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grahamnash-062816.jpg Graham Nash will be awarded with the Americana Music Association's 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award. Nash will accept the honor during the Americana Honors & Awards ceremony, scheduled to take place in Nashville during the 2017 Americana Music Festival. The 16th annual Americana Music Awards ceremony will take place on September 13 at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium.

TheWho-070916.jpg The Who's Pete Townshend says that he decided to take Classic Quadrophenia, a symphonic reimagining of the band's 1973 album, on tour because he didn't want regret not doing it one day.

BrianWilson-051017.jpg Brian Wilson has confirmed plans for a career-spanning solo anthology titled Playback. The release is due out on September 22 via Rhino Records and will include two previously unreleased tracks titled "Run James Run" and "Some Sweet Day."

Stevie-071216.jpg Speaking at the North Minneapolis Conference on Peace, Stevie Wonder shared his thoughts on gun violence and the Black Lives Matter movement. "It is in your hands to stop all of the killing and the shooting wherever it might be," he said. "You cannot say, 'Black lives matter,' and then kill yourselves."

Gregg-Allman-110510.jpg The 2017 Peach Music Festival is planning a tribute to Gregg Allman, one of the festival's founding members. According to Rolling Stone, the tribute is being billed as an "all-star" tribute to Allman, as well as fellow founder Butch Trucks.

StevieNicks-041717.jpg Stevie Nicks has recorded a new version of Fleetwood Mac's "Gypsy" for the upcoming new Netflix series of the same name, which stars Naomi Watts. The new version of the track features production work from Greg Kurstin. "I'm very excited for the world to hear 'Gypsy' more like I wrote it — on piano. I am very proud of this version," Nicks told EW in a statement.

santana-090816.jpg Santana has premiered his newest song, "I Remember," featuring the Isley Brothers. The new track appears on his upcoming new album Power of Peace.

nielyoung-061616.jpg Neil Young's long out-of-print three-album collection Decade has been remastered and reissued. It's is available now. While a vinyl version of Decade was released earlier this year for Record Store Day in a limited pressing, the remastered reissue is now available as a two-CD set, in the original three-LP configuration and as a digital download.

Davedavies-020215.jpg Dave Davies has revealed that he has still not completely ruled out the possibility of a Kinks reunion at some point. Davies and his brother Ray have let rumors swirl about possible reunion of their legendary band for the better part of a decade and both wish washed about the idea at times.

PaulMcCartney-070916.jpg Paul McCartney is taking his live show to Australia and New Zealand for the first time since 1993's The New World Tour. For his band, McCartney will bring Paul "Wix" Wickens (keyboards), Brian Ray (bass/guitar), Rusty Anderson (guitar), and Abe Laboriel Jr. (drums) for the short tour, which starts December 2 at nib Stadium in Perth.

kissband-061416.jpg Gene Simmons has officially withdrawn his trademark request for the "devil horns" hand gesture, according to the United States Patent and Trademark Office. In his original request, filed on June 9, Simmons described the sign as consisting "of a hand gesture with the index and small fingers extended upward and the thumb extended perpendicular."

StephenStills-062117.jpg Stephen Stills has confirmed plans to team with Judy Collins for a new album and tour. The pair's new release will be titled Stills and Collins and is set to drop on September 22. The tour kicks off on July 27 in Highland Park, Illinois and runs through November 4 in Brooks, California.

BryanAdams-062117.jpg Bryan Adams was awarded the SOCAN Lifetime Achievement Award at the annual SOCAN Awards in Toronto. His longtime collaborator Jim Vallance was also honored at the event. "I had to borrow bus fare to get to Jim's house — from Jim," Adams said. "It's true. I had nothin'. When I met Jim, I had no money. I had nothing. Had nothing. I owe everything to this man. Seriously."

kissband-061416.jpg Former KISS drummer Peter Criss has played his last ever show in the US. Criss had previously announced his plan to retire from touring and wrapped up his illustrious career over the weekend with a performance at New York City's Cutting Room venue.

LindseyBuckingham-ChristineMcVie-042717.jpg Fleetwood Mac's Lindsey Buckingham has listed his Brentwood, California home for $22.5 million. He bought the property five years ago for $5.8 million, according to public records.

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