The Beatles' "On Air -- Live at the BBC Volume 2" Compilation Hits Stores Today

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-11_c5495ea9b1.jpgApple Corps Ltd. -- The new Beatles compilation, On Air -- Live at the BBC Volume 2, hits stores today.  The two-CD set features highlights from the numerous appearances the Fab Four made on various radio shows from 1962 to 1966. Not only does the album include dozens of previously unreleased performances, it also includes many rarely heard interview segments with the band members.

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Stephen Stills' Blues-Rock Supergroup The Rides Appearing on Public TV's "Front and Center" on Wednesday

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-11_58ddc937ba.jpgPhoto: Eleanor Stills -- Fans who tune in to the second-season finale of the public television series Front and Center next week will see highlights from the first-ever live performance by Stephen Stills' new blues-rock supergroup, The Rides.  The show, which premieres November 16, features footage of the band's concert this past August 28 at the famous New York City club The Iridium.  Check local listings for details of airings.

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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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