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From Toto to Daft Punk, Bass Guitarist Nathan East Makes Music You Know [Video]

Nathan East is a rock, R&B and jazz bassist and vocalist who has appeared on more than 2,000 musical releases.

You might know the 58-year-old Philadelphia native's work with Toto and Daft Punk, among others.

His musical and technical acumen with a bass guitar is landing him a spot in the National Association of Music Merchants' Technical Excellence & Creativity (TEC) Hall of Fame.

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David Bowie, Neil Young Offering Record Store Day Black Friday Releases [Video]

David Bowie and Neil Young are among the classic rockers contributing to this year's Black Friday haul.

Also, a video showing what your album covers do when no one's looking!

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R&B Legends Aretha Franklin and Earth, Wind & Fire Release New Music

Rhythm and blues music legends Aretha Franklin and Earth, Wind & Fire are releasing new music today.

"Aretha Franklin Sings the Great Diva Classics" finds the Queen of Soul performing ten cover versions of songs made famous by other great women singers. Meanwhile, Earth, Wind & Fire is out with its first Christmas album, "Holiday."

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Santana To Make Star-Spangled Tribute

Carlos Santana has been tapped to perform the “Star Spangled Banner” for game four of the World Series on Saturday. The rock legend will support his hometown team, joining his son, Salvador, on an instrumental version of the anthem to help launch the game.

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‘Monster Mash’ Update Mentions All Your Favorite Scary Movies [Video]

The original "Monster Mash" is now more than 52 years old.

And although it still serves a purpose, some enterprising young singers from the YouTube sensation Key of Awesome felt the need to update it.

The result is not half bad. The new version is all about referencing scary movies from the '90s to today.

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The Ohio State University Marching Band Rocks Out with Their Trombones! [Video]

I know. This is Michigan. We hate Ohio State -- and all that crap.

But after watching this, you will have to admit The Ohio State University has a great marching band!

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Bob Dylan Track Released From The Vault [Audio]

With the anticipation growing for Bob Dylan’s up and coming six-disc release, the singer has made one of the tracks, “Dress It Up, Better Have It All” available to stream.

We have a clip of it for you to sample.

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‘History of the Eagles’ Hits Netflix [Video]

Eagles fans, it's time to cozy up with Netflix. "History of the Eagles: The Story of an American Band" is officially streaming on the site.

The film is a look at the band behind the scenes and on stage at various times throughout their 40 year career, most of it previously unreleased.

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Tom Petty, Elvis Costello Among the Songwriters Hall of Fame Nominees

Tom Petty, Elvis Costello, Cat Stevens are just a few of the artists in the running to be inducted into the 2015 Songwriters Hall of Fame this year.

Other performer nominees include Cyndi Lauper, Gloria Estefan and Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds, Steve Miller, Steve Winwood, Ann and Nancy Wilson of Heart, Toby Keith and Vince Gill.

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Heart Announces Guest-Packed Holiday Album

Heart are sharing last year's holiday TV special across multiple formats just in time for the Yuletide season.

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Mensa Asks: What Is The Best Album Art?

When I was growing up, one of the perks of buying an album wasn't only the great music inside, but also the fantastic cover art that wrapped up the big 12-inch long playing vinyl records inside.

Some of the album art of the '60s, '70s, '80s and even '90s is now considered iconic not only by the fans of the music, but by collectors world wide.

The folks at Mensa have turned it into a contest, and starting this week, you can vote on the best album art of all time. 

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Heart’s Ann Wilson Joins The Foo Fighters For Energetic Take On ‘Kick It Out’ [Video]

CBS' "Late Show with David Letterman" continued its Foo Fighters week with Ann Wilson and some members of Heart joining the Foos for a respectable run hrough "Kick It Out."

Who will jump on stage with the Foos next? Stay tuned, the rumors are flowing.

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