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DJ Jazzy Jeff Shortened His Stage Name to Save Money [Video]

DJ Jazzy Jeff says one of the reasons why he settled on his alias was he wanted to keep it short to save money.

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Vinyl Is Back, with Styx Pushing Its Eight Albums

Many old-school groups seem to be releasing music this spring, either digitally re-mastered classics or brand spanking new music.

Styx is heading out on tour to support its eight-album vinyl box set collection, which is slated for release May 12. No tour dates have been released yet, although tickets are to be available through Ticketmaster.

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Heart, Joan Jett & The Blackhearts Kick It For Grand Rapids Fans [Video]

By John Sinkevics | Local Spins

As Ann Wilson put it on Saturday night, midway through Heart’s set in front of several thousand gleeful fans at Van Andel Arena, “In the ’70s, there weren’t really any women in rock ‘n’ roll. Women were in the basement and the garage trying to get it right.”

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Boz Scaggs’ New Album ‘A Fool To Care’ Out Next Week; Listen Now On Amazon

Boz Scaggs is releasing his new studio album A Fool To Care on March 31 via 429 Records.

Ahead of that, Amazon is currently streaming the full album exclusively now.

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Elton John Heads Out on U.S. Tour; See Him in Las Vegas Through 98.7 WFGR [Video]

Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Sir Elton John has carved out one of the most illustrious music careers of the past half-century.

He is the third most successful artist in the history of the American music charts, behind only Elvis Presley and The Beatles.

His home away from his United Kingdom home is Las Vegas, where he the resident artist at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace from March 18 to April 14. And you can win a trip to see him in concert there through 98.7 WFGR!

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Greatest Hits 98.7 WFGR’s March 2015 Playlist of Top Songs

Fleetwood Mac's 'Say You Love Me'

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Greatest Hits 98.7 WFGR’s February 2015 Playlist of Top Songs

Fleetwood Mac's 'Say You Love Me'

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Usher, Janelle Monae, Ed Sheeran, Coldplay’s Chris Martin and Willie Nelson Headline Stevie Wonder Grammy Salute [Audio/Video]

The first performers for the special "Stevie Wonder: Songs In The Key Of Life — An All-Star Grammy Salute" concert next month have been announced.

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Greatest Hits 98.7 WFGR’s January 2015 Top Songs Playlist

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Meet The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Class of 2015 [Video]

Stevie Ray Vaughan and Green Day are in. WAR and The Smiths are not.

Here are the 2015 inductees for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

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Bob Seger’s ‘Magic’ Recalled by West Michigan Studio Owner, Silver Bullet Band Alum Robyn Robins

By John Sinkevics | Local Spins

When Bob Seger formed his Silver Bullet Band in the mid-1970s after struggling to find the right musicians to drive his rootsy, Michigan-muscled rock, he ended up leaning on a talented bunch of experienced session players and performers who developed a rare chemistry.

Keyboard player Robyn Robins was among them, a graduate of Grosse Pointe South High School who started working as a Detroit recording studio and Motown session musician at age 17.

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Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band, J. Geils Band Rock Grand Rapids!

Rock icons Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band shaked down a sold-out Van Andel Arena on Tuesday night, on the road in support of Seger’s first new studio album in eight years, “Ride Out.”

Also appearing was The J. Geils Band.

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