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"Stand By Me" covers: Bruce and Bono's duet and more

Article: "Stand By Me" covers: Bruce and Bono's duet and more

From the music time capsule, check out this old YouTube video of Bruce Springsteen joining Bono, who is sans sunglasses and wearing a cast, for a duet of “Stand By Me” at a U2 concert in Philly on September 25, 1987 during The Joshua Tree Tour. As one of the most played songs ever, its…

Tom's Diner and other rock landmarks uncovered

Article: Tom's Diner and other rock landmarks uncovered

Spin recently tracked down the Top 10 Rock’n'Roll Landmarks and I was shocked to find out that places like Tom’s Diner and Fountains of Wayne actually exist. Each of the ten locations listed feature the musical reference (there really is a Sound Garden) and also interesting facts (Springsteen’s Cadillac Ranch cars are planted at 52 degree angles –the same as Egypt’s Great Pyramid of Giza).

Blogging Puts a Cramp in the Hold Steady's Drinking

Article: Blogging Puts a Cramp in the Hold Steady's Drinking

The New York Times Magazine had an incredibly lengthy piece yesterday entitled “Sex, Drugs And Updating Your Blog,” taking a few angles on the new dynamics of being a musician in the age of Web 2.0, and of fans’ new demands on rockers to be bloggers: to share their music, private lives, and often to…