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  • Obama Visits Wounded Service Members at Walter Reed

    Obama Visits Wounded Service Members at Walter Reed

    (WASHINGTON) — With the fiscal cliff negotiations at a standstill, President Obama spent Thursday afternoon visiting wounded service members at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, meeting 10 combat-wounded service members and their families. During his visit to the hospital, the president met with nine soldiers and one Marine, according to the White House. Unlike in previous visits, Obama did not award any Purple Hearts on Thursday. This marked the president’s 13th visit to the military hospital and his second of this year. Copyright 2012 ABC News Radio

  • "12.12.12 – The Concert for Sandy Relief" Digital Album Expected to Sell 125K-150K Copies Its First Week

    "12.12.12 – The Concert for Sandy Relief" Digital Album Expected to Sell 125K-150K Copies Its First Week

    12.12.12 – The Concert for Sandy Relief, the digital album featuring performances from the recent star-studded benefit show at New York City’s Madison Square Garden, is expected to make a big splash on the Billboard 200 album chart next week.  According to Billboard.com, sales for the release are projected to be somewhere between 125,000 to 150,000 copies its first week out.  Nearly every artist who hit the stage at the event is represented on the 24-song collection, which includes performances from Paul McCartney, The Rolling Stones, The Who, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, Coldplay’s Chris Martin, former R.E.M…. Read more

  • New Digital Audio Compilations Feature Interviews with John Lennon, Jim Morrison and Other Rock Legends

    New Digital Audio Compilations Feature Interviews with John Lennon, Jim Morrison and Other Rock Legends

    Highlights of interviews Village Voice journalist and New York radio personality Howard Smith conducted with John Lennon and Yoko Ono, The Doors‘ Jim Morrison and other celebrities are featured in a newly released digital album.  The Smith Tapes: Collection 2 — Aquarian Theatre is the second installment of a monthly compilation series offering selections from Smith’s conversations with various luminaries at historic points in their lives and careers during the years 1969 through 1972. Collection 2 features an interview Lennon and Ono gave on December 17, 1969 when the couple was in Toronto to launch their “War Is Over” peace… Read more

  • Winter Storm Batters the Rockies, Midwest

    Winter Storm Batters the Rockies, Midwest

    (NEW YORK) — As millions prepare to hit the roads or skies ahead of Christmas Day, a winter storm is plowing through several parts of the country Thursday morning, threatening to hamper many travelers’ plans. Nearly 20 inches of snow has already been reported in Colorado, just west of Denver, while in Des Moines, Iowa, a foot of the white stuff has accumulated. Fifteen states are currently under winter storm watches or warnings, with blizzard warnings in effect for seven states. The storm is expected to strengthen as it moves over Chicago on Thursday, changing rain to snow there and… Read more

  • Pink Floyd Member Nick Mason Helps Shop Where He Bought First Drum Set Stay in Business

    Pink Floyd Member Nick Mason Helps Shop Where He Bought First Drum Set Stay in Business

    Pink Floyd‘s Nick Mason has opened his wallet to help Foote’s, the London music store where he bought his first drum kit, to remain open.  According to Mi-Pro.co.uk, the famed drummer, along with Foote’s sales director, Rob Wilson, are purchasing the instrument shop from the family who has run it since the 1930s. “After 40 something years of playing, I still have great affection for a real drum shop,” notes Mason.  He adds, “Foote’s has a special significance for me.  In 1958, I headed down to the West End of London to a basement in Denman Street where a kindly… Read more

  • Its the last day of school for 2012

    SANFORD–Teachers may be hard pressed to keep order today as children prepare for Christmas vacation and winter break that gets underway Thursday.  Some students will be dismissed early.  CCCC will also close until January 1, More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

  • New App Celebrates Release of Eric Clapton’s Deluxe "Slowhand" Reissues

    New App Celebrates Release of Eric Clapton’s Deluxe "Slowhand" Reissues

    A new Facebook app has been launched in celebration of the release this week of the 35th anniversary reissues of Eric Clapton‘s classic 1977 album Slowhand.  The interactive Fender Tweed Amp application lets users check out various features of the deluxe Slowhand box set, including listening to samples of rare concert performances by the guitar legend that are included in the collection. The free app also allows fans connect to Clapton’s official website, VEVO channel and social media outlets, as well as offering a direct link to a page where the reissue box set can be purchased.  In addition, the… Read more

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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