Ex-Three Dog Night Singer Launches Campaign to Raise Funds to Pay for New Album

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-07_c99ce19fc7.jpgCourtesy of Chuck Negron -- Former Three Dog Night singer Chuck Negron is asking fans to help bring some joy to his world by contributing to his recently launched Kickstarter campaign to raise money to fund the recording of his next album.  The 71-year-old pop-rock veteran is trying to raise $75,000 toward the project via the online initiative.

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Steely Dan's Donald Fagen Talks Latest Tour, Chances of a New Studio Album

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-07_0527b85420.jpgPhoto: Danny Clinch -- Steely Dan launches its latest tour, the oddly-titled Mood Swings: Eight Miles to Pancake Day trek, tonight in Atlantic City, New Jersey.  The outing will wind its way around North America before finishing up with a seven-show engagement at New York City's Beacon Theatre that runs from September 30 through October 8.

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Slash's Horror Film Soundtrack, "Nothing Left to Fear," Due in October

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-07_8a24e27e81.jpgABC News Radio -- Slash is set to hit the silver screen this fall, but he won't be doing any acting.  On October 4, the former Guns N' Roses guitarist will release the soundtrack he created with Nick O’Toole for the horror film he co-produced, Nothing Left to Fear. "It's been equally intriguing for me to be involved with producing, writing and performing the music in Nothing Left to Fear," says Slash in a statement. 

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Earth, Wind & Fire to Be Featured in HSN Concert Next Month

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-07_a3dca1ac7e.jpgLegacy Recordings -- Earth, Wind & Fire will celebrate the arrival of their latest album, Now, Then & Forever, with a special concert that will air live on HSN later this summer. The show, which will take place August 30 at The Venetian casino and hotel in Las Vegas, will feature the funk/soul greats playing selections from the new record.

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Michael Jackson's Final Concert Plans Take Center Stage in Court

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-07_15644e57b2.jpgFacebook.com/MichaelJackson -- Jurors in a Los Angeles courtroom hearing a wrongful death lawsuit filed by Katherine Jackson against concert promoter AEG Live saw documents Wednesday that allege AEG planned a worldwide tour for Michael Jackson the year before he died. Although the King of Pop died before the launch of the This Is It tour, the documents prepared by AEG Live LLC envisioned a grueling 186-date tour for which Jackson would earn a little more than 130 million bucks.

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