News featuring Heart

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’14 Oct 23 Thu

Thursday 23rd October

  • Today:saxophonist Raphael Ravenscroft ("Baker Street"), RIP

    Raphael Ravenscroft, the man behind the saxophone on Gerry Rafferty's "Baker Street," died earlier this week, of an apparent heart attack. He was 60. Arguably the most famous saxophone riff in pop (you know it even if you think you don't), "Baker Street" was a #2 hit in 1978 and Ravenscroft was reportedly only paid £27 for it (and the check bounced). Ravenscroft has also played on records by Pink Floyd, Daft Punk, America, Kim Carnes, Mike Oldfield, Robert Plant, and others.

    Rest in peace, Raphael. You "Baker Street" solo lives on. Stream it below...

    Read the complete article at www.brooklynvegan.com

  • Today:Primus: And the Chocolate Factory with the Fungi Ensemble

    Primus covers Willy Wonka, playing up your fuzzy memories of the film's dark heart while subverting the original arrangements.

    Primus and its frontman, Les Claypool, are no strangers to covering other artists’ material. Primus has released two EPs of cover songs over the years, and Claypool just put out an album under the name Duo de Twang that was almost all covers of both his own and others’ material. Claypool’s most ambitious cover project to date came back in 2001, though, when his Frog Brigade released a live album that consisted entirely of the…

    Read the complete article at www.popmatters.com

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Wednesday 22nd October

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Tuesday 21st October

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