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Rob Thomas New Solo Album Recalls Matchbox 20’s, Rock’s Golden Era

Rob Thomas and his work with Matchbox 20 has been consistently exemplary. But as a songwriter, he’s beyond compare. His new solo album The Great Unknown is a superlative work in every way. “Hold On Forever,” “Pieces” and the title track are simply terrific. His work with Carlos Santana, Mick Jagger, Tom Petty, Willie Nelson, Marc Anthony, Taylor Hicks, Travis Tritt and Daughtry are superlative. His Smooth triple platinum album with Carlos, is perhaps his zenith....
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Martina McBride Joins Growing List in SeaWorld ‘Blackfish’ Boycott

Martina McBride has joined a growing list of performers who are boycotting SeaWorld shows over the treatment of killer whales highlighted in the documentary film “Blackfish.” Seven other performers have done the same. McBride was scheduled to perform at the “Bands, Blues & BBQ” event in March 2014 in Orlando, Fla., according to her Facebook page....