Bono Sings at Wedding of Warren Buffett's Granddaughter

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-09_a9d7074036.jpgTimur Emek/Getty Images -- Billionaire investor Warren Buffett's granddaughter tied the knot Friday in Omaha, Nebraska, and Bono helped provide some of the entertainment at the reception. The U2 frontman sang Ben E. King's "Stand By Me" for Emily Greenberg and her new husband, Thomas Threlkeld. Video of the performance has been posted on YouTube.

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Foghat's Roger Earl Talks Band's New Single, Status of Next Album

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-09_556dfd94d4.jpgFoghat.net -- Foghat recently released a new single with quite an interesting back story. The tune, titled "The Word of Rock 'n Roll," features lyrics written by one of the veteran rockers' fans, chosen as part of a contest the band launched last year.  The music for the tune, meanwhile, was an instrumental track called "495 Boogie" that appeared on Foghat's last studio album, 2010's Last Train Home.

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David Bowie Featured on New Single by Arcade Fire

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-09_3f30cf0e4e.jpgPhoto: Jimmy King -- David Bowie has revealed that he provided "a brief backing vocal" on the title track to Reflektor, the upcoming studio album by acclaimed Canadian alternative rockers Arcade Fire.  The rock legend announced on his Facebook page that the single will be available at 9 p.m. tonight on vinyl at "participating stores across the planet," released under the alias The Reflektors.

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New Jimi Hendrix Documentary to Premiere on PBS and to Be Released on DVD & Blu-ray

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-09_1bbba05b1e.jpgExperience Hendrix/Legacy Recordings -- A new documentary about late rock legend Jimi Hendrix will be shown on PBS this fall as part of the network's American Masters series.  Jimi Hendrix -- Hear My Train A Comin' is scheduled to premiere on November 5 (check local listings), the same day as an expanded version of the film will be released on DVD and Blu-ray.

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Paul Simon to Participate in Interview Event at New Yorker Festival Next Month

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-09_9abdbda7d4.jpgCourtesy of Paul Simon -- Paul Simon will be one of the featured guests at the 2013 edition of The New Yorker Festival, a series of events sponsored by The New Yorker magazine that will be held October 4-6 at a variety of locations in New York City.  The acclaimed singer/songwriter will take part in a conversation with Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Paul Muldoon, who also is The New Yorker's poetry editor.

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