Singer-Songwriter Jesse Winchester Dies at Age 69

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-04_ff0aa07bee.jpgAppleseed Recordings -- Veteran singer-songwriter Jesse Winchester, whose tunes were recorded by such popular artists as Jimmy Buffett, Jerry Garcia, Patti Page, Elvis Costello, Joan Baez and The Everly Brothers, died Friday after a battle with cancer. He was 69. Memphis' Commercial Appeal newspaper reports that Winchester passed away at his home in Charlottesville, Virginia, according to his wife, Cynthia.

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New Version of Aerosmith's "Dream On" Featured in TV Special Marking Bombing

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-04_c2a863975e.jpgCourtesy of E:60 -- Aerosmith's Steven Tyler and Joe Perry have recorded an updated version of their band's classic song "Dream On" for a TV special paying tribute to the victims of the bombings at last year's Boston Marathon. The two rockers teamed up with the Southern California Children's Chorus for a unique live performance of the tune that will be featured on Dream On: Stories from Boston's Strongest, which will premiere Saturday on ABC at 4 p.m. ET.

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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Hits Brooklyn, New York, Tonight

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-04_8feb13c851.jpgBarclaysCenter.com -- The 29th annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony takes place tonight, and for the first time it will be held at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. The list of inductees this year is an eclectic one -- with KISS, Hall and Oates, Linda Ronstadt, Cat Stevens, ex-Genesis frontman Peter Gabriel and influential grunge rockers Nirvana, all being honored in the performer category.

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Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic Talk Rock Hall Induction on "The Tonight Show"

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-04_4c488b5a66.jpgNathaniel Chadwick/NBC -- On the eve of their induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as members of Nirvana, Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic appeared on The Tonight Show Wednesday night. Novoselic said the induction ceremony in Brooklyn, New York, on Thursday night will be "bittersweet" because they won't be able to share it with their late bandmate, Kurt Cobain. However, he added, "It's a good way to remember him."

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Jimmy Fallon Poses as Tom Petty for Duet with Steve Nicks

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-04_7010685ec3.jpgTheo Wargo/NBC -- Stevie Nicks performed with "Tom Petty" on NBC's The Tonight Show Wednesday night. Only, it wasn't really Tom Petty, but rather Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon posing as the rocker. Together, Nicks and Fallon delivered a duet of her 1981 collaboration with the real Petty, "Stop Draggin' My Heart Around."

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