Pizza for Paul? North Dakota Restauranteurs Want to Meet McCartney

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-07_3cb862fd8b.jpgMJ Kim/Nasty Little Man PR -- Paul McCartney doesn't make it North Dakota a whole lot -- which makes his performance at the Fargodome tonight a must-see for locals. Two locals who would love to attend the show but can't are Patty and Casey Absey, the owners of the Blackbird Woodfire pizzeria in Fargo. Patty tells the Washington Times, "We want to go to the concert but we're kind of busy running a restaurant right now. That sounds kind of lame, but that's just the truth of our situation."

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Pete Townshend Stage Guitar, Keith Moon Drums Now on the Auction Block

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-07_55de2a8f19.jpgImage Courtesy Ross Halfin -- Fans of The Who have a chance this month to get their hands on some pieces of the band's musical history.  A 1970s stage-used Gibson SG guitar that belonged Pete Townshend, and drums used by Keith Moon during the recording of Who Are You? are up for auction from online auction house Lelands.com. According to the auction house, the guitar was used by Townshend at least one concert in Cleveland then given to Cleveland disc jockey David Spero, who later became Joe Walsh's personal manager.

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Beatles Special Receives Six Emmy Nods

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-07_855033959a.jpgCliff Lipson/CBS -- The Beatles: The Night That Changed America received six Emmy Awards nominations Thursday morning. The CBS special, which commemorated the 50th anniversary of the Beatles' debut on The Ed Sullivan Show, produced by CBS and AEG Ehrlich Ventures, is up for Outstanding Variety Special and in the categories of direction, writing, lighting design and sound mixing.

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Journey's Jonathan Cain Talks Steve Perry and Band's Future

M_journey Jonathan Cain Rhonda Dirr CLEARED.jpg?__SQUARESPACE_CACHEVERSION=1404988363061Image Courtesy Rhonda Dirr -- Although former Journey frontman Steve Perry's return to the stage recently -- sitting in a few times with alternative rock band Eels -- may not signal a full-time return to action for the singer, it has made at least one former bandmate happy. Longtime Journey keyboard player and songwriter Jonathan Cain, in an interview with journalist Michael Cavacini, says the stage is where Perry belongs.

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Loverboy Back in "Business" with New Album

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-07_148988b725.jpgImage Courtesy Redeye Distribution -- Loverboy will return on July 15 with Unfinished Business, their first album of new material in seven years. The album title was selected through a Facebook fan vote and is appropriate, according to guitarist Paul Dean. He says in a statement, "[These songs] were all unfinished demos we'd recorded over the years. We just decided to complete the songs and release the album to show our appreciation to the fans."

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