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Coachella Classic: A Festival for Rock Giants and Their Aging Fans

Source: New York Times » Music

Desert Trip will feature the likes of Bob Dylan, the Rolling Stones and Neil Young, tickets top out at $1,600 and it may never be staged again.

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Tom Petty stays true to his sound on consistently strong ‘Hypnotic Eye’

Source: The Washington Post » Music

If you’re a rock star of a certain age, you might figure that there is no longer much point in releasing new material. You can usually expect decent first-week sales from the 50,000 or so baby boomers who still buy albums, followed by a nosebleed descent down the charts. Your new songs will serve as a convenient excuse for arena show bathroom breaks before being quietly dropped from the set list before the start of the outdoor touring season. And that’s if things go well.

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