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Billy Dukes' music background includes jobs as music director and night DJ at WQDR 94.7 in Raleigh, N.C.; writer for Recoil Magazine, a monthly out of Grand Rapids, Mich.; and writer for the Kalamazoo Gazette in Kalamazoo, Mich. The Western Michigan University graduate followed a girl to Raleigh in 2006 and wisely married her one year later. In 2014 they moved to Nashville where they now live with their two dogs, Daisy and Clementine, and theirs sons. In his free time, Billy enjoys playing and watching baseball, cycling and exploring nature.
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2013 Songwriters Hall of Fame Nominees Announced

Next week, the Songwriters Hall of Fame will make an official announcement regarding nominees for the 2013 Hall of Fame induction, but it's been confirmed that Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, Stevie Nicks and Lindsey Buckingham are amongst the many artists on the ballot.

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Joe Perry Opens Up About His Guitar Hero: Retired Math Teacher Steve Rose

Growing up in the early '60s, one would think the Beatles were a heavy influence on Aerosmith's Joe Perry, and maybe later the Rolling Stones. While those bands may have paved a road for his group to follow, it was a local 14-year-old named Steve Rose that first inspired Perry to play rock and roll.

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Neil Young Hints That Buffalo Springfield Have Unfinished Business

Neil Young's busy 2012 was partly to blame for a planned Buffalo Springfield reunion tour falling through earlier this year, but it sounds like a get-together with Richie Furay and Stephen Stills could be moving up his priority list for 2013. In a recent interview, Young expressed regret that the '60s group never reached their potential.

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Aerosmith Compare New Album to a Tsunami, Bread

In the most recent episode of Aerosmith's Making of 'Music From Another Dimension' series, Steven Tyler and Joe Perry work to describe the energy and process of making an album the guitarist calls "closer to the bone and the skeleton of what Aerosmith is than any record we've done in a long time." Episode III was revealed on Thursday.

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Performances by Roger Waters, Joe Walsh Highlight ‘Love for Levon’ Concert

Over a dozen rock and country artists assembled last night to pay tribute to Levon Helm, and hopefully save the barn that housed the formal and informal Midnight Ramble sessions for so many years. The 'Love for Levon' concert took place at the Izod Center in New Jersey on Wednesday.

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And Now with Sports, Here’s… Keith Richards?

Keith Richards has recently been allowing fans to submit questions for him to answer on his website. The audio answers provide interesting insight into the rocker's ideas and philosophies, and give fans a chance to hear stories by one of the more interesting rock voices.

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Led Zeppelin to Release ‘Celebration Day’ in Six Different Formats

Prior to this morning's press conference to discuss the 'Celebration Day' DVD release, the remaining members of Led Zeppelin revealed the legendary 2007 London show will be released in six different formats. Depending on your budget and how you hope to re-live the concert, there is something for everyone.

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Led Zeppelin Dodge Reunion Questions at ‘Celebration Day’ Press Conference [VIDEO]

Friday morning the three living members of Led Zeppelin gathered to discuss 'Celebration Day,' the DVD and Blu-ray release of their 2007 show at London's O2 Arena. The nearly 35-minute long press conference covered the show, the band's early career and the possibility of a reunion. Well, they mostly ducked reunion questions.

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Bruce Springsteen Joined by Original E Street Band Drummer Vini Lopez During New Jersey Show

There's nothing wrong with Max Weinberg, but his predecessor with Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band was back in the drum seat Thursday night (Sept. 19) at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey. Vini "Mad Dog" Lopez surprised fans by sitting in to play 'E Street Shuffle' and later the tambourine on '10th Avenue Freeze-Out' and 'Twist and Shout.'

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Thin Lizzy Ready New Songs for December 2012 Show in Dublin

For the first time in nearly 30 years, Thin Lizzy will release new music. Guitarist Scott Gorham says the group is working on new songs with an eye on a new album, the first without founder and original vocalist Phil Lynott, who died in 1986.

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