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WATCH: Billy Joel #MSG100 Surprise Guest Bruce Springsteen and More!

Billy Joel played his record breaking 100th show at Madison Square Garden last night and the milestone called for an extra special surprise guest who turned out to be none other that Billy’s old friend Bruce Springsteen.

Billy told the crowd. “We go back a long way. We were both on the same record label and got dumped by the same label”,

“We go way back. This is an Oscar winner, a Grammy winner and Tony Award winner! Please welcome Bruce Springsteen”.

The pair then proceeded to perform Springsteen’s ‘Tenth Avenue Freeze Out’, and ‘Born To Run’.

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07/19/2018

WATCH: Second Queen Movie Trailer Just Released and it Looks AWESOME!

The Queen bio-pic ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ hits theaters November 2, 2018 and 20th Century Fox has just released a second trailer for the film. It was released yesterday and already has over 3 million views! Something tells me this movie is gonna be HUGE! See the new trailer above and the previous trailer is below.

07/18/2018

Billy Joel Talks Music, Women, His First Ever Gig at a Hicksville Church and More!

Parade magazine sat down with Billy Joel at his 20th Century Cycles shop in Oyster Bay for a wide ranging interview prompted by the upcoming milestone of Billy’s 100th performance at Madison Square Garden (July 18th).

In the interview Billy reminisces about his youth growing up in a poor household with a single mom struggling to provide for her family. Billy recounts the story of his very first gig with a band at age 14 at a dance at Holy Family Church in Hicksville. He said:

“We sounded pretty good. Everybody’s clapping, kids are dancing and a girl I had a crush on [More]

07/13/2018

WBAB Celebrates YES’ 50th Anniversary With Presents For You!

WIN A PAIR OF TICKETS TO SEE YES: THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR

WEDNESDAY, JULY 18TH AT THE NYCB THEATRE AT WESTBURY

PLUS QUALIFY TO WIN A LIMITED EDITION “YES 50TH ANNIVERSARY” ROGER DEAN PRINT, SIGNED BY THE BAND AND THE ARTIST (pictured above)

YES 50 IS:

Steve Howe, Alan White, Geoff Downes, Jon Davison and Billy Sherwood

Roger Dean is an English artist best known for his work on posters and album covers, INCLUDING ALL YES ALBUMS SINCE 1971’S FRAGILE.  His work has sold more than sixty million copies worldwide.

Here’s how to win: Use the open mic on your WBAB [More]

07/12/2018

Hero Suffolk Cop Jumps Into Runaway Crane Cab on LIE to End Rush Hour Mayhem!

We all know drinking and driving don’t mix but drinking and driving heavy construction equipment on the Long Island Expressway in rush hour is a recipe for disaster!

Brian Sinclair, 47, of Riverhead, was driving a construction crane around 6pm last night on the LIE when cops noticed him driving erratically. The police gave chase and eventually surrounded him, but Sinclair refused to stop. When Sinclair finally slowed down Suffolk County Highway Patrolman Joseph Goss managed to jump into the crane’s cab and ordered him to stop, but not before Sinclair left a 9 mile path of destruction hitting four cars [More]

07/11/2018

Hear Stevie Nicks’ Stunningly Beautiful New Song With LeeAnn Rimes

Stevie Nicks joined country star LeeAnn Rimes recently to record a duet of Rimes’ tune ‘Borrowed’ titling the new version Borrowed (Re-Imagined) and it’s absolutely stunning!

Nick’s told Rolling Stone that when she originally heard Rimes sing the song on The Tonight Show in 2013:

“I stopped in my tracks and sat down on the floor and started to cry…I understood what she was singing about. I understood that the pain was real… and I understood that it had happened to me. When the song ended, I called my assistant to tell her that one day, I would sing this song with LeAnn. It was [More]

07/09/2018

Where to See Fireworks on Long Island for 4th of July and Thru the Weekend

FIREWORKS Nassau County

JULY 3rd:

Great and Grand Fireworks Celebration Great Lawn at the Park at East Hills 9:15 p.m. More info HERE

JULY 4th:

Jones Beach July 4th Fireworks Spectacular Jones Beach, Wantagh 9:30 p.m. More info HERE

4th of July at the Beach Ocean Restaurant, Bar & Lounge, Bayville Seating begins at 6 p.m., fireworks to follow More info HERE

Glen Cove’s July 4th Festivities with Grucci Fireworks 9:15 p.m. More info HERE

Fireman’s Field Fireworks in Valley Stream Gates open 6 p.m. Tickets $8 in advance $10 at the gate More info HERE

JULY 6th:

City of Long Beach Fireworks Extravaganza Between Long Beach and Riverside Boulevards, [More]

07/03/2018

Check Out Tunes From Twisted Sister’s Dee Snider’s Forthcoming Solo Album

Twisted Sister frontman Dee Snider has a new album ‘For the Love of Metal’ coming out July 27th on Napalm Records. A few weeks ago Snider released the video above for a tune from the LP called ‘Tomorrow’s No Concern’. Now another song has dropped on YouTube called ‘Become the Storm’. Listen to that tune below and read more HERE

07/02/2018

WATCH First Ever Video For Creedence Clearwater Revival Classic ‘Fortunate Son’

Led Zeppelin isn’t the only band celebrating their 50th anniversary this year, Creedence Clearwater Revival is too! And in honor of the occasion Craft Recordings has released a video for the CCR classic ‘Fortunate Son’.

The tune is more than just an anti-war song it also expresses the frustration of the working class young men who were sent to war while the sons of the privileged got deferments or cushy positions in the military that kept them out of combat.

Perhaps this is the reason that CCR’s John Fogerty has devoted himself to various veterans causes over the years

Read more HERE

06/29/2018
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