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World Class Rock Week-In-Review: 10/19/16

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  • Bob Dylan awarded Nobel Prize in Literature (Rolling Stone)
  • Bob Dylan won’t return Nobel Prize panel’s phone calls (CoS)
  • Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominations include Pearl Jam, Tupac, Yes (Spin)
  • Unreleased David Bowie songs, “No Plan” and “When I Met You, receive world premieres (UCR)
  • Jim James shares new song “Here In Spirit” (Stereogum)
  • The Beatles come to lego in The Yellow Submarine (Paste)
  • Jack White’s Third Man Records releasing coloring book (Pitchfork)
  • Grizzly Bear say their new album is 90 percent done (NME)
  • Chuck Berry celebrates 90th birthday with first album in 38 years (Rolling Stone)
  • Anthony Kiedis’ nine-year-old son joins Red Hot Chili Peppers on stage (CoS)
  • Watch Paul McCartney and Rihanna sing “FourFiveSeconds” at Desert Trip (Spin)
  • Fleet Foxes’ Robin Pecknold announces solo album (AV Club)
  • Phil Collins announces Not Dead Yet Live tour dates (UCR)
  • Bon Iver announces 2 A Million gender equity campaign (Paste)
  • Listen to Fred Armisen and Bill Hader’s new Talking Heads parody album (Pitchfork)
  • Watch Jack White perform White Stripes song live with Margo Price (NME)
  • Elton John to document crazy life in new autobiography (Rolling Stone)
  • Japandroids shred through new songs “Near to the Wild Heart of Life” and “No Known Drug or Drink” (CoS)
  • R.E.M.’s “Losing My Religion” demo is pretty good (Spin)
  • Hamilton Leithauser + Rostam announces world tour (AV Club)
  • The Who announce super deluxe My Generation reissue (UCR)
  • Foxygen release new single, the very unpatriotic “America” (Paste)
  • Riot Fest vendor names meat-filled sandwich after Morrissey (Pitchfork)
  • Fan proposes to girlfriend in front of Green Day at in-store signing (NME)
  • Jerry Garcia’s first studio recordings set for release (Rolling Stone)
  • Foo Fighters lawsuit against tour insurers ends with undisclosed settlement (Spin)
  • Paul McCartney plays intimate 300-capacity roadhouse gig (CoS)
  • Suzanne Vega shares “We Of Me” video (Stereogum)
  • Phil Collins reveals the Paul McCartney insult he never forgot (UCR)
  • Cloud Nothings announce new album Life Without Sound, release new single “Modern Act” (Paste)
  • Lush cancel upcoming gigs as Phil King leaves band (NME)
  • The Last Shadow Puppets cover Leonard Cohen, The Fall, more on new EP (Pitchfork)
  • Watch Norah Jones’ breathtaking “Tragedy” video (Rolling Stone)
  • Bob Weir and members of The National perform “Lay My Lily Down” on Colbert (CoS)
  • Watch this newly surfaced retro footage of Oasis rehearsing “All Around the World” (Spin)
  • Charles Bradley’s team offers update on his condition, shares contact info for well-wishers (Paste)

Watch

Kings Of Leon – “Waste A Moment” (Fallon)

Maggie Rogers – “Alaska”

Moby & The Void Pacific Choir – “Are You Lost In The World Like Me” (Official Video)

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