announced that he planned to retire from touring, and later revealed to People magazine that he had dementia.  Cassidy, whose grandfather and mother, the late actress Evelyn Ward, also were stricken with the neurological disease, told People of his diagnosis, "I was in denial, but a part of me always knew this was coming."

Cassidy was one of the biggest pop stars in the world in the 1970s, selling out arenas around the globe, his success driven by his role as singing teen Keith Partridge on the hit TV series The Partridge Family. Cassidy had a rocky time in recent years -- he was arrested for driving under the influence in 2010, 2013 and 2014, ultimately spending time in rehab.  He filed for bankruptcy in 2015, and was charged in a hit-and-run accident that same year.

Earlier this year, Cassidy made news when fan-recorded video surfaced of him slurring his words and struggling to remember lyrics during a concert in Agoura Hills, California, an apparent sign of his dementia.

Cassidy was married and divorced three times, the first time to actress Kay Lenz.  He's survived by his brother -- singer, actor and producer Shaun Cassidy; a half-brother, actor Patrick Cassidy; and three children, including Arrow star Katie Cassidy.

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Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty ImagesRumors have been circulating on the internet claiming that Aretha Franklin is seriously ill, but a Detroit entertainment reporter says she spoke with a close friend of the Queen of Soul who insists that the reports are untrue.

Reporter Shaun Robinson posted a Twitter message early Tuesday that reads, "Good Morning, Everyone. I just spoke to one of Ms. Franklin's family friends in my hometown of Detroit. They spoke to Aretha moments ago and asked me to tell you please don't believe this news that was trending. Have a good day."

Franklin performed in early November at a New York City charity event for Elton John's AIDS Foundation, and photos of the singer showed her looking uncharacteristically thin. In addition, a Twitter page falsely claiming to be Aretha's official Twitter feed posted a fake message on Monday announcing her passing.

Franklin, who has experienced some health issues in recent years, has been the subject of other fake rumors. As Page Six points out, reports emerged alleging that Aretha was battling pancreatic cancer.

"I don't know where 'pancreatic cancer' came from," Franklin told Robinson at the time. "I was sitting there reading the newspaper and it was saying someone in my family said that. No one in my family ever said that to anybody."

Aretha has been working on a new album with music mogul Clive Davis and Stevie Wonder, and announced earlier this year she planned to retire from touring at the end of 2017.

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PRNewsfoto/PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICALYou want the fairy tale?  You'll get it August 16, 2018, when a musical based on the hit Julia Roberts movie Pretty Woman -- with songs written by Bryan Adams -- opens on Broadway.

As previously reported, the musical will have its world premiere in Chicago on March 13, but then will move to New York City's Nederlander Theater for performances that begin July 20.  August 16 marks the production's official opening night.

Bryan Adams and his long-time songwriting partner, Jim Vallance, created the music for the production, from a book by the late Garry Marshall, who directed the much-loved 1990 film, and J.F. Lawton, the movie's screenwriter. 

The Pretty Woman musical will star Samatha Barks and Steve Kazee as Vivian and Edward, the roles played by Roberts and Richard Gere, respectively, in the film.

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Vinnie Zuffante/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty ImagesMore than 100 stolen items belonging to the estate of John Lennon were recovered recently by German police, BBC News reports. Among the pieces of memorabilia are three diaries, a tape featuring a Beatles concert recording, two pairs of glasses, sheet music and a cigarette case.

According to police, a 58-year-old man was arrested in Berlin on Monday on suspicion of handling stolen goods after his home and cars were searched. The property was stolen in 2006 in New York City from the late Beatles legend's widow, Yoko Ono.

A spokesman for the Berlin prosecutor's office says another suspect connected to the theft -- who apparently worked as Ono's chauffeur at one time -- is living in Turkey and "is unattainable for us at the present time."

BBC News reports that according to detectives, many of the items were confiscated from a Berlin auction house in July, and their recovery led to an investigation to track down more of the stolen property.

Some of the items, including the diaries, were put on display at Berlin police headquarters. It's not known when the property will be returned to Yoko.

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Credit: Daryl HannahOn Friday, December 1, Neil Young will be headed for home to celebrate the release of his new studio album, The Visitor, which he recorded with Promise of the Real. The folk-rock legend has announced plans to play an intimate solo acoustic concert from his "Canadian hometown," which will be streamed live on his official Facebook page at 8 p.m. ET that day.

While the location of the show hasn't been specified, Young spent his part of his childhood in the Toronto suburb of Omemee, Ontario. In a recent Facebook post about the event, Neil wrote, "December 1st will be a big day for me. The Visitor will be coming to your town. I will be going to my town. You will be able to hear me and see me."

The concert also will be viewable in Canada at

In a separate Facebook message regarding the online concert, Young has posted a yellow notepad featuring what appears to be a set list that features songs from throughout his career. It includes "On the Way Home," "Love Is a Rose," "Harvest Moon," "Journey Through the Past," "War of Man" and seven more titles.

In addition, the 72-year-old Rock & Roll Hall of Famer will launch his new website NYA -- The Neil Young Archives on December 1. Young first announces plans for the site in August -- according to a press statement, it's "a comprehensive chronological collection of [Neil's] entire recorded music, films, videos and books, audio streaming in Master Quality." The content will be accessible via a new high-resolution streaming service called Xstream by NYA.

Young says that when the website first launches, all the content will be free.

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Courtesy of AXS TVPeter Frampton will be featured on the next episode of the AXS TV series The Big Interview with Dan Rather, which premieres tonight at 9 p.m. ET/8 p.m. CT. Among the many topics the veteran British guitar whiz discusses on the program is his long friendship with David Bowie, whom he met and first played music with when they were both students.

In a preview clip from the episode that's been posted on the AXS TV YouTube channel, Frampton talks about how Bowie helped him start a new chapter of his career in the 1980s after the pop superstardom Peter enjoyed during the previous decade had waned.

Frampton recalls that after Bowie had recruited him to contribute to his 1987 album Never Let Me Down, he was thrilled when David asked him to play guitar on his tour in support of the record.

"He said to me, 'What would you think about coming on the road? I'm gonna do a big tour, [the] Glass Spider Tour," Peter tells Dan Rather, adding with a laugh, "And I said, 'Let me think about -- yes! I'll be right there!' So, he could have anybody, but he chose me."

Peter says that by inviting him on that tour at that point in his career, Bowie "gave me the biggest gift, of taking me around the world in stadiums…and reintroducing me as the musician, the guitar player. And for that, I will never stop thanking him."

You can also watch another preview clip from the episode in which Frampton reveals how he was introduced to the talk box effect he famously used on his classic 1975 concert album Frampton Comes Alive!

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Myriam SantosIf you've been dying to see the new lineup of The Eagles, you're not only going to get your chance, but lots more besides.

The band's just announced a North American tour next year on which they'll share the stage with some of the biggest names in music: legends Jimmy Buffett and James Taylor, and Grammy-winning country star Chris Stapleton.

The bad news is there are only 12 concerts confirmed so far, although more are expected to be announced soon. The tour begins with a March 14 date in Chicago.  That show, as will four others on the trek, will be arena shows with The Eagles alone -- Don HenleyJoe Walsh and Timothy B. Schmit, with country star Vince Gill and the late Glenn Frey's son, Deacon Frey.  Four will feature Jimmy Buffett and his Coral Reefer Band, two will include James Taylor and His All-Star Band, and the tour's lone Texas stop will have Chris Stapleton joining the band on stage.

Tickets for the various dates go on sale beginning Friday, December 1, with others on sale the day after that.  American Express Card members can buy tickets as early as Tuesday, November 28.  For full ticket info, visit

Here's the tour itinerary:

The Eagles and Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band
4/14 -- Orlando, FL, Camping World Stadium
4/21 -- Miami, FL, Hard Rock Stadium
6/28 -- Denver, CO, Coors Field
6/30 -- Minneapolis, MN, Target Field

The Eagles and James Taylor & His All-Star Band
7/26 -- Washington, D.C., Nationals Park
7/28 -- Philadelphia, PA, Citizens Bank Park

The Eagles and Chris Stapleton
6/23 -- Arlington, TX, AT&T Stadium

Evening with the Eagles arena concerts
3/14 -- Chicago, IL, United Center
3/23 -- Nashville, TN, Bridgestone Arena
5/10 -- Vancouver, BC, Canada, Rogers Arena
7/15 -- Toronto, ON, Canada, Air Canada Centre
7/20 -- Boston, MA, TD Garden

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Credit: Eric MarcelE Street Band guitarist Nils Lofgren has just released a unique concert video he's dubbed Blind Date Jam, which features him and three other musicians playing a completely improvised show in front of a small audience at the Cattle Track art gallery near his home in Scottsdale, Arizona. The 80-minute video can be purchased for $10 as a digital download at

Lofgren tells ABC Radio that the concept of Blind Date Jam is "what happens when musicians get together and jam with no homework, no idea what they're gonna play, someone just throws out a riff and they go to town. It's reckless and raw, doesn't always work, but it challenges musicians who love to improv to create on the spot with no preconceived notion of what they're gonna come up with."

Joining Nils at the show were his frequent collaborator Gregg Varlotta on multiple instruments; drummer Greg Bruzzese, who played on his 2013 solo album, Old School; and bassist John Willis.

"The guys were great," Lofgren says of the show. "I had Greg jumping around from guitar to keyboards to trumpet to trombone to tap dancing. And I would go from acoustic to electric to lap steel to keyboards, and just throw out an idea and go."

Lofgren says he hopes Blind Date Jam is successful enough that he can organize new shows featuring some of his famous musical friends.

"I'm hoping at least to bring in not only different musicians that [I've] run into through the decades…to play but also different genres," he tells ABC Radio.

Special Blind Date Jam packages, including a DVD of the show, are available at Lofgren's PledgeMusic page. You can check out promo clips of the video at Nils' YouTube page.

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Kevin MazurBilly Joel probably isn't the target audience of the CW superhero series Arrow, but he'll be making a cameo appearance on the show's Thanksgiving episode....sort of.

According to EW, the episode's plot involves Cayden James, played by Michael Emerson, planning to ruin Thanksgiving by blowing up a concert venue in Star City -- which just happens to be hosting a Billy Joel concert.  Billy will appear in actual concert footage that the executive producer, Marc Guggenheim, secured after getting permission from the Piano Man himself.

Guggenheim tells EW, "For the Thanksgiving episode...we wanted Cayden James to threaten a major event at Star City.  A variety of ideas were discussed, but when we settled on a rock concert, I knew it had to be Billy Joel."

The executive producer who, like Billy, hails from Long Island, is a longtime fan, and wrote a letter to the Rock & Roll Hall of Famer asking permission to use the footage and one of his songs in the episode.

"He's always been an inspiration to me, personally and artistically.  I told him as much when I wrote to him," Guggenheim tells EW, adding, "When he agreed, it was one of the happiest days of my career. I chose 'No Man's Land' for the episode because I wanted to use an album track and I've always liked how that particular song sounds live."

"No Man's Land" is the opening track on 1993's River of Dreams, Billy's last album of all-original pop music.  You can check it out on Arrow this Thursday, November 23, at 9 p.m. ET on the CW.

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The Miracles in the mid-'60s, Moore 2nd from left (Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)Warren "Pete" Moore, a founding member of the legendary Motown group The Miracles, died Sunday at the age of 78, Rolling Stone reports. Moore's passing was confirmed in a statement issued by Motown founder Berry Gordy Jr., although no cause of death was revealed.

"I am deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Warren 'Pete' Moore, a fine human being and valued member of the Motown family," said Gordy. "Pete was an original member of my very first group, the Miracles. He was a quiet spirit with a wonderful [b]ass voice behind Smokey Robinson's soft, distinctive lead vocals and was co-writer on several of the Miracles hits."

Added Berry, "A gentleman, loving husband, devoted father and loyal friend, we all loved him and will miss him."

Among the Miracles hits co-written by Moore were "The Tracks of My Tears," "Ooo Baby Baby," "Going to a Go-Go" and the 1975 post-Smokey chart-topper "Love Machine." He also co-wrote a number of Marvin Gaye's singles, including "Ain't That Peculiar" and "I'll Be Doggone," as well as several singles for The Temptations.

Moore was childhood friends with Robinson in Detroit, and the two began singing together in high school. The group underwent a number of name changes prior to being signed to the Motown Records offshoot label Tamla in 1959, after which they took on the moniker The Miracles.

After Robinson parted ways with The Miracles in 1971, Moore remained with the group till its 1978 breakup. He was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame as a member of The Miracles in 2012; Smokey had been inducted separately in 1987.

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Jeff Kravitz/Getty Images via ABCThe lineup of guest artists who will be joining Stevie Wonder at his 21st annual House Full of Toys benefit concert on December 10 in Los Angeles has been revealed.

The pop/soul legend will welcome Tony Bennett, Dave Matthews, R&B singer Andra Day, Pharrell Williams and tap dancer Savion Glover to the stage at this year's holiday extravaganza, which will be held at The Staples Center.

As previously reported, Wonder will be performing music from two of his iconic albums: 1972's Talking Book and 1973's Innervisions, at the concert. Former American Idol and Tonight Show music director Rickey Minor will lead Stevie's backing band at the charity show.

The House Full of Toys event benefits children, people with disabilities, and families in need during the holidays. Concertgoers are asked to bring an unwrapped toy or other gift.

Tickets for the show are on sale now via

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BMGDan Fogelberg is saluted on the new all-star album titled A Tribute to Dan Fogelberg, which is in stores now.  It features artists from a number of genres putting their own stamp on the late singer/songwriter's biggest hits, as well as some lesser-known favorites.

The album features The Eagles taking on "Part of the Plan," Michael McDonald's interpretation of "Better Change," "Nether Lands" by the late Donna Summer and "There's a Place in the World for a Gambler" by Jimmy Buffett. Other artists featured on the disc include the late Dobie Gray, Boz Scaggs, The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band with ex-Buffalo Springfield/Poco singer Richie Furay, Train and Garth Brooks.

This past August, Dan Fogelberg was posthumously inducted into the Colorado Music Hall of Fame, along with Eagles guitarist Joe Walsh and others.  During the induction event, many of the artists on the album performed, including Brooks, Vince Gill and Amy Grant.  The concert will air in the spring of 2018 on AXS TV.

Fogelberg died of prostate cancer in 2007. 

Here's the full A Tribute to Dan Fogelberg track list:

"Phoenix" -- Garth Brooks
"Nether Lands" -- Donna Summer
"Better Change" -- Michael McDonald
"Longer" -- Amy Grant/Vince Gill
"Same Old Lang Syne" -- Train
"Don’t Lose Heart" -- Dobie Gray
"Old Tennessee" -- Fool's Gold/Denny Henson and Tom Kelly
"As the Raven Flies" -- Casey James
"Sutters Mill" -- Randy Owen
"Run for the Roses" -- The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band with Richie Furay
"Hard to Say" -- Boz Scaggs
"Part of the Plan" -- The Eagles
"There's a Place in the World for a Gambler" -- Jimmy Buffett
"Leader of the Band" -- Zac Brown Band

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Cherry Red RecordsYes and Asia keyboardist Geoff Downes has just released a third album with Downes Braide Association, his collaborative side project with veteran U.K. singer/songwriter/producer Chris Braide. Skyscraper Souls features appearances by a variety of guest vocalists, including Kate Pierson of The B-52s, Marc Almond of Soft Cell and XTC's Andy Partridge.

Downes tells ABC Radio that he and Braide -- who has co-written and/or produced tracks for such famous artists as Beyonce, Selena Gomez, Sia and Lana del Rey -- generally work remotely on their albums, and Skyscraper Souls was no exception. The new record combines Downes' prog-rock influences with Braide's pop sensibilities and love of epic studio productions.

According to a press statement, Skyscraper Souls began as a series of musical sketches penned by Downes that he then turned over to Braide to flesh out. As Chris explains, "Geoff would send me folders full of stuff such as the magnificent piano pieces which turned into 'Glacier Girl' and 'Prelude.' As soon as I heard the chords I was writing lyrics like a mad man and before long the album started to materialize."

You can listen to the album's title track, which features backing vocals by Pierson, on Downes Braide Association's official YouTube channel.

Downes says he has no current plans to play live with Braide, since he'll be hitting the road with Yes next year on the band's 50th anniversary tour, while Chris is involved in his own various projects. Geoff doesn't rule out eventually performing with his DBA band mate, though.

"We certainly have enough material to put together a live show," he tells ABC Radio. "So, it's something that if we were offered a slot somewhere, I'm sure we could put something together."

Here's the Skyscraper Souls track list:

"Prelude" -- featuring Andy Partridge of XTC
"Skyscraper Souls" -- featuring Kate Pierson of The B-52s
"Glacier Girl" -- featuring Andy Partridge
"Angel on Your Shoulder" -- featuring Matthew Koma
"Tomorrow" -- featuring David Longdon of Big Big Train
"Lighthouse" -- featuring Tim Bowness
"Skin Deep" -- featuring Marc Almond
"Darker Times" -- featuring Andy Partridge
"Finale" -- featuring Andy Partridge

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Thirty TigersHall & Oates singer John Oates takes a deep dive into American roots music on his latest solo album, Arkansas, which will be released on February 2. The 10-track collection, which will be available on CD, vinyl and digitally, was recorded in Nashville with a collective of respected session musicians christened The Good Road Band.

The project began as a tribute to Oates' musical idol, late blues legend Mississippi John Hurt, but developed into an homage to the pop veteran's various influences.

"It's like Dixieland, dipped in bluegrass, and salted with Delta blues," explains Oates.

He describes Arkansas as "the record I have always wanted to make, with the band to bring it to life. After all these years, I feel I've finally been able to capture the sound that's in my head."

The album features covers of a variety traditional and vintage Americana tunes, including Emmett Miller's 1924 classic "Anytime" and the 1932 Jimmie Rodgers song "Miss the Mississippi and You." The record also features two new tunes: the title track and "That'll Never Happen No More." You can listen to the song "Arkansas" now at Oates' official YouTube channel.

The album can be pre-ordered now at various online retailers, as well as via a PledgeMusic campaign that also offers autographed vinyl copies of the record, limited-edition exclusive Oates merch and more goodies.

Here's the complete track list of Arkansas:

"My Creole Belle"
"Pallet Soft and Low"
"Miss the Mississippi and You"
"Stack O Lee"
"That'll Never Happen No More"
"Dig Back Deep"
"Lord Send Me"
"Spike Driver Blues"

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Bobby Bank/Getty ImagesOne-time Partridge Family star and 1970s pop idol David Cassidy  is currently hospitalized in Florida in critical condition with organ failure, his rep confirmed to ABC News.

The actor's rep added that Cassidy was in an induced coma but that "he is currently conscious and surrounded by family."

Cassidy, 67, is suffering from kidney and liver failure.

Earlier this year, the actor announced that he planned to retire from touring, and later revealed to People that he's battling dementia.  Cassidy, whose grandfather and mother also were stricken with the memory-loss disease, told the magazine of his diagnosis, "I was in denial, but a part of me always knew this was coming."

Cassidy was one of the biggest pop stars in the world in the 1970s, selling around arenas around the globe, his success driven by his role as singing teen Keith Partridge on the TV series The Partridge Family. He's had a rocky time during the last several years, having been arrested for driving under the influence in 2010, 2013 and 2014, and filing for bankruptcy in 2015. That same year, he was charged in a hit-and-run accident.

Earlier this year, David made news when fan-shot video surfaced of him slurring his words and struggling to remember lyrics during a concert in Agoura Hills, California.

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Denise Truscello/WireImageAt age 70, Elton John doesn't seem to be slowing down, and he still regularly tours the world.  According to his manager, not only will Elton not retire, he simply cannot.

The pop-rock legend's manager, of course, is also his husband, David Furnish.  He tells Music Week, "Without question, Elton must never stop performing. We all have things that kind of keep us alive in life. Some people relish the idea of a retirement where they do nothing [but] for Elton that would be purgatory."

Furnish also notes, "Playing to live audiences is going to be something he always needs to do." 

As for songwriting, he says Elton is "never going to stop," adding, "I think the passion [that] keeps him alive is that he needs to continue to create and write, he needs to collaborate."

However, Furnish admits that because their two sons are nearly seven and five, Elton and he need to be there for them, and that may affect just how much his husband will tour.  For example, May of next year will see the end of Elton's Las Vegas show, The Million Dollar Piano.  But according to Furnish, there are still plenty of projects in the works.

"We're going to be shooting a live action musical fantasy version of Elton's life story called Rocket Man that's going to go into production next year," Furnish explains. "I think he feels he needs to take a breather, he needs to step back and take a pause. He's also working on his memoirs and then we have a few surprises up our sleeve."

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Michael Dorf PresentsLed Zeppelin will be saluted at the latest in the series of star-studded annual tribute concerts organized by New York City entrepreneur Michael Dorf at New York's Carnegie Hall.

"The Music of Led Zeppelin at Carnegie Hall" is scheduled for March 7, 2018, and will feature performances by 21 as-yet-unannounced artists.  VIP packages can be purchased now at, while general admission tickets will be available soon at the Carnegie Hall box office and

All of the proceeds from the concert will go toward various music-education programs for underprivileged children and young people.

Among the artists who have been the subject of previous "Music Of" shows are The Rolling Stones, David Bowie, Bruce Springsteen, Prince, Paul Simon, Aretha Franklin, Simon & Garfunkel, Bob Dylan, Elton John, R.E.M., The Who, Neil Young and Joni Mitchell.

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Credit: Myriam SantosFollowing the January 2016 death of founding member Glenn Frey, The Eagles' future seemed in doubt, but the band eventually regrouped with Frey's son Deacon and country star Vince Gill and played a series of shows this year. Now, longtime Eagles manager Irving Azoff and guitarist Joe Walsh have revealed in separate interviews that the band will continue performing in 2018.

Azoff tells Best Classic Bands that The Eagles are plotting "a handful" of stadium dates next summer with Jimmy Buffett, including one at Coors Field in Denver.

As for what the future holds for the group, Azoff says, "The Eagles are in an experimental phase." He adds that he looks at the new shows as "a celebration of their music" rather than an Eagles tour: "I don't know how long it'll go."

Regarding whether The Eagles might consider creating new music, Azoff says, "I don't speculate there will be any [studio] recordings, based on the public's willingness to listen at this point."

Walsh, meanwhile, recently spoke with the Las Vegas Sun about The Eagles' 2018 plans.

"[N]ext year we're going to play between 40 and 50 shows," the guitarist revealed. "It sure feels good to play our music for people again, and they know the words better than we do."

About the group's decision to continue after Frey's death, Joe said, "We didn't know if we could do it, so we had to try. Glenn's son said OK and stepped up…He doesn't know he's great but he's great, and that really helped us spiritually. Then we got Vince Gill and he filled in that ghost voice in the harmonies, and he's a brilliant musician."

Walsh wraps up a three-night stand at the House of Blues Las Vegas with shows this Saturday and Sunday.

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Mailboat RecordsThe archival Jimmy Buffett album Buried Treasure, Volume One, featuring a collection of recently rediscovered unreleased acoustic demos recorded during the late 1960s and early '70s, hit stores today. The album features 11 tracks interspersed with narrated segments by Buffett.

The demos were culled from boxes of quarter-inch tapes that had been stored for decades in a Nashville studio once owned by producer/songwriter Buzz Cason, for whose publishing company Buffett worked early in his career. Included on the tapes were recordings Jimmy made in 1969 in his hometown of Mobile, Alabama, as well as 125 tunes he subsequently recorded in Nashville while working for Cason.

While most of the songs on Buried Treasure are original Buffett compositions, the album also includes two Gordon Lightfoot covers -- "The Gypsy" and "The Circle Is Small" -- and a rendition of the Mamas and the Papas classic "California Dreamin'." The latter tune was recorded at an event in Mobile celebrating the U.S. Junior Miss Pageant and features backing vocals from the pageant's contestants.

Buried Treasure, Volume One is available as a standard CD packaged with a 28-page book, and a deluxe edition featuring a 40-page collector's book and a bonus DVD containing a 20-minute documentary titled Buried Treasure -- Mobile to Nashville that tells the story behind the recordings.

Additional albums featuring other recordings from the long-lost tapes will be released in the future.

In other news, Buffett will headline the "Tryin' to Reason..." benefit concert this Sunday in Tallahassee, Florida, that'll raise funds to aid communities in Florida, Puerto Rico and other areas affected by this year's devastating hurricanes. Country stars Kenny Chesney, Toby Keith and Jake Owen also will perform at the sold-out show.

Here the full track list of Buried Treasure, Volume One:

"The Mobile Days" (narration)
"Don't Bring Me Candy"
"Lightfoot" (narration)
"The Circle Is Small"
"Clunker Chord" (narration)
"Abandoned on Tuesday"
"Technology" (narration)
"I Can't Be Your Hero Today"
"Blame It on New Orleans" (narration)
"Rickety Lane"
"Sgt. Pepper in the Gumbo Pot" (narration)
"The Wino Has Something to Say"
"Going Where the Wind Takes You" (narration)
"California Dreamin'"
"Nashville, Here We Come" (narration)
"The Gypsy"
"Hopelessly Gone" (narration)
"Hopelessly Gone"
"Simple Pleasures" (narration)
"Simple Pleasures"
"Close the World at Five" (narration)
"Close the World at Five"
"Thank You's" (narration)

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Phenix PhonographIn 2006, Peter Frampton released his first and only instrumental album, Fingerprints, a star-studded collection that won the Grammy for Best Pop Instrumental Album the following year. Now, the British guitar whiz has announced plans to reissue the album on January 26, making it available on vinyl for the first time on his own Phenix Phonograph imprint.

Fingerprints features guest appearances by Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts, ex-Stones bassist Bill Wyman, Pearl Jam's Mike McCready and Matt Cameron, longtime Allman Brothers Band guitarist Warren Haynes, and Hank Marvin and Brian Bennett of the influential U.K. group The Shadows. The album includes 13 original songs, plus a cover of the Soundgarden classic "Black Hole Sun."

Watts and Wyman team up to accompany Frampton on a tune called "Cornerstones," while McCready and Cameron appear on Peter's rendition of "Black Hole Sun" and a song titled "Blowin' Smoke."

Here is the full track list of Fingerprints:

"Boot It Up" -- featuring Courtney Pine
"Ida y Vuelta (Out and Back)" -- with Stanley Sheldon
"Black Hole Sun" -- featuring Matt Cameron and Mike McCready
"Float" -- featuring Gordon Kennedy
"My Cup of Tea" -- featuring Hank Marvin and Brian Bennett
"Shewango Way"
"Blooze" -- featuring Warren Haynes
"Cornerstones" -- featuring Charlie Watts and Bill Wyman
"Grab a Chicken (Put It Back)"
"Double Nickels" -- featuring Paul Franklin
"Blowin' Smoke" -- featuring Matt Cameron and Mike McCready
"Oh When..."
"Souvenirs de Nos Pères (Memories of Our Fathers)" -- featuring John Jorgenson

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