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2014-08-14 16:25:42

The Byrds' Roger McGuinn Re-Cuts Iconic Song for Anticipated Movie Soundtrack NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ancient biblical text that inspired The Byrds' No. 1 hit "Turn! Turn! Turn!" will now provide a cinematic backdrop for the provocative new film, THE SONG, releasing nationwide from Samuel Goldwyn Films and City On a Hill Studio on September 26. In honor of the film, The Byrds' Roger McGuinn has re-arranged the band's timeless classic for THE SONG ALBUM,...

2011-05-20 06:00:00

LOS ANGELES, May 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The May 22 Crosby-Nash concert at the Palace Theatre in Stamford, CT will be filmed in high-definition and broadcast live on HDNet (hd.net) at 7:30PM ET, with an encore performance later that evening. The show comes at the end of a spring tour of the U.S. that singer-songwriters David Crosby and Graham Nash kicked off in late March. The Crosby-Nash: In Concert event marks the first in what will be a series of live concert broadcasts that the...

2011-01-17 09:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Singer-songwriters David Crosby and Graham Nash will launch a spring tour in the U.S. with a March 25 show in Long Beach, CA. While Crosby and Nash's legendary vocal harmonies will be the centerpiece of the show, they will be accompanied on the road by an ace-backing band featuring James Raymond (keyboards), Dean Parks (guitar), Kevin McCormick (bass), and Steve DiStanislao (drums). The initial on-sale date for tickets is January 21. The tour...

2010-11-22 09:00:00

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- TJL Productions announced today that PBS will broadcast JOHN SEBASTIAN PRESENTS FOLK REWIND during the December pledge period. Hosted by John Sebastian of The Lovin' Spoonful ("Do You Believe In Magic"), the latest installment of the popular "My Music" series features a treasure trove of historical footage not seen in over four decades, plus exciting new concert performances by legendary artists who continue to thrill audiences today....

2008-10-06 09:00:31

GREEN BAY, Wis., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity feature Chris Hillman's "Drifting" as their October Song of the Month, with a free download at http://www.fscc-calledtobe.org/living/ on their "Franciscanized World" page. The Franciscan Sisters recognize Chris Hillman during this month of celebrating St. Francis, drifter and dreamer. A pioneer of the genre known as Country Rock, Hillman's career has spanned five decades. He's been instrumental in...

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