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Music & Entertainment News – Thursday 1/18/18

Brian Wilson returned to Hawthorne High School in California in an effort to have an “F” grade he received in music class changed to an “A.” Wilson chronicled the odd journey on his official Twitter. The story goes that he apparently submitted a composition for a music class in 1959 that received an “F” grade, […]

Music & Entertainment News – Tuesday 1/16/18

Chicago inaugurated the newly opened Xcite Center at the Parx Casino in suburban Philadelphia by playing the first concert there Saturday. Jackson Browne will play a second benefit concert for native American singer and drummer Quiltman Sahme at the Pechanga Resort and Casino in Temecula, California on February 25th. His first show, on the 24th, […]

Passport Radio REMEMBERING Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

It’s impossible to deny the impact that Martin Luther King Junior had on our society, which continues to be felt to this day. Here are some of Hollywood’s top stars (and President Obama) speaking on what Dr. King means to them and how they’ve been inspired by his message. Ava DuVernay talks about what she was trying to […]

Music & Entertainment News – Friday 1/12/18

Sting cut several Caribbean-flavored tracks with Jamaican artist Shaggy late last year and will issue “Don’t Make Me Wait” as a single on February 2nd. The two debuted the song live at the Shaggy and Friends charity concert in Kingston on Saturday and shot a video for it on Sunday. You can find an audio […]

Moody Blues singer Ray Thomas dies at 76

The Moody Blues star Ray Thomas has died at the age of 76. The flautist and vocalist died suddenly on Thursday, his record label said. The musician, who played the flute solo on one of the band’s biggest hits, Nights in White Satin, had suffered from prostate cancer. Cherry Red Records and Esoteric Recordings said in a […]