Paul Simon & Sting Officially Announce Joint Tour

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-11_7f2eb08d69.jpgLive Nation Entertainment -- -- Paul Simon and Sting have now confirmed Monday's reports that they'll join forces for a North American tour next year. Eighteen initial dates have been scheduled, running from February 8 in Houston, TX, to a final March 16 performance in Orlando, FL. The outing, dubbed Paul Simon & Sting: On Stage Together, will feature the two acclaimed singer/songwriters performing sets with their respective backing bands as well as singing a number of tunes together. 

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New Jimi Hendrix Documentary Premiering on PBS Tonight; Being Released on DVD & Blu-ray Today

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-11_72f6d74edb.jpgExperience Hendrix/Legacy Recordings -- Just a reminder that the new Jimi Hendrix documentary Hear My Train A Comin' will premiere tonight  at 9 p.m. on select PBS stations as part of the network's American Masters series; check local listings.  The two-hour film tells the story of the late guitar legend's life and career, from his childhood, through early years as a sideman to Little Richard and The Isley Brothers to his ascendency to stardom and his drug-related death in 1970 at age 27.

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Peter Frampton, Randy Bachman to Be Inducted into Musicians Hall of Fame

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-11_96a22c8985.jpgFacebook.com/pages/The-Musicians-Hall-of-Fame-and-Museum -- Peter Frampton, Randy Bachman of The Guess Who and Bachman Turner Overdrive fame, Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble, and Buddy Guy will be inducted into the Musicians Hall of Fame in Nashville, Tennessee, in January. Twelve inductees in all were announced. Stevie Ray Vaughan, of course, will be inducted posthumously; he died in 1990.

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Janis Joplin Receives Posthumous Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame; L.A. Declares Day in Her Honor

M_JanisJoplin630_recropped_010512 .jpg?__SQUARESPACE_CACHEVERSION=1383608786318Legacy Recordings -- The late Janis Joplin was honored with the 2,510th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Monday. Music mogul Clive Davis and "Me and Bobby McGee" songwriter Kris Kristofferson were among the luminaries on hand to commemorate the occasion, which came more than 43 years after the legendary blues-rock singer died of a heroin overdose.

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Yoko Ono Helps Support Ongoing John Lennon-Inspired Anti-Hunger Campaign

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-11_988313c77f.jpgHardRock.com -- John Lennon's widow, Yoko Ono, has teamed up again with Hard Rock International and the WhyHunger charity for a new installment of the Imagine There's No Hunger campaign, which supports programs helping impoverished and hungry children around the world. The initiative, which was partly inspired by the lyrics of Lennon's classic solo song "Imagine," is now in its sixth year and has raised more than $5.6 million for the cause to date.

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